‘It Was Like a Zoo’: Death on an Unruly, Overcrowded Everest

This has been one of the deadliest climbing seasons on the world’s highest peak. Veteran climbers blame increased permits for climbers, including many who are inexperienced.

Nepal explosions kill four in capital Kathmandu

The twin blasts also injured seven others, police say, but the cause is not yet clear.

Nepal says overcrowding not 'sole reason' for Everest death toll rise

The department of tourism said other factors such as weather conditions were involved.

British Climber Dies on Everest as Traffic Jam’s Toll Rises to 10

Robin Haynes Fisher, 44, of Britain, died at about 28,215 feet on Saturday, the authorities said, in a year of record attempts this season and the worst toll in decades.

Three More Die on Mount Everest During Crowded Climbing Season

Record numbers of permits and a window of clear weather have led to a large number of simultaneous summit attempts.

The women desperate to leave Nepal

The trafficking of Nepali women, sharply higher since the 2015 earthquake, has been helped by social media.

Yeti Footprints Found in Nepal Are Maybe (Definitely) From a Bear

The Indian Army posted photos on Twitter of what they believed were the footprints of a yeti. Social media responded with theories of its own.

Serial-Killing Case Shocks Cyprus as Police Come In for Criticism

The police were searching for more victims after a military officer confessed to seven killings, apparently targeting female immigrants and their children.

On Everest, a Trail of Old and Faulty Oxygen Equipment

Illicitly recycled gear has fueled profits for some expedition companies for years. But after some harrowing failures, Nepal is taking action as Everest climbing season begins.

Nepal plane crash: Three die at world's 'most dangerous' airport

An aircraft veers off the runway at a remote airport near the Himalayas, killing three people.