There were reports of devastation in outlying, isolated mountainous areas after the midday quake of magnitude 7.9, Nepal's worst in 81 years, centred 50 miles (80 km) east of the second city, Pokhara.
The Prince of Wales has paid tribute to the heroism and humanity of those who fought in Gallipoli, one of World War One's bloodiest campaigns, at a centenary ceremony in Turkey.
Prince Charles and Prince Harry also met relatives of Gallipoli veterans. ...More
Next month, Western leaders will be conspicuously absent from President Vladimir Putin's military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in the Second World War.
President Barack Obama and EU leaders are staying away from the Red Square commemoration to express their outrage at ...More
China's President Xi Jinping has signed agreements with Pakistan promising investment of 46bn (30.7bn). The focus of spending is on building a China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) - a network of roads, railway and pipelines between the long-time allies. ...More
South Korea's legislative National Assembly adopted a resolution calling on the government to ensure the ferry's speedy recovery, which it said is the path toward healing the minds of the victims, survivors and bereaved families... as well as those of all the citizens, reported Yonhap. ...More