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Nepal troops ready aid for remote quake-hit villages

April 28, 2015

GORKHA, Nepal (AP) — Preparing to make a push into the most isolated parts of quake-devastated Nepal, soldiers on Tuesday were readying food, water and other emergency supplies to be loaded onto... more »»

The Latest on Nepal Quake: Death toll 4,4,38 in 3 countries

April 28, 2015

9.00 a.m. (0315 GMT)

A Nepal police official says at least 4,352 bodies have so far been recovered after last week's massive earthquake that struck just outside of capital Kathmandu. more »»

The Latest on Nepal Quake: Major aftershocks waning

April 28, 2015

8.45 a.m. (0300 GMT)

A local seismologist says major aftershocks are now unlikely to occur as the 72-hour mark after Saturday's devastating earthquake approaches. more »»

In post-quake aid rush, Nepal neighbors jockey for position

April 28, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Wedged between the two rising Asian powers of China and India, landlocked Nepal watched rescuers and offers of help pour in from both sides within hours of an earthquake that kille... more »»

Greek PM says initial deal in bailout talks 'very close'

April 28, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister voiced hope that bailout talks between the cash-strapped country and its international creditors are "very close" to an initial deal, and ruled out... more »»

Gunman shouting Allahu akbar in Bosnia storms police station

April 27, 2015

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A gunman stormed into a police station in a northeastern Bosnian town shouting "Allahu akbar" on Monday, killing a policeman and wounding two others,... more »»

Nepal quake death toll tops 4,000; villages plead for aid

April 27, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — As the death toll from Nepal's devastating earthquake climbed past 4,000, aid workers and officials in remote, shattered villages near the epicenter pleaded Monday for... more »»

Ukraine leader sees country ready for EU entrance in 5 years

April 27, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president said at a high-level summit with European Union officials Monday that his country will be able to meet conditions to apply for EU membership within five... more »»

UN: Israeli military killed 44 Palestinians at UN shelters

April 27, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. inquiry has found that at least 44 Palestinians were killed and at least 227 injured by direct mortar strikes and other "Israeli actions" while sheltering at U.N. more »»

Yemen's exiled government declares 3 disaster zones

April 27, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's exiled government on Monday declared three areas in the country engulfed in fighting between Shiite rebels, their allies and pro-government forces as "disaster" zones,... more »»

Sudan's al-Bashir re-elected with 94 percent of vote

April 27, 2015

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir won re-election with 94 percent of the vote, according to official results announced on Monday, extending his 25-year rule despite... more »»

The Latest on Nepal Quake: US soldiers stay in Nepal to help

April 27, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — 12:05 a.m. (1820 GMT, 14:20 EDT)

The State Department says at least four Americans have died in Nepal's earthquake.

Spokesman Jeff Rathke says all of the U.S. more »»

Burundi Red Cross: 6 killed in anti-president protests

April 27, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — At least six people have been killed in clashes between police and civilians demonstrating against the Burundian president's bid for a third term, a spokesman for the... more »»

Cash handoffs, extortion fuel Mediterranean trafficking

April 27, 2015

PALERMO, Sicily (AP) — Fleeing war, persecution and poverty, migrants desperate to reach Europe are paying thousands of dollars apiece to become pawns in a multimillion-dollar trafficking network... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Quake in Nepal leaves more than 4,000 dead

April 27, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's worst earthquake in more than 80 years has so far claimed more than 4,000 lives, even without a full accounting from vulnerable mountain villages that rescue... more »»

Global effort to help Nepal earthquake victims intensifies

April 27, 2015

LONDON (AP) — The desperate effort to save lives in earthquake-ravaged Nepal intensified Monday as aid flights arrived carrying emergency medical teams, search-and-rescue equipment and tarps for... more »»

In post-quake aid rush, Nepal neighbors jockey for position

April 27, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Wedged between the two rising Asian powers of China and India, landlocked Nepal watched rescuers and offers of help pour in from both sides within hours of an earthquake that kille... more »»

Quake-aid need acute in Nepal capital, more so in villages

April 27, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Shelter, fuel, food, medicine, power, news, workers — Nepal's earthquake-hit capital was short on everything Monday as its people searched for lost loved ones, sorted... more »»

SAfrica: Charity, solidarity arise in anti-foreigner attacks

April 27, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Recent attacks on immigrants and their businesses in some parts of South Africa revealed anger over limited economic opportunities and a degree of intolerance, but they also... more »»

 
 
 

 

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