The earthquake struck near Katmandu. Residents described scenes of panic, and trekkers reported a major avalanche on Mount Everest.
The Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex, a monument to the roughly 1.5 million Armenians killed, during a commemoration ceremony Friday in Yerevan.
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.
0Li Rui0s Oral Account of Past Events0 was published in 2013 in Hong Kong.
Sabeen Mahmud was killed just after hosting a seminar with critics of how Pakistan0s military fights a separatist insurgency in Baluchistan.
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.
0We don0t take this work lightly,0 President Obama said Friday to intelligence officials who set the standards for drone strikes.
Yan, 35 in this photograph, was first sentenced to death in the 2010 killing of her husband.
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.
Fighters from the Islamic State group ambushed an Iraqi Army convoy on Friday with a bulldozer packed with explosives.
The discovery of the drone on Wednesday had baffled officials, especially after it was found to be carrying trace amounts of radioactive material.
Pentagon officials said the deployment 0 and Iran0s apparent response 0 had lowered tensions in the regional proxy war between Tehran and Saudi Arabia.
Reports had simmered for weeks that Brig. Gen. Rustom Ghazali had been severely beaten in an internal government dispute.
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.
The man accused of killing two police officers in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, received guns, cash and instructions from the Islamic State, Saudi officials said.
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.
Ant0nio Guterres, the United Nations high commissioner for refugees, and other officials painted an increasingly grim picture of the crisis in the region.
Turkish soldiers on Friday near the Helles Memorial on the Gallipoli Peninsula, the site of a harrowing World War I campaign.
A prosecutor said an investigation had revealed that a Pakistani man who was in Rome in March 2010 was 0described as a kamikaze.0
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.
Migrants were photographed and logged as they disembarked from an Italian Coast Guard ship on Friday at a port in Catania, Sicily.
Yanis Varoufakis, center, the finance minister of Greece, with other eurozone finance ministers in Riga, Latvia on Friday.
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.
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.
Xiong Yan on Thursday at the Hong Kong International Airport, where immigration officials prevented him from entering the territory.
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.
Eric Chu, the chairman of Taiwan's Nationalist Party, will meet President Xi Jinping of China in Beijing next month.
The A.N.C. has betrayed its ideals by failing to halt xenophobic violence.
We must limit global warming, or face massive economic and social discord.
Henry M. Paulson Jr., the former United States Treasury secretary, with the Chinese premier, Li Keqiang, in Beijing in 2013.
Jan Hermanowicz decided not to serve Russian customers in his restaurant in Sopot, Poland, to protest the aggression in Ukraine.
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.
A ferry transported a death row prisoner, Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso of the Philippines. Nine foreigners and one Indonesian have been condemned.
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.