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January 22, 2019
January 22, 2019

Taiwan's 'Bikini Climber' social media star dies after ravine fall

Taiwanese rescue teams were trying Tuesday to retrieve the body of a dead hiker who became famous on social media for taking selfies on top of mountain peaks dressed in a bikini.

September 2, 2015
September 2, 2015

Everest epic gets Venice film fest off on a high note

"Everest", an account of a 1996 disaster on the world's most famous mountain, got the 72nd Venice film under way on a high note.

July 1, 2015
July 1, 2015

Is there such a thing as Yeti?

For decades people have reported seeing an ape-man roaming the snowy wastes of the Himalayas. Is there any truth to the tales?

June 15, 2015
June 15, 2015

Long, hard road for Nepal's disabled quake survivors

Eight hours after Bim Bahadur Gurung starts walking along a mountain path, carrying his severely injured daughter on his back and hoping to find a hospital, a second earthquake strikes already-devastated Nepal.

June 6, 2015
June 6, 2015

Malaysia mountain quake: 11 dead, 8 missing

Eleven people died and eight others are missing after an earthquake near Malaysia's highest peak, a minister for tourism says.