An overloaded bus in Nepal plunged into a canal on Sunday, killing at least 35 people, police said.
Ram Bahadur Jafra and his two brothers crouch on a field, picking through blades of grass and staring at the soil. They have traveled five days by foot to a Himalayan meadow at a 4,300 meter elevation deep inside Nepal's Dolpa district. They came, as tens of thousands do each year, to harvest a highly valuable commodity from the high-altitude soil: the Himalayan caterpillar fungus -- also known as Himalayan Viagra.
Political leaders in Nepal failed Sunday to reach any kind of agreement on the country's new constitution, prompting the parliament to dissolve and pushing the nation even deeper into crisis.
A 14-year-old Indian actress, Taruni Sachdev, was among the passengers who died in Monday's plane crash in Nepal, officials said.
CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva reports on the miraculous survival of passengers in a plane crash in Nepal.
The bodies of eight people were recovered Saturday after flash floods washed away a settlement in central Nepal, police said.
Rescue workers continued their search Monday for survivors from a flash flood in central Nepal that swept away houses over the weekend, killing at least 17 people and leaving as many as 47 missing.
At least four people were killed in a bomb explosion near a political rally in southeastern Nepal on Monday, authorities said.
Tibetans living in Nepal complain they're living in fear, as China embraces the tiny country. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
Three people were killed and seven others injured, two of the seriously, when an improvised explosive device went off Monday near government offices here.
At least 18 people were killed Thursday in southern Nepal when a tractor carrying them to a religious festival overturned into an irrigation canal, police said.
The effort to rescue hundreds of trekkers stranded for six days in a town near Nepal's iconic Mount Everest due to bad weather continued Monday.
Nepal's main political parties on Tuesday agreed to integrate up to 6,500 former Maoist rebels into the national army, ending years of negotiations.
Six people were killed when an army plane crashed in western Nepal, authorities said Wednesday.
Magnificent snow-peaked summits and quaint thousand-year-old villages provide the backdrop for an unforgettable adventure in Nepal. Exploring the dramatic landscape on foot is nothing short of extraordinary, trekkers say.
A bus plunged into a river in eastern Nepal on Thursday, killing at least 40 people, authorities said.
Nineteen people aboard a small plane were killed Sunday when it crashed while trying to land at the airport in Kathmandu, police in Nepal said.
Several reported dead in a Nepal tourist plane crash. CNN's Colleen McEdwards speaks with Manesh Shrestha.
The death toll from a powerful weekend earthquake that rocked parts of India, China and Nepal climbed to 81 Tuesday, emergency officials said.
A magnitude 6.9 struck the northern Indian state of Sikkim, killing more than 20 people. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
Nepal's parliament on Sunday elected a leader of the former Maoist rebels as the new prime minister with a simple majority.
Nepal is seeing a surge in indentured child labor as the economy is hit by a decline in demand for its hand-woven carpets, according to leading children's groups.
CNN's Gena Somra traces the reasons why Nepal's failing economy could spell danger for children.
With the detonation of the last landmine, Nepal on Tuesday became free of minefields, the United Nations said.
When census gatherers went door-to-door visiting 5.6 million households across Nepal this month, they collected information not only on the country's men and women, but also on a so-called third gender.
Sixteen people were killed and 22 others wounded when a passenger bus fell off a cliff in western Nepal on Wednesday, authorities said.
Two people on motorcycles shot and wounded a Pakistani diplomatic official in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Thursday morning, authorities said.
Sitting at his office in Kathmandu, Maheswar Dhakal, a government ecologist, can tell exactly where in a jungle about 600 kilometres away, at what altitude and what temperature Namobuddha, a two and a half year old tiger, is at a given moment.
The beauty pageant was like any other, with decked-out contestants parading on a catwalk and undergoing intelligence tests.
Nepal's former crown prince was arrested Tuesday on charges of firing a pistol in a public place and threatening others, authorities said.
Nepalese authorities in Kathmandu seize ballot boxes, disrupting elections for Tibetans voting to elect a prime minister.
Nepalese authorities in Kathmandu seized ballot boxes Sunday, disrupting elections for Tibetans who were voting to elect a new prime minister and government in exile, officials said Monday.
