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12 guides killed in Everest avalanche

Sherpa climbers aided by helicopters resumed a search on Saturday for four missing guides after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes of Mount Everest, killing at least 12 in the deadliest accident on the world's highest mountain.

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Saudi woman creates history by climbing Everest

Raha Moharrak, a 25-year-old Saudi woman, has made history by becoming the youngest Arab to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain Everest. She was part of a four-person expedition that also included the first Qatari

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Suzanne becomes first Arab to reach Everest

Suzanne Al Houby, a Palestinian residing in the UAE and a mother of two, has become the first Arab woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain. Since the world’s highest peak was first scaled by Sir Edmund Hil

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US teen becomes youngest to climb Everest

A 13-year-old American boy on Saturday became the youngest climber to conquer Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, a climbing website said. Jordan Romero from Big Bear, California, scaled the 8,850 metre (29,035 feet) summit from t

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Everest conqueror Hillary dies

New Zealand's Sir Edmund Hillary, who along with Nepal's Tenzing Norgay Sherpa became the first to conquer Mount Everest, died in hospital on Friday. New Zealand flags flew at half mast at Scott Base in Antarctica on Friday, mourning the l

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