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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 »»

SAfrica: Charity, solidarity arise in anti-foreigner attacks

April 27, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Recent attacks on immigrants and their businesses in some parts of South Africa revealed anger over limited economic opportunities and a degree of intolerance, but they also... 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 »»

Death toll in Nepal quake rises to more than 3,200

April 27, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal police official says at least 3,218 people have been confirmed killed in the immense weekend earthquake centered outside of the capital of the Himalayan nation. more »»

Death toll in Nepal quake rises to nearly 2,800

April 27, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The death toll from Nepal's earthquake rose to 2,789 on Monday, two days after the massive trembler ripped across this Himalayan nation, leaving tens of thousands... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Quake in Nepal leaves more than 2,500 dead

April 27, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's worst earthquake in more than 80 years has so far claimed more than 2,500 lives. more »»

 
 
 

 

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