Russia recruits Nepali men with promises of citizenship and enticing wages. But after news of at least 10 Nepali troops killed, Nepal's government and families want to bring their soldiers home.
Umesh Balal is determined to make the voices of people with disabilities, young people and Indigenous people heard at the world's largest meeting on climate change.
The government said that to make social media platforms accountable, it has asked the companies to register and open an office in Nepal, pay taxes and abide by the country's laws and regulations.
Authorities said the death toll was expected to rise, noting that communications were cut off with many places.
An estimated 15 million people are threatened by floods that happen when glaciers melt rapidly. Nepal's Himalayan communities are on the front lines.
Rescuers are scouring the crash site for survivors, and Nepal has declared Monday a day of national mourning.
A plane carrying 72 people crashed near Pokhara International Airport in Nepal, the daily newspaper Kathmandu Post reported Sunday.
Vinod Kumar of India and Anish Adhikari of Nepal are among the many migrant workers who helped build the stadiums. Adhikari says he was misled about working conditions. Kumar died on the job.