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Last updated: Sunday, April 26, 2015 8:24:02 PM

China sends search and rescue team to Nepal
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) A 62-member China International Search and Rescue Team left for Nepal at around 6 a.m. on Sunday Beijing time for humanitarian rescue following a 7.9-magnitude earthquake on Saturday.

Sunday, April 26, 2015 7:58:03 AM

Toxic gas kills nine in China
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) Toxic gas following a mine blast has killed nine people and injured 12 others in China's Yunnan province, authorities said on Sunday.

Sunday, April 26, 2015 3:20:04 AM

13 killed in Tibet earthquake (Third Lead)
Beijing, April 25 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and four others went missing in Tibet after a powerful earthquake struck neighbouring Nepal on Saturday, officials said.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:58:03 PM

60 Syrian troops killed in militant attack
Damascus, April 25 (IANS) At least 60 soldiers of the Syrian government forces were killed during an offensive by Al Qaeda-linked militant groups on a town in Idlib province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:34:04 PM

Death and destruction as quake ravages Nepal, rocks India (Second Intro Roundup)
Kathmandu/New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Over 1,500 people were killed and thousands were injured when a massive earthquake - lasting about 20 frightening seconds - and several strong aftershocks caused widespread destruction in Nepal. India too was affected.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:26:16 PM

Nepal quake: Avalanche kills 10 climbers on Everest (Third Lead)
Kathmandu, April 25 (IANS) A total of 10 people, including foreign climbers, were reportedly killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest which was triggered by a magnitude 7.9 earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday, a Nepal tourism ministry official said.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 9:28:02 PM

12 killed in Tibet earthquake
Beijing, April 25 (IANS) The powerful earthquake that struck neighbouring Nepal on Saturday has killed 12 people and injured many more in Tibet, southwest China, authorities said.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 9:24:03 PM

Two Indians die in Nepal earthquake
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) At least two Indians have died in the 7.9-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday, a top diplomat said.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 9:18:03 PM

Thousands sleep out in open fearing aftershocks
Kathmandu, April 25 (IANS) Thousands of people in Kathmandu and elsewhere in Nepal slept out in the open, fearful of powerful aftershocks following a massive earthquake that measured 7.9 on the Richter scale, eyewitnesses said.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 8:54:03 PM

Two killed in Bangladesh earthquake
Dhaka, April 25 (IANS) Two women were killed during evacuation in Tangail and Pabna districts of Bangladesh on Saturday after an earthquake, followed by a shockwave, hit different parts of the country, media reported.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 8:52:08 PM

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