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Natural and man-made disasters collide in Nepal

Deemed the worst earthquake to hit the nation in 80 years, the death toll has risen to more than 7,500.

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Honduras and Paraguay coups raise questions about Venezuela

So far the U.S. has held back in regard to Venezuela, though it applauds destabilization there.

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Arabs in Israel stage general strike over home demolitions

"The strike is a message to the government: We will not accept being treated as second- or third-class citizens."

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Today in history: The Vietnam War is over!

Today is the 40th anniversary of the official end of the Vietnam War.

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Nepal calls for help after nation-devastating quake

The death toll soared past 3,700, even without a full accounting from mountain villages that workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster.

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UN to EU: Take bold steps to rescue refugees

Senior UN officials demand that EU leaders create sufficient channels for safe and regular migration.

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U.S. sends forces to train Ukraine National Guard, communists repressed

Some 300 U.S. military personnel are carrying out a training program for the Ukrainian National Guard near the city of Lviv.

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Canadians' opposition to anti-communist monument grows

Plans to construct an anti-communist monument in Ottawa,  honoring the alleged "victims" of communism, are encountering opposition.

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Cuban women’s success is America’s hope

Cuban women occupy 48 percent of the parliament and out of 15 provinces in Cuba, women lead 10.

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Right wingers attend “side” meetings during Summit of the Americas

There was a lot of action on the side, at parallel meetings and the Summit of the Peoples.

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