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China now accounts for 11 per cent of the territory given over to vineyards

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Dan Fredinburg had been navigating the area for Google Maps when the massive earthquake struck Nepal

Nepal earthquake eyewitness: Quake survivors in the tent cities of Kathmandu feel abandoned by the authorities

'Shops are closed. This is the last thing I have to eat. We're suffering'

Laprak and the surrounding area has been devastated

Nepal earthquake: First glimpse of devastation wrought on remote Gorkha region at heart of quake - as wood runs low for cremations

Survivors say up to 90 per cent of houses in some villages have been destroyed in an area that is home to 288,000 people

The Kazakh President, Nursultan Nazarbayev, at a rally in honour of his victory in Astana

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Katmandhu's landmark Darahara Tower was destroyed after Saturday's quake

Local people gather at the top of large mound where once stood a temple to view the scene of devastation in Kathmandu

Nepal earthquake: What can be done to prevent similar disasters in the future?

Forecasting earthquakes is of little use for day-to-day planning - what people need is an early-warning system similar to Hurricane notices

A helicopter prepares to rescue people from camp 1 and 2 at Everest Base Camp, Nepal

Nepal earthquake: Hundreds of climbers trapped on Mount Everest in the worst disaster in the mountain's history

The only way the climbers can reach safety is via a constant convoy of helicopters

Footage from the drone

Nepal earthquake: Drone footage captures the devastated rubble of capital city Kathmandu

More than 4,000 people are believed to have died in the worst earthquake to strike the mountainous country in 80 years

Amanda Holden spoke of her family's relief that her sister, Debbie, has survived

Nepal earthquake: TV presenter Amanda Holden reveals her sister is trapped on Mount Everest

The presenter spoke about how her sister survived the terrifying ordeal

A woman helps pick through the rubble in Kathmandu

Nepal earthquake: 'No one from the government has come to offer us even a glass of water' says survivor as anger mounts

More than 3,700 people are estimated to have died and more than 6,000 have been injured

A helicopter prepares to rescue people from camp 1 and 2 at Everest Base Camp, Nepal

Nepal earthquake: Red Cross establishes website to trace missing relatives in quake

Much of the country is without power as residents and tourists rely on private generators and car batteries to charge phones

A man appears to take a selfie in front of the destroyed Dharahara Tower

Nepal earthquake: Photos emerge of people taking selfies in front of damaged landmarks

More than 3,600 people are believed to have died in the enfolding crisis

Andrew Chan, right, and Myuran Sukumaran, centre, talking to their lawyer

Bali Nine executions: Live updates as Indonesia insists Australians will die despite court date

Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan were due to be killed by Wednesday

A general shot of Everest Base Camp 1 (taken 2009) and the scene after the avalanche this weekend

Nepal earthquake: Before and after photographs reveal the devastation on iconic landmarks from Everest to Kathmandu

Death toll continues to rise amid aid agencies attempts to reach remote - heavily affected - areas

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