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    1. Nepal Earthquake: LIVE REPORT

      AFP via Yahoo! NewsApr 27 0:25 AM

      Hong Kong (AFP) - 07:22 GMT - AFP IS NOW CLOSING the Live Report on the earthquake in Nepal as international teams equipped with heavy cutting gear and relief supplies start landing round the clock at the country's only international airport on the outskirts of Kathmandu, which has been devastated by Saturday's 7.8 magnitude quake. Officials say more than 3,300 people are now known to have died...

    2. Nepal Races to Rescue Quake Victims

      Bloomberg via Yahoo! FinanceApr 27 2:26 AM

      Hopes for finding survivors trapped under rubble began to fade 48 hours after Nepal’s worst earthquake in decades even as rescuers ferried scores of climbers trapped on Mount Everest to safety. International relief agencies warned of water-borne diseases spreading as millions of residents wary of aftershocks camped outdoors. “It seems very difficult to find survivors now,” Rameshwor Dangal ...

    3. Nepal earthquake: How to help

      Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! NewsApr 26 11:34 AM

      The death toll from Nepal's earthquake has surpassed 2,500 people, with thousands more injured. Nepal's government is struggling to provide clean water, food, and shelter, and healthcare to those affected, but international humanitarian organizations will play a critical role in helping this impoverished Himalayan nation recover from the worst earthquake in more than eight decades. Here is a ...

    4. A major earthquake was the last thing Nepal needed. Even before one of the country's major fault lines rumbled to life, Nepal was beset by challenges: An extremely weak economy, rampant corruption and a series of climbing accidents on Mount Everest, its signature tourist attraction.

    5. Powerful aftershocks rocked Nepal Sunday, panicking survivors of a quake that killed more than 2,500 and triggering new avalanches at Everest base camp, as mass cremations were held in the devastated capital Kathmandu. The Kathmandu-based National Emergency Operation Centre put the toll in Nepal at 2,430 while around 6,000 more people had been injured.

    6. Fear of aftershocks has Nepal on edge

      Washington PostApr 27 1:18 AM

      Residents in Nepal?s capital faced food and water shortages and foul weather while rescuers battled to reach those still stranded by an earthquake that has claimed more than 3,600 lives.

    7. Nepal's Slowing Economy Set for Freefall Without Global Help

      Bloomberg via Yahoo! FinanceApr 26 22:25 PM

      Nepal was already slowing before a 7.8-magnitude earthquake killed thousands from the capital to the unforgiving slopes of Mount Everest. “Kathmandu is central to the nation’s economy, and it’s crippled,” Madhukar SJB Rana, a former finance minister, said in a phone interview on Sunday after spending the night outdoors amid countless aftershocks. Nepal, one of Asia’s poorest countries whose ...

    8. Nepal's Slowing Economy Set for Freefall Without World's Help

      Bloomberg via Yahoo! FinanceApr 26 9:38 AM

      Nepal was already slowing before a 7.8-magnitude earthquake killed thousands from the capital to the unforgiving slopes of Mount Everest. “Kathmandu is central to the nation’s economy, and it’s crippled,” Madhukar SJB Rana, a former finance minister, said in a phone interview on Sunday after spending the night outdoors amid countless aftershocks. Nepal, one of Asia’s poorest countries whose ...

    9. Nepal Quake Rescue Efforts Enter Third Day

      Bloomberg via Yahoo! FinanceApr 26 17:51 PM

      The search for survivors of Nepal’s deadly earthquake entered its third day as countries rushed aid to one of Asia’s poorest economies and international relief agencies warned of the rising risk of water-borne disease. Rain has slowed power restoration and other relief efforts, including the clearing away of corpses. The main quake that struck shortly before noon on Saturday triggered avalanches...

    10. A major earthquake was the last thing Nepal needed. Even before one of the country's major fault lines rumbled to life, the country was beset by challenges.

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