At least nine dead as earthquake hits northeast India

An earthquake measuring 6.7 magnitude has hit northeast India, near its borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh, killing at least nine people. The quake hit at 04:35 local time (23:05 GMT Sunday) about 29km (18 miles) northwest of Imphal, the capital of Manipur state, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The earthquake was originally reported… Read More At least nine dead as earthquake hits northeast India

Four dead as demonstrators clash with police in Nepal

At least four demonstrators have been killed since Saturday in southern Nepal, during protests against the new constitution. All were shot during clashes with police, in which dozens more protesters and police were also injured. The protesters, from the Madhesi ethnic minority, say the constitution discriminates against their community. They have been blockading the Indian… Read More Four dead as demonstrators clash with police in Nepal

Nepal police search for body of the U.S. woman that was beaten to death

Police in Nepal said Tuesday that they are searching a river where the body of a 27-year-old teacher from Austin, Texas, was thrown after she was hammered to death. Authorities are searching the Seti River for the body of Dahlia Yehia, who disappeared from the resort town of Pokhara in western Nepal last month, said… Read More Nepal police search for body of the U.S. woman that was beaten to death