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  • South China Sea a friction point as Kerry meets counterpart in Beijing

    South China Sea a friction point as Kerry meets counterpart in Beijing

    China on Saturday defended its land reclamation and construction activities on disputed islets in the South China Sea as “fully within the scope” of its national sovereignty while U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Beijing to “reduce tensions and increase the prospect of a diplomatic solution.”

  • Ancient temples, key to Nepal tourism, suffer severe quake damage

    Ancient temples, key to Nepal tourism, suffer severe quake damage

    The gates of Dharahara, an ancient nine-story tower overlooking the city skyline, were locked Monday, its ticket booth shuttered.

  • Nepal earthquake leaves climbers stranded on Mt. Everest

    Nepal earthquake leaves climbers stranded on Mt. Everest

    The earthquake-triggered avalanches that killed and critically injured dozens of climbers on Mt. Everest also destroyed the path between two camps on the side of the world's tallest mountain, leaving some mountaineers stranded and awaiting rescue.

  • Japan's Shinzo Abe visits U.S. to discuss new threat: China

    Japan's Shinzo Abe visits U.S. to discuss new threat: China

    When Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rises to address a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, it will represent a diplomatic sea change so great that it may seem incomprehensible to the lingering members of the "Greatest Generation."

  • Nepal earthquake: Helping survivors

    Nepal earthquake: Helping survivors

    Aid groups are rushing to get crucial supplies to survivors of Nepal's devastating earthquake, which has killed more than 4,000 people. Here is a look at some of the many humanitarian efforts underway and how to donate:

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