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Tuesday, 05 May 2015 - 12:42
Climbing Mount Everest this season is "almost impossible" because the routes have been damaged by avalanches triggered by last month's earthquake.They warn that it will take time for the routes to be remade.The government has not announced...
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Tuesday, 05 May 2015 - 11:13
The Pakistani government is to launch a long-expected military operation against terrorists in the country. The military is sending troops, artillery and helicopter gunships in an attempt to force the insurgents from their hideouts,...
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Tuesday, 05 May 2015 - 8:03
Israel's prime minister has said racism in the country must be eliminated, after protests by Ethiopian Israelis against alleged discrimination.Benjamin Netanyahu spoke after meeting Ethiopian Israeli community leaders and an Ethiopian...
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Monday, 04 May 2015 - 20:27
Former hostages held by Boko Haram militants in northern Nigeria say some fellow captives were stoned to death as the army approached to rescue them.The women said Boko Haram fighters started pelting them when they refused to run away...
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Monday, 04 May 2015 - 20:21
Facebook says it will allow more websites and other online services to join its "free mobile data" Internet.org scheme.The announcement follows a backlash against the initiative.Opponents suggest it compromises the principles of net...
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Monday, 04 May 2015 - 11:55
Police rescued a 101-year-old man from under the rubble of his home on Saturday, one week after an earthquake hit his country.The elderly man is in stable condition and police do not know how he survived or the extent of his injuries.He...
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Monday, 04 May 2015 - 8:05
Troops and emergency aircraft from the United States have arrived in Nepal to help deliver aid to remote areas hit by last week's devastating earthquake.Relief efforts near the epicentre have been hampered by a lack of aircraft.About...
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Sunday, 03 May 2015 - 17:19
An official from the National Emergency Operations Centre said today, that the death toll in Nepal from last weekend's devastating earthquake, has risen to 7,040. More than 14,000 other people were injured in the 7.8-magnitude quake...
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Saturday, 02 May 2015 - 18:19
Kensington Palace has announced that the Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a girl.The palace said in a statement that the baby who is fourth in line to the throne was "safely delivered" this noon.The Duke of Cambridge was present...
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Saturday, 02 May 2015 - 23:21
Nepal's authorities have ruled out the possibility of finding more survivors of last Saturday's earthquake, as the death toll has risen to 6,621. Nepal said 14,021 people were injured in the 7.9 magnitude quake. The fate of thousands...
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Saturday, 02 May 2015 - 9:06
Officials are struggling to find 1,000 EU citizens who are unaccounted for in Nepal, six days after an earthquake that killed more than 6,000 people.An EU official said most are thought to have been trekking in the Everest or remote...
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Friday, 01 May 2015 - 18:35
The United States Geological Survey reported that an earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck off Papua New Guinea today, 128 km south-south-west of Rabaul, at a depth of 61 km.There were no immediate reports of damages or casualties.Meanwhile,...
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Friday, 01 May 2015 - 13:35
Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, refused an invitation to visit Moscow to mark the Soviet Union's victory in World War II because Russia refused to meet Pyongyang's demands for special treatment for the young dictator.A spokesman...
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Friday, 01 May 2015 - 8:18
Two people have been rescued from the rubble of buildings in Kathmandu, five days after an earthquake that killed more than 6,100 in Nepal.A 15-year-old boy said that he survived by drinking water from wet clothes and eating clarified...
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Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 17:22
A teenage boy has been rescued after surviving for five days in the rubble of a building, following the earthquake that killed some 5,500 people in Nepal.A huge crowd cheered as rescuers brought the boy out of the rubble in the capital,...
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Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 11:04
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has become the first Japanese leader to address a joint session of the US congress yesterday, where he expressed his "eternal condolences" for the American lives lost fighting Japan in the Second World War,...
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Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 8:23
The UN has launched a 415 million dollar appeal for those affected by Nepal's earthquake, as frustration mounts at the pace of relief efforts.The UN said it wanted to support government efforts to provide emergency relief over the...
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Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 12:57
The Nigerian military says it has rescued 200 girls and 93 women from an area where the Islamist militant group Boko Haram is active.However, it said the girls abducted from a school in Chibok in April 2014 were not among them.The...
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Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 12:51
A man in South Africa has reported how he was kidnapped by three women and gang-raped for four days. Many men would love to be in the position of this Gauteng, South Africa man who has filed a report of rape and sexual assault at...
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Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 15:57
Myuran Sukumaran, one of the ringleaders of the infamous Bali Nine, was executed by firing squad on Nusakambangan Island in Java, Indonesia, yesterday (28). The British-born Australian national, originally from Sri Lanka, was executed...
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Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 8:17
Nepal has declared three days of mourning for the victims of Saturday's earthquake in which more than 5,000 people are now known to have died.Prime Minister Sushil Koirala says the government is doing all it can but is overwhelmed...
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Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 18:21
Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala says that Nepal is "on a war footing" as it tries to help survivors following Saturday's earthquake.Sushil Koirala said the government was doing all it could but was overwhelmed.The UN has estimated...
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Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 14:47
Video footage of two film crew members being attacked by a great white shark is now being used by anti-cage-diving activists to highlight their argument against interfering with the animals. The two crew members were aboard a small...
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Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 14:44
The owner of an Aston Martin made a wreck of his Rs 3-crore car as it rammed a tree near the Italian Embassy in Chanakyapuri on Sunday evening. The owner, Ashish Sabharwal, claimed that he tried to save a dog and this led to the accident....
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Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 15:27
The earthquake that devastated Nepal and left thousands of people dead shifted the earth beneath Kathmandu by up to several meters south, but the height of Mount Everest likely stayed the same. The massive 7.8-magnitude quake on Saturday...
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