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Kathmandu

The shrinking Dead Sea.

Global

Gone tomorrow: the places you need to visit, right now

From the Galapagos to the Great Barrier Reef, there are some destinations you can't keep putting off for a visit, writes Michael Gebicki.

Nepal

Altitude slickness

Nina Karnikowski Close to Kathmandu there's an eco-conscious retreat for mind and body restoration.

Bargains

Deals of the week: at home in Nepal

Discover Kathmandu then prepare and share a meal with a local family.

Kathmandu ... robberies and rituals

Kathmandu

Richard Tulloch I had expected life in Kathmandu to happen on the street but I didn't know I'd be watching a cremation on my first day in town.

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Avalon Airport axes ad over criticism it made light of domestic violence

The advertisement as seen on Avalon Airport's Facebook page.

5:29pm | Victoria's Avalon Airport has been forced to ditch its new advertising campaign after being accused of making light of domestic violence.

UK tourist recounts 'hellish' time in Sri Lanka over Buddha tattoo

10:09am | A 37-year-old British nurse has recounted her "hellish" experience in Sri Lanka after she was arrested and sent to a deportation centre for sporting a Buddha tattoo deemed offensive by authorities.

Stowaway reportedly eyed Africa

9:05am | As relatives make themselves scarce after a 15-year-old Santa Clara boy survived a flight from San Jose to Maui in a jetliner's wheel well over the weekend, Hawaiian media have reported the boy may have been trying to get to his mother in Africa.

Hang onto your seat: it's gondola be an after-dark ride to thrill

JASON DOWLING | First we had the illuminated Melbourne Star wheel for a spin after dark - next may be a midnight ride to Arthurs Seat on new multimillion-dollar gondola.

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