A passenger vehicle plunged off a cliff into a river in western Nepal Tuesday, killing 14 people, police said.
During my final week in Nepal, I explored a disturbing mix of labor abuses.
CNN's Max Foster speaks to human trafficking expert Siddharth Kara on the sex trafficking situation in Nepal.
A single-engine aircraft carrying 11 passengers and three crew members crashed south of Kathmandu, Nepal, Tuesday morning, government officials said, killing everyone on board.
A Colorado man and his son began flying to Nepal on Monday evening to help search for his 23-year-old daughter, who he says failed to contact her family after hiking there alone last month.
Maoists in Nepal have threatened an indefinite general strike starting Sunday in a bid to force the country's prime minister to resign.
Thousands of Maoist supporters swarmed into Nepal's capital Saturday for a May Day rally that was also intended to press the government to step down.
An overcrowded bus plunged off a cliff and fell 200 meters (656 feet) into a river in western Nepal Thursday, killing at least 30 people, police said.
More than 200 former fighters and other members of the Maoist People's Liberation Army -- including minors -- were discharged from a Maoist camp Thursday in line with Nepal's ongoing peace process, officials said.
Nepal's cabinet met at the base of Everest on Friday to highlight the impact of climate change on the Himalayas and adopted a 10-point Everest Declaration.
Nepal's Cabinet meets at Everest base camp to highlight the impact of climate change on the Himalayas.
The two-day ritual slaughter of tens of thousands of animals -- among the world's largest sacrifice of animals -- began Tuesday in southern Nepal, officials said.
At least 23 people died when part of a church collapsed in eastern Nepal, police said Wednesday.
At least 19 people were killed when a bus plunged into a swollen river in central Nepal Thursday, police said.
Five people died Friday in landslides in the mountains of western Nepal.
Nepal's prime minister said Monday he will resign to save what he called the country's "infant democracy."
Nepal's Maoist government took the president to task Monday for ordering the country's army chief of staff to stay in office after they had fired him, calling the decision "unconstitutional."
Nepal's government ordered the country's army chief of staff fired Sunday, touching off street protests and a split in Nepal's Maoist-dominated ruling coalition.
Nine passengers were killed when a bus plunged about 2,300 feet (700 meters) into a ravine in Nepal on Sunday, police said.
Authorities in Nepal said Saturday they have beefed up security near the Chinese Embassy to stop any possible anti-Chinese demonstrations in the run-up to the 50th anniversary of the Dalai Lama's flight from Tibet.
A Nepalese journalist who reported on women's rights and wrote several articles criticizing the dowry system was hacked to death in her room, a media rights group said Monday.
Eight people were missing and two confirmed dead after a boat capsized on Nepal's Koshi River, about 450 km (280 miles) southeast of Kathmandu, police said.
At least 22 people, most of them children, died in southern Nepal when their bus overturned on a bridge and fell nearly 100 feet (30 meters), police said.
Polyandry is a form of polygamy where a woman is married to two or more husbands at the same time.
Amateur video of a small plane that crashed and caught fire, killing 18 people in Lukla, Nepal. (No audio)
A team of German forensic experts has arrived in Nepal to identify the badly charred bodies of tourists who were among the dead in a plane crash near Mount Everest.
A small plane carrying tourists from Germany and Australia hit a fence and caught fire in Nepal's Everest region Wednesday morning, killing 18 of 19 people on board, officials said.
While China and India woo Nepal for lucrative contracts, the former monarchy's new leader tries to make a new name for himself -- and his nation
The Nepalese government has begun checking the legal status of protesting Tibetan exiles -- an apparent change in policy, authorities said Thursday.
As soon as the navy boats hit the water, hundreds of villagers swarmed around them -- pleading with rescue crews to head to their homes to retrieve the bodies of dead relatives.
An explosion detonated Sunday evening at the home of Nepal's first-ever vice president, who ignited a wave of protests last month after taking the oath of office in the Hindi language.
The leader of Nepal's former communist rebels was named as the country's new prime minister Friday.
Police have arrested 1,130 people Friday as they protested in front of the Chinese Embassy in Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, a police spokesman said.
Almost two months after Nepal was declared a republic, lawmakers Monday voted Ram Baran Yadav, a physician, as its first ever president.
