Archive for May, 2018

Ueli Steck

The Swiss climber Ueli Steck has been killed on the point of climb Mount Everest, Nepal’s vacationer office says. Steck, who was known as the “Swiss Machine”, died in an accident whereas acclimatising for an a...

Crime ‘threatens nearly half the world’s pure heritage web sites’

Conservation charity WWF says nearly half of the world’s 200 designated pure heritage websites are “plagued” by wildlife criminals. These embrace the final refuges for critically endangered javan rhinos and wi...


Maina Sunuwar murder: Nepal troopers convicted of war-era killing

A Nepal court docket has sentenced three former troopers to 20 years in jail for killing a teenage lady through the decade-long Maoist insurgency. Maina Sunuwar, 15, was tortured and killed in a military base in 2004 in a case ...