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Nepal: Country in South Asia
Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country in South Asia. It is located mainly in the Himalayas but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. With an estimated population of 26.4 million, it is 48th largest country by population and 93rd largest country by area. It borders China in the north and India in the south, east, and west while Bangladesh is located within only 27 km (17 mi) of its southeastern tip and Bhutan is separated from it by the Indian state of Sikkim. Nepal has a diverse geography, including fertile plains, subalpine forested hills, and eight of the world's ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. Kathmandu is the nation's capital and largest city. Nepal is a multiethnic nation with Nepali as the official language.

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Nepal plane crash: Three die at world's 'most dangerous' airport

nepal plane crash: three die at world's 'most dangerous' airport
An aircraft veers off the runway at a remote airport near the Himalayas, killing three people.
BBC News - Published

Nepal plane hits parked helicopter while taking off, killing three

A small plane operated by a private airline in Nepal hit a parked helicopter on Sunday while preparing to take off in a mountainous area near Mount Everest, killing three people including a co-pilot,..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Nepal

Plane hits helicopter at Nepal airport, killing three [Video]Plane hits helicopter at Nepal airport, killing three

Three people have died and four injured after a small plane crashed into a parked helicopter at an airport in Nepal. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:53Published

Thunderstorm leaves dozens dead in Nepal [Video]Thunderstorm leaves dozens dead in Nepal

Over two dozen people were killed in a severe thunderstorm that swept through parts of southern Nepal and hundreds more were injured, police and officials say. Ed Giles reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

Dozens killed as storm hits southern Nepal [Video]Dozens killed as storm hits southern Nepal

At least 31 dead and more than 400 injured as storm hits villages in a farming region south of capital Kathmandu.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:45Published

Thunderstorm wreaks havoc in Nepal [Video]Thunderstorm wreaks havoc in Nepal

Over two dozen people were killed and hundreds more were injured in a severe thunderstorm that swept through parts of southern Nepal.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

Thunderstom wreaks havoc in Nepal [Video]Thunderstom wreaks havoc in Nepal

Over two dozen people were killed and hundreds more were injured in a severe thunderstorm that swept through parts of southern Nepal.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

Twelve years after Nepal conflict, justice eludes victims [Video]Twelve years after Nepal conflict, justice eludes victims

Process put in place to deal with the crimes committed has made little progress, leaving some fearing for their safety.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:58Published

Temporary Protected Status Extended for 4 Countries [Video]Temporary Protected Status Extended for 4 Countries

The Department of Homeland Security is extending protections for immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti, Sudan and Nicaragua.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:25Published

Should the US Grant Protections to Venezuelan Immigrants? [Video]Should the US Grant Protections to Venezuelan Immigrants?

Tens of thousands of Venezuelans have recently migrated to the U.S. Some bipartisan lawmakers want them to be temporarily shielded from deportation.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 03:26Published

 
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