The struggle for power in Lumbini, Nepal as a Chinese group pushes a "mega project" to draw Buddhist tourists from around the world.
Would you climb 8,848 meters to pick up other people's waste, discarded climbing gear and even the occasional dead body? This is what the Eco Everest Expedition sets out to do every year.
Tibetan refugees continue to brave harrowing journeys across the Himalayas to Nepal and beyond. Back home Chinese repression has triggered a new wave of self-immolations. But in Nepal too, pressure from China is visible, says one Tibetan refugee.
Mount Everest is unquestionably the worlds highest mountain but just how high, exactly, is it? Toting the latest technology, a team of climbers is heading for the rooftop of the world to find out.
Nepals major parties have hammered out a last-minute deal to save the Constituent Assembly. But six years after the end of a bitter civil war, the country's divisions still remain raw.