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Tanzania plans cable car for Mount Kilimanjaro

Tanzania plans cable car for Mount Kilimanjaro

Tanzania wants to boost tourist numbers by putting a cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain, and is in talks about the project with a Chinese and a Western company.

Swiss plane crash: turbulence, slow speed seen as possible factors

Swiss plane crash: turbulence, slow speed seen as possible factors

Aviation experts on Monday pointed to treacherous mountain winds and low speed as potential factors in the Swiss vintage air plane crash that left 20 dead.

Pakistan rescue teams spot French woman climber, no communication with Polish man

Pakistan rescue teams spot French woman climber, no communication with Polish man

Pakistan military helicopters circling the treacherous "Killer Mountain" were on Saturday able to spot a French woman climber who left behind her injured Polish partner to seek help, a senior official said, but neither was able to be rescued.

Norway to build world's first ship tunnel at sea

Norway to build world's first ship tunnel at sea

Norway on Wednesday unveiled plans to build the world's first sea tunnel to pass through a mountain, avoiding dangerous waters that intimidated even the Vikings.

14 killed, 13 injured in Nepal bus crash

14 killed, 13 injured in Nepal bus crash

A passenger bus carrying people from a small town in northern Nepal crashed on a narrow mountain road on Tuesday, killing 14 people and injuring 13 others, local authorities said.

Japan military joins search for missing boy

Japan military joins search for missing boy

Japan's military on Wednesday joined the search for a seven-year-old boy missing in the country's north since his parents said they abandoned him in a bear-inhabited mountain forest, officials said.