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Nepal disaster a 'wake-up call' for trekkers and agencies
A snowstorm that killed dozens of people in Nepal is a "wake-up call" for the trekking industry and tourists alike, experts say, with some heading to the world's highest mountains unprepared for conditions that can easily turn deadly.(10/20/2014 6:22:48 AM)
Three more bodies pulled from Nepal disaster zone
Emergency workers in Nepal pulled three more bodies from the snow on Monday, as authorities prepared to end the full scale search for survivors of a deadly snowstorm that struck last Tuesday.(10/20/2014 5:55:07 AM)
Nepal snowstorm
The grim search for missing hikers and bodies buried under snow continued Saturday against the dramatic backdrop of Nepal's Himalayas, as officials confirmed that at least 39 people had died in an exceptionally heavy snowfall.(10/19/2014 9:48:26 PM)
Nepal to end rescue operation on trekking route
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal was wrapping up rescue operations in its northern mountains Monday, saying all the hikers believed to have been stranded on a trekking route by a series of deadly blizzards are now safe.(10/20/2014 2:17:25 AM)
Nepal closes trekking route after 38 die in storm
Nepalese officials closed a section of a popular Himalayan trekking route Sunday after rescuers, overwhelmed with last week's snowstorms that killed 38 hikers, had to bring to safety new climbers who set out on the same mountain trails where the blizzards struck.(10/19/2014 5:50:43 AM)
9 more bodies push Nepal blizzard death toll to 38
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A rescue helicopter spotted nine more bodies Saturday on a trekking trail in northern Nepal, bringing the death toll to 38 from this week's series of snow storms and avalanches in the worst hiking disaster in the Himalayan nation.(10/18/2014 11:58:28 AM)
Nepal to end trekker disaster rescue effort
Rescue operation draws to a close with all trekkers accounted for after freak storm killed 40 people.(10/20/2014 6:23:34 AM)
Nepal blames poor forecasts, lax rules for trek disaster
By Rupam Jain Nair and Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's prime minister on Friday promised to set up an early weather warning system after at least 29 people were killed in a blizzard on a popular Himalayan trekking route, raising concerns that amateurs were ill prepared for such expeditions. Nepal's government blamed poor weather forecasts and lax regulation after the storm struck at ...(10/17/2014 1:47:26 PM)
Dozens killed in Nepal's trekking tragedy
Dozens were killed by a freak blizzard and avalanches in Nepal's most deadly trekking disaster.(10/20/2014 1:10:33 AM)
Exclusive: Nepal FA chiefs ask FIFA to investigate own president
By Karolos Grohmann (Reuters) - Senior officials at Nepal's football association (ANFA) have asked FIFA's ethics chief Michael Garcia to launch an investigation into their own president Ganesh Thapa. The request, via an emailed letter seen by Reuters, comes after the country's public accounts committee ordered an investigation of Thapa, an Asian Football Confederation (AFC) vice president, over ...(10/18/2014 7:24:35 AM)
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