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Desperate Nepalis flee capital as aftershocks spread fear

BHAKTAPUR, Nepal - Thousands of Nepalis began fleeing the capital Kathmandu on Monday, terror-stricken by two days of powerful aftershocks and fearing shortages of food and water after an earthquake that killed more than 3,200 people. | Video

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Freak storm kills 45 in Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - A freak "mini-cyclone" tore roofs of buildings and brought down trees and power poles in Pakistan, killing 45 people and injuring more than 200, officials said on Monday.

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New constitution for Turkey 'an inevitable necessity': top judge

ANKARA - Turkey needs a new constitution and all parties involved in drawing it up need to reconsider their demands and reach consensus, the newly-elected president of the constitutional court said on Monday.

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Pakistan military's move on Karachi seen part of 'creeping coup'

ISLAMABAD - The chief of Pakistan's main spy agency is spearheading a campaign to wrest control of the teeming port city of Karachi from a powerful political party, the military's latest, and some say boldest, foray into civilian life in recent years.

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Second day of protests in Burundi against president, activists say 5 dead

BUJUMBURA - Protesters took to the streets in Burundi for a second day on Monday after activists said at least five people were killed in unrest a day earlier triggered by the president's plan to run for a third term, a move critics say violates the constitution.

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Australia pleads for stay in executions, demands Jakarta probe

SYDNEY/JAKARTA - Australia made a last-minute plea on Monday for a stay in the imminent execution of two Australian drug traffickers in Indonesia, saying reports that their trial had been tainted by corruption needed to be investigated.

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