The Telegraph
Saturday , April 26 , 2014

Climbers abandon Everest

Climbers who had hoped to reach the summit of Mount Everest have instead begun the long journey home: a teenager with epilepsy who wanted to inspire others like himself; a banker who quit his job, sold his apartment and used up most of his savings to pay for the trip; a builder from California...   | Read..

Drunk flyer sparks hijack scare on Bali flight

A drunk passenger triggered a hijack scare today when he tried to break into the cockpit of a Virgin Australia plane flying from Brisbane to the Indonesian holiday island of ...   | Read..

Castro dismayed

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro is in good health and working hard though he is “dismayed” over the recent death of his close friend, Colombian writer Gabriel Ga...   | Read..

16 workers trapped in tunnel after landslide

Sixteen workers, including a Chinese national, have been trapped by a landslide inside the tunnel of a hydroelectric power project in Nepal, a project official said today....   | Read..
A file picture of the Everest Base Camp. (AFP)
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Obama in sanction threat to Russia

President Barack Obama will press European allies to impose more sanctions if Russia steps up actio...   | Read..

Vargas Llosa to honour Marquez pact

Peruvian author and Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa vowed yesterday to honour until death a pact ...   | Read..