A powerful earthquake shook Nepal one year ago. Nearly 9000 people died. Reconstruction is proceeding slowly in the country's villages. Especially in regions such as the remote Gorkha district, building materials are in short supply.
Vienna's historic center could be added to the UN's list of endangered sites, along with the earthquake-devastated Kathmandu valley. A team of UNESCO experts is meeting in the Polish city of Krakow to decide.
Nepalese Sherpa workers are fixing the final route to the summit of Mount Everest and the first climb of the season could be days away.
Trash bags have been deposited at Camp Two on the world's highest peak. The site - and a whole lot of garbage - was abandoned two years ago after a series of earthquake-triggered avalanches.
A magnitude 5.0 earthquake has struck Botswana, two days after a 6.5 magnitude quake shook the southern African nation. The earlier earthquake was felt in South Africa.
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