A plane carrying 71 people from Bangladesh swerved erratically and flew dangerously low before crashing and erupting in flames as it landed Monday in Kathmandu, Nepal's capital, killing at least 50 people, officials and witnesses said.
By Binaj Gurubacharya, Associated Press
More than 40 million people have been affected, and heavy rains are expected to continue through at least October.
By Larisa Epatko
At least 1,200 people have died from monsoons and flooding in India, Bangladesh and Nepal over the past month.
By Larisa Epatko
The arrests of more than 8,000 people from India, China, Romania, Bangladesh and Nepal is offering a new challenge to immigration agents tasked with fully identifying would-be immigrants.
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, on the second night of protests in Milwaukee, an 18-year-old was shot and seriously injured. The protests were in response to the fatal shooting of Sylville Smith, a black man authorities say was carrying a…
Heavy lifting is a way of life in Nepal. But the 250,000 workers -- many of them children -- manning the Himalayan country’s brick kilns suffer on a different level, toiling in terrible conditions and earning less than one cent…
By Michael Holtz, Christian Science Monitor
Child labor often spikes following natural disasters. Nepal wants to break that mold and help kids like Dorje Lama.
The massive earthquake that rocked Nepal a year ago killed thousands and displaced many more, but it also left an indelible mark on the nation’s cultural heritage, destroying centuries-old temples and monuments. As rebuilding efforts begin, conflicts are surfacing between…
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