Powerful earthquake kills at least 718 in Nepal, causes avalanches in Himalayas, officials say
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25 Apr 2015

Add comment Reprints + - Volunteers help with rescue work at the site of a building that collapsed after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 25, 2015. Photo Credit: AP / Niranjan Shrestha advertisement | advertise on newsday KATHMANDU, Nepal - A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 718 people across a swath of...

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An injured man receives treatment outside the Medicare Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 25, 2015.
photo: AP / Niranjan Shrestha

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Syria conflict: Islamists 'capture Jisr al-Shughur'
Full Article BBC News
25 Apr 2015

25 April 2015 From the section Middle East Rebels seen preparing for the offensive on Jisr al-Shughur, which began on Thursday Islamist rebels in Syria have taken over much of the key north-western town of Jisr al-Shughur, activists say. It is the last major town under government control in Idlib province and correspondents say it could give them a...

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 Islamists 'capture Jisr al-Shughur' in Syria
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101 dead as 7.8 quake hits Nepal, causing big damage
Full Article Boston Herald
25 Apr 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 71 people as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches in the Himalayas. It was the worst temblor to hit the poor South Asian nation in over 80 years. At least 30 people died in neighboring countries where the...

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Rescuers clear the debris at Durbar Sqaure after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 25, 2015.
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Nepal Earthquake 7.9-Magnitude Tremor Hits Kathmandu - More Than 700 People Have Died
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A world apart
Full Article The Malta Independent
25 Apr 2015

The truth is slowly coming to the surface. Each corpse of child, man or woman that is lifted from the sea and every mental image of a sunken ship with 300 bodies locked in the hold, now resting on the seabed, is a testament of the sacrifice and suffering waging deep in the heart of humanity. The Mediterranean deaths, the traffickers,...

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In this photo made available Thursday, April 23, 2015, migrants crowd an inflatable dinghy as rescue vassel " Denaro " of the Italian Coast Guard approaches them, off the Libyan coast, in the Mediterranean Sea, Wednesday, April 22, 2015.
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Gallipoli centenary: Australia and New Zealand mark Anzac Day
Full Article BBC News
25 Apr 2015

25 April 2015 From the section Europe Events were held in honour of those who fell in Gallipoli across Australia and New Zealand on Saturday morning Australia and New Zealand are set to remember soldiers from the two countries who fought at Gallipoli in Turkey during World War One. The events throughout Saturday will mark the centenary of the...

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People attend the Dawn Service ceremony at the Anzac Cove commemorative site, in Gallipoli peninsula, Turkey, early Saturday, April 25, 2015.
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Gallipoli centenary Australia and New Zealand mark Anzac Day
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