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Choppers ferry injured in Nepal; new mudslide hits village

April 28, 2015

GORKHA, Nepal (AP) — Helicopters crisscrossed the mountains above a remote district Tuesday near the epicenter of the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 4,600 people, ferrying the... more »»

Saudi Arabia foils US Embassy attack, arrests 93 suspects

April 28, 2015

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced the arrest of 93 suspects with ties to the Islamic State group who it says were planning multi-pronged attacks on the U.S. more »»

The Latest on Nepal Quake: UN says 8 million affected

April 28, 2015

11:20 p.m. (1735 GMT)

An official says Nepal's earthquake was picked up as far away as Antarctica and Argentina by seismic stations that monitor the globe for underground nuclear testing. more »»

Coffins arrive at Indonesian prison as executions near

April 28, 2015

CILICAP, Indonesia (AP) — Ambulances carrying coffins arrived Tuesday at a prison island and relatives paid final visits to their condemned loved ones as Indonesia announced it will execute eight... more »»

Police station attack in Bosnia reignites ethnic tensions

April 28, 2015

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The killing of a policeman by a Muslim gunman prompted Bosnian Serb leaders on Tuesday to renew calls for independence from the federation forged in a U.S. more »»

Jamaica woman brings attention to rapes targeting lesbians

April 28, 2015

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — When Angeline Jackson and a friend were ambushed at gunpoint and sexually assaulted on a wooded trail outside the Jamaican capital, police initially seemed less concerned... more »»

Study: Obama most followed on Twitter, pope most influential

April 28, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — A new study shows U.S. more »»

Palestinian who clashed with Israeli troops dies of wounds

April 28, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian officials say a Palestinian man wounded in clashes with Israeli troops the night before has died. more »»

UN says it will try to identify all Ebola cases by June

April 28, 2015

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says it aims to identify and isolate all new Ebola cases in West Africa by the end of May to stop the spread of the lethal virus before the rainy season. more »»

Ethiopia ponders stiffer penalties for human smuggling

April 28, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia is drafting a new law to stiffen punishments for human trafficking in an attempt to stem a wave of dangerous migrations to Europe, the Ministry of Justice... more »»

Helicopters ferry injured from Nepal villages near epicenter

April 28, 2015

GORKHA, Nepal (AP) — Helicopters crisscrossed the mountains above a remote district Tuesday near the epicenter of the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 4,400 people, ferrying the... more »»

250 people feared missing after mudslide in Nepal village

April 28, 2015

GORKHA, Nepal (AP) — An official says 250 people are believed missing following a mudslide and avalanche in an isolated village in rural Nepal not far from the epicenter of Saturday's powerful... more »»

Deutsche Bank co-CEO on trial over battle with media mogul

April 28, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Deutsche Bank co-CEO Juergen Fitschen went on trial Tuesday along with two of his predecessors, charged with attempted fraud for allegedly colluding to deceive judges in a... more »»

UK man accused of killing US soldier with bomb in Iraq

April 28, 2015

LONDON (AP) — A British man went on trial in London on Tuesday accused of making a roadside bomb that killed a U.S. soldier in Iraq in 2007. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

April 28, 2015

LONDON (AP) — A boat carrying hundreds of migrants to Europe capsized off Libya in what could be the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant tragedy, with survivors arriving in Italy last week an... more »»

Afghan official: At least 52 dead in landslide in northeast

April 28, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A massive landslide in a remote province in northeastern Afghanistan killed at least 52 people on Tuesday, a provincial official said. more »»

Man arrested in Bosnia over links to gunman in police attack

April 28, 2015

KUCIC KULA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian police on Tuesday arrested a man with suspected links to a gunman who stormed into a police station in the country's Bosnian Serb region shouting... more »»

Ukraine says rebels firing rocket launchers again

April 28, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Separatist rebels in the east of Ukraine have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal, Ukrainian military officials... more »»

IRA-style bomb damages Londonderry probation office

April 28, 2015

LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland (AP) — Northern Ireland police say a small bomb has detonated outside a probation office on a residential street in Londonderry, injuring nobody, and the city's... more »»

The Latest on Nepal Quake: Choppers ferry injured to Gorkha

April 28, 2015

2.15 p.m. (0830 GMT)

At Dubai International Airport, workers loaded crates packed with relief aid into a Boeing 747 destined for Nepal, just over a four-hour flight away. more »»

 
 
 

 

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