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.
Brick factory workers warm themselves on a fire during a winter morning at a factory in Lalitpur, Nepal
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 farmer harvests rice on a field in Lalitpur, Nepal
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
Members of the army rescue unidentified trekkers from the Thorung La mountain pass on the Annapurna Circuit, near Muktinath, in Mustang district, Nepal on Friday
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
A reveller dances while taking part in an LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) parade to mark the Gaijatra Festival, also known as the festival of cows, in Kathmandu
Children play in the street outside a temple in the ancient city of Bhaktapur near Nepal‘s capital Kathmandu on Wednesday
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A farmer carries bundles of rice saplings as she walks in the paddy field in Khokana, Lalitpur, on Monday
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Pema Dolma, 78, opens a butter package to make a prayer candle in her cliffside home in Chosher, Nepal. Humans have lived in caves carved out of the Mustang cliffsides for thousands of years
Dancers in Nepal perform during celebrations for the seventh anniversary of Republic Day in Kathmandu on Thursday
A Nepalese man sweeps the stairs of the Boudhanath Stupa during Buddha Jayanti, or Buddha Purnima, festival in Katmandu, Nepal, on Wednesday.
A man covered in vermillion powder dances during the Sindoor Jatra festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal on Tuesday
A villager signals an arriving helicopter at Basa Village Development Committee in Solukhumbu District, Nepal.
A Hindu holy man waves to attract tourists as he stands seeking alms at the Pashupatinath Hindu temple premises in Katmandu, Nepal. The Pashupatinath temple on the banks of the Bagmati River is one of the most revered temples of Lord Shiva, the Hindu god of death and destruction.
Nepalese policemen detain exiled Tibetans as they shout slogans during a protest outside the Chinese embassy visa office in Katmandu, Nepal on Monday’s anniversary of a failed 1959 uprising against Chinese rule in Tibet.
Nepalese street vendors carry carpets as they walk through Durbar Square in Kathmandu
Hindu devotees in Nepal offer prayers by rolling on the ground after performing a bathing ritual on the final day of the Swasthani Festival near the Hanumante River at Bhaktapur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu