Nepal was hit by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake Saturday, leaving thousands dead. Although rescue efforts are underway, aftershocks and cold weather have made attempts to help victims difficult.Here are some vetted charities in the region that have teams in Nepal providing shelter, giving medical aid and carrying out other relief work.Read full article >>
Tent cities spring up in the Nepalese capital after Saturday's earthquake, which is now reported to have killed some 2,500 people.
By Gopal Sharma and Sanjeev Miglani KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Overwhelmed doctors moved hundreds of patients onto the streets of Nepal's capital on Sunday when aftershocks rattled hospitals and buildings already damaged by an earthquake that killed more than 2,400 people and devastated Kathmandu valley. Sick and wounded people lay on a dusty road outside Kathmandu Medical College while hospital work
LONDON — Less than two weeks before British elections, the race remains wide open, with half a dozen or more plausible permutations of what this country’s next government could look like. And for Washington, which has gazed across the Atlantic with growing alarm in recent years as its closest ally has slipped back from the world it once dominated, none of them are good.Read full article >>
ASTANA, Kazakhstan — In a nation where the president won his last election with 96 percent of the vote, not even Kazakhstan’s pro-government media bothered to cover the campaign this time around.“We know the result. It’s not interesting for people,” said Lev Tarakov, the editor of the Vremya newspaper, ahead of Sunday’s vote, which was set to reelect President Nursultan Nazarbayev, the only leader