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Activists: Syrian air raids kill 34 in northwestern town

April 26, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government aircraft pounded opposition-held areas in the country's northwest on Sunday, killing at least 34 in one strike on a town near the Turkish border, activists said. more »»

Quake agony revealed quietly on trip from Nepal airport

April 26, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Soon after landing at Kathmandu airport, the Thai Airways captain made a bizarre announcement to passengers: Nobody is in the control tower. more »»

Death toll climbs following Nepal quake: Things to Know

April 26, 2015

The death toll climbed and aftershocks continued a day after a powerful earthquake struck the Nepal region, triggering an avalanche on Mount Everest and setting off an urgent aid response. more »»

More than 2,500 confirmed dead in Nepal earthquake

April 26, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Sleeping in the streets and shell-shocked, Nepalese cremated the dead and dug through rubble for the missing Sunday, a day after a massive Himalayan earthquake killed more... more »»

Mountaineers, guides stream from Everest after avalanche

April 26, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Mountaineers, guides and porters streamed from Mount Everest base camp on Sunday in the wake of a deadly earthquake-triggered avalanche that obliterated parts of the rocky... more »»

Kazakhstan goes to polls as president expected to win

April 26, 2015

ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — Voters in oil-rich Kazakhstan turned out in abundance Sunday for a carefully choreographed presidential election intended to cement the rule of the incumbent, who has... more »»

Iraqi army claims progress in Anbar amid Baghdad bombings

April 26, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's army announced it was making progress in the battle against Islamic State militants in Anbar province Sunday even as it struggled to retake territory lost over the weekend... more »»

Syrian air raids target rebel-held town in northwest

April 26, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian military aircraft bombed the northwestern town of Jisr al-Shughour on Sunday, a day after insurgents seized control of it as part of a broader offensive that has left... more »»

UK premier defends royals' right to choose birth hospital

April 26, 2015

LONDON (AP) — With Britain's general election fast approaching, almost anything can become political — even Prince William and his wife Kate's choice of private medical care for the upcoming birt... more »»

Car bombs kill at least 18 civilians in Iraq

April 26, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants unleashed a wave of bombings on Sunday targeting commercial areas in and around the Iraqi capital, killing at least 18 civilians, officials said, as clashes continued... more »»

Sudan's pyramids, nearly as grand as Egypt's, go unvisited

April 26, 2015

AL-BEGRAWIYA, Sudan (AP) — The small, steep pyramids rising up from the desert hills of northern Sudan resemble those in neighboring Egypt, but unlike the famed pyramids of Giza, the Sudanese sit... more »»

Witnesses to Everest avalanche: 'I knew I had to survive'

April 26, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — At least 17 people were killed and 61 injured when an avalanche set off by Saturday's massive Nepal earthquake swept down the Himalaya. more »»

Protests after Burundi leader is nominated for a third term

April 26, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Hundreds of people in Burundi protested in the capital Sunday after the country's ruling party nominated President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for a third term. more »»

More than 2,200 confirmed dead in Nepal earthquake

April 26, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Sleeping in the streets and shell-shocked, Nepalese cremated the dead and dug through rubble for the missing Sunday, a day after a massive Himalayan earthquake killed more... more »»

First survivors of Mount Everest avalanche reach Kathmandu

April 26, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The first group of survivors from an earthquake-triggered avalanche that swept through the Mount Everest base camp were flown to Nepal's capital on Sunday and taken to... more »»

Image from the quake: Heavy damage in Nepal ancient city

April 26, 2015

THE IMAGE:

In this photo by Niranjan Shrestha, a man in Nepal's ancient city of Bhaktapur cries Sunday as he walks through debris caused by the powerful earthquake that struck the region on... more »»

Car bombs kill at least 14 civilians in Iraq

April 26, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Car bombs ripped through commercial areas in and around the Iraqi capital on Sunday, killing at least 14 civilians, officials said. more »»

More than 2,150 confirmed dead in Nepal earthquake

April 26, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An official in Nepal says at least 2,152 people are now confirmed dead in the massive earthquake that hit just outside of Kathmandu. more »»

Japan's prime minister goes to US to showcase close ties

April 26, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's itinerary for his weeklong U.S. more »»

Magnitude 6.7 aftershock hits Nepal, causes panic

April 26, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful aftershock shook Nepal on Sunday, making buildings sway and sending panicked Kathmandu residents running into the streets a day after a massive earthquake left... more »»

 
 
 

 

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