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Rescuers pull survivor from rubble 5 days after Nepal quake

April 30, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Crowds cheered Thursday as a teenage boy was pulled, dazed and dusty, from the wreckage of a seven-story Kathmandu building that collapsed around him five days ago when an... more »»

Vietnam War 40 years on, enemies now friends but still pain

April 30, 2015

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) — This city once known as Saigon was festooned in red banners on Thursday that read "Long Live the Glorious Communist Party of Vietnam," 40 years after northern... more »»

Jordan's overland trade paralyzed by Iraq, Syria border woes

April 30, 2015

JABER CROSSING, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's overland trade has largely been paralyzed by recent border attacks from insurgents in neighboring Syria and Iraq — a spillover of regional turmoil... more »»

Nepal economy shattered by quake, recovery to take years

April 30, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — What took moments to flatten will take years to rebuild.

In mere seconds a powerful earthquake devastated a swathe of Nepal. more »»

Near Syrian border, wounded fighters and civilians recover

April 30, 2015

KILIS, Turkey (AP) — Sitting up in bed, 16-year-old Anas Baroudi lifts up an orange blanket to show where his left foot used to be, before he lost it almost three years ago in Syria's civil war. more »»

The Latest on Nepal: Race against time to deliver supplies

April 30, 2015

10 a.m. (0415 GMT)

In quake-wracked Nepal, everyone who is able is joining the aid effort. more »»

Behind Nepal's Shangri-la image, poverty and misery

April 30, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Even amid the misery, with entire neighborhoods sleeping on sidewalks for fear of a massive earthquake's aftershocks, even with no running water, no electricity, and anger... more »»

The Latest on Nepal: In ravaged hamlets, lives were spared

April 30, 2015

7:45 a.m. (0200 GMT)

Police in Nepal say the death toll from Saturday's earthquake has topped 5,500. more »»

Aid begins arriving in Nepal's remote quake-hit villages

April 30, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The first supplies of food aid began reaching remote, earthquake-shattered mountain villages in Nepal, while thousands clamored to board buses out of Kathmandu, either to... more »»

Syrian opposition, activists report chemical attack in Idlib

April 29, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syrian activist groups on Wednesday reported another suspected chemical attack in the northwestern province of Idlib, with one group tweeting that a dozen people were... more »»

3 killed in attack in Mali's north

April 29, 2015

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Gunmen in three cars attacked a town in Mali's north on Wednesday, killing three people including the head of the national guard, a resident and an official said. more »»

Burundi still tense with protests as US sends diplomat

April 29, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Protesters were again on the streets Wednesday, angry over the Burundian president's third term bid that they say is unconstitutional, as a top U.S. more »»

Girls, women rescued from Boko Haram need psychological care

April 29, 2015

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Some of the nearly 300 girls and women freed by Nigeria's military from the forest stronghold of Boko Haram were so transformed by their captivity that they opened fire on... more »»

France investigates accusations that soldiers raped children

April 29, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Paris prosecutors are investigating accusations that French soldiers in Central African Republic sexually abused children they were sent to protect. more »»

Aid begins arriving in Nepal's remote quake-hit villages

April 29, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The first supplies of food aid began reaching remote, earthquake-shattered mountain villages in Nepal on Wednesday, while thousands clamored to board buses out of... more »»

Republic of Congo, Chad presidents set fire to ivory

April 29, 2015

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo (AP) — The presidents of Republic of Congo and Chad on Wednesday set fire to five tons of ivory seized from poachers, using seized timber, to mark their commitment... more »»

Brazil executives moved to house arrest in corruption case

April 29, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Top executives from several big Brazilian construction and engineering firms left prison Thursday but will remain under house arrest for their alleged role in a massive... more »»

Saudi king recasts line of succession with eye on security

April 29, 2015

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman redrew the line of succession on Wednesday, appointing a counterterrorism czar as crown prince and placing his own defense minister son in... more »»

UK trial: US soldier describes chaos after Iraq explosion

April 29, 2015

LONDON (AP) — A U.S. soldier has testified at a British court about the carnage after an explosion caused by an improvised bomb in Iraq in 2007. more »»

 
 
 

 

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