Nepal quake: Prime Minister Koirala says death toll could be 10,000

Nepal quake: Prime Minister Koirala says death toll could be 10,000

Govt has yet to assess the full scale of the damage wrought by Saturday’s 7.9 magnitude quake, unable to reach many mountainous areas
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Nepal says rebuilding costs to exceed $10 billion

Nepal says rebuilding costs to exceed $10 billion

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Central banks running in place as inflation outpaces rate cuts

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Rebuilding Nepal

Rebuilding Nepal

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