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Man bites snake to death in Nepal revenge attack

A Nepali man who was bitten by a cobra bit it back and killed the reptile in a tit-for-tat attack, a newspaper said on Thursday. Nepali daily Annapurna Post said Mohamed Salmo Miya chased the snake, which bit him in his rice paddy on Tuesday, caught it and bit it until it died.


Plane with 21 people on board crashes in Nepal

A plane carrying 21 people crashed Monday while trying to land at a mountain airstrip in Nepal's northern Himalayas, killing at least nine, authorities said. Eight survivors in critical condition were flown by helicopter to a hospital.


Nepalese man, 72, declared shortest person ever

A 72-year-old Nepalese man who is about the size of a toddler on Sunday became the world's shortest person ever recorded.


Woman called witch, burned alive

A 40-year-old mother of two was burned alive in central Nepal after she was accused of being a witch, police said Saturday.


Plane With 19 People on Board Crashes in Nepal

Plane With 19 People on Board Crashes in Nepal

A plane carrying tourists to view Mount Everest crashed while attempting to land in dense fog in Nepal on Sunday, police and eyewitnesses said. A witness said 18 bodies were pulled out of the wreckage of the plane, which was carrying 19 people.


Looming Nepal Earthquake Could Be Worse than Haiti or Chile

Scientists worry Nepal could suffer the next earthquake disaster An earthquake disaster in Nepal could be more devastating than the Haiti earthquake or the Chile earthquake.


Nepal's Shortest Man in Quest for World Record

Nepal's Shortest Man in Quest for World Record

A man who is only 22 inches tall left his home country of Nepal on Sunday in a quest to be recognized as the world's shortest living man.


China warns pro-independence Tibetans not to enter Tibet

China has bolstered its security forces along its border with India and Nepal, on the fiftieth anniversary of a failed uprising in Tibet.


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