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  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • Walk-off victories

    Walk-off victories
    At age 18 and with the blessing of her family, Sajina Tamang left her home in Nepal to work as a housekeeper in Lebanon. Finding work abroad was her ticket to self-sufficiency, one of the few career paths open to a rural girl in one of the world's most...
  • Remarkable Woman: Grainne McKeown

    Remarkable Woman: Grainne McKeown
    Fresh off a year practicing medicine in Nepal, Grainne McKeown found her old habits weren't sitting well with her new worldview. "Coming from a place where you might spend 50 cents for a meal — and a lot of people don't even have 50 cents —...
  • Photos: Earthquake hits India, Nepal and Tibet

    <b>Photos:</b> Earthquake hits India, Nepal and Tibet
  • The Find: Himalayan Cafe in Old Town Pasadena

    The Find: Himalayan Cafe in Old Town Pasadena
    The path to nirvana starts with appetizers at Himalayan Cafe in Old Pasadena. Those hot, steamy curry-stuffed dumplings called momo look exactly like twisty-top Chinese xiao long bao, but their fillings taste vaguely Indian. Every spectacular bite,...
  • Nepal forms caretaker government pending new elections

    Nepal forms caretaker government pending new elections
    KATMANDU, Nepal — Nepal announced the formation of a caretaker government Tuesday and settled into a tense calm after a weekend constitutional crisis led the prime minister to call elections, some four years and several shaky governments after the...
  • 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......
  • 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 -–...
  • Leo donates $1 million to save the tigers

     
    Leonardo DiCaprio dropped some serious change on worldwide efforts to save tigers from extinction. A foundation he set up donated $1 million on behalf of tigers. Righteous. As world leaders gather for a historic summit to save tigers from extinction, L.....
  • Crafts go corporate: Indie movement glue-guns its way into the mass marketplace

     
    When Renegade and Unique L.A. go head-to-head this weekend in Los Angeles, the two craft fairs have some additional competition from an unlikely source: the mall. Many merchants have dabbled in handmade crafts, especially during the holiday season. But...
  • He's the big cheese: How a Frenchman became the cheese king of Katmandu

     
    Raised in a Parisian suburb of sidewalks and shopping malls, Francois Driard knew nothing about cheese-making until a few years ago. Now he's getting rave reviews from mostly foreign customers in Nepal, one of the world's poorest nations. And he's......
  • IMAGE: Appearances Soft Focus

     
    Denis Colomb proves cashmere isn’t just for sweaters anymore....