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479 dead as 7.8 quake hits Nepal, causing big damage

April 25, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 479 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled... more »»

Nepal police: 449 dead in quake, including 181 in Kathmandu

April 25, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A police official says that 449 people have been confirmed dead in the massive Nepal earthquake, including 181 in Kathmandu. more »»

Key facts about Nepal, site of magnitude-7.8 quake

April 25, 2015

Key facts about Nepal, where an earthquake magnitude-7.8 hit Saturday:

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GEOGRAPHY:

Straddles the Himalayas between northern India and China and is home to Mt. more »»

101 dead as 7.8 quake hits Nepal, causing big damage

April 25, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 71 people as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered... more »»

The world's strongest earthquakes since 1900

April 25, 2015

A magnitude-7.8 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley on Saturday, the worst quake in the Himalayan nation in over 80 years. more »»

81 dead as 7.9 quake hits Nepal, causing big damage

April 25, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 71 people, as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered... more »»

74 dead as 7.9 quake hits Nepal, causing big damage

April 25, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 71 people, as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveling centuries-old temples and triggered... more »»

TV: 2 dead, 100 injured in Bangladesh from Nepal quake

April 25, 2015

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A TV report says that two people were killed and more than 100 injured in Bangladesh in an earthquake that originated in Nepal. more »»

Risk and worry await S. Korea work to lift doomed ferry

April 25, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Salvaging the corroded, 6,800-ton ferry Sewol from deep beneath a channel notorious for dangerous currents will be difficult, expensive and potentially risky. more »»

Gunmen kill activist in Pakistan after Baluchistan event

April 25, 2015

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen on a motorcycle killed a prominent women's rights activist in Pakistan just hours after she held a forum on the country's restive Baluchistan region, home to a... more »»

Man arrested over drone at Japanese prime minister's office

April 25, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone with low-level radioactive sand on the roof of the prime minister's office to protest the government's nuclear... more »»

Social media a key battleground in Britain's election

April 25, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Once, election campaigning meant knocking on doors, organizing meetings and licking stamps. Now it also includes honing hashtags, rallying retweets and clicking "like. more »»

Thousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battle

April 25, 2015

GALLIPOLI, Turkey (AP) — As dawn broke, families of soldiers, leaders and visitors gathered near former battlefields, honoring thousands of Australians and New Zealanders who fought in the... more »»

Chinese feminist: Long hours of interrogations after release

April 25, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — One of five leading Chinese feminist advocates said she went through lengthy and verbally abusive interrogations after she was conditionally released in a case that has attracted... more »»

Police arrest man over drone landing at Japan PM office

April 25, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone on the roof of the prime minister's office, officials said Saturda. more »»

Ex-Guantanamo detainees in Uruguay protest at US Embassy

April 25, 2015

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Four freed Guantanamo Bay detainees protested in front of the U.S. more »»

Chileans moved after dangerous volcanic mudflows detected

April 25, 2015

ENSENADA, Chile (AP) — Authorities urged 2,000 people living near the Calbuco volcano to evacuate Friday after potentially devastating mudflows of volcanic debris were detected in a nearby river,... more »»

Former Polish foreign minister Bartoszewski dies at 93

April 24, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, a former Auschwitz prisoner and member of Poland's underground World War II resistance who helped save Jews and later served twice as the country's... more »»

UN: High civilian toll in Yemen conflict; at least 550 dead

April 24, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — With combatants fighting in neighborhoods and Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounding Iran-backed rebels from the sky, Yemen's war is wreaking a particularly bloody toll among... more »»

Italy court OKs arrest of suspected smuggler captain, crew

April 24, 2015

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — A judge in Sicily on Friday confirmed the arrest warrants against the suspected captain and crew member of the smuggling boat that capsized in the Mediterranean's worst eve... more »»

 
 
 

 

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