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May 9, 2015 5:53 am gmt |
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In Nepal’s historic town of Bhaktapur, the army, police and local residents have joined forces to sift through rubble to retrieve parts of monuments and relics destroyed by the massive earthquake that hit the country two weeks ago. On Friday (May 8), a cloud of dust rose from the central Durbar...
In World
May 9, 2015 5:41 am gmt |
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The height of a swathe of the Himalayas has dropped by around one meter as a result of the devastating Nepal earthquake, scientists say. But they add that the drop will roughly be balanced by slow uplift due to tectonic activity. And they have yet to analyse satellite images of the region in which th...
In Video News
May 8, 2015 1:03 pm gmt |
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The World Food Programme (WFP) on Friday (May 8), said that it had expanded its response to the earthquake in Nepal but warned that more funding was urgently needed for food, particularly in the most remote and hardest-hit areas of the country. On April 25, a devastating earthquake killed more than 7...
In Asia
May 8, 2015 11:16 am gmt |
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Nearly a million children in Nepal will not be able to return to school in the wake of last month’s earthquake unless urgent action is taken, says UNCEF. The international charity says nine out of 10 schools have been destroyed in the worst-affected districts. Almost 24,000 classrooms were dama...
In World
May 8, 2015 10:46 am gmt |
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An estimated 25,000 Rohingyas and Bangladeshis boarded people smugglers’ boats in the first three months of this year, twice as many in the same months of 2014, the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said in a statement on Friday. “Based on survivor accounts, we estimate that 300 people died at se...
In World
May 8, 2015 8:49 am gmt |
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The ambassadors of Norway and the Philippines are among at least six people killed in a helicopter crash in northern Pakistan, the army says. The military helicopter reportedly crashed during an emergency landing in the Naltar valley region. The diplomats were travelling to Pakistan’s Gilgit-Ba...
In World
May 8, 2015 7:23 am gmt |
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Residents of Bhaktapur, home to many of Nepal’s historic and heritage sites, on Friday (May 8) said they were worried about the city’s recovery, nearly two weeks after a devastating earthquake struck. The earthquake flattened or damaged more than 600,000 houses, and eight million of Nepal...
In Australia
May 8, 2015 6:48 am gmt |
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Thousands have bid Prince Harry farewell as his Australian army secondment ends – including a woman who asked him to marry her. Victoria Mc Rae donned a plastic crown and popped the question before surprising the prince with a kiss at a Sydney Opera House event. He responded with a coy smile an...
In World
May 8, 2015 6:22 am gmt |
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The Baltimore police investigation into the death of Freddie Gray doesn’t support some of the charges, including the most serious, filed by the Baltimore City State’s Attorney, potentially allowing lawyers representing the police officers the opportunity to undercut the prosecution, accor...
In Asia
May 8, 2015 6:22 am gmt |
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Swine across China are jumping or being shoved off platforms into pools and ponds where they bob around before paddling to shore. The staff of a Chinese organization which makes hogs dive and swim says that, they wanted to make the pigs grow healthier because usually they’re too lazy . To start...
In Asia
May 8, 2015 5:32 am gmt |
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Pakistan and Maldives have expressed their resolve to further expand bilateral cooperation and deepen their ties in diverse fields. This was stated by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Maldivian President Abdullah Yameen Abdul Gayoom while addressing a joint news conference after holding talks in Islam...
In World
May 8, 2015 4:27 am gmt |
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Ferries could be set to run between Florida and Cuba for the first time in more than 50 years after the US government approved new services. Services between the two countries stopped when the US imposed a trade embargo on Cuba in 1960. But Washington announced the restoration of diplomatic ties in D...
In Latest Stories
May 7, 2015 12:14 pm gmt |
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The agreement, seven weeks after his Likud party won the election, came just before a deadline for the formation of an administration. Mr Netanyahu needed backing from the right-wing Bayit Yehudi party to give him the necessary 61 seats. Mr Netanyahu, who first became PM in 1996, is now on course for...
In Latest Stories
May 7, 2015 12:06 pm gmt |
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US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Yemen’s ousted president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi on Thursday during a visit to Saudi Arabia, a US State Department official told Sputnik. Kerry arrived in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday evening ahead of high-level talks with Saudi Arabian King Salman and top Saudi...
In America
May 7, 2015 9:20 am gmt |
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American Airlines launches its 787 Dreamliner service today (Thursday), a few days after a recent Federal Aviation Administration order related to its power supply. American will begin temporary domestic flights between Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport, near its Ft. Worth, Texas, headquarters, ...