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Halt Indonesia drug executions until graft claims probed: Australia

Halt Indonesia drug executions until graft claims probed: Australia
Sydney - 

Australia urged Indonesia Monday to delay the execution of two men for drug offences until a corruption probe into their case is complete, after a report that judges sought tens of thousands of dollars in bribes.

Nepalis spend third night in open as quake toll passes 4,000

Nepalis spend third night in open as quake toll passes 4,000
Kathmandu - 

Hundreds of thousands of Nepalis spent another night in the open on Monday after a massive quake which killed more than 4,000, as officials warned the final toll could yet rise sharply once rescuers reach cut-off areas.

Indonesia defiant as UN leads condemnation of looming executions

Indonesia defiant as UN leads condemnation of looming executions
Cilacap - 

Indonesia on Sunday signalled it was determined to push ahead with the execution of eight foreign drug convicts, despite a growing wave of global condemnation led by United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon.

Aftershocks cause more terror as Nepal quake toll tops 2,500

Aftershocks cause more terror as Nepal quake toll tops 2,500
Kathmandu - 

Powerful aftershocks rocked Nepal Sunday, panicking survivors of a quake that killed more than 2,500 and triggering new avalanches at Everest base camp, as mass cremations were held in the devastated capital Kathmandu.

Pakistan PM orders probe into killing of rights activist

Pakistan PM orders probe into killing of rights activist
Karachi - 

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has ordered an investigation into the killing of prominent rights activist Sabeen Mahmud who was shot dead minutes after she hosted a seminar on abuses in troubled Baluchistan province.

Over 1,500 feared dead in Nepal quake

Over 1,500 feared dead in Nepal quake

Kathmandu - 

Several buildings were toppled in Kathmandu, while an avalanche buried parts of Mt Everest’s base camp where hundreds of mountaineers had gathered at the start of the climbing season

S Korea, US strike new civil nuclear deal

S Korea, US strike new civil nuclear deal

Seoul - 

South Korea and the United States agreed a new nuclear cooperation pact on Wednesday that stopped short of granting Seoul the permission it had sought to start reprocessing spent nuclear fuel.

Sri Lanka ex-leader's brother Basil Rajapakse arrested

Sri Lanka ex-leader's brother Basil Rajapakse arrested

Colombo - 

Sri Lankan authorities arrested the youngest brother of former president Mahinda Rajapakse for 'misappropriating' public funds, his lawyer said Wednesday, hours after the ex-leader accused his successor of a witch-hunt.

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