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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 »»

France investigates accusations that soldiers raped children

April 29, 2015

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

Export freeze sows bitterness in Venezuela chocolate trade

April 29, 2015

EL CLAVO, Venezuela (AP) — William Machado worked all winter harvesting palm-sized yellow cacao pods and drying the flavorful beans insid. 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 »»

Greece to present reforms draft to creditors to unlock loans

April 29, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece says it will discuss with its European creditors on Thursday a draft bill of reforms it hopes will earn their approval and pave the way for the unlocking of vitally... 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 »»

Japan PM offers condolences for WWII dead in historic speech

April 29, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offered condolences Wednesday for Americans killed in World War II in the first address by a Japanese leader to a joint meeting of Congress, but stoppe... more »»

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

April 29, 2015

12:07 a.m. (1822 GMT)

Chinese authorities have closed all climbing on the Tibetan side of Mount Everest for the sprin. more »»

Polish authorities say Russian reporter a danger to Poland

April 29, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish authorities accused a Russian journalist working for a pro-Kremlin news agency of posing a threat to Poland's security, saying Wednesday that he should lose his right... 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 »»

Australia wary of escalating rift after Indonesia executions

April 29, 2015

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia said it would withdraw its ambassador to Indonesia after two Australians were among eight drug traffickers executed by the Southeast Asian country Wednesday,... 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 »»

An African version of Spartacus ballet to hit the stage

April 29, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Spartacus is getting an African makeover.

In the 1960 movie "Spartacus," Kirk Douglas played the gladiator who led a slave revolt against the Romans. more »»

Shipping company says crew of vessel seized by Iran is safe

April 29, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — The operator of cargo vessel boarded by Iranian forces as it was traversing the Strait of Hormuz said Wednesday it has confirmed the crew is safe. more »»

 
 
 

 

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