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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.

aftershocks in Nepal

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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.

Rescue efforts

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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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Chaos mars #Nepal quake relief operations

Thousands of evacuees in Kathmandu angry at government's response as rescuers dig through rubble to find survivors.

Everest Base Camp

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Aftershocks rattle #Nepal after worst quake in decades

Magnitude 7.8 quake northwest of Kathmandu kills at least 1,800 as aftershocks continue amid warnings of more to come.

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#Pakistan PM orders probe into killing of activist

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif orders high-level investigation, as hundred attend funeral of activist Sabeen Mahmud.

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