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 


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.


Analysis - Productivity puzzle to tax UK election victor

9:27am BST

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


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.


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

9:09am BST

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."

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.