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

A member of Nepalese police personnel walks amidst the rubble of collapsed buildings, in the aftermath of Saturday's earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 27, 2015. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Shock turned to anger in Nepal as some of the tens of thousands stricken by a devastating earthquake, which killed more than 4,000 people, expressed frustration at what they said was their government's slow response to the crisis.  Full Article 

The main entrance of the Olympic stadium is pictured with the Olympic rings in Berlin March 9, 2015. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/Files

India not bidding for 2024 Games: IOC chief

India is serious about hosting an Olympics but is not planning a late bid for the 2024 Summer Games, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said on Monday.  Full Article 

A worker rests inside a building undergoing construction in front of Maruti Suzuki's plant at Manesar, in the northern Indian state of Haryana August 21, 2012. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal/Files

Maruti Suzuki to sharpen rural focus

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, the country's top-selling car maker, plans to push deeper into smaller towns and villages to increase sales, its chairman said on Monday, after the company reported a forecast-beating rise in quarterly net profit.  Full Article 

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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 

A man collects belongings from his house partially-destroyed following heavy rain in the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan, April 27, 2015. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz

Freak storm kills 45 in Pakistan

A freak "mini-cyclone" tore roofs of buildings and brought down trees and power poles in Pakistan, killing 45 people and injuring more than 200, officials said on Monday.  Full Article | Video 

Cap Gemini to buy IGATE in $4 billion deal

Cap Gemini to buy IGATE in $4 billion deal

French IT services company Cap Gemini said on Monday it planned to buy U.S.-based IGATE Corp for $4 billion cash in a deal that will make North America its biggest market. IGATE, a technology and services company headquartered in New Jersey with 2014 revenues of $1.3 billion, is to be acquired for $48 a share, Cap Gemini said.  Full Article 

Rubble of houses destroyed by an air raid is seen in Sanaa April 26, 2015. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Bread, medicine run short in Yemen

The humanitarian situation in Yemen has become catastrophic, relief officials said, as Saudi-led aircraft pounded Iran-allied Houthi militiamen and rebel army units for a second day, dashing hopes for a pause in fighting to let aid in.  Full Article | Video 

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