Nepal

Spirit Me Away: The women and girls lost to trafficking in Nepal

A human trafficking crisis in Nepal is leaving a trail of trauma and lost youth in its wake.

Spirit Me Away: The women and girls lost to trafficking in Nepal

Reporter's Notebook

Skating at Nepal's frozen lakes, but locals not pleased

Athletes from Canada, Russia, India and the US performed elaborate figure skating routines as part of a Nepal tourism initiative.

Skating at one of the world's highest lakes but locals not pleased

Nepal

Outrage after Nepal ex-parliament speaker cleared of rape charges

Krishna Bahadur Mahara acquitted of allegations he sexually assaulted female employee while drunk at her home last year.

Outrage after Nepal ex-parliament speaker cleared of rape charges

Asia

Indian tourists die after falling unconscious at Nepal resort

Eight tourists died of suspected suffocation in a hotel near Kathmandu after trying to keep warm by using a gas heater.

Indian tourists die after falling unconscious at Nepal resort

Asia

Hope fades for missing South Korean, Nepali trekkers

Experts say there is low chance of survival for the four Koreans and their three Nepali guides buried in an avalanche.

Hope fades for missing South Korean, Nepali trekkers

Environment

Nepal avalanche: Heavy snow hampers search for missing trekkers

Search for four South Korean trekkers, three Nepali guides continues days after avalanche hits Mount Annapurna trail.

Nepal avalanche: Heavy snow hampers search for missing trekkers

Nepal

World's shortest man dies at 27

Khagendra Thapa Magar died of pneumonia at a hospital in the Nepalese city of Pokhara, according to his family.

World's shortest man Khagendra Thapa Magar dies

Asia

Nepal parliament in deadlock over speaker replacement dispute

Bills are piling up but Nepal's parliament has been unable to pass them into law for three months.

Nepal

How child 'love marriages' in Nepal have become curse for girls

A growing number of Nepali teenagers are marrying young by choice despite child marriage outlawed about 50 years ago.

How child 'love marriages' in Nepal have become curse for girls

Human Rights

Victims unhappy as Nepal revives transitional justice process

Victims of decade-long civil war say gov't reviving stalled process without considering their voices.

Victims unhappy as Nepal revives transitional justice process

AJ IMPACT

In Kathmandu, the Nepalese chef making authentic Sichuan food

San-Dai has never visited China but speaks fluent Mandarin and is catering to Nepal's Chinese tourists.

In Kathmandu, the Nepalese chef making authentic Sichuan food

Environment

The child who taught me what it means to hope

How, after Nepal's 2015 earthquake, a father's words and a boy making his way to school offered a lesson in resilience.

The child who taught me what it means to hope

Crime

Nepal detains 122 Chinese for suspected cybercrime, bank fraud

Detentions over suspected hacking into bank cash machines, as officials said their passports and computers were seized.

Nepal detains 122 Chinese for suspected cybercrime, bank fraud

Nepal

Many killed in Nepal pilgrimage bus crash

Pilgrims were returning home after visiting the Hindu Kalinchowk Bhagwati temple northeast of Kathmandu.

Many killed in Nepal pilgrimage bus crash

Women

Nepal makes first arrest over woman's death in 'menstrual hut'

A 21-year-old woman allegedly suffocated to death inside a mud hut, becoming the latest victim of the outlawed practice.

Nepal makes first arrest over woman's death in 'menstrual hut'