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Nepal Death Toll Tops 4,400; At Least 1.4 Million Need Food Aid

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-27 21:08

The toll includes four Americans, all of whom died at an avalanche-struck Mount Everest base camp. In addition to food, the U.N. says medical supplies are desperately needed.

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VIDEO: Calls for Indonesia not to execute

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 21:06
France and Australia have condemned the death penalty as executions for three of their nationals looms in Indonesia.

Indonesia execution families mobbed

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 20:26
Distraught family members of two Australian drug smugglers are mobbed by reporters as they arrive in Indonesia ahead of expected executions.

Vatican urges action on climate

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 20:04
The Vatican Science Academy will urge Christians to take action on climate change because it threatens the world's poor.

Russia unveils new tank for parade

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 19:54
Russia shows off a new-generation tank called Armata T-14 ahead of World War Two Victory Day celebrations on 9 May.

'Eight million' hit by Nepal quake

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 19:31
Eight million people were affected by the Nepal earthquake and 1.4m are in need of food aid, the UN says, as the death toll tops 4,000.

The race to cover a mosque in mud

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 19:01
Thousands race to replaster a massive mosque in a day

UK aid leaves for Nepal on RAF plane

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 18:58
An RAF flight carrying UK aid and British army troops, including Gurkhas, is flying to Nepal, where many British and Irish nationals are missing.

Hong Kong electoral change explained

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 18:23
Why are people in Hong Kong protesting against proposed electoral changes?

The mothers being criminalised in El Salvador

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 18:07
The mothers being criminalised in El Salvador

VIDEO: North America by rail and sea

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 18:05
Picturing North America through its railways and coasts

VIDEO: How to be poor

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 17:58
One teen's guide to having fun on the bread line

The moment Nepal's earthquake hit my home

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 17:49
The moment the Nepali earthquake hit my home

The rise and fall of the Bombshell Bandit

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 17:45
The short but surprising career of the Bombshell Bandit

Okinawa wants US military far away

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 17:38
Why Americans are so unpopular on this tiny Japanese island

Heavily loaded

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 17:15
Queuing for the journey from Italy to Tunisia

Labour upbeat over election ground war

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 17:10
Labour Party activists believe they have grounds for optimism in key marginal seats, Laura Kuenssberg writes.

Top teachers' pay freeze 'unfair'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 16:36
Plans to freeze senior teachers' pay "arbitrarily discriminate" against school leaders, according to the head teachers' union ASCL.

Brazilian torture survivor dies

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 16:30
The sole political prisoner to survive a notorious torture centre in Brazil, whose testimony exposed abuses there, dies aged 72.

Alcohol detox centre 'saves NHS millions'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-27 16:28
The unit pioneering a different way of dealing with alcoholics

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