Kathmandu plane crash kills at least 40
At least 40 people were killed and 23 injured when a Bangladeshi plane crashed and burst into flames near Kathmandu airport on Monday, in the worst aviation disaster to hit Nepal in years.
Nepal gets new Communist prime minister after landmark polls
The leader of Nepal's largest Communist party was named prime minister Thursday, two months after leading his party to a thumping victory in landmark elections billed as a turning point for the impoverished Himalayan nation.
Nepal bans solo climbers from Everest
Nepal has banned solo climbers from scaling its mountains, including Mount Everest, in a bid to reduce accidents, an official said Saturday.
Nepal votes in final round of historic polls
Nepal votes Thursday in the final round of historic parliamentary elections aimed at drawing a line under years of conflict and political turmoil in the Himalayan country.
South Asia floods claim more than 750 lives
More than 750 people have died in floods across South Asia, officials said Monday, with monsoon rains also causing the deaths of hundreds of animals, including rhinos and a tiger.
Nearly 600 dead in South Asia floods
Nearly 600 people have died and millions have been affected by monsoon floods in South Asia, officials said Saturday, as relief and rescue operations continued.
Thousands uprooted as floods kill 143 in India, Nepal
At least 143 people have died and thousands have fled their homes as monsoon floods swept across Nepal and India, officials said Monday, warning the toll could rise as the extent of the damage becomes clear.
Nepal votes in first local election in 20 years
Voting began Sunday in Nepal's first local elections for two decades, a landmark moment in the country's fraught transition to democracy.