GORKHA, Nepal (AP) — Helicopters crisscrossed the mountains above a remote district Tuesday near the epicenter of the weekend earthquake in ... Full Story
Choppers ferry injured in Nepal; new mudslide hits village
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 injured and delivering emergency supplies. Officials said 250 villagers were feared missing in a new mudlide.
The Latest on Nepal Quake: UN says 8 million affected
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Iraq faces huge challenges dislodging Islamic State in Anbar
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces are on a westward push to retake Anbar, a sprawling Sunni-dominated desert province captured by the Islamic State group in their offensive last year. But as the battles for Tikrit and Ramadi have shown, it will be a hard slog for a much-diminished Iraqi army — especially given Baghdad's reticence to arm Sunni tribesmen and local fears of the Shiite militias backing gov...
Saudi Arabia makes Islamic State arrests, thwarting attacks
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia said Tuesday it has arrested a total of 93 people with ties to the Islamic State group in recent months, foiling their plans to carry out terrorist attacks, including a strike on the U.S. Embassy in the kingdom's capital.
Nuclear attack survivors, 70 years later, now fading away
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — What a nuclear attack didn't take from them, old age will.
Palestinian who clashed with Israeli troops dies of wounds
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian officials say a Palestinian man wounded in clashes with Israeli troops the night before has died.
Man arrested in Bosnia over links to gunman in police attack
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 "Allahu akbar," killing one policeman and wounding two others before he died in the shootout.
Coffins arrive at Indonesian prison as executions near
CILICAP, Indonesia (AP) — Ambulances carrying coffins arrived Tuesday at a prison island and relatives paid final visits to their condemned loved ones in a sign that Indonesia will imminently execute eight foreigners and one Indonesian man, despite an international outcry and pleas for mercy.
Jamaica woman brings attention to rapes targeting lesbians
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 about the attack than the fact she is a lesbian.
Study: Obama most followed on Twitter, pope most influential
BERLIN (AP) — A new study shows U.S. President Barack Obama is still by far the most followed world leader on Twitter, but Pope Francis is considered the most influential by the number of his messages retweeted.
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