A boy comforts his mother who was injured during an earthquake, at a trauma center in Kathmandu, Nepal April 26, 2015.  REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Nepal's hospitals swamped as quake toll passes 2,400

KATHMANDU - Overwhelmed doctors moved hundreds of patients onto the streets of Nepal's capital when aftershocks rattled hospitals and buildings already damaged by an earthquake that killed more than 2,400 people.  Full Article | Video 


Labour Party pledges to control rents if elected on May 7 4:45pm BST

LONDON - The Labour Party said on Sunday it would introduce rent controls if it wins an election on May 7 and ban private landlords from raising rents above the rate of inflation for the duration of new three-year contracts.


Eyeing Arab ties, Israel to observe nuclear pact meeting

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JERUSALEM - Israel will take part as an observer in a major nuclear non-proliferation conference that opens at the United Nations on Monday, ending a 20-year absence in hope of fostering dialogue with Arab states, a senior Israeli official said.


Russia's Putin says taking Crimea righted historical injustice

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MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow's seizure of Crimea righted a historical injustice, according to news agency reports on Sunday citing a new documentary film.


Pleas for mercy rain on Indonesia's president as executions near

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CILACAP, Indonesia - Relatives of several convicts on death row in Indonesia made emotional last-ditch appeals for mercy on Sunday, adding their voices to foreign governments and the head of the United Nations who called for the group of nine to be spared the firing squad.


Fighting escalates across Yemen, first air strikes on capital Sanaa

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ADEN/CAIRO - Air raids, naval shelling and ground fighting shook Yemen on Sunday in some of the most widespread combat since a Saudi-led alliance intervened last month against Iranian-allied Houthi militia who have seized wide areas of the country.


Ukrainian-born Blavatnik tops UK rich list, Queen falls out of top 300

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LONDON - Ukrainian-born billionaire Len Blavatnik has become Britain's wealthiest man, a "rich list" published annually by The Sunday Times newspaper showed on Sunday, but the Queen slipped down the rankings despite her net worth growing.

Rough Cut
Cell phone video shows Nepal quake survivors rescued from Everest

Cell phone video shows survivors being rescued from Everest base camp after Nepal's worst earthquake in 81 years triggers a series of avalanches. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).