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Everest avalanche: Climbers descend amid uncertainty

<b>About half the teams at Everest base camp are descending amid uncertainty over this year's climbing season, after 16 guides were killed in an avalanche.</b><p>A row over local guides' share of revenue from foreign climbers erupted after last week's deadly accident, prompting some to threaten a …

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South Korea ferry sinking: search for survivors as hundreds feared dead

Six confirmed dead as officials say those inside wreck unlikely to have survived, amid suggestions passengers - including 325 school pupils - were told to stay below deck as ship sank<p>Naval divers are searching the wreck of a ferry that sank off South Korea with hundreds of school pupils on board, …

Australia Continues Search for MH370, but Hasn't Found Anything Yet

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Late Wednesday night, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said satellite images had revealed …

Malaysian officials deny claims that missing flight MH370 flew on for hours

The international search operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is to widen into the Indian Ocean, after authorities moved to debunk a string of reports and apparent leads about the fate of the airliner, six days after it vanished.<p>With US warships already deployed in the Strait of …

Volcanic Eruption Kills at Least Two, Cloaks Parts of Indonesia With Ash

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>More than 100,000 people in the vicinity of the Mount Kelud in Indonesia were evacuated prior to a …

Let the Games Begin! Sochi Sets Stage for Power and Glory

SOCHI, Russia — The Winter Olympics about to start in this coastal resort city are unlike any in recent memory — promising the glow of international harmony and fierce competition but opening in the shadow of terrorism, politics and uncertainty.<p>Almost 3,000 athletes from a record 88 countries will …

Gunman Kills Two in Rare School Shooting in Moscow

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A high-school student opened fire in a Russian school on Monday, killing one teacher and one police …

Jamaican bobsled team heads to Sochi with over $120K from fans: 'It's a dream'

Thanks to an outpouring of support for its online crowdfunding campaign, the Jamaican bobsled team is heading to Sochi with over $120,000 — and a dream 12 years in the making.<p>On Monday, the members of the underdog team from the island nation learned they had qualified for the two-man bobsled …

Thieves Who Stole Radioactive Truck Will 'Without a Doubt' Die from Exposure

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Although the dangerous radioactive cargo has been recovered, authorities say the two thieves who …

Sparks school shooting: teacher died trying to protect students

A US middle school teacher who served two tours with the National Guard in Afghanistan has been hailed as a hero for trying to protect students from a shooting witnessed by up to 30 children.<p>Police said a student at Sparks middle school was the lone gunman who injured two classmates, killed himself …