KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Sleeping in the streets and shell-shocked, Nepalese cremated the dead and dug through rubble for the missing Sunday,... Full Story
More than 2,200 confirmed dead in Nepal earthquake
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Sleeping in the streets and shell-shocked, Nepalese cremated the dead and dug through rubble for the missing Sunday, a day after a massive Himalayan earthquake killed more than 2,200 people. Aftershocks tormented them, making buildings sway and sending panicked Kathmandu resdents running into the streets.
First survivors of Mount Everest avalanche reach Kathmandu
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The first group of survivors from an earthquake-triggered avalanche that swept through the Mount Everest base camp were flown to Nepal's capital on Sunday and taken to hospitals. None appeared to have life-threatening injuries.
Death toll climbs following Nepal quake: Things to Know
The death toll climbed and aftershocks continued a day after a powerful earthquake struck the Nepal region, triggering an avalanche on Mount Everest and setting off an urgent aid response.
Witnesses to Everest avalanche: 'I knew I had to survive'
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — At least 17 people were killed and 61 injured when an avalanche set off by Saturday's massive Nepal earthquake swept down the Himalayas. The snow and ice ripped through key Mt. Everest climbing routes and tore into base camp, the nylon mountaineering city that blossoms everyyear at the base of the world's highest peak.
Sudan's pyramids, nearly as grand as Egypt's, go unvisited
AL-BERGAWIYA, Sudan (AP) — The small, steep pyramids rising up from the desert hills of northern Sudan resemble those in neighboring Egypt, but unlike the famed pyramids of Giza, the Sudanese site is largely deserted.
Experts gathered in Nepal a week ago to ready for earthquake
Nepal's devastating earthquake was the disaster experts knew was coming.
Image from the quake: Heavy damage in Nepal ancient city
World offers help after Nepal quake, but few know scope yet
LONDON (AP) — As world leaders and global charities try to grasp the scope of an earthquake that devastated parts of tiny, mountainous Nepal, they are preparing emergency aid for the survivors but worrying how to make sure it gets there.
The world's strongest earthquakes since 1900
A magnitude-7.8 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley on Saturday, the worst quake in the Himalayan nation in over 80 years.
Key facts about Nepal, site of magnitude-7.8 quake
Key facts about Nepal, where an earthquake magnitude-7.8 hit Saturday:
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