This article highlights the area around Manaslu, the eighth highest mountain in the world, which seemed to have been forgotten by developing aid - until now. Click here for the article.
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After 50 years of close cooperation with Nepal, Switzerland is opening an embassy in the capital Kathmandu. Billi Bierling spoke to the new Swiss ambassador, Thomas Gass, about his new role in the Himalayan country. Article on the Swiss news website 'swissinfo.ch'
For those who are not only interested in Nepal’s beautiful mountain ranges but also share an interest in the political life of the country, here is a short update on where Nepal stands politically at the moment. The week has started with a so-called Bandh, or shutdown…
Find out more about the first high ropes course that has just opened in Nepal at The Last Resort. http://www.nepalitimes.com.np/issue/2009/03/6/ADVENTURETOURISM/15736
After having waged a decade-long war to topple the royal family, the former Maoist rebels won last year's elections. But even though hopes were high among the population to get the country back onto track and to write a draft constitution for the Himalayan republic, almost a…
On 8th October 2008, 18 people lose their lives in a plane crash in Lukla in the Everest region of Nepal. http://www.sueddeutsche.de/panorama/313/313220/text/?page=2
For many years Nepal has been a popular destination for people from all over the world. Now it has also been discovered by its Asian neighbours. http://www2.dw-world.de/southasia/South_Asia/1.234470.1.html
Weil er in Ostjerusalem schwarz gebaut haben soll, hat die israelische Polizei ohne Vorwarnung das Haus von Abu Aisha gesprengt. Recht oder Rassismus? http://www.sueddeutsche.de/politik/455/306417/text/
Two Brits achieve the unthinkable. They ran from Everest Base Camp at 5,350m in the Khumbu region to Kathmandu in record time. http://www.nepalitimes.com.np/issue/372/Nation/14144
About one sixth of the Bhutanese population remains in refugee camps in Nepal, and they have been there for more than 16 years. http://www2.dw-world.de/southasia/Top_Story/1.221211.1.html