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The government and aid groups say that many communities perched on mountainsides are devastated or struggling to cope.
Won by the Conservatives in the last election, Thurrock is one of the most hotly contested parliamentary seats this time around.
International aid agencies and governments mobilized Sunday to respond to the devastating temblor, which has killed more than 2,500 people.
Plus: Pleas for mercy; Syrian jets kill at least 34; Airstrikes in Yemen
France nominated an openly gay man, Laurent Stefanini, in January, but so far the Vatican hasn’t accepted the appointment.
A senior Israeli official said the nation is ending a 20-year absence at the conference in hope of fostering dialogue with Arab states.
His statements came after an attack on an al-Qaida compound in Pakistan killed two hostages.
On Saturday afternoon, the man who would be king of Yugoslavia was sitting in a Shadyside living room talking about telemedicine.
Plus: VW chairman to quit; Kerry heads Arctic Council; women’s activist slain; corruption targeted.
The earthquake, with an estimated magnitude of 7.8, struck around noon, and residents of Kathmandu ran into the streets as buildings fell.
In Pittsburgh, a population of native Nepalis and those who have ties to the county shared a feeling of despair Saturday.
The revelation has revived questions about why the White House has been unwilling to provide similar information on other strikes.
Turkey denies the killing of up to 1.5 million Armenians in what is now Turkey in 1915 constitutes genocide.
Many of the suspects came from the same area in Pakistan, close to where Osama bin Laden was killed in 2011.
Even as thousands risk drowning in the Mediterranean to reach Europe, many gamble with their lives by taking perilous overland journeys.
Plus: Taliban launch offensive; Poland bars bikers; death sentence dodged; and more.
As world leaders gather in the Armenian capital of Yerevan today, Turkey’s denials have left the country increasingly isolated.
Despite intense pressure, European leaders did not restore a search-and-rescue mission, credited with saving 100,000 lives.
The bungled attack is likely to raise questions about the Obama administration’s extensive use of drones in its war against terrorism.
This controversial technique represents a biological version of a word-processing program's "find and replace” function.
Plus: U.S. troops in Ukraine?; Saudi airstrikes; Bank to pay $2.5 billion; Secret trade deals hit; Attack plan probed
A military mission to destroy traffickers’ boats is on the agenda of a meeting today of European Union leaders.
“No words can fully express our regret over this tragedy,” a White House statement said.
The continued airstrikes suggested that the offensive, aimed at restoring Yemen’s internationally recognized president, was entering a new
The long-expected overhaul package made some tweaks but gave little ground to pro-democracy leaders.
Plus: Pope to visit Cuba; China-Japan huddle; drone lands on PM’s roof; terrorism plot foiled; insurgent lair invaded.
With Holocaust survivors watching in the courtroom, Oskar Groening read a clear account of his life, focusing on when he served in the SS.
Francis has been credited with helping the United States and Cuba reach their historic rapprochement.
Italian prosecutors have faulted the captain of the migrant ship in a collision between his ship and a vessel dispatched to rescue it.
Mohammed Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood as well as Amnesty International called for his conviction of inciting violence to be overturned.
The Saudis were under pressure from the U.S. and others to end the campaign, in part due to civilian casualties and no clear military aim.
Plus: S. Africa army deployed; Japan’s noncombat role; Poland beefs up military; and more.
A Saudi-led airstrike Monday in Sanaa, Yemen’s capital, is said to have killed at least 25 people, and over 350 were reported to be hurt.
Officials were mobilizing Monday to an emergency meeting after what was feared may be the deadliest Mediterranean migrant loss of life.
Evidence suggests that the Ebola virus has been in the West African rain forest for years before last year’s deadly epidemic broke out.
A lawyer for incarcerated Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian says he has been charged with four serious crimes including espionage.
Plus: Japan defense trade show; Gazprom charge looms; FBI director’s remarks
Physician Yakiv Rogalin has focused the work of his foundation on civilians affected by the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine.
Brother Bernard Hartman, a former North Catholic teacher, goes on trial in Australia on charges of abusing children there.
The incident could be the Mediterranean’s deadliest known migrant tragedy and intensified pressure on the European Union to act.
The vitamin is important for bone health, safe pregnancies and a strong immune system.
The attack widens the circle of nations affected by the group’s atrocities while showing its growth beyond a self-declared caliphate.
Officials estimate that 700 people may have drowned when a ship sank in the Mediterranean Sea Saturday night.
The deals will extend Beijing’s reach to the mouth of the Persian Gulf and allow China to supplant the U.S. as Pakistan’s biggest investor.
The accounts appeared to contradict an account by the federal government that the deaths could have been caused by friendly fire.
PLUS: Progress on trade talks; No nuclear inspections; WHO admits Ebola failings.
In recent reports, state-run news outlets have depicted gofg as yet another temptation that has led Communist Party officials astray.
The proxy wars in Middle East have resulted in a boom for U.S. defense industry from overseas sales at a time of shrinking Pentagon budgets.
A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank Saturday in eastern Afghanistan.
Lufthansa did not, from everything known about the case, pursue any plan to ensure that Andreas Lubitz was getting appropriate treatment.