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#Nepal declares three days of mourning over earthquake

Prime Minister Sushil Koirala thanks donors as rescue operation continues with helicopters crisscrossing mountains.

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Dozens feared dead in #Afghanistan landslide

At least 52 missing and about 100 houses destroyed after mudslide hits Badakhshan province.

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#Nepal quake death toll could reach 10,000

Prime Minister Sushil Koirala warns that number of people confirmed dead could soar as rescue teams reach remote areas.

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More aftershocks in #Nepal as death toll soars

Aid agencies prepare 'massive' operations in quake-hit Nepal as death toll rose to at least 4,000.

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Key Afghan city threatened by Taliban battle

Heavy fighting on the outskirts of Kunduz erupts after hundreds of fighters attack police and army posts.

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Kazakhstan's Nazarbayev declared election winner

Central Asian country's president has secured new five-year term, poll body says, in absence of any real opposition.

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Footage emerges of #Everest base camp avalanche

Dramatic footage shows wall of snow hitting base camp, as toll from Nepal's worst earthquake in decades hits 3,700.

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Dozens killed as heavy rains batter northwest #Pakistan

Provincial information minister says 35 are dead and 200 injured by wind storm and heavy rains in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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#Nepal steps up rescue effort amid global aid rush

Tonnes of aid material reaches Kathmandu airport as relief and rescue operation under way as death toll crosses 3,700.

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Kazakhstan's president set to win election

Nursultan Nazarbayev guaranteed re-election for third term as he faces no real challenge from his two nominal rivals.

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Injured people rescued from #Everest base camp

First rescue plane carrying people injured in avalanche lands in Kathmandu, a day after Nepal's worst quake in 81 years.

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