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Nepalese sources say four climbers - from Germany, South Korea, China and Canada - died while returning from the summit.
The iconic mountain is changing in appearance.
Can Sir Edmund Hillary's legacy endure an entrenched family rift?
Jordan Romero is youngest person ever to reach summit of world's highest mountain.
Thousands bid farewell as "most famous New Zealander" is given a state funeral.
Mourners say last goodbye to Edmund Hillary, conqueror of world's highest peak.
Nepalese community leads tributes to conqueror of Everest who has died aged 88.
The New Zealander, who with Tenzing Norgay first climbed Everest in 1953, was 88.
Since his trail-blazing journey to Everest with his Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay 53 years ago, mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary has undertaken humanitarian projects to improve the lives of the people and the country which propelled him to fame.
Surendra Phuyal in New Delhi
Sir Edmund Hillary, the first climber to conquer Mount Everest, has called for the Himalayan mountain range to be placed on the United Nations' list of endangered heritage sites because of the risks of climate change.
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