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News Topic - Nepal

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Half-a-Million Animals Saved as Nepal Nixes the Worlds Largest Slaughter Festival Experts say around 500,000 goats, chickens and buffalos were decapitated at Gadhimai in 2009
Time.com | 2 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
World Briefing: Nepal Temple Halts Animal Sacrifices A temple in southern Nepal known for the mass slaughter of animals at a festival every five years has indefinitely banned animal sacrifice.
New York Times | 4 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Mum of baby saved after Nepal quake says 'the world has forgotten us' Rasmila Awal, whose son Sonit was found under rubble after the Nepal quake, has described how her overwhelming joy has turned to despair because her family has been left homeless and hungry
Mail Online | 10 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Nepal temple bans mass animal slaughter at festival Estimated 200,000 animals killed in Gadhimai festivalEvent held every five years attracts 2.5 million Hindu worshippersIn a victory for activists, Nepalese temple authorities have announced they will end a centuries-old Hindu tradition of mass animal slau
The Guardian | 15 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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2 Fallen Marines Added To Military School's Hall Of Heroes Two Marines who were killed while on a relief mission in Nepal have been inducted into the Defense Information School's Hall of Heroes.
wjz.com | 19 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Baltimore, Maryland
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Father kidnapped and murdered boy as human sacrifice to save his son in Nepal Kodai Hirijan, 35, admitted to slitting Jivan Kohar's (pictured) throat with a sickle to 'chase the spirits away' from his often ill 18-year-old son in a temple outside a village in southwest Nepal.
Mail Online | Jul 28, 2015 04:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepal police arrest 11 in suspected human sacrifice killing of boy Read full story for latest details.
Fox News | Jul 28, 2015 12:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nepal boy slain in human sacrifice ritual Nepalese officials say a 10-year-old boy was killed as a human sacrifice to heal a man's ailing son.
KHNL News 8 | Jul 27, 2015 10:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Honolulu, Hawaii
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UTEP professor, students flew to Nepal to study earthquake aftershocks A professor and two graduate students from the University of Texas at El Paso are traveling more than 8,000 miles to collect data on the aftershocks from the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal in April.
El Paso Times | Jul 27, 2015 06:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from El Paso, Texas
Nepal: chlidren still at risk three months after devastating quake, UNICEF warns Three months after Nepal's devastating 25 April earthquake and its aftershocks, children continue to face multiple risks as their families have been pushed deeper into poverty and they remain in need of aid, warned the United Nations's Children Fund
UN News Centre | Jul 27, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend