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Should Britain stay in the EU? Question hovers in election

May 3, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Ian Robinson, co-owner of a small investment firm in London, is watching Britain's general election this Thursday with unease. more »»

Merkel joins survivors, US vets to mark Dachau liberation

May 3, 2015

DACHAU, Germany (AP) — It was a shocking, horrifying "beautiful day. more »»

Italy: 3,690 migrants rescued from Mediterranean in 1 day

May 3, 2015

ROME (AP) — Ships rescued 3,690 migrants in just one day from smugglers' boats on the Mediterranean Sea off the Libyan coast, the Italian Coast Guard said Sunday. more »»

Afghanistan: Taliban offensive forces thousands from homes

May 3, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Fierce fighting between government forces and Taliban insurgents in northern Afghanistan has forced thousands of people to flee their homes, officials said Sunday. more »»

Rescuers find 3 survivors in Nepal days after quake

May 3, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers have found three survivors in a mountainous village in Nepal, several days since the earthquake, an official said Sunda. more »»

The Latest on Nepal: 3 pulled from rubble days after quake

May 3, 2015

4:20 p.m. (1035 GMT)

Rescuers have found three survivors in a mountainous village in Nepal, several days since the earthquake. more »»

IS group claims Iraq car bomb attack that killed 19

May 3, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — The extremist Islamic State group claimed responsibility Sunday for a late-night car bomb attack in the heart of Baghdad that killed at least 19 people, saying it was targeting a... more »»

The Latest on Nepal: 3 pulled from rubble 8 days after quake

May 3, 2015

4:20 p.m. (1035 GMT)

Rescuers have pulled from the rubble three survivors in a mountainous village, eight days since the earthquake. more »»

Nepal shuts airport to big jets; more bodies found

May 3, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people following the massive earthquake, but U.. more »»

Quake hobbles Nepal, so villagers fend for selves

May 3, 2015

POKHARIDANDA, Nepal (AP) — Knock-kneed children drag scavenged sleeping mats into tarpaulin tents. Grandmothers clear rocks from demolition sites once called homes. more »»

The Latest on Nepal: 51 bodies recovered on trekking route

May 3, 2015

2:30 p.m. (0845 GMT)

Rescuers have found 51 bodies in a village on a popular trekking route over the weekend, including six foreigners. more »»

Sadness, disappointment in Philippines after Pacquiao defeat

May 3, 2015

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Sadness and disappointment gripped Filipinos after Manny Pacquiao's defeat in his much-anticipated fight against American Floyd Mayweather Jr. more »»

Alice, Charlotte, Diana? Guessing game for royal baby's name

May 3, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Britain's newborn princess has spent her first night at home in Kensington Palace — but the guessing game continues over what her name will be. more »»

China teaches top cadres Western ideas despite backlash

May 3, 2015

SHANGHAI (AP) — In the still, early hours, cadres make their way down tree-lined paths. more »»

'Nepali' or 'Nepalese'? A linguist chimes in

May 3, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — What is the difference between the words "Nepali" and "Nepalese"? Very little, it seems — even if the question has come up repeatedly in newsrooms since the April 25... more »»

An elderly Nepali villager, and memories of the 1934 quake

May 3, 2015

POKHARIDANDA, Nepal (AP) — He was 9 years old when he felt the earth tremble for the first time. He'd been out in a field, grazing his goats on wild grass below Nepal's snow-covered peaks. more »»

The Latest on Nepal: India sending tents for quake victims

May 3, 2015

11:35 a.m. (0550 GMT)

Responding to the Nepalese government's plea for temporary shelters in the wake of the massive earthquake, an Indian state government is sending 100,000 tents to Nepal. more »»

Nigeria: Nearly 300 freed women, children led to safety

May 3, 2015

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Their faces were gaunt, hair tinted orange and stomachs distended from malnutrition. They looked bewildered, lost, broken. But the girls were alive and free. more »»

Damaged by deadly quake, fate of Nepal heritage unsure

May 3, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Perched on a hilltop, the blue-rimmed eyes of Kathmandu's gold-spired Swayambhunath stupa have long stared silently across this sprawling city nestled in the Himalayan... more »»

 
 
 

 

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