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Nepal quake aid effort stepped up 
  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:42:35 GMT 
    International efforts to bring aid to Nepal are stepped up as the death toll from Saturday's devastating earthquake reaches 3,726.


Indonesia condemned over executions 
  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:27:23 GMT 
    France and Australia have condemned the death penalty "in all circumstances", as executions for three of their nationals loom in Indonesia.


Germany 'failed to warn' before MH17 
  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:23:43 GMT 
    Germany was told of the risk of flying over eastern Ukraine before flight MH17 was shot down, but failed to pass on the alert, reports say.


Chile town covered by volcanic ash 
  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:18:10 GMT 
    Residents of the Chilean town of Ensenada are trying to save their livestock and their homes after tonnes of ash from the Calbuco volcano rained down.


Pro-Putin bikers blocked at border 
  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:58:28 GMT 
    Polish border guards block entry to 10 bikers described as members of a pro-Putin group seen as provocative by the Polish government.


Pepsi to ditch artificial sweetener 
  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:59:55 GMT 
    A controversial artificial sweetener is being removed from Diet Pepsi in the US following consumer concerns about its safety.


Syrian dissident flees to Spain 
  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:40:38 GMT 
    Prominent Syrian dissident Louay Hussein evades a travel ban and flees to Spain before the end of his trial for "weakening national sentiment".


Israel 'kills militants' in Golan 
  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:48:50 GMT 
    An Israeli air strike has killed four militants armed with a bomb along the Israeli-Syrian frontier in the Golan Heights, the Israeli military says.


EU won't send armed force to Ukraine 
  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:28:22 GMT 
    EU leaders tell Ukraine they are worried about ceasefire violations in the country's east but will not send armed peacekeepers there.


Silk Road 'link' to six drug deaths 
  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:17:34 GMT 
    Six people who died from overdoses bought their drugs via the Silk Road marketplace, claims the US government.


Burundi police battle protesters 
  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:31:21 GMT 
    Police in Burundi clash with thousands of protesters angered by President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to run for a third term in office.


No life-saving surgery 'for billions' 
  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:33:40 GMT 
    Two-thirds of the world's population have no access to safe and affordable surgery, according to a new study in The Lancet.


VIDEO: Video shows moment of Everest avalanche 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:54:03 GMT 
    Footage has emerged from climbers on Mount Everest, showing the moment an avalanche hurtled towards them when Saturday's earthquake struck in Nepal.


VIDEO: Moment aftershock hits - caught on camera 
  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:41:04 GMT 
    The BBC's Justin Rowlatt is in the middle of filming in Kathmandu when an aftershock hits.


VIDEO: CCTV captures violent Nepal earthquake 
  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:59:15 GMT 
    New footage has emerged of the moment the devastating earthquake struck Nepal, after several Chinese photographers arrived home on Sunday.
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