A college professor is lucky to be alive after falling 70-feet into an ice crevasse while doing climate research in Nepal. John All survived the fall with a fractured arm, several broken ribs and numerous […]
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Most Sherpa mountain climbers have decided to leave Mount Everest, a guide said Tuesday, confirming a walkout certain to disrupt a climbing season that was already marked by grief over the […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Leonardo DiCaprio wants to help the tiger population of Nepal. His Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has awarded $3 million in grants to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to work with the […]
LUKLA, Nepal (AP) — As soon as the decades-old Twin Otter landed at Lukla airport, passengers burst out in applause. They do that for nearly every safe landing at the often terrifying airport at the […]
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The oldest person to climb Mount Everest said Sunday that he won’t make any further attempts to scale the world’s highest peak — even though his new record may soon be […]
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Five climbers including two Hungarians and a South Korean are missing on the world’s third-highest mountain and feared dead, a mountaineering official said Friday. The five disappeared Monday on Mount Kanchenjunga, […]
PARIS (AP) — Sex symbol-turned-animal rights activist Brigitte Bardot is threatening to join actor Gerard Depardieu in Russian exile unless France halts the scheduled euthanasia of two sick circus elephants.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) – Mountaineers who survived a pre-dawn avalanche high on the world’s eighth-tallest peak say they waited an hour for the sun to come up and then saw pieces of tents and bodies […]