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  • CNN honors unsung heroes of the world

     
    Hollywood award shows come with glamorous stars, popular bands and tearful acceptance speeches, and CNN's laurels offered all of that along with a rare humanitarian twist. The globetrotting cable news channel is celebrating regular people who toil -–...
  • Over 1,000 body parts from poached tigers were seized in Asia over the past decade, report shows

     
    BANGKOK — More than 1,000 parts of tigers slain by poachers across Asia have been seized over the past decade, raising fears that the big cats are headed for extinction, says a new study by a key wildlife trade monitoring......
  • Nepalese government investigates surge in Indian rhinoceros poaching incidents

     
    KATMANDU, Nepal — Nepal's government was investigating the poaching of rhinos in the Himalayan nation after 28 of the endangered animals were killed over the last 11 months, an official said Monday. Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal and Forest Minister....
  • Big Bear Lake's Jordan Romero, 13, becomes youngest person to scale Mt. Everest

     
    Jordan Romero, a 13-year-old from Big Bear Lake, Calif., has become the youngest person to scale Mt. Everest, the world's tallest peak. The eighth-grader's contingent confirmed by satellite phone on Saturday (Himalayan time) that his climbing group, which...
  • Girija Prasad Koirala dies at 86; former Nepalese prime minister

    Girija Prasad Koirala dies at 86; former Nepalese prime minister
    Girija Prasad Koirala, Nepal's former prime minister who led mass protests that ended the king's authoritarian rule and helped deliver a peace deal to end 10 years of communist revolt, died Saturday in Katmandu, Nepal. He was 86. Koirala, who served five...
  • Katmandu, Nepal

    Katmandu, Nepal
  • Foreign workers for U.S. are casualties twice over

    Foreign workers for U.S. are casualties twice over
    Rey Torres dreamed of a better life for his wife and five children when he left a neighborhood of wooden shacks and burning trash piles to drive a bus on a U.S. military base near Baghdad. He hoped to send his children to college and build a new home...
  • Foreign tourist boards

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • Top 10 must-see spots around the globe

    Top 10 must-see spots around the globe
    People always ask me how I decide where to go. I read, I see movies, I stare at maps, I dream. And in doing so, I arrived at these 10 places that are tops on my list for 2009. Some are old favorites that are newly affordable. Others have a special...
  • China moves to clean up Mt. Everest

    1 China Scattered with the debris of more than 50 years of climbing -- oxygen canisters, tents and backpacks -- Mt. Everest has been called the world's highest garbage dump. China is moving to clean up its northern side of the mountain and protect its...
  • Review: Tara's Himalayan Cuisine

    Review: Tara's Himalayan Cuisine
    IF YOU sit at the table in the window at Tara's Himalayan Cuisine, a new cafe on Venice Boulevard in Palms, you can study a large panoramic photo under the tabletop glass. It's a scene of the mountain region from which the cafe takes its name, but...