Sanu Sherpa, who began working in mountaineering as a porter, becomes the first person to scale the world's 14 highest mountains twice.
Nepal has issued 317 permits to foreign mountaineers for this year's Everest spring climbing season, which runs from mid-April to the end of May.
At least 33 people are dead and more than 90 are missing after a monster Cyclone Tauktae slammed India, compounding the country's woes as it posted a new record number of Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours.
Abdul Waraich, 41, of Switzerland and American Puwei Liu, 55, died of exhaustion while descending the slopes of the 8,848.86 metre mountain, expedition organisers said.
Allegations of sexual assault and harassment that began with a single tweet about novelist Hasan Ali Toptas have shaken Turkey’s literary world with a #MeToo moment as scores of women speak out.
Robin Haynes Fisher died in the "death zone" known for low levels of oxygen on the descent from the summit of the world's tallest mountain, officials say.
Fluorescent tents, discarded climbing equipment, empty gas canisters and even human excrement litter the well-trodden route to the summit of the 8,848-metre (29,029-foot) peak.
"For the first time, an #IndianArmy Mountaineering Expedition Team has sited (sic) Mysterious Footprints of mythical beast 'Yeti'," it said in a tweet, not explaining how a mythical beast could leave footprints.
"Lethal weather" forces Spanish mountaineer Alex Txikon to call off Everest climb in winter without tanked oxygen as Russian-Polish climber Denis Urubko abandons lone attempt to summit Pakistan's K2.
An expedition would be made next year to find whether the massive 2015 earthquake altered the height of the world's highest peak.
Three climbers died on Sunday as bad weather and high winds continue to hamper attempts to scale the world's highest mountain this season.
Ueli Steck, 40, died after falling to the foot of Mount Nuptse, a smaller peak ahead of a bid to climb Everest through the less-climbed West Ridge route, expedition organisers and officials say.
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