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A Royal Air Force Chinook flies over London during a Service of Commemoration for troops who were stationed in Afghanistan, in London

Nepal earthquake: RAF helicopters fly out for aid mission as British nationals remain missing

Three Chinooks will be helping reach remote areas cut off by the disaster

Yumenosuke in action in Nepal

Nepal earthquake: The Japanese stray helping rescue those still trapped among the rubble

More than 6,200 people are believed to have died in the quake on Saturday

North Korean diplomats, center, leave a panel discussion, at United Nations headquarters, Thursday, April 30, 2015, on North Korean human rights abuses.

North Korean diplomats storm out of human rights meeting at UN after interrupting defectors

A diplomat from Pyongyang accused the US of being the 'true kingpin of human rights violations'  and dismissed 'ungrounded allegations' of atrocities

Official figures for the number of women raped in India are often disputed by Women's Rights experts who claim the numbers are far higher

India refuses to criminalise marital rape because of 'social issues and religious beliefs' in country

MP said marital rape could not be made a crime because of India's societal beliefs that 'marriage as a sacrament'

A woman stands on top of her collapsed home in Bungamati, Nepal, a destination formerly described as ‘a classic medieval village… one of the prettiest in the valley’

Nepal earthquake: Inside the 'classic medieval village' that is now a place of desperation and sorrow

It was once a Nepalese village famous for being the home of the 16th-century temple to the deity Rato Machhendranath. Now it lies in ruins, its distraught inhabitants huddled in tents

The Broad Sustainable Building Co construction company erected a 57-story skyscraper in 19 working days

China builds 57-storey skyscraper - in just 19 days

'This is definitely the fastest speed in our industry'

CCTV footage moments after the earthquake struck

Nepal: Video shows the moment earthquake hits busy Kathmandu street

People are trying to flee, as birds are shaken from the trees

Kim Jong-un snubs Vladimir Putin and cancels planned visit for Russia WWII anniversary

Cites internal issues in the secretive state

A helicopter lifts off from the US embassy in Saigon, Vietnam during last minute evacuation of authorized personnel and civilians on 29 April 1975

Vietnam War 40 years on: Ex-Marines recall being on the final choppers out of Saigon

‘I felt like I was in a war movie, seeing it in 360 degrees’

Relief packages sent from Pakistan cannot be used in Nepal because the nation is deeply Hindu
For many Vietnamese the Vietnamese final defeat of the old Saigon regime s vaguely remembered but not much discussed

Vietnam War 40 years on: Brutal past mingles with a fresh start in a country shaped by conflict

On 30 April 1975, Saigon fell to North Vietnamese forces. Forty years on, veteran US correspondent Donald Kirk revisits the once area of swampy jungle from which the Viet Cong bombarded the South Vietnamese capital with rockets

The baby boy was pulled from the wreckage by the Nepalese army

Nepal baby: Mother of infant pulled from house after 22 hours says her son's survival is a 'miracle'

The four-month-old escaped without any serous injuries

Andrew Chan was executed on Wednesday

Bali nine: Andrew Chan penned emotional letter to schoolchildren about the dangers of drugs

Australian national, who has spent last ten years in Indonesian prison, was executed by firing squad on Wednesday

The incident began when a man on the bus allegedly started harassing the mother and daughter
Shot by the Taliban in 2012 for blogging about life under their rule, Yousafzai has become an inspirational campaigner for education for women and girls. She is the youngest person to receive the Nobel Prize, giving her access to political leaders worldwide and helping turn her advocacy into a global movement.

Malala Yousafzai's 10 attackers sentenced to life in prison by Pakistan terror court

Attackers shot Malala in the head when she was 15

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