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Mountaineers, Sherpas and team expedition members  at Everest base camp in early May. Photograph:  Prakash Mathema/AFP via Getty Images

The coronavirus crisis overwhelming India is wreaking havoc in neighbouring Nepal, where surging cases have pushed hospitals to the brink of collapse (...)

Handout photo shows mountain climbers lining up to stand at the summit of Mount Everest. Photograph: Project Possible/AFP/Getty Images

Three Indian climbers died of exhaustion while descending the slopes of Mount Everest, Nepali officials said on Friday, taking to 15 the total of moun(...)

The peak of Mount Everest (centre), the world’s highest mountain at 8,848 metres. Nepal has issued permits to 371 foreign climbers this season, up from last year’s 281, each of which cost $11,000 (€9,800). Photograph: Tashi Sherpa/AP

Nepali sherpas have found four climbers dead in their tents on Mount Everest, officials said on Wednesday, taking the death toll on the world’s highes(...)

 Mount Everest (background) and the Nupse-Lohtse massif (foreground) are seen from the village of Tembuche in the Kumbh region of north-eastern Nepal. Photograph: AFP

Two more climbers have died on Mount Everest, taking the death toll on the world’s highest mountain in the past month to at least five amid mountainee(...)

The mother of Kaji Sherpa, one of 13 Nepali mountaineering guides who lost his life in an avalanche on Mount Everest, cries as she waits for the body of her son to arrive at Sherpa Monastery in Kathmandu. Photograph: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters

Rescuers recovered the body of one mountain guide today after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes of Mount Everest, bringing the death toll(...)