Magnitude-7.5 quake hits Nepal; heavy damage
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A strong 7.5-magnitude earthquake hit near Nepal's capital of Kathmandu before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said.
Thousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battle
GALLIPOLI, Turkey (AP) — As dawn broke, families of soldiers, leaders and visitors gathered near former battlefields, honoring thousands of Australians and New Zealanders who fought in the Gallipoli campaign of World War I on the 100th anniversary of the ill-fated British-led invasion.
Palestinian police now in Jerusalem suburbs after Israel ban
ABU DIS, West Bank (AP) — After years of Israeli objections, armed Palestinian police in dark blue uniforms have taken up positions in this lawless West Bank suburb of Jerusalem, highlighting the shared interests of Israel and the Palestinian self-rule government on day-to-day issues even when political tensions run high.