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Nepalis dig through quake rubble for survivors, PM says toll could be 10,000

KATHMANDU - The death toll from Nepal's devastating earthquake could reach 10,000, the prime minister said on Tuesday, as residents frustrated by the government's slow response used their bare hands to dig for signs of their loved ones. | Video

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Two projectiles hit Israeli-occupied Golan, no casualties

JERUSALEM - Two projectiles hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday, causing no casualties, Israeli military sources said, describing the incident as apparent errant fire from Syria's civil war.

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Mali Tuareg rebels fire on U.N. peacekeepers outside Timbuktu

BAMAKO - Northern Tuareg rebels shot at United Nations peacekeepers in Mali outside the town of Timbuktu on Tuesday amid growing tensions that threaten a fragile peace process, the country's U.N. mission said.

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Islamic State has killed over 2,000 off battlefield since June: monitor

BEIRUT - Ultra-radical Islamic State insurgents have killed at least 2,154 people off the battlefield in Syria since the end of June when the group declared a caliphate in territory it controls, a Syrian human rights monitor said on Tuesday.

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Special Report: For UK political donors, an unintended tax break

LONDON - Some of Britain's biggest political donors, including a dozen senior lawmakers, have benefited from a little-noticed loophole that lets them avoid tax on millions of pounds in donations to political parties, a Reuters analysis has found.

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India cancels licenses of nearly 9,000 charities over foreign funds

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundatiob) - India has canceled the registration of nearly 9,000 charities for failing to declare details of donations from abroad, as New Delhi tightens surveillance on foreign-funded non-governmental organizations in the country.

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