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Nepal Elected Its First Female President

Nepal’s parliament has elected women’s rights campaigner Bidhya Devi Bhandari as its first female president, in a move hailed as a milestone. She is the second person to hold the mainly ceremonial role. The 54-year-old is currently the vice-chair of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal (United Marxist Leninist). Ms …

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A New 7.4-magnitude Earthquake Hits Nepal

Just a couple of weeks since¬†devastating 7,9-magnitude earthquake in Nepal, a new equally terrifying earthquake hits the natural disaster-stricken country, amounting to 7.4 in magnitude this time. Follow the event in Tweets with us: Prelim M7.4 earthquake NEPAL May-12 07:05 UTC, updates http://t.co/RSXtr3kD1M, 86 #quake tweets/min — USGSted (@USGSted) May …

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Death Toll in Nepal Reaches 6,204 Individuals

Death toll of the devastating earthquake of April 25th in Nepal has reached 6,204 people. Apart from that, 13, 932 individuals are injured, the local government reports. According to the UN data, the natural disaster in one way or another affected 8 million individuals of the 28-million population of the …

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