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7.8 Magnitude Earthquake in Nepal Kills Hundreds and Levels Buildings

The earthquake struck near Katmandu. Residents described scenes of panic, and trekkers reported a major avalanche on Mount Everest.

Armenia, on Day of Rain and Sorrow, Observes 100th Anniversary of Genocide

The Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex, a monument to the roughly 1.5 million Armenians killed, during a commemoration ceremony Friday in Yerevan.

Firsthand Accounts of Nepal Earthquake

As a devastating earthquake hit about 50 miles from Katmandu, killing hundreds, residents took to social media to share information on the destruction and injured.

Lawsuit Over Banned Memoir Asks China to Explain Censorship

0Li Rui0s Oral Account of Past Events0 was published in 2013 in Hong Kong.

Open Source: Outpouring of Grief and Anger as Pakistani Activist Is Gunned Down

Sabeen Mahmud was killed just after hosting a seminar with critics of how Pakistan0s military fights a separatist insurgency in Baluchistan.

Activists Say Both North Korea and South Korea Approve Women0s Peace Walk

The women conceived the walk across the Demilitarized Zone to punctuate their desire for a permanent peace treaty to replace the armistice that halted 0 but technically never ended 0 the 1950-53 Korean War.

Amid Errors, Obama Publicly Wrestles With Drones0 Limits

0We don0t take this work lightly,0 President Obama said Friday to intelligence officials who set the standards for drone strikes.

China, in Suspending Woman0s Death Sentence, Acknowledges Domestic Abuse

Yan, 35 in this photograph, was first sentenced to death in the 2010 killing of her husband.

Gunmen Kill Arts Advocate in Pakistan After Human Rights Event

Sabeen Mahmud was shot shortly after hosting an event on human rights abuses in Baluchistan Province at the popular arts center she ran, The Second Floor.

World Briefing | Middle East: Iraq: ISIS Kills an Army Commander

Fighters from the Islamic State group ambushed an Iraqi Army convoy on Friday with a bulldozer packed with explosives.

World Briefing: Man Is Arrested for Flying Drone Onto Japanese Leader0s Office Roof, Reports Say

The discovery of the drone on Wednesday had baffled officials, especially after it was found to be carrying trace amounts of radioactive material.

American Naval Force Off Yemen Gets Credit After Iranian Convoy Turns Away

Pentagon officials said the deployment 0 and Iran0s apparent response 0 had lowered tensions in the regional proxy war between Tehran and Saudi Arabia.

Syria Remains Silent on Intelligence Official0s Death

Reports had simmered for weeks that Brig. Gen. Rustom Ghazali had been severely beaten in an internal government dispute.

Arctic Council Meeting Starts Amid Russia Tensions

Russia is drilling a natural gas well near the Arctic Ocean. President Vladimir V. Putin is focusing heavily on the region, where climate change has intensified economic and political competition.

World Briefing: Saudi Arabia Says ISIS Helped a Militant Who Killed Police Officers

The man accused of killing two police officers in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, received guns, cash and instructions from the Islamic State, Saudi officials said.

Former Guant0namo Inmate Is Granted Bail in Canada

A Canadian court ordered that Omar Khadr, a Canadian who was captured in Afghanistan in 2002 at age 15, be released on bail pending an appeal of his conviction by an American military tribunal.

U.N. Refugee Official Calls Situation in Syria and Iraq 0Unsustainable0

Ant0nio Guterres, the United Nations high commissioner for refugees, and other officials painted an increasingly grim picture of the crisis in the region.

Turkey0s Focus Is Elsewhere on Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

Turkish soldiers on Friday near the Helles Memorial on the Gallipoli Peninsula, the site of a harrowing World War I campaign.

Terrorist Cell May Have Sought to Attack the Vatican, Italian Officials Say

A prosecutor said an investigation had revealed that a Pakistani man who was in Rome in March 2010 was 0described as a kamikaze.0

Drone Strikes on Al Qaeda Are Said to Take Toll on Leadership in Pakistan

The site of a drone attack in 2008 that killed at least six people in a Pakistani tribal region regarded as a safe haven for militants from Al Qaeda and Taliban.

Migration Crisis Puts Europe0s Policy Missteps Into Focus, Experts Say

Migrants were photographed and logged as they disembarked from an Italian Coast Guard ship on Friday at a port in Catania, Sicily.

Eurozone Ministers Admonish Greece for Slow Progress on Overhauls

Yanis Varoufakis, center, the finance minister of Greece, with other eurozone finance ministers in Riga, Latvia on Friday.

World Briefing: Flights Suspended After Chile Volcano0s Ash Moves Into Argentina

Ash settled on a rooftop in Ensenada, southern Chile, on Friday as the Calbuco volcano continued to erupt. Chilean officials evacuated 4,000 people from the immediate area and the ash cloud drifted across the Andes, causing airports to close in Argentina.

World Briefing: Poland Bars Russia0s Night Wolves Motorcycle Club

The Polish Foreign Ministry said it had received scant information on the Night Wolves, a group with ties to Vladimir V. Putin, before a ride from Moscow to Berlin.

The Saturday Profile: Victim of Extremists Comes to Understand the Siren Song of ISIS

Sinosphere Blog: Exiled Tiananmen Protester Blocked From Entering Hong Kong

Xiong Yan on Thursday at the Hong Kong International Airport, where immigration officials prevented him from entering the territory.

Websites in India Put a Bit of Choice Into Arranged Marriages

While Indian parents still take the lead in arranging marriages, many are turning to websites to widen the pool, and are allowing their children veto power.

China0s President to Meet With Head of Taiwan0s Governing Party Next Month

Eric Chu, the chairman of Taiwan's Nationalist Party, will meet President Xi Jinping of China in Beijing next month.

Op-Ed Contributor: South Africa Turns on Its Immigrants

The A.N.C. has betrayed its ideals by failing to halt xenophobic violence.

Op-Ed Contributor: Laurent Fabius: Our Climate Imperatives

We must limit global warming, or face massive economic and social discord.

Sinosphere Blog: Q. and A.: Henry Paulson on 0Dealing With China0

Henry M. Paulson Jr., the former United States Treasury secretary, with the Chinese premier, Li Keqiang, in Beijing in 2013.

Where Poles and Russians Meet, Ideals and Profits Clash

Jan Hermanowicz decided not to serve Russian customers in his restaurant in Sopot, Poland, to protest the aggression in Ukraine.

Sinosphere Blog: Chinese Company Says It Never Planned a 0Thugs for Hire0 App

Rather than create an 0Uber for Assault,0 the business said it had intended to create a concierge service, much like the apps allowing users to negotiate for services.

Indonesia Moves to Execute Foreign Convicts

A ferry transported a death row prisoner, Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso of the Philippines. Nine foreigners and one Indonesian have been condemned.

2015 Pulitzer Winners: South Carolina Paper Wins Public Service Prize; New York Times Wins 3

The Post and Courier won its award for a series on domestic abuse; two of The New York Times0s awards were for its Ebola coverage.

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