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Stories about Nepal
26 May 2015
20 May 2015
Kathmandu's barbers were typically looked down upon. With the human exodus and economic collapse brought about by two earthquakes, however, they've become one of the area's most sought-after professionals.
10 May 2015
The greater one-horned rhinoceros, also called Indian rhinoceros is poached for its prized horn. Nepal’s conservation efforts have revived the rhino population which was on the verge of extinction.
4 May 2015
"It was an Armageddon," writes Sanjib Chaudhary of his experience in the earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25. "But our never-dying spirit hasn’t subsided. We will soon bounce back."
28 April 2015
The scale of the April 25 earthquake in Nepal has meant that remote communities like Narayan Adhikari's home village have been among the hardest hit, but are still awaiting aid.
26 April 2015
Kathmandu's temples fell victim to art thieves after the 1950s. American artist Joy Lynn Davis reimagines the sacred sites with their stolen statues returned in her paintings.
A spontaneous global social network is now building data collection to provide key support to people back in Nepal and are calling for action.
12 April 2015
As the 7th World Water Forum kicks off in South Korea this week, Nepal provides an unusual case study of shortage in the midst of abundance.