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UN calls for more Nepal quake aid 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 16:36:54 GMT 
    One month after the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal, the United Nations calls for more food aid and shelter for the victims.


Massive India heatwave 'kills 500' 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 14:08:00 GMT 
    At least 500 people are reported to have died in a heatwave sweeping India with temperatures reaching 48C (118F) in some areas.


IS threat to rare bird near Palmyra 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 15:18:56 GMT 
    Islamic State's capture of Palmyra in Syria threatens the last surviving colony of the northern bald ibis in the Middle East, experts says.


Deadly tornado strikes Mexican city 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 17:02:14 GMT 
    At least 10 people are reported killed and scores of houses destroyed as a tornado strikes Mexico's Ciudad Acuna.


US jets escort NYC-bound flight 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 16:30:03 GMT 
    A pair of US fighter jets escorts an Air France airliner bound for New York City after the flight was the subject of an anonymous threat.


'Deal to end' Nigeria fuel crisis 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 15:39:06 GMT 
    Nigeria's fuel wholesalers say they have reached a deal with the government that should soon see the end of the crippling fuel crisis.


Malaysia finds 139 'migrant graves' 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 08:31:50 GMT 
    A total of 139 grave sites of suspected migrants have been found in 28 trafficking camps close to Malaysia's border with Thailand, police say.


Iraq will take back Ramadi 'in days' 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 09:01:25 GMT 
    Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says that the city of Ramadi could be taken back from Islamic State militants "in days".


Tunisian soldier shoots seven dead 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 13:09:57 GMT 
    A Tunisian soldier is shot dead after he kills seven people at a military barracks in Tunis, according to the country's defence ministry.


Israel ex-PM given prison sentence 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 08:46:33 GMT 
    Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is sentenced to eight months in prison for fraud and breach of trust.


Fatal floods hit southern US states 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 11:08:37 GMT 
    Three people have died and several others are missing after severe flooding in the southern US states of Texas and Oklahoma.


Bomb threat foiled near US Capitol 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 12:02:47 GMT 
    Police in Washington DC destroy a pressure cooker found inside a "suspicious" vehicle parked near the US Capitol.


VIDEO: Under fire from IS snipers in Iraq 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 16:19:16 GMT 
    The Iraqi army, supported by coalition airstrikes and Iran-backed militias, finds itself locked in fierce battles for many parts of the country.


VIDEO: Nepal boy: 'Mum was buried by rubble' 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 10:03:30 GMT 
    Two brothers, Ganesh and Santos Bharati, whose mother died in the first of two earthquakes to hit Nepal, describe their lives one month on.


VIDEO: Massive queues for fuel in Lagos 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 14:45:21 GMT 
    Frustration is growing in Nigeria where an ongoing fuel shortage is causing massive disruption and blackouts.
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