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News Topic - Nepal

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'Tiger heavyweight' Nepal hosts anti-poaching summit Nepal's success in turning tiger-fearing villagers into their protectors has seen none of the endangered cats killed for almost three years, offering key lessons for an anti-poaching summit opening in Kathmandu on Monday. Experts from conservation gr
Yahoo! News | 12 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Nepal's child grooms suffer in physical, emotional ways The groom remembers his wedding day only in snapshots, like a dream that comes back in fragments.
Los Angeles Times | Jan 27, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Prescott man, former Marine, lauds U.S. VETS as 'real hero' Robert Schaffer served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 21 years, from 1976 to 1997. Working in tech support, he never made it to the front lines of any military action - but he was on U.S. Embassy security duty in Tel Aviv Israel and Katmandu, Nepal.
The Daily Courier | Jan 26, 2015 1:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Prescott, Arizona
Suffering in silence: obstetric fistula in Nepal, Pakistan and Afghanistan video Many women in Asia live with an obstetric fistula, which because patients leak urine and faeces can cause embarrassment and exclusion, but is often treatable. It is a condition that affects poor, often young, women who miss out on maternal healthcare and
The Guardian | Jan 26, 2015 12:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepal's 'poor woman's problem': how obstetric fistula blights lives Obstetric fistula can cause incontinence and leave women outcasts, but Nepal is finally trying to address a condition that need not ruin so many lives Continue reading...
The Guardian | Jan 26, 2015 12:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia There was political turmoil in Nepal, a move to indict Thailand's former president and preparations in India to welcome U.S. President Barack Obama.
Journal Review | Jan 26, 2015 09:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
Kamal Basnet Long journey From Nepal to NH Basnet is one of the founding members of the Bhutanese Community of New Hampshire, an organization that provides community support to 2,500 Bhutanese who live in greater Manchester.
New Hampshire Union Leader | Jan 26, 2015 01:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Concord, New Hampshire
Nepal Pushed to Political Turmoil Over New Constitution Nepal pushed further into political turmoil over voting on a new constitution
ABC News | Jan 25, 2015 09:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Life, laughter and loss in a Nepal leprosy colony in pictures On 25 January, activists mark World Leprosy Day to raise awareness of leprosy as a 21st-century disease. Freelance photographer Tom Bradley has been documenting the effects of leprosy since 2009, focusing on the lives of those affected by this complex dis
The Guardian | Jan 25, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepal crisis deepens after opposition politicians storm parliament Rivals throw shoes and microphones in scuffle over new constitution, intensifying public angst over slow political progress Continue reading...
The Guardian | Jan 23, 2015 10:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend