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Nepal seeks help, death toll seen rising after devastating quake

Nepal seeks help, death toll seen rising after devastating quake

Nepal urged countries to send aid to help it cope with the aftermath of a devastating earthquake that killed more than 1,300 people, a toll officials said would rise as the desperate search for survivors continued into the early hours of Sunday.

Tears and pride on Gallipoli peninsula

Tears and pride on Gallipoli peninsula

They fought for us. They died for us.

Coyote captured outside Manhattan cafe

Coyote captured outside Manhattan cafe

olice captured a young, female coyote outside a cafe in a residential area of lower Manhattan, the latest in a series of coyote sightings in New York City, where an increasing number of the predators are making their home.

Migrant rescue mission must extend closer to Libya-Amnesty

Migrant rescue mission must extend closer to Libya-Amnesty

European efforts to save the lives of migrants drowning in the Mediterranean must involve search and rescue operations near the shores of Libya, Amnesty International said as hundreds more people arrived in Italy from North Africa.

Up to 150,000 Bangladesh workers lost jobs after Rana Plaza safety overhaul

Some 220 garment factories have shut down in Bangladesh with the loss of up to 150,000 jobs after the collapse of Rana Plaza shone a light on unsafe working conditions in the ready-to-wear industry, triggering a wave of inspections, according to a report.

More than 1,000 march in Baltimore to protest black man's death

More than 1,000 march in Baltimore to protest black man's death

More than 1,000 demonstrators chanting "shut it down" marched through Baltimore to protest the death of a black man who died after being taken into police custody.

Nepal earthquake kills hundreds, triggers deadly Everest avalanche

Nepal earthquake kills hundreds, triggers deadly Everest avalanche

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India, killing hundreds of people, toppling a 19th-century tower in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu and triggering a fatal avalanche on Mount Everest.

Olympian Jenner 'I've apologised my whole life'

Olympian Jenner 'I've apologised my whole life'

Olympic gold medalist and reality TV star Bruce Jenner said  that he identifies as a woman, becoming the most high-profile American to come out as transgender.

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