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The Latest on Nepal Quake: Foreign tourists out in the cold

April 27, 2015

1.15 p.m. (0700 GMT)

Foreign tourists in Nepal are getting anxious as food, water and power remain scarc. more »»

Deaths rise, aid flown in after Nepal quake: Things to Know

April 27, 2015

The death toll climbed above 3,300 on Monday, two days after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck central Nepal and surrounding regions. more »»

The Latest on Nepal Quake: Gorkha toll could change picture

April 27, 2015

11.45 a.m. (0600 GMT)

There's a lot that the world still doesn't really know about the Nepal quake. more »»

Rescuers struggle to reach many in Nepal quake, fear worst

April 27, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 3,300 Monday, and how much higher it would rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that... more »»

Death toll in Nepal quake rises to more than 3,200

April 27, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal police official says at least 3,218 people have been confirmed killed in the immense weekend earthquake centered outside of the capital of the Himalayan nation. more »»

Death toll in Nepal quake rises to nearly 2,800

April 27, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The death toll from Nepal's earthquake rose to 2,789 on Monday, two days after the massive trembler ripped across this Himalayan nation, leaving tens of thousands... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Quake in Nepal leaves more than 2,500 dead

April 27, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's worst earthquake in more than 80 years has so far claimed more than 2,500 lives. more »»

No time to lose: Global response to Nepal quake gears up

April 27, 2015

LONDON (AP) — There is still time to save lives — that's why governments and aid agencies Sunday rushed doctors, volunteers and equipment to Nepal without waiting for the dust to settle.

U.N. more »»

Togo counts votes as president seeks third term

April 27, 2015

LOME, Togo (AP) — Officials in Togo on Sunday added up results from a presidential vote that had the lowest turnout of any election conducted in the past decade. more »»

Shocks terrify survivors of Nepal quake that killed 2,500

April 26, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Shell-shocked and sleeping in the streets, tens of thousands of Nepalis braced against terrifying aftershocks Sunday while digging for survivors of the massive earthquake... more »»

Israel says airstrike on Syrian border targeted militants

April 26, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military said Sunday it launched an airstrike on its border with Syria after spotting militants carrying a bomb in the Israeli-held Golan Height. more »»

Winehouse family criticizes 'misleading' movie about singer

April 26, 2015

LONDON (AP) — The family of Amy Winehouse has criticized a documentary about the late singer that is due to have its premiere at next month's Cannes Film Festival. more »»

Mustafa Akinci elected leader of breakaway Turkish Cypriots

April 26, 2015

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Mustafa Akinci, a veteran politician with a strong track record of reaching out to rival Greek Cypriots, was elected Sunday as leader of the breakaway Turkish Cypriots in... more »»

Official: Palestinian operatives helped free Syria hostages

April 26, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — A top Palestinian intelligence official provided first details Sunday of the release of two Swedish hostages held in Syria for 17 months, saying the captors drove them to a... more »»

No time to lose: Global response to Nepal quake gears up

April 26, 2015

LONDON (AP) — There is still time to save lives — that's why governments and aid agencies Sunday rushed doctors, volunteers and equipment to Nepal without waiting for the dust to settle.

U.N. more »»

Nigeria recalls diplomats from South Africa over attacks

April 26, 2015

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria is recalling its top diplomats in South Africa because of "ongoing xenophobia targeting foreigners," according to a government statemen. more »»

3 young women jailed in Russia for twerking next to monument

April 26, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — A court in southern Russia has sentenced three young women to brief jail terms for making a video showing them twerking next to a World War II memorial. more »»

Aftershocks terrify survivors of quake that killed 2,500

April 26, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Shell-shocked and sleeping in the streets, tens of thousands of Nepalese braced against terrifying aftershocks Sunday while digging for survivors in the devastation wrough... more »»

Correction: Nepal-Earthquake Warning story

April 26, 2015

In a story April 26 about a gathering of earthquakes experts a week before the Nepal quake, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of one expert. His name is Hari Kumar, not Hari Ghi. more »»

Fighting rages in Yemen's 3rd-largest city, strikes continue

April 26, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Deadly street battles raged in Yemen's third-largest city on Sunday, as airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition battling Shiite rebels struck targets in several cities, security... more »»

 
 
 

 

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