Jul 16th, 2013
By Keshab Giri Of late, events in Egypt have attracted profuse attention from all over the globe. Democratically elected government back in 2011/12 has been ousted by moderate, secular opposition with the help from Egyptian military, thus culminating in pivotal role of military. Some have expressed e...
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Sep 28th, 2012
A plane flying 19 people towards Mount Everest came down in flames on the outskirts of the Nepalese capital on Friday, killing everyone on board including seven Britons, police said. The twin-engine Sita Air craft had just taken off from Kathmandu and was headed to the town of Lukla, gateway to the w...
May 22nd, 2012
Climbers have reported seeing another body on Mount Everest, raising the death toll to four for one of the worst days ever on the world’s highest mountain. Nepali mountaineering official Gyanendra Shrestha said on Tuesday that the body of Chinese climber Ha Wenyi was spotted not far from where ...
Feb 27th, 2012
Nepal is not only home to the world’s highest peak but the world’s shortest man. A Guinness World Records team measured Chandra Bahadur Dangi at 54.6cm (21.5in), declaring the 72 year-old shorter than previous title holder Junrey Balawing, from the Philippines, who stood at 59.7cm (23.5in...
Feb 6th, 2012
By Annie Sovcik Advocacy Counsel, Refugee Protection Program Broad definitions and absurd legal interpretations continue to harm refugees and their families In the late 1970’s when Ethiopia was under the control of the notoriously brutal Dergue regime and the Eritrean Liberation Front (ELF) was engag...
Feb 2nd, 2012
At least 73 people were killed and 1,000 injured in a riot at a soccer match in the Egyptian city of Port Said on Wednesday, the worst disaster in the country’s soccer history, government officials said. Here is a look at some of the major disasters in soccer stadiums in the last 30 years: Octo...