For decades, organ smugglers have targeted Nepal's Hokse village so frequently that it’s become known as Kidney Village. The money many villagers earned for selling a kidney paid for land or a home. After last year’s earthquake, however, no homes in Hokse remained inhabitable.
It's been a year since the earthquake in Nepal. The devastating quake hit on April 25, 2015, killing almost 9,000 people and leaving many thousands homeless. Photographer Sonia Narang visited with several people who lost their homes, livelihoods or access to basic needs in the disaster.
Traditionally, widows can be shunned or deprived of basic rights in Nepal, consigned to a life of ritual mourning. But as more young men in Nepal die while working abroad, some of those restrictions are loosening.
It's been 10 years since Nepal's crown prince gunned down the king, and other royal family members before killing himself. Many in Nepal say they don't believe the official story of what happened that night. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.
Three climbers died on Mount Everest this weekend. Two more are missing. The mountain is particularly dangerous this year, and more congested than ever. One respected expedition organizer canceled the season earlier this month.