The government in one of the world's youngest democracies collapsed yesterday when the Prime Minister of Nepal resigned. This ends government rule by former Maoist guerrillas, who took power in elections after fighting a civil war against the King.
Global warming is having a dramatic impact in the Himalayas, where the glaciers are melting at a rapid pace. One local mountain climber has started a campaign to educate villagers and trekkers alike about the effects of climate change on the mountains.
For our Geo Quiz, we're looking for Nepal's largest city. The answer is Kathmandu. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with California art collector Michelle Page about local Nepali artists who specialize in painting portraits of dogs for American pet owners.
Change is in the air in Nepal, the answer to our Geo Quiz today. Nepal's new national assembly voted today to formally abolish the country's monarchy. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details from the BBC's Rabindra Mishra in the capital Kathmandu.
For millions of women around the world, monthly periods are something that comes with real hazards, such as missing school and work or being subjected to potentially harmful sanitary conditions. But there's a global menstrual movement taking place.
In Nepal, many families view the birth of a baby girl as an economic burden, so some pregnant women abort girl fetuses. One local Nepali government is encouraging families to keep their daughters — and it’s paying them for having baby girls.