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April 26, 2015 1:35 pm

More than 2,000 killed in huge Nepal quake: officials

Kathmandu - The overall death toll from a massive earthquake which devastated large parts of Nepal has passed 2,000, officials in the Himalayan nation and neighbouring countries said..

April 26, 2015 8:44 am

Thai students win science medals

Two students won gold medals for their presentation on environmental science. Their participation was supported by the Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology,..

April 26, 2015 2:58 am

US sending disaster response team to Nepal

A White House official said Saturday that President Barack Obama was briefed on the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake believed to have killed more than 1,200 people in Nepal and dozens..

April 26, 2015 2:52 am

Nepal declares emergency

Government officials put the death toll from the magnitude-7.9 earthquake at 1,470, and one said that figure could triple. The tremor, the worst in Nepal since a powerful earthquake in..

April 26, 2015 2:48 am

Israel sends delegation to Nepal

The military delegation of "medical, search and rescue, logistics and population assistance professionals" was due to fly out at midnight, an army statement said. A statement from Prime..

April 26, 2015 2:46 am

Int'l aid groups rush to reach Nepal quake victims

"We do not yet know the scope of the damage, but this could be one of the deadliest and most devastating earthquakes since the 1934 tremor which devastated Nepal and Bihar," said Jagan..

April 26, 2015 1:56 am

UN chief sends Nepal his condolences

"It is clear that very many lives have been lost," said Ban Ki-moon in a statement released on Saturday. "There has also been significant damage to Nepal’s irreplaceable cultural..

April 26, 2015 1:10 am

Embassy offers help to Thais in Nepal

Some 100 Thais are residing in the country with about 60 in Kathmandu, he said. About 10 are now seeking refuge at the embassy. The embassy has dispatched a team to check hotels and..

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April 25, 2015 11:56 pm

Watford promoted to English Premier League

Slavisa Jokanovic’s side had moved to the brink of reaching the top-flight with a 2-0 win at Brighton earlier in the day, yet it seemed like the Championship leaders would be made to wait..

April 25, 2015 11:22 pm

Thousands remember Anzac heroism

Troops from the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) launched their first amphibious assaults on the peninsula in what is now western Turkey on April 25, 1915, splashing through the..

April 25, 2015 10:51 pm

Germany hints at preparations of a Plan B on Greece

At a briefing with reporters after a tense meeting of euro zone finance ministers on Greece on Friday, Schaeuble was asked if euro zone finance ministers were working on a "Plan B" in..

April 25, 2015 8:34 pm

Khlong Samwa records highest rainfall

Accumulated rainfall in Khlong Samwa stood at 40mm, followed by 39mm inTaweewattana.