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Cheers as survivors pulled from rubble Video emerges of victims of the earthquake in Nepal being rescued from the rubble they were trapped in. | 10 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Part of India slid up to 10 feet northwards In a tragic echo of the catastrophic events in Haiti in 2010, a powerful earthquake struck one of the poorest nations on Earth today. The latest estimates from seismologists put the magnitude at 7.9, which would actually makes it about 40% larger than the | 10 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Tales of visitors who survived -- and those who did not Ashleigh Stumler thought she was getting dizzy as she hiked in the thin air of Mount Everest. But a guide told her it was something else. An earthquake was roiling Nepal and shaking the world's tallest mountain to its roots. | 10 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
WWI: Gallipoli Campaign of 1915 Read full story for latest details. | 12 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fears for Nepal's 'invisible' Tibetan refugees Fears for Nepal's Tibetan refugees
BBC News | 14 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
America's place in a multi-polar world The creation of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is a stark reminder that the US is no longer the world's sole superpower, writes Linda Yueh.
BBC News | 14 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Nepal Earthquake Poses Challenge to International Aid Agencies International agencies, even those with staff members on the ground, face logistical hurdles in distributing aid, as the United States, India and China all initiated their own relief efforts.
New York Times | 17 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Searching for Survivors at Mount Everest An avalanche, set off by the Nepal earthquake, rumbled down a treacherous icefall into a Mount Everest base camp, killing at least 17 climbers and injuring many others, officials said.
New York Times | 18 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fear, Loss and Devastation in Katmandu Residents were on a difficult search for safety in a city where thousands have died and homes and temples have been reduced to rubble.
New York Times | 19 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Everest's 'worst disaster' in 60 seconds Despite being 200km from the epicentre, the earthquake in Nepal caused Everest's worst ever disaster.
BBC News | 22 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend