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Quake agony revealed quietly on trip from Nepal airport
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Soon after landing at Kathmandu airport, the Thai Airways captain made a bizarre announcement to passengers: Nobody is in the control tower.... 4/26/2015 3:58 PM

Palestinian official skeptical about next Israeli government
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The chief Palestinian negotiator is expressing skepticism about peace prospects with the next Israeli government following comments made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the recent campaign.... 4/26/2015 3:43 PM

Saudi Arabia: Military training aircraft crashes, killing 2
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's Defense Ministry says a military training aircraft has crashed, killing the instructor and a student pilot.... 4/26/2015 3:42 PM

More than 2,500 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 2,500 people. Aftershocks tormented them, making buildings sway and sending panicked Kathmandu residents running into the streets.... 4/26/2015 3:39 PM

Mountaineers, guides stream from Everest after avalanche
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Mountaineers, guides and porters streamed from Mount Everest base camp on Sunday in the wake of a deadly earthquake-triggered avalanche that obliterated parts of the rocky village of nylon tents. Some warned that dozens of people may still be missing.... 4/26/2015 3:36 PM

Protests after Burundi leader is nominated for a third term
BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) -- Hundreds of people in Burundi protested in the capital Sunday after the country's ruling party nominated President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for a third term.... 4/26/2015 3:36 PM

France detains second suspect in thwarted attack probe
PARIS (AP) -- French officials say a second man has been detained in an investigation into an alleged plot to attack a church near Paris.... 4/26/2015 3:26 PM

Activists: Syrian air raids kill 34 in northwestern town
BEIRUT (AP) -- Two activist groups say Syrian government airstrikes on a small town near the Turkish border have killed at least 34 people.... 4/26/2015 3:21 PM

French leader visits gas chamber to honor Nazi camp victims
PARIS (AP) -- French President Francois Hollande urged vigilance against resurgent anti-Semitism and racism, as he visited a former gas chamber Sunday to honor Jews, Gypsies and French resistance fighters who died in the only Nazi concentration camp on French soil.... 4/26/2015 3:12 PM

Togo counts votes as president seeks third term
LOME, Togo (AP) -- Togo's election officials on Sunday added up results from a presidential vote that had the lowest turnout of any election conducted in the past decade.... 4/26/2015 3:06 PM

Saudi-led airstrikes hit Yemen rebels in capital, south
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Aircraft from the Saudi-led coalition battling Shiite rebels in Yemen struck targets in several cities on Sunday, including the capital, security officials said, as fighting raged across the country.... 4/26/2015 3:05 PM

Kazakhstan goes to polls as president expected to win
ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) -- Voters in oil-rich Kazakhstan turned out in abundance Sunday for a carefully choreographed presidential election intended to cement the rule of the incumbent, who has ruled over the former Soviet republic for more than 25 years.... 4/26/2015 3:04 PM

Putin accuses US of supporting separatists in Russia
MOSCOW (AP) -- In a new documentary, Russian President Vladimir Putin says intercepted calls showed that the U.S. helped separatists in Russia's North Caucasus in the 2000s, underscoring his suspicions of the West.... 4/26/2015 2:43 PM

Deutsche Bank Q1 earnings fall to $610M, hurt by penalties
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Deutsche Bank says net profit fell to 559 million euros ($610 million) in the first quarter as legal penalties ate into stronger revenues from trading stocks and bonds.... 4/26/2015 2:34 PM

Iraqi army claims progress in Anbar amid Baghdad bombings
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq's army announced it was making progress in the battle against Islamic State militants in Anbar province Sunday even as it struggled to retake territory lost over the weekend and a string of bombings rocked the capital.... 4/26/2015 2:30 PM

Ceremonies mark liberation of 2 Nazi camps 70 years ago
BERLIN (AP) -- Holocaust survivors and officials gathered Sunday at the memorial site of the former concentration camp Bergen-Belsen in northern Germany in a solemn ceremony to commemorate the liberation of the camp 70 years ago.... 4/26/2015 2:02 PM

UK premier defends royals' right to choose birth hospital
LONDON (AP) -- With Britain's general election fast approaching, almost anything can become political - even Prince William and his wife Kate's choice of private medical care for the upcoming birth of their second child.... 4/26/2015 1:56 PM

Sudan's pyramids, nearly as grand as Egypt's, go unvisited
AL-BEGRAWIYA, 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.... 4/26/2015 1:09 PM

Nigeria recalls diplomats from South Africa over attacks
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria is recalling its top diplomats in South Africa because of "ongoing xenophobia targeting foreigners," said a government statement.... 4/26/2015 1:00 PM

Indonesia gives 72-hour execution notice to drug traffickers
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesia notified nine foreigners and a local man convicted of drug trafficking that their executions will be carried out within days, ignoring appeals by the U.N. chief and foreign leaders to spare them.... 4/26/2015 12:44 PM



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