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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Nepal
Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers:
Litterbugs, beware: Nepal is making new rules to persuade trekkers to clean up after themselves on Mount Everest, in the hopes of clearing the tons of rubbish now clogging the world's highest peak.
Prosecutors say the co-founder of a Seattle-based nonprofit that aims to prevent sexual exploitation of women has fled the country after being charged with child rape.
Around the world, on average, 18,000 children under the age of five died every day in 2012. While this tragic fact is definitely cause for concern, it may also provide room for optimism.
Thousands of doctors in Nepal ended a five-day strike on Friday after the government assured them there would be changes in the country's medical education system.
A strike by doctors in Nepal left tens of thousands of patients with access only to emergency care Monday as physicians demanded sweeping changes to the country's medical education system.
An American man has been detained at a Nepal airport after seven bullets were found in his baggage, police said Monday.
The birth date of Buddha, one of the most influential religious figures in world history, has been an often-debated subject. But now, some more clues may have been uncovered.
Beijing wants travelers to shed their 'country bumpkin' moniker
In 2011, the United Nations established Oct. 11 as International Day of the Girl Child, and this year's theme is Innovating for Girls’ Education.
Five climbers on Nepal's Mount Kanchenjunga, the world's third-highest peak, went missing earlier in the week and are now believed to be dead, a mountaineering chief said on Friday.
An 80-year-old Japanese man who has had four heart operations in recent years became the oldest person to climb to the top of Mount Everest on Thursday — although his record may last only a few days. An 81-year-old Nepalese man, who held the previous record, plans his own ascent next week.
Nepalese police have arrested an Iranian carrying a fake Israeli passport, possibly thwarting a terror attack against the Israel Embassy in Katmandu.
The two bombs that ripped through the crowds at the Boston Marathon, killing three people and wounding more than 170, were fashioned out of pressure cookers and packed with shards of metal, nails and ball bearings, a person briefed on the investigation said Tuesday.
Police in Katmandu, the Nepal capital, say cows may be sacred, but enough is enough: They're blocking too much traffic and have to go.