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# Himalayas

This year
Norway's record-breaking mountaineer rejects online accusations after death of climber
The climber said that she and her team “did everything they could” for the local climber, who later died.
Rescuers search for survivors after avalanche kills seven tourists and injures 11 in Himalayas
The ecologically sensitive Himalayan region, which has been severely affected by global warming, is prone to avalanches.
Last year
At least four dead, 26 missing after avalanche in Indian Himalayas
A spokesperson for the State Disaster Response Force said 12 people have been rescued so far.
Body of missing US ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson found on Mount Manaslu in Nepal
Nelson slipped and went missing while skiing down the world’s eighth-highest mountain.
All time
“Every year you can see a change”: How melting glaciers are threatening livelihoods in the Himalayas
“This black mountain, in the past this was all ice but now it’s just rock.”
India-China tensions: 20 troops killed in deadliest border clash between nuclear nations in 45 years
Brawls erupt regularly between the Asian giants across their disputed 3,500-kilometre frontier, but no-one has been killed since 1975.
Bodies found in search for seven climbers presumed dead on Himalaya mountains
The seven bodies were retrieved yesterday on Nanda Devi in India.
Bodies spotted during search for eight climbers missing in Himalayas
Nothing has been heard from the four Britons, two Americans, one Indian and one Australian since 26 May.
Prepping for Everest from your bed: The controversial way to summit in 35 days
The use of a hypoxic tent is becoming popular, but some climbers aren’t
Shrinking Himalayan glaciers have been granted status of 'living entities'
An Indian court made the decision because the glaciers were “losing their very existence”.
Bodies of two men found 16 years after avalanche in the Himalayas
Alex Lowe was regarded as the greatest climber of his generation when he died in 1999, alongside cinematographer David Bridges.
Watch: Video captures terrifying moment when avalanche hit Everest base camp
At least 18 people died at Everest as the earthquake and avalanches hit at the weekend.
12 bodies found in the Himalayas after deadly snowstorm
34 trekkers were rescued after getting stranded.
A little cute dog climbed Mount Everest
The puppy had been rescued from the brink of death by his owner.
Taliban kills nine foreign tourists in the Pakistani Himalayas
The attackers struck at the foot of one of the world’s highest mountains, killing Chinese and Ukrainian climbers.
'Terrifying' brawl between climbers on Everest
Sherpas had advised Europeans not to climb a new “undisclosed” route, but eyewitness says climbers ignored request.
British woman stabbed to death on Kashmir houseboat: police
A Dutch national has been arrested after a 24-year-old British woman was found on a houseboat on the picturesque Dal Lake in the Indian Kashmir city of Srinagar.
In pictures: Take an aerial tour of the Himalayas and Mount Everest
A virtual visit to Everest base camp and one of the most dangerous airports in the world…
No survivors found after 12-hour search at Pakistani avalanche
At least 117 soldiers, and potentially as many as 130, are missing after a major avalanche close to the Indian border.
Avalanche buries 130 Pakistani soldiers - report
An army base on a remote Himalayan glacier was struck by snow earlier this morning with rescue efforts now underway.
Watch: The airport only eight pilots in the world are allowed fly to
The approach to Bhutan’s Paro Airport is so dangerous planes are not allowed to fly in after dark. Here’s how it’s done…
Watch: King of Bhutan marries his 'commoner bride' in colourful ceremony
The wedding of King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck to his commoner bride, Jetsun Pema, has captivated a nation that had grown impatient with their bachelor king’s lack of urgency to take a wife.
Memorial service held for lost Irish Everest climber
Tributes are paid to John Delaney in Co Laois, as his wife describes losing her “husband, hero and best friend”.
Irish climber dies on Everest - three days after wife gave birth
John Delaney, 41, hadn’t been told that his wife gave birth before he died on Saturday only 50 metres from the summit.