The deaths have raised questions about safety standards of treks up the world's tallest mountain
An earthquake in 2015 and an avalanche the year before had halted attempts to reach the peak of the mountain
A guide said 'the vibrations caused by helicopters can crack ice blocks and snow packs on mountains'
Tourists are returning to this magnificent Himalayan nation, but more are needed to support its economy. One of its native Sherpas recalls the moment disaster struck and how the recovery has taken shape
Airport officials said they lost contact with the aircraft eight minutes after take-off
'All of a sudden I heard a roar and a growl, and the tiger was heading toward us at full speed'
Koirala spent his life in politics fighting for democracy in Nepal and led protests in 2006 that ended a centuries-old monarchy and turned Nepal into a republic
Anyone, it seems, can run a marathon these days. But 40 miles? 50 miles? 100 miles? Lizzy Hawker - star of the burgeoning 'ultra' scene - tells Sophie Morris how she does it, and how you can too
Latest 'quake in northern Afghanistan is the fifth to hit the area in 15 years
Six months on from the earthquakes that devastated Nepal, its people's famed resilience is being tested once again, with 60,000 in camps unsuitable for the coming winter and others living amid rubble while political infighting delays reconstruction
The region’s rich diversity is largely down to a landscape of steep mountains and valleys
Nepal’s tourism secretary said the move is intended to improve safety and maintain the 'glory' of the summit
Government pledges support to Practical Action campaign for sanitation in world’s poorest cities
Archaeologists digging beneath sacred Maya Devi Temple find first physical evidence to enable them to accurately date the nativity of Prince Siddhartha Gautama
A parliamentary probe into Gurkha rights is being launched with Prime Minister David Cameron's “blessing” following a two week hunger strike by veterans.