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Seventeen bodies found at Everest base camp, injured rescued by helicopter

  • possible: We don't know if it's going to be possible to get them down and out through the Khumbu Icefall or whether we will need to chopper them out," Moffat said from New Zealand.
  • camp: Early on Sunday, the official death toll stood at more than 1,800 people in Nepal .Nick Farr, an Australian climber of The Everest Academy and Trek Climb Ski Nepal, said efforts to find out the situation at base camp were being hindered by poor phone coverage.
  • camp: KATHMANDU (Reuters)- Seventeen bodies have been recovered at the base camp on Mount Everest where hundreds of climbers are stranded after an earthquake in Nepal on Saturday triggered an avalanche on the world's highest peak, a mountaineering official said.
  • injure: Seventeen bodies found at Everest base camp, injured rescued by helicopter- Yahoo News.
  • recover: Seventeen bodies were recovered after part of Everest base camp was engulfed by the snowslide, Ang Tshering Sherpa, president of the Nepal Mountaineering Association, told Reuters.

Flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson retains title at UFC 186

  • clinch: Instead, the challenger was constantly forced to try and prevent Johnson from taking his back, as they battled routinely against the fence and in the clinch.
  • unanimous: In the co-main event, Quinton " Rampage" Jackson (36-11) earned his first UFC win since 2011, scoring a unanimous decision over Brazilian slugger Fabio Maldonado ( 22-8).
  • earn: In the co-main event, Quinton " Rampage" Jackson (36-11) earned his first UFC win since 2011, scoring a unanimous decision over Brazilian slugger Fabio Maldonado ( 22-8).
  • submission: While he was clearly ahead on the scorecards in the final seconds, Johnson turned up the volume, transitioned to an armbar and scored the submission win.
  • opportunity: Constant pressure from the champ left Horiguchi (15-2) struggling to find any opportunity to attack.

Quake mission begins for UK experts

  • magnitude: The 7.8 magnitude quake struck just before midday local time and is thought to have killed more than 1,800 people.
  • rescue: British charities are assembling disaster teams to join the Nepalese rescue effort.
  • express: Labour leader Ed Miliband also expressed his sympathy, tweeting: " The awful scenes in Nepal are heartbreaking.
  • injure: The latest home ministry figures say 1,80 5 people were killed and 4,718 people were injured.
  • trap: International Development Secretary Justine Greening said: " The absolute priority must be to reach people who are trapped and injured, and provide shelter and protection to those who have lost their homes.

Toll climbs after powerful quake hits Nepal: Things to Know

  • camp: It swept down between the Khumbu Icefall, known for its harsh conditions, and the base camp used by international climbing expeditions.
  • constitution: Nepal's constitution was supposed to have been written by the Constituent Assembly that was elected in 2008, following the end of a 10-year Maoist insurgency and the overthrow of the centuries-old monarchy, but the assembly was hampered by infighting and never finished its work.
  • camp: Climbers and their support teams were leaving the base camp Saturday looking for safer locations.