At least 15 passengers were killed Friday when a bus hit a pothole on a highway in Nepal and plunged into a river west of Kathmandu, police said.
Lawmakers in Nepal will vote Saturday to pick the country's first president since it became a republic.
A group of 200 officers surrendered at a police camp in western Nepal early Monday after holding seven of their superiors hostage for about 36 hours, authorities said.
About 200 officers at a police camp in western Nepal have taken eight of their superiors hostage, demanding better treatment and better food in the barracks, Nepalese officials.
Nepalese police clash with Tibetan protesters who were attempting to storm the Chinese embassy visa office.
People in Nepal march in celebration as their country becomes a republic Wednesday.
Nepal's octogenarian Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala resigned Thursday, ending two months of political deadlock following elections for a constituent assembly in April.
Nepalese authorities Thursday detained at least 650 Tibetan exiles protesting against China's policies in the province ahead of this weekend's Olympic torch relay in Tibet, security officials in Kathmandu said.
Nepal's new government has converted its deposed king's opulent palace into a museum and unfurled the national flag on Sunday as a symbolic move to signify the end of monarchy.
Nepal's former king said Wednesday he is not going to leave his country even though the monarchy has been abolished.
State Department officials have met with Maoist rebels in Nepal, marking a dramatic policy shift for the United States which has long called the rebels terrorists.
Nepal's newly elected leadership changed the country from a monarchy to a republic just before midnight Wednesday, a historic move that ended about 240 years of autocratic rule in the country.
Nepal's king will have 15 days to leave the palace after his centuries-old throne is abolished, officials said Wednesday, hours before they were expected to declare the country a republic
Electric vehicles are more popular in Nepal. CNN's Dan Rivers reports on a green revolution on the streets of Kathmandu.
Police fanned out across Nepal's capital Tuesday as a new assembly that is widely expected to abolish the country's 239-year-old monarchy was sworn in
Police in Nepal arrested more than 500 Tibetan protesters, nearly all of them women, on Sunday before what was to be the first all-female rally against China's actions in Tibet.
Nepali citizens vote early Thursday in historic but violence-marred election.
Nepal has given its security personnel permission to shoot pro-Tibet demonstrators during China's Olympic flame climb to Mount Everest's summit early next month.
Police and Pro-Tibetan demonstrators clash outside the Chinese embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Nepalese police detained more than 500 Tibetan exiles decrying a crackdown in their homeland in a protest near the Chinese Embassy on Thursday
The U.S. still labels the party a terrorist group, but the election is likely to make its leader the ex-monarchy's new President
The former communist rebels known as Maoists emerged Sunday as early leaders in Nepal's historic elections for an assembly that could formally abolish a 240-year monarchy.
There are calls of fraud in Nepal's election of a constitutional assembly. CNN's Dan Rivers reports.
Analysis: Despite pre-polling violence, the Himalayan kingdom takes the first step toward becoming a republic
Nepal's elections on Thursday were hailed as a success by international observers, including a former U.S. president, despite violence that left two people dead -- including a candidate gunned down in front of a polling station.
Polls opened in Nepal Thursday in an election marred by an outburst of bloodshed that has left eight people dead and stoked fears of more violence on voting day.
Nepalese police shot and killed a demonstrator Wednesday as he protested the killing of a political candidate a day earlier, police said.
A candidate in Nepal's upcoming elections was shot and killed little more than a day before voters go to the polls, authorities said Wednesday. Six other leftist activists were killed elsewhere in the country, police said.
At least two people were killed and two wounded when a bomb exploded in a mosque during evening prayers in southeastern Nepal, police said Sunday morning.
Two Communist Party workers and a candidate for a small leftist political party were killed less than a month before a historic vote in Nepal, police said Wednesday.
The death toll from a United Nations helicopter crash in Nepal has reached 12, the government said Tuesday.
A United Nations helicopter caught fire and crashed Monday in a mountainous region in eastern Nepal, killing at least 10 of the 12 people on board, according to Nepal's home ministry.
About 12,000 refugees were without homes Sunday after a fire blazed through a camp in southeastern Nepal destroying more than 1,200 huts, officials told CNN.
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