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Nepal moves to ease tension among Sherpas after Everest disaster

Family members comfort the daughter of Ankaji Sherpa, who lost his life in an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, during the cremation ceremony of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu April 21, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Family members comfort the daughter of Ankaji Sherpa, who lost his life in an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, during the cremation ceremony of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu April 21, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Family members comfort the daughter of Ankaji Sherpa, who lost his life in an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, during the cremation ceremony of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu April 21, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A portrait of Ankaji Sherpa, who lost his life in an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, is seen near a prayer flag during the cremation ceremony of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu April 21, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A portrait of Ankaji Sherpa, who lost his life in an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, is seen near a prayer flag during the cremation ceremony of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu April 21, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A portrait of Ankaji Sherpa, who lost his life in an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, is seen near a prayer flag during the cremation ceremony of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu April 21, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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A portrait of Dorjee Khatri, who lost his life in an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, is seen on the truck carrying his body during the funeral rally of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu April 21, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A portrait of Dorjee Khatri, who lost his life in an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, is seen on the truck carrying his body during the funeral rally of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu April 21, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

A portrait of Dorjee Khatri, who lost his life in an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, is seen on the truck carrying his body during the funeral rally of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu April 21, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Buddhist monks offer prayer during the funeral rally of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu April 21, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Buddhist monks offer prayer during the funeral rally of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu April 21, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Buddhist monks offer prayer during the funeral rally of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu April 21, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Mother of Ankaji Sherpa, who lost his life in an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, pays final tribute to her son during the cremation ceremony of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu April 21, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Mother of Ankaji Sherpa, who lost his life in an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, pays final tribute to her son during the cremation ceremony of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu April 21, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Mother of Ankaji Sherpa, who lost his life in an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, pays final tribute to her son during the cremation ceremony of Nepali Sherpa climbers in Kathmandu April 21, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Relatives observe the cremation ceremony of Nepali Sherpa climbers, who lost their lives during an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, in Kathmandu April 21, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Relatives observe the cremation ceremony of Nepali Sherpa climbers, who lost their lives during an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, in Kathmandu April 21, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Relatives observe the cremation ceremony of Nepali Sherpa climbers, who lost their lives during an avalanche at Mount Everest last Friday, in Kathmandu April 21, 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Mount Everest (C), the world's highest peak, and other peaks of the Himalayan range are seen from air during a mountain flight from Kathmandu, in this file picture taken April 24, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Chong/Files

Mount Everest (C), the world's highest peak, and other peaks of the Himalayan range are seen from air during a mountain flight from Kathmandu, in this file picture taken April 24, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Chong/Files

Mount Everest (C), the world's highest peak, and other peaks of the Himalayan range are seen from air during a mountain flight from Kathmandu, in this file picture taken April 24, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Chong/Files
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