UN raises alarm over increase in child and maternal mortality in South Asia after a study commissioned by UNICEF suggests “decades of progress on children’s health in South Asia are now being reversed due to Covid-19”.
It’s been one year since outbound international mail has been suspended, with no end in sight.
“The prime minister will not resign now, there is no question about that. He will face parliament,” Surya Thapa, aide of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli tells media day after Supreme Court rejected his decision to dissolve the legislature.
A Guardian report highlights Qatar's failure to protect its 2 million migrant workers or to look into the causes behind high death rates among workers.
Ali Sadpara has gone missing on the world's second tallest mountain, K2, along with two other climbers John Snorri of Iceland and Chilean Juan Pablo Mohr. This is a friend's tribute to Sadpara.
Failure by Nepal's government to govern effectively is increasing nostalgia for the restoration of the monarchy.
The novel coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 100 million people around the world, with over 2.1 million fatalities. Here are updates for January 27:
A team of Nepali climbers that made the first winter summit of K2, the world’s second tallest peak, arrived back in the country to a heroes' welcome from crowds of well-wishers.
Protesters are angry over Khadga Prasad Oli's decision to dissolve parliament and order new elections amid a feud within his governing party.
The climbers made history as they reached the peak of what is known as the "Savage Mountain" where winds can blow at more than 200 kilometres per hour and temperatures can drop to minus 60 degrees Celsius.
At least 10,000 people were on the streets to participate in the march against KP Sharma Oli in one of the most intense protests Nepal has witnessed since parliament was dissolved on December 20.
Parliamentary elections will be held on April 30 and May 10, according to a statement from President Bidya Devi Bhandari's office.
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