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Earthquake in Nepal: more than 500 dead in the Christian community
The victims were celebrating the religious ceremony when the quake hit: the day off in the country is Saturday, not Sunday. Dozens of churches - mostly housed in rented homes - have collapsed. No Catholic casualties.
03/03/2017 14:16:00 NEPAL
International investors in Kathmandu: Funds in exchange for political stability
"Nepal Investment Summit 2017" underway, strongly supported by the local government initiative. More than 250 investors from around the world are discussing the fight against poverty, crime control and the growing Islamic terrorism. Continuous changes at the top do not create favorable conditions for funding; pockets of poverty are reservoir for the recruitment of extremists.
30/03/2016 17:04:00 NEPAL
Kathmandu: corruption and abuse cast a shadow on quake aid management
Almost a year after the earthquake, thousands of people still live in emergency conditions, without electricity, water, and basic health services. Activists and international NGOs have denounced irregularities in the use of funds. Ordinary Nepalis complain about delays, inefficiencies and discrimination. The real victims "have not received anything."
Earthquake in Nepal, Mount Everest moves three centimeters
The China Daily study is not confirmed by Kathmandu. The Nepalese government complains of not having been consulted by Beijing. The earthquake has reversed the natural trajectory of the highest peak in the world and moved the capital by three meters.
Nepal cancels all Everest expeditions for 2015
The government's decision after the "Great Earthquake" made paths dangerous. 27 climbers have died in avalanches triggered by the earthquake, but hundreds are still buried under the snow. The heroism of Catholic and non-Catholic students at Jesuit college of St. Xavier, in Langtang to rescue survivors.
Nepal: Government dismisses foreign volunteers. Thousands of earthquake victims still without food
The authorities thank the international community for "generous support", but claim they "can continue rescue operations on their own". Criticism and complaints of diplomatic missions and NGOs over aid management. A survivor: "If it were not for the support of Christians and other charitable organizations, we would have died."
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