Int'l Coverage

Nepal police investigate death of girl banished for menstruating

Police in Nepal are investigating the death of a 15-year-old girl who was banished to a poorly-ventilated shed because she was menstruating.

BBC, Dec 21 2016

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At soaring rate, Nepalis seeking jobs abroad come home dead

A tiny young woman crouches just outside the airport, crying softly into her thin shawl. It's cold out, but her sleeping toddler is heavy and warm in her arms.

Associated Press, Dec 21 2016

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Brunei's Borneo Bulletin joins ANN

The Borneo Bulletin, an independent newspaper based in Brunei Darussalam, has joined Asia News Network (ANN) bringing the pan-Asian membership to 22 countries.

Post Report, Dec 19 2016

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Nepal remembers Bista, last king of Upper Mustang

Ceremonies are taking place in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu to mark the death of the last king of the isolated Himalayan region of Upper Mustang.

BBC, Dec 19 2016

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Two Nepali among 3 UN workers abducted in Darfur: Sudan official

Armed men have abducted three UN refugee agency staffers, including two Nepali citizens, from Sudan's strife-torn Darfur region, AFP reported quoting a local government official on Monday.

Post Report, Nov 28 2016

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Paudyal assumes office in Beijing

Newly appointed Nepali Ambassador to China Leela Mani Paudyal formally assumed his office on Friday. Paudyal presented a copy of credentials to the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing.

SANJEEV GIRI, Nov 19 2016

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Thimphu rejects India-initiated BBIN road plan

An ambitious road connectivity plan involving Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN)—proposed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi—has a hit a roadblock after Bhutan’s upper house voted against ratifying the Motor Vehicle Agreement (MVA) under which the sub-regional transport initiative was taken.

Post Report, Nov 19 2016

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Four Nepalis missing in road accident in Indian State of Kerala

Four Nepalis have gone missing following a road accident in the bordering area between Anakulam and Ernakulam districts in Indian State of Kerala on November 17.

Nov 18 2016

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Nepali worker dies in Qatar's 2022 World Cup stadium

A Nepali migrant worker died while working at the Al Wakrah stadium under construction for 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Post Report, Nov 11 2016

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Nepal bans Indian police pair for 'fake' Everest climb

Nepal has imposed a 10-year mountaineering ban on two climbers who claimed to be the first Indian couple to have climbed Everest, officials say.

BBC, Aug 31 2016

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Nepal's sense of despair

More than a year after a devastating earthquake hit Nepal, many of its victims are still living in appalling conditions.

Anbarasan Ethirajan/BBC, Aug 11 2016

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Look at 11 key challenges facing Nepal's new government

A look at 11 main challenges facing the new government of Nepal, home to the world's tallest mountains

Associated Press, Aug 05 2016

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