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Canadian mountaineer falls to death on K2

ISLAMABAD: A Canadian national who was attempting climb Pakistan’s K2 mountain has fallen to his death, officials said. The 53-year-old was between camps 2 and 3 on the notoriously challenging 8,611 metres (28,251 feet) peak when the…

First woman to scale Mount Everest dies aged 77

TOKYO: The first woman to conquer Mount Everest, Junko Tabei of Japan, died aged 77, media reported Saturday. Tabei died of peritoneal cancer on Thursday at a hospital in Saitama, north of Tokyo, Japan's public broadcaster NHK and Kyodo…