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Two Sherpa guides killed on Everest

Kathmandu - Two Sherpa guides working on Everest were confirmed dead Tuesday, bringing the death toll on the world's highest peak this spring climbing season to five.

Nepali Sherpa aims for record 22nd Everest summit

Kathmandu - A Nepali Sherpa is hoping to summit Mount Everest for a record-breaking 22nd time next month, during the busy climbing season that each year sees hundreds of climbers reach the top of the world.

'I'll come last at the Olympics' predicts Nepal's bricklaying skier

Sochi - Nepal's 44-year-old cross country skier Dachhiri Sherpa predicts he will finish last at the Olympics, but he's used to such under-achievement.

Acting King Blames 'Accidental' Gunfire In Royal Slayings

KATMANDU, Nepal — Nepal's acting king today blamed "accidental" machine-gun fire for killing most of the royal family, an explanation that provoked angry disbelief in the Himalayan nation. Hundreds of people burned tires in the center of Katmandu, ..

Nepal Royal Family Is Shot Dead

KATHMANDU, Nepal — June 2 - Nepal's crown prince shot dead the king and queen of this Himalayan kingdom and several other relatives during a family dinner at the royal palace here Friday, in an apparent dispute over his choice of bride, a senior milit.

15-Year-Old Teen Sets Everest Record

KATMANDU, Nepal – A 15-year-old Sherpa who lost five fingers to frostbite last year has become the youngest person to conquer Mount Everest, Nepalese officials said Thursday. The teenager, eighth-grade student Temba Tsheri, was one of more than 50 ..

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