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What is happening to Everest?
The iconic mountain is changing in appearance.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2012 10:58 GMT
Shadows of Everest
Can Sir Edmund Hillary's legacy endure an entrenched family rift?
Last updated: 16 Aug 2011 11:40 GMT
US climber aged 13 conquers Everest
Jordan Romero is youngest person ever to reach summit of world's highest mountain.
Last updated: 22 May 2010 17:34 GMT
Everest hero Hillary laid to rest
Thousands bid farewell as "most famous New Zealander" is given a state funeral.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2008 03:34 GMT
Everest hero Hillary lies in state
Mourners say last goodbye to Edmund Hillary, conqueror of world's highest peak.
Last updated: 21 Jan 2008 19:14 GMT
Sherpas mourn Everest hero Hillary
Nepalese community leads tributes to conqueror of Everest who has died aged 88.
Central & South Asia
Last updated: 15 Jan 2008 16:46 GMT
Everest conqueror Hillary dies
The New Zealander, who with Tenzing Norgay first climbed Everest in 1953, was 88.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2008 08:18 GMT
Everest conqueror with a cause
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
Last updated: 05 Jun 2006 01:37 GMT
Plea to protect Himalayas
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.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2005 02:59 GMT
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