A magnitude 6.9 Himalayan quake on the border between India and Nepal, highlights the extreme hazard the region faces as enormous patches of Earth's crust crash into each other.
A sheep is seen in front of the snow covered Falknis in Furggels, Switzerland, above the river Rhine valley. The snow line dropped to 1400m over sea level in an early onset of winter in Switzerland.
A magnitude-6.9 earthquake left 50 dead in Nepal, India, and Tibet. The slow response to the quake in Nepal puts a spotlight on a dismal disaster preparedness record.
The election of Maoist Baburam Bhattarai as prime minister has Nepal cautiously optimistic that the country may have found a leader who can end more than two years of political deadlock.
Libya's rebel council is meeting with international officials in Qatar today to arrange $2.5 billion in funding for an interim government.
Nepal's president gave the government and opposition parties until Aug. 21 to form a national government after Nepal's prime minister resigned following six months of stalemate.
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