After a devastating earthquake, the country's greatest art and architecture is at risk from looting and permanent damage.
Nepali villagers denying shelter to foreign trekkers, including many Israelis, as 100 people airlifted out of national park.
This area is in a natural park which is popular with tourists.
Earthquake early-warning systems have been deployed in only a handful of the world's seismic hot zone.
Expect similar disasters across South Asia as governments steal foreign aid and ignore natural threats.
Israeli parents and their surrogate children have begun be flown to safety in Israel.
Death toll exceeds 3,200 as food and water shortages combined with aftershocks cause exodus from Kathmandu.
The avalanche was triggered by the 7.9-magnitude earthquake that has left thousands dead in Nepal.
Kathmandu hospital workers bring patients onto street as it is too dangerous to keep them indoors.
"The toll could go up, it may include foreigners as well as sherpas," an official said.
The Army is setting out to deal with Everest's notorious trash problem.
The government vowed safety improvements after dozens die last year, but tour operators say the measures aren't enough.
The Gadhimai festival occurs every five years and has attracted widespread condemnation
Climbing veterans, trekking organizations, and government talk safety as casualties near the popular trail climb and dozens more are rescued
"I thought it was the last day in my life," Kusang Sherpa said.
"There was a big chunk of snow that fell over us and swept us away. It looked like clouds, all white," a survivor said