epa08869820 (FILE) - Tents stand in the Everest Base Camp of the mountaineers in Nepal, 07 April 2017 (reissued 08 December 2020). Nepal and China have agreed on a new official height for Mount Everest. The height of the world's highest peak is now given as 8,848.86 meters. In the past two years, China and Nepal have sent teams to take measurements at the summit in the border area. EPA-EFE/Balazs Mohai HUNGARY OUT

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A Norwegian climber hoping to summit Everest confirmed on Thursday that he has tested positive for Covid-19, in a blow to Nepal’s hopes for a …

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