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Nepalese dig for quake survivors as toll exceeds 2,200, big aftershock hits

KATHMANDU - Rescuers dug with their bare hands and bodies piled up in Nepal on Sunday after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu Valley, killing more than 2,200 people, and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest. | Video

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Saudi-led air strikes hit Yemeni capital, ships shell Aden: residents

ADEN - At least five air strikes hit military sites and an area near the presidential palace compound in the Yemeni capital Sanaa at dawn on Sunday while warships pounded an area near the port of the southern city of Aden, residents said.

Yemen 6:39am EDT

Malaysia foils attacks in capital by suspected militants

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian police have arrested 12 people linked to the militant group Islamic State and seized explosives, foiling a plan to attack several locations in and around the capital city.

7:08am EDT

Burundi riot police disperse protests against president's third term

BUJUMBURA - Police in the Burundian capital used water cannon and tear gas on Sunday to disperse protesters demonstrating against President Pierre Nkurunziza seeking a third term, witnesses said, after the government banned protests for or against the move.

Africa 7:12am EDT

Philippines calls on ASEAN to urge China to halt land reclamation

KUALA LUMPUR - The Philippines called on its Southeast Asian neighbors to unite in urging China to halt reclamation of land in the South China Sea, but the call failed to raise widespread support ahead of a regional summit.

China 8:01am EDT

UK's Labour rules out informal deal with Scots nationalists after May election

LONDON - The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party on Sunday ruled out an informal deal with Scottish nationalists after a May 7 election if his party fails to win an overall majority, something he has previously declined to do.

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