KATHMANDU - The death toll from a massive earthquake which devastated parts of Nepal on Saturday has risen to 876, according to police.
SYDNEY - A surfer was fighting for his life on Saturday after being mauled by a shark in Australia's south, police said.
YEREVAN - The leaders of France and Russia joined ceremonies marking the centenary of the massacre of some 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman forces, a hugely emotional event that remains a diplomatic minefield.
LOS ANGELES - US Olympic champion turned reality TV star Bruce Jenner came out as transgender, saying: "For all intents and purposes, I'm a woman."
MAIDUGURI (NIGERIA) - Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have forced hundreds of soldiers to flee Marte, a border town along the shores of Lake Chad, a local official and witnesses said.
WASHINGTON - There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but fear not because there was free coffee supposedly going at Starbucks in North America after a major computer glitch.
NEW YORK - The United States criticized Friday the new European Union plan to allow member states to block genetically modified imports, following a new round of talks on the transatlantic free-trade pact.
IQALUIT (CANADA) - Arctic nations warned Friday of the dangers facing the environment and the peoples of the remote region, as it now also becomes a new flashpoint in global tensions with Russia.
SYDNEY - Tens of thousands of Australians and New Zealanders turned out Saturday to mark the centenary of the Gallipoli landings amid tight security, a formative event that helped their forge identities as independent nations.
SANAA - Yemen's influential former president urged his rebel allies Friday to heed UN demands to withdraw from territory seized in months of fighting, so Saudi-led air strikes can end and reconciliation begin.
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