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Valery Rozov base jumps from 7,700 metres

For three years, Russia’s Valery Rozov had dreamt of base jumping off the Himalayan mountain Cho Oyu, the sixth highest peak in the world.

For three years, Russia’s Valery Rozov had dreamt of base jumping off the Himalayan mountain Cho Oyu, the sixth highest peak in the world.

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Never say never: survival star Bear Grylls talks fear, masculinity and 007

With adventure TV shows in over 200 countries, numerous books and merchandising deals Grylls' schedule is timed to the minute, luckily we managed to grab him between takes as he filmed the latest camp

With adventure TV shows in over 200 countries, numerous books and merchandising deals Grylls' schedule is timed to the minute, luckily we managed to grab him between takes as he filmed the latest camp

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Mount Everest claims third fatality in as many days

An Indian climber has died on Mount Everest, becoming at least the third person to be killed on the mountain in as many days.

An Indian climber has died on Mount Everest, becoming at least the third person to be killed on the mountain in as many days.

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In Nepal life goes on, but recovery is slow

Almost a year after twin earthquakes battered Nepal, life in the Himalayan nation is still far from normal.

Almost a year after twin earthquakes battered Nepal, life in the Himalayan nation is still far from normal.

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No survivors among 23 on board crashed plane in Nepal

Twenty three people – all 20 passengers and three crew – have been killed in a plane crash in Nepal on Wednesday morning. The Twin Otter plane

Twenty three people – all 20 passengers and three crew – have been killed in a plane crash in Nepal on Wednesday morning. The Twin Otter plane

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Bidhya Bhandari elected Nepal's first female president

Nepal has a new president, and for the first time, it’s a woman. The Himalayan nation’s parliament on Wednesday (October 28) chose Bidhya Bhandari

Nepal has a new president, and for the first time, it’s a woman. The Himalayan nation’s parliament on Wednesday (October 28) chose Bidhya Bhandari

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Nepal adopts historic constitution

Nepal has adopted its first democratic constitution, a historic step which creates a secular, federal system following a campaign to create a modern

Nepal has adopted its first democratic constitution, a historic step which creates a secular, federal system following a campaign to create a modern

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Nepal set to declare LGBT-friendly constitution

Nepal’s constitution is set to be formally declared by President Ram Baran Yadav at a ceremony on Sunday (September 20). The new charter, which was

Nepal’s constitution is set to be formally declared by President Ram Baran Yadav at a ceremony on Sunday (September 20). The new charter, which was

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Nepal reopens historical sites following deadly earthquakes

Monday, June 15, marked an important and significant moment for Nepal. Less than two months after two devastating earthquakes struck the Himalayan

Monday, June 15, marked an important and significant moment for Nepal. Less than two months after two devastating earthquakes struck the Himalayan

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Landslides in Nepal leave over 50 dead

Aid workers have been searching through the rubble for survivors after Thursday’s landslides struck the northeastern Nepalese region of Taplejung

Aid workers have been searching through the rubble for survivors after Thursday’s landslides struck the northeastern Nepalese region of Taplejung

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Nepal schools reopen one month after devastating earthquakes

Thousands of schools in areas worst hit by two earthquakes have re-opened in Nepal, one month after the devastating tremors. With most buildings

Thousands of schools in areas worst hit by two earthquakes have re-opened in Nepal, one month after the devastating tremors. With most buildings

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Nepal: one month after the deadly earthquake

Hundreds of people gathered in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu on Monday (May 25), marking the one-month anniversary of April’s deadly earthquake with a

Hundreds of people gathered in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu on Monday (May 25), marking the one-month anniversary of April’s deadly earthquake with a

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One month after the quake Nepal waits in vain for salvation

It is a month since an earthquake shattered Nepal, but it seems like an eternity for the survivors. Fear still runs high of more tremors, and there

It is a month since an earthquake shattered Nepal, but it seems like an eternity for the survivors. Fear still runs high of more tremors, and there

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Nepal: earthquake recovery process

After two major earthquakes in Nepal, survivors in the capital Kathmandu pick up the pieces of their life in an attempt to recover from the trauma.

After two major earthquakes in Nepal, survivors in the capital Kathmandu pick up the pieces of their life in an attempt to recover from the trauma.

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Nepal: 'No survivors' as wreckage of missing US helicopter is found

Nepal says search teams have found the wreckage of a US military helicopter that disappeared on a mission to deliver aid to earthquake victims. Six

Nepal says search teams have found the wreckage of a US military helicopter that disappeared on a mission to deliver aid to earthquake victims. Six

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Extreme climber admires Nepalese resilience

Italian climber Marco Confortola was up Mount Dhaulagiri when the Himalayan range shook on April 25th. His second ascent of the more than 8,000-metre

Italian climber Marco Confortola was up Mount Dhaulagiri when the Himalayan range shook on April 25th. His second ascent of the more than 8,000-metre

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Nepal rescue operation focuses on mountains after latest earthquake

Nepal has again been plunged into trauma after the latest fatal earthquake on Tuesday. A mountainous area east of the capital Kathmandu is the worst

Nepal has again been plunged into trauma after the latest fatal earthquake on Tuesday. A mountainous area east of the capital Kathmandu is the worst

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Nepal earthquake: Panic in Kathmandu as locals attempt mass exodus

There were scenes of panic in Kathmandu on Tuesday (May 12) as crowds attempted to flee the Nepalese capital following the second powerful earthquake

There were scenes of panic in Kathmandu on Tuesday (May 12) as crowds attempted to flee the Nepalese capital following the second powerful earthquake

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Panic in Kathmandu and New Delhi as new quake strikes

The new earthquake sent people in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu running out into open ground. They had already been staying in temporary housing and

The new earthquake sent people in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu running out into open ground. They had already been staying in temporary housing and

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Nepal and North India struck by another strong earthquake

A magnitude 7.3 quake hit Nepal sending people rushing out of buildings in Kathmandu. The tremor, the strongest since the April 25 quake that killed

A magnitude 7.3 quake hit Nepal sending people rushing out of buildings in Kathmandu. The tremor, the strongest since the April 25 quake that killed

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At least 40 killed and hundreds injured in new powerful quake in Nepal

A strong earthquake shook Nepal on Tuesday, killing at least 40 people in the region weeks after a devastating quake left more than 8,000 people dead

A strong earthquake shook Nepal on Tuesday, killing at least 40 people in the region weeks after a devastating quake left more than 8,000 people dead