A man cries as he walks on the street while passing through a damaged statue of Lord Buddha a day after an earthquake in Bhaktapur, Nepal April 26, 2015. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Nepalese look for survivors as toll exceeds 1,900

KATHMANDU - Rescuers dug with their bare hands and bodies piled up in Nepal after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu valley, killing at least 1,900, and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest.  Full Article 

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Labour rules out informal deal with Scots nationalists after May election 10:36am BST

LONDON - The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party on Sunday ruled out an informal deal with Scottish nationalists after a May 7 election if his party fails to win an overall majority, something he has previously declined to do.

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Analysis - Productivity puzzle to tax UK election victor

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LONDON - Less than two weeks away from a knife-edge election, Britain's biggest economic problem, stagnant productivity, has barely surfaced in the political debate.

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Indonesia informs death row convicts execution just days away

25 Apr 2015

CILACAP, Indonesia - Indonesia has informed two Australians, one Nigerian and four other death-row drug convicts that they will be executed in a matter of days, possibly as soon as Tuesday. | Video

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Ferdinand Piech resigns, ending an era at Volkswagen

25 Apr 2015

HAMBURG/FRANKFURT - Ferdinand Piech, a towering figure at Volkswagen for more than two decades, resigned as its chairman on Saturday after losing a showdown he had provoked with Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn, ending an era at the iconic German carmaker.

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Analysis - If Greece falls, no one wants their prints on the murder weapon

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BRUSSELS - "We're going bust." "No, you're not." "You're strangling us." "No we're not." "You owe us for World War Two." "We gave already."

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Nepal aid effort gets underway

China and India are among the nations responding to Nepal's plea for aid after Saturday's massive earthquake. Paul Chapman reports.