A Nepalese homeless man sleeps in a street of Kathmandu on Wednesday. Nearly 8,500 people have now been confirmed dead in the disaster, which destroyed more than half a million homes and left huge numbers of people without shelter with just weeks to go until the monsoon rains
A man reads a newspaper as his friend looks at his mobile phone, as they sit next to collapsed houses on the outskirts of in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Friday
Women walk through debris in the early morning hours in Bhaktapur near Kathmandu, Nepal, on Thursday . The Himalayan nation is still reeling from a devastating quake measuring 7.8 last month that killed more than 8,000 people and injured close to 20,000.
A Nepalese resident carries a child as she walks past damaged homes in Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu on Wednesday, following a new earthquake that hit the day before
Nepalese search for open space as a strong earthquake hits Kathmandu, Nepal, on Tuesday. The quake that hit Nepal on 12 May 2015 had a magnitude of 7.3, the United States Geological Society says, and was followed by several strong aftershocks.
A pedestrian walks on the wreckage of destroyed homes in the village of Satungal on the outskirts of Kathmandu on Tuesday following a 7.8 magnitude earthquake which struck the Himalayan nation of Nepal on April 25
Nepalese soldiers stand next to wrecked buildings at Durbar square, a UNESCO world heritage site that was badly damaged by the earthquake, in the historical centre of Kathmandu, Nepal
A boy from the slum jumps from one concrete drainage pipe to another along the bank of Bagmati River as he plays with his friends in Kathmandu on Tuesday
Devotees gather around the chariot of Seto Machindranath (C) during the Seto Machindranath chariot festival at Ashon in Kathmandu. The Seto Machindranath chariot festival is celebrated to pray for rainfall and good harvest for the upcoming year
Young Nepalese women cover their faces with bags to protest against violence against women in Kathmandu, Nepal. Recent cases include two acid attacks on school girls in the city and the rape and murder of a six-year-old.
Passengers exit from a Turkish Airlines plane soon after it overshot from the runway in Kathmandu, Nepal
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A Nepalese Hindu sadhu (holy man) paints coloured paste on to his face during the Maha Shivaratri festival in Kathmandu, Nepal. Hindus mark the festival by offering prayers and fasting. Hundreds of sadhus have arrived in Pashupatinath to take part in the event
A woman carrying a basket walks down a narrow alley as she returns from the vegetable market in Kathmandu on Monday
A constitution assembly member of an opposition party throws a chair during a meeting inside the Constituent Assembly building in Kathmandu, Nepal. The new assembly was elected to write a constitution after the abolition of the 240-year-old feudal monarchy
Nepalese riot police stand guard during a general strike in Kathmandu. The strike was called by various opposition parties to demand that the draft of a new constitution is done on time through consensus.
A Nepalese Buddhist leaves after prayers at the Golden Temple near Patan Durbar square in Lalitpur, near Kathmandu, on Monday. The temple, a Unesco world heritage site, was founded during the 12th Century and is famous for ancient art and carvings.
A masked dancer performs to a drumbeat during the Newari New Year parade that falls during the Tihar festival, also called Diwali, in Kathmandu on Friday
A cow is garlanded and offered food during a religious ceremony celebrating the Tihar festival, also called Diwali, in Kathmandu, on Thursday.
A Nepalese Hindu devotee stands with burning oil lamps on his shoulders as part of a ritual to celebrate the tenth and final day of Dashain festival at Bhaktapur, also known as the city of devotees, in Kathmandu
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Nepalese fire fighters and local people bring a fire under control at a historic house in Bangemuda in central Kathmandu, Nepal, after six hours of continuous effort