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“Every year you can see a change”: How melting glaciers are threatening livelihoods in the Himalayas
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“Every year you can see a change”: How melting glaciers are threatening livelihoods in the Himalayas

Jul 26th 2020, 12:00 PM 12,056 Views 14 Comments

“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
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India-China tensions: 20 troops killed in deadliest border clash between nuclear nations in 45 years

Updated Jun 16th 2020, 10:43 PM 39,263 Views 49 Comments

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
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Bodies found in search for seven climbers presumed dead on Himalaya mountains

Jun 24th 2019, 9:49 PM 24,313 Views 8 Comments

The seven bodies were retrieved yesterday on Nanda Devi in India.

Bodies spotted during search for eight climbers missing in Himalayas
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Bodies spotted during search for eight climbers missing in Himalayas

Jun 3rd 2019, 1:08 PM 31,110 Views 5 Comments

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
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Prepping for Everest from your bed: The controversial way to summit in 35 days

May 13th 2017, 5:00 PM 16,723 Views 12 Comments

The use of a hypoxic tent is becoming popular, but some climbers aren’t

Shrinking Himalayan glaciers have been granted status of 'living entities'
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Shrinking Himalayan glaciers have been granted status of 'living entities'

Apr 8th 2017, 11:04 AM 9,007 Views 13 Comments

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
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Bodies of two men found 16 years after avalanche in the Himalayas

May 2nd 2016, 2:12 PM 35,406 Views 19 Comments

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
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Watch: Video captures terrifying moment when avalanche hit Everest base camp

Apr 27th 2015, 8:28 AM 25,839 Views 10 Comments

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
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12 bodies found in the Himalayas after deadly snowstorm

Oct 19th 2014, 2:51 PM 9,664 Views 1 Comment

34 trekkers were rescued after getting stranded.

A little cute dog climbed Mount Everest
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A little cute dog climbed Mount Everest

Nov 13th 2013, 9:58 AM 2,048 Views 1 Comment

The puppy had been rescued from the brink of death by his owner.

Taliban kills nine foreign tourists in the Pakistani Himalayas
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Taliban kills nine foreign tourists in the Pakistani Himalayas

Jun 23rd 2013, 12:07 PM 9,685 Views 65 Comments

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
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'Terrifying' brawl between climbers on Everest

Apr 29th 2013, 12:23 PM 24,853 Views 41 Comments

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
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British woman stabbed to death on Kashmir houseboat: police

Apr 6th 2013, 9:45 AM 6,697 Views 2 Comments

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
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In pictures: Take an aerial tour of the Himalayas and Mount Everest

Apr 9th 2012, 8:15 AM 6,736 Views 3 Comments

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
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No survivors found after 12-hour search at Pakistani avalanche

Apr 7th 2012, 6:29 PM 2,464 Views 1 Comment

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
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Avalanche buries 130 Pakistani soldiers - report

Apr 7th 2012, 7:24 AM 3,318 Views 1 Comment

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
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Watch: The airport only eight pilots in the world are allowed fly to

Jan 1st 2012, 7:10 PM 17,088 Views 30 Comments

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
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Watch: King of Bhutan marries his 'commoner bride' in colourful ceremony

Oct 14th 2011, 10:12 AM 2,703 Views 2 Comments

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
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Memorial service held for lost Irish Everest climber

May 28th 2011, 2:25 PM 564 Views 0 Comments

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
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Irish climber dies on Everest - three days after wife gave birth

May 24th 2011, 12:41 PM 2,343 Views 0 Comments

John Delaney, 41, hadn’t been told that his wife gave birth before he died on Saturday only 50 metres from the summit.