Organ trafficking

Q&A: Organ trafficking in Nepal

Human rights lawyer Rajendra Ghimire on Asia's kidney black market and the devastating effects of organ trafficking.

Human Rights

Rights group: Nepal failing to stop child marriage

In a new report, Human Rights Watch criticised the government for failing to follow through with promises of reform.


Nepal: The Maoist dream

Listen to the Al Jazeera story of Nepal's civil war and the subsequent democratic transition in the words of people.

War & Conflict

Nepal: Waiting for the 'disappeared'

Ten years after the war, relatives of nearly 1,400 disappeared see little hope of finding loved ones or seeing justice.


Bus plunges into Nepal river killing at least 21

At least 16 rescued as efforts under way to recover more bodies after bus fell into Trishuli river in Chitwan district.


UN admits role in deadly Haiti cholera outbreak

World body stops short of saying it caused the epidemic, but acknowledges role in crisis that has killed nearly 10,000.


Dozens killed after bus plunges off Nepal mountain road

Rescue operation under way after bus heading to Kavre, east of Kathmandu, veers off a road in Kavrepalanchok district.


Nepal MPs elect Maoist chief as prime minister

Former communist rebel leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal becomes prime minister for the second time.


Scores dead, millions affected as floods hit India

At least 52 dead in the Indian states of Assam and Bihar following monsoon rains that also hit Nepal and Bangladesh.


Nepal’s Maithil women break traditional gender roles

'These women broke the ground; now there's been some societal changes and more women are gaining independence.'


Nepal Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli resigns

Oli swept into power in 2015 but has faced fierce criticism over his handling of protests in the impoverished nation.


Nepal: Medicine dissemination the new-fashioned way

Sumana Shrestha gave up a high-powered job in the US to return home and help heal survivors of the devastating quake.


The seasons have changed but Nepal has yet to recover

One year after Nepal was devastated by an earthquake, desperate villagers wait for government funding to rebuild.


The Muslims of Nepal: Coming out of the shadows

After centuries of being overlooked and marginalised, Nepal's Muslims are hoping for a brighter future.


Making sense of Nepal's protests

Demonstrators in Kathmandu demand federalisation but many believe it is tantamount to fragmenting the country.