KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal’s prime minister vowed Tuesday his country would rebound from an earthquake that leveled villages and left more than 5,000 dead, but noted the devastation also was a lesson to better prepare for the next natural disaster.Read full article >>
Eight convicted drug smugglers have been executed by firing squad in Indonesia, but a Filipina woman has reportedly been spared at the last minute.
CILACAP, Indonesia (Reuters) - Eight drug convicts were executed by an Indonesian firing squad early on Wednesday but a Filipina who was on death row with the Australians, Nigerians, a Brazilian and an Indonesian was unexpectedly not among them, local media reports said. (Reporting by Kanupriya Kapoor; Editing by Janet Lawrence)
Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, a former Auschwitz prisoner and member of Poland’s underground World War II resistance who helped save Jews and later served twice as the country’s foreign minister, died April 24 in Warsaw. He was 93.Read full article >>
KATHMANDU, Nepal — A landslide from quake-weakened slopes roared into a village popular with Himalayan trekkers, leaving at least 250 people missing in the latest potential tragedy to hit Nepal, officials said Tuesday.Read full article >>