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Sherpa families’ sorrow after killer Everest avalanche

May 7, 2014 at 7:48 pm

By Surendra Phuyal BBC Nepali

Climbers after their expedition to Mount Everest was cancelled Around 9,000 Sherpas are engaged in mountaineering, working as guides and helpers

Easyjet develops flying robots to inspect aircraft

May 7, 2014 at 7:45 pm

 The drones will be used to scan and assess Easyjet planes

Easyjet is developing drones to inspect its fleet of Airbus aircraft, and may introduce the flying maintenance robots as early as next year.

‘Nazi art’ hoarder Gurlitt makes Swiss museum sole heir

May 7, 2014 at 7:41 pm

 More than 1,400 works were found in Cornelius Gurlitt’s Munich apartment

Pakistan arrests FBI agent with bullets at Karachi airport

May 7, 2014 at 7:35 pm

In this photograph taken on May 6, 2014 Pakistani policemen escort an alleged US FBI agent under arrest as they leave the local court in Karachi. The US citizen has not been named by American officials

Universe evolution recreated in lab

May 7, 2014 at 7:34 pm

Pallab Ghosh By Pallab Ghosh Science correspondent, BBC News

 Pallab Ghosh explains the significance of the visual simulation

Nigeria abducted schoolgirls: Malala Yousafzai urges action

May 7, 2014 at 7:30 pm

 Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai: “If we remain silent then this will spread”

Nigeria under attack

Crucifixion from ancient Rome to modern Syria

May 7, 2014 at 7:23 pm

By Alison Gee BBC News Magazine

Wooden cross

Disturbing photographs recently emerged from Syria showing the bodies of two executed men hanging on crosses. Why has a punishment used in ancient Rome now emerged as a feature of Syria’s civil war?

Ukraine crisis: Russia’s Putin ‘backs 25 May election’

May 7, 2014 at 7:20 pm


Russia's Putin and Swiss President Didier Burkhalter in Moscow on 7 May 2014 Vladimir Putin said ahead of talks with the OSCE chief that he was ready to “seek ways out of this crisis”

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin says Ukraine’s presidential election on 25 May is a step “in the right direction”.

India’s elections spark debate on beef exports

May 7, 2014 at 12:58 am

By Shilpa Kannan BBC News, Delhi

 India’s beef industry has made it on to the election agenda

One meaty issue that has dominated the election rhetoric this season has been the issue of beef exports. And a leading candidate for the prime minister’s post has attacked the current government’s position on the beef trade.

Can India’s economy model itself on Gujarat?

May 7, 2014 at 12:53 am

By Sameer Hashmi Business reporter, BBC News, Gujarat, India

Is Gujarat doing as well as Narendra Modi’s party claims?The building is so new that the shiny green paint on the floor has yet to dry.

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