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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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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.

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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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One more Ukrainian serviceman killed in rebel attacks: Ukraine military

KIEV - One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and seven servicemen were wounded in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the past 24 hours in eastern Ukraine, Ukraine's military said on Sunday.

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Migrant rescue mission must extend closer to Libya: Amnesty International

CATANIA, Italy - European efforts to save the lives of migrants drowning in the Mediterranean must involve search and rescue operations near the shores of Libya, Amnesty International said on Saturday as hundreds more people arrived in Italy from North Africa. | Video

Kazakh leader sails to re-election with 'stability' mantra

ASTANA - Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev was set to renew his 26-year grip on power on Sunday, offering the multi-ethnic Central Asian state economic and social stability in return for what rights groups call systematic suppression of opposition.

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