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UN official: Nepal quake victims need shelter before rains

By Wed, May 27, 2015 11:17AM UTC

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A senior U.N. official who just returned from Nepal says the top priority now is finding temporary housing for hundreds of thousands of people before monsoon rains begin.

Bangladesh bans Islamist group accused of killing atheist bloggers

By Tue, May 26, 2015 12:48PM UTC

Bangladesh has banned a radical Islamist group accused of attacking and killing atheist bloggers and writers.

One month on: Nepal still isn’t getting the help it needs

By Tue, May 26, 2015 10:13AM UTC

Hundreds of people held a candlelight vigil in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu Monday night to mark one month since the earthquake that killed thousands of people and affected millions.

Thousands evacuated in Nepal after landslide blocks river

By Sun, May 24, 2015 2:59PM UTC

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of people have fled villages and towns along a mountain river in in northwest Nepal after it was blocked by a landslide that could burst and cause flash floods.

US envoy on NKorea heads for talks in Seoul, Beijing

By Sat, May 23, 2015 3:25PM UTC

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. envoy will hold joint talks about North Korea next week with Japan and South Korea, and then with China.