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Nepalis flee capital as quake toll mounts

Nepalis flee capital as quake toll mounts

Hundreds of Nepalis were fleeing the capital Kathmandu for the plains today, terror-stricken by two days of powerful aftershocks following a massive earthquake that killed more than 3,200 people and faced with shortages of food and water.

Rush to send aid to quake-stricken Nepal

Rush to send aid to quake-stricken Nepal

International agencies and governments are rushing to send search and rescue teams, doctors and medicines to Nepal where an earthquake has killed more than 2,400 people and left tens of thousands without food, water or shelter.

Labour says no deals with Scottish nationalists

Labour says no deals with Scottish nationalists

Britain's Labour Party has ruled out a post-election deal with Scottish nationalists after Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives said such a tie-up could spark the biggest constitutional crisis since the 1936 abdication of the king.

Nepal quake: Survivors recall avalanche terror

Nepal quake: Survivors recall avalanche terror

When Khile Sherpa opened his eyes, the snow around him was bright red, drenched with blood streaming from gashes in his body from the avalanche that catapulted him across Mount Everest's base camp at lunchtime on Saturday.

Wake follows protests after man's police custody death

Wake follows protests after man's police custody death

Mourners gathered at a Baltimore funeral home to remember a 25-year-old black man who died a week ago while in police custody, an unexplained death that has brought thousands to the city's downtown to protest police violence.

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.

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