Angry Nepalis wait for help as death toll from earthquake passes 4,000

Abhishek Tamang, 4, looks on after receiving medical treatment, following Saturday's earthquake, at Dhading hospital, in Dhading Besi, Nepal April 27, 2015. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Hundreds of Nepalis, angered and frustrated by the government's slow response, were digging through rubble themselves to find remains of their loved ones after a devastating earthquake three days ago killed more than 4,000 people.  Full Article | Pictures 

Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules in foil strips are arranged on a table in this picture illustration taken in Ljubljana September 18, 2013. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic/FIles

Wockhardt to recall some drugs made in India

Generic drugmaker Wockhardt said on Tuesday it would recall some drugs manufactured at its two plants in India before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) banned those sites due to quality concerns. The FDA banned U.S. exports from Wockhardt's Waluj and Chikalthana plants in central India in 2013, citing manufacturing quality lapses.  Full Article 

A woman holds up the iPhone 6 Plus at the Apple Store at Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district September 19, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

China iPhone sales boosts Apple; shares up

Apple Inc beat Wall Street's revenue and profit forecasts as it sold more iPhones in China than the U.S. for the first time, but the company gave no sales figures for its new Apple Watch.  Full Article | Video 

Templeton Asset Management's Mark Mobius speaks during a conference at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand (FCCT) in Bangkok August 19, 2010. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang

Templeton fund ends reign in Asia

Templeton Asian Growth fund, managed by star stock picker Mark Mobius, ended its six-year reign as the biggest equity fund in Asia ex-Japan after suffering a second straight quarter of investor withdrawals and underperforming its benchmark.  Full Article 

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Asian shares edge off seven-year highs

Asian stocks pulled back from a seven-year peak scaled on Tuesday as sentiment gave way to caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy two-day meeting scheduled to start later in the session. The dollar clawed back some of its losses against the euro which rose overnight on optimism for progress in debt-laden Greece's ongoing negotiations with creditors.  Full Article 

Activists hold a candlelight vigil for death row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso outside the Indonesian embassy in Makati, Philippines April 27, 2015.  REUTERS/Esra Acayan

Convicts in Indonesia await execution

Nine drug traffickers were being held in isolation cells at an Indonesian maximum security prison awaiting execution by firing squad, after Indonesian authorities notified them they had no hope of reprieve.  Full Article | Video: Executions loom for death row convicts 

Activists hold a candlelight vigil for Philippine death row prisoner Mary Jane Veloso outside the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia April 27, 2015. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Drug row convicts await execution in Indonesia

Nine drug traffickers were being held in isolation cells at an Indonesian maximum security prison on Tuesday awaiting execution by firing squad, after Indonesian authorities notified them they had no hope of reprieve.  Full Article 

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