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The Latest on Nepal Quake: Death toll tops 4,000

April 27, 2015

8:30 p.m. (1445 GMT, 10:45 a.m. EDT)

The death toll from Saturday's earthquake has risen above 4,000 people. more »»

The Latest on Nepal Quake: Stronger quake may be yet to come

April 27, 2015

7:30 p.m. (1345 GMT, 9:45 a.m. EDT)

An engineer who works on earthquake risks says the 7.8-magnitude temblor that struck on Saturday may not be the Big One for Nepal. more »»

The Latest on Nepal Quake: Aid worker in epicenter district

April 27, 2015

7:15 p.m. (1330 GMT, 9:30 a.m.)

World Vision aid worker Matt Darvas reached Nepal's Gorkha district, the epicenter of Saturday's powerful quake, early Monday afternoo. more »»

Poll: Most Greeks dissatisfied with government performance

April 27, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A small majority of Greeks are dissatisfied with the new government's performance, and half want it to compromise with its European creditors if the current tortuous bailout... more »»

The Latest on Nepal Quake: At busy airport, planes turn away

April 27, 2015

6:15 p.m. (1230 GMT)

Chaos has reigned at Kathmandu's small airport since the earthquake, with the onslaught of relief flights causing major backups on the tarmac. more »»

The Latest on Nepal quake: China bans north Everest climbs

April 27, 2015

5:45 p.m. (1200 GMT)

All mountaineering on the Chinese side of Mount Everest was cancelled after Saturday's earthquake. more »»

The Latest on Nepal quake: Medical teams dispatched to help

April 27, 2015

4:45 p.m. (1100 GMT)

Doctors Without Borders is sending eight teams to provide medical aid and other relief in Nepa. more »»

Sudan's al-Bashir re-elected with 94 percent of vote

April 27, 2015

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir won re-election with 94 percent of the vote, according to official results announced Monday, extending his 25-year rule despite... more »»

Syrian insurgents capture military base in northwest

April 27, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic insurgents overran a military base at a former factory in northwestern Syria on Monday, carting off tanks and other weapons in the latest blow to President Bashar Assad's... more »»

Quake-aid need acute in Nepal capital, more so in villages

April 27, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Shelter, fuel, food, medicine, power, news, workers — Nepal's earthquake-hit capital was short on everything Monday as its people searched for lost loved ones, sorted... more »»

Firebrand, survivor face off in UK's wildest election race

April 27, 2015

BRADFORD, England (AP) — Naz Shah is running for Parliament, but she is hardly a typical British politician. more »»

Rescuers struggle to reach remote Nepal areas as toll rises

April 27, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 3,700 Monday, and how much higher it would rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that... more »»

Modern tragedy: Quake-ravaged Nepal tower a site for selfies

April 27, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Social media is a chronicle of life, and sometimes death. more »»

The Latest on Nepal Quake: Death toll rises to 3,617

April 27, 2015

1.45 p.m. (0800 GMT)

Nepal's police say at least 3,617 people have been confirmed killed in Saturday's earthquake, including 1,302 in the Kathmandu Valley alone. more »»

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 »»

 
 

 

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