Leopard injures man in Nepal suburb, is captured alive

Jan 22, 2016

Leopard injures man in Nepal suburb, is captured alive

Officials say a leopard wandered into a suburb south of Nepal’s capital Friday and attacked a man who was walking along a road. The man was not seriously injured. Police official Megh Bahadur Khatri said forest guards and police were quickly called to the ...

Nov 6, 2015

Beckham visits earthquake-ravaged Nepal

David Beckham played soccer with Nepalese children on Friday and visited a school in Bhaktapur that was damaged in April’s devastating earthquake. Beckham visited the Shree Padma Higher Secondary School, where classes are being held in temporary sheds after the April 25 earthquake that ...

Nepal's parliament elects nation's first female president

Oct 28, 2015

Nepal's parliament elects nation's first female president

Nepal’s parliament has elected a Communist leader who has long campaigned for women’s rights as the Himalayan nation’s first female president. Parliament Speaker Onsari Gharti announced that Bidhya Devi Bhandari of the Communist Party of Nepal Unified Marxist-Leninist received 327 votes against her opponent’s ...

Oct 8, 2015

Japanese climber fails in latest bid to scale Everest

A one-fingered Japanese climber who was attempting the first summit of Mount Everest since this year’s deadly quake said Thursday he had turned back before reaching the summit. This is the fifth season Nobukazu Kuriki, who lost nine fingers on the mountain in 2012, ...