Kathmandu

Nepal

At least 50 dead after plane crashes on approach to Kathmandu airport

The plane burst into flames after it clipped a fence on its final approach.
David Gilbert
3.12.18
The 2017 Photo Issue

Two Photos Tell Dramatic Stories Through Often Overlooked Details

Photographers Prasiit Sthapit and Sohrab Hura share their work in our annual photo issue.
Prasiit​ Sthapit
Sohrab Hura
8.7.17
Scene Reports

Kathmandu's Extreme Metal Scene Puts Nepal on the Global Metal Map

From Kathmandu to the hinterlands of the Himalayan foothills, extreme metal gains a foothold in the second-highest country on earth.
Joe Henley
2.27.17
videos

Life of a Kumari Goddess: The Young Girls Whose Feet Never Touch Ground

Broadly heads to Nepal to witness the centuries-old tradition of worshipping Kumari, a living goddess manifested in the body of a young girl, to see how life is for the sacred children spending their lives in a temple—and what happens when they grow.
Broadly Staff
8.2.16
News

There's No Gas in Kathmandu

For weeks, imports from India to Nepal have been constricted—and nobody really knows why. This is what Kathmandu looks like without gas.
David Caprara
10.8.15
asia & pacific

One Dead and 17 Injured After Protest Over Nepal’s New Constitution Turns Violent

Security forces reportedly opened fire on a demonstration in southern Nepal hours before the country was set to adopt its first democratic constitution.
Atoosa Moinzadeh
9.20.15
asia & pacific

Nepal Hasn't Spent Any of the Billions Donated To Recover From Devastating Quakes

The government has admitted it's been slow to start reconstruction after the earthquakes in April and May that killed close to 9,000 and left thousands of buildings destroyed and damaged.
VICE News
9.2.15
asia & pacific

Child Trafficking Increase Feared in Nepal after Earthquake

Each year an estimated 10,000 children are trafficked from Nepal to work in Indian brothels and factories, and the April 25 earthquake has only made the problem worse.
Neha Shastry
6.9.15
asia & pacific

Nepali Families Demand Compensation for US Helicopter Crash Victims

The relatives of five Nepalese civilians killed in a US military helicopter crash during an earthquake relief mission in May also said that they waited weeks for confirmation of their deaths.
VICE News
6.8.15
VICE News

In Photos: Deadly Tremor Hits Nepal Just Weeks After Devastating Earthquake

With a magnitude of 7.3, the latest tremor has so far killed 48 people and injured thousands in Nepal, while also killing people in neighboring countries.
Anik Rahman
5.12.15
cuba

VICE News Capsule - Monday, May 11

Airstrikes target residence of former Yemeni president, a suicide bombing on a government bus killed three people in Kabul, Kathmandu continues post-earthquake cleanup, and Raul Castro hints at return to Catholic Church.
VICE News
5.11.15
Nepal

Earthquake in Nepal (Dispatch 5)

In this dispatch, VICE News visits Bhaktapur where Nepalese Buddhists are providing relief while the wait for international aid continues.
VICE News
5.5.15
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