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Why menstrual stigma continues to claim lives in Nepal

Added: 16.01.2018 16:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

Campaigners call on Nepali authorities to step up efforts to demystify menstruation after chauupadi claims another life.

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MLK's nephew calls on 'love for all Americans'

Added: 12.01.2018 13:22 | 2 views | 0 comments

During President Trump's proclamation signing of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 12, King's nephew Isaac Newton Farris Jr. called on "love for all Americans."

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Ending dependency on India, Nepal accesses internet through Chinese link

Added: 12.01.2018 9:30 | 2 views | 0 comments

Nepalese people today began accessing internet through a Chinese optical fibre link laid across the Himalayan mountains, ending the country's sole dependency on India for connecting to the cyber space.


Woman dies because of menstrual exile

Added: 12.01.2018 4:24 | 3 views | 0 comments

An official says a woman has died in a remote village in Nepal because of a tradition in which females are exiled from their homes and forced to live in huts during menstruation.

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Why you should head to Nepal for spiritual enlightenment - not just the scenery

Added: 09.01.2018 12:09 | 2 views | 0 comments

More visitors to the Himalayas come to find a spiritual side as much as the scenery, says Darren Loucaides

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At least 11 die in cold weather in Nepal

Added: 08.01.2018 2:21 | 3 views | 0 comments

At least 11 people have died from cold weather in Nepal as a severe cold wave hit the southern region bordering India, officials say.


Ex-UN secretary general's nephew pleads guilty in bribe case

Added: 05.01.2018 14:13 | 2 views | 0 comments

A nephew of former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has pleaded guilty to criminal charges in a bribery case over the sale of a building in Vietnam.

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Ex-U.N. chief Ban's nephew pleads guilty to U.S. corruption charges

Added: 05.01.2018 13:24 | 2 views | 0 comments

A nephew of former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pleaded guilty on Friday to U.S. charges that he took part in a scheme to bribe an official at a sovereign wealth fund in order to sell a building complex in Vietnam.


Frustration simmers as Nepalis await new government

Added: 05.01.2018 13:09 | 2 views | 0 comments

A month after Nepal held landmark post-war general elections, anger is growing over a delayed transfer of power.


Yemeni sources: Nephew of slain ex-president alive

Added: 03.01.2018 18:24 | 2 views | 0 comments

Sources tell Al Jazeera that Tareq Saleh, nephew of late ex-leader, is alive, contrary to earlier reports of his death.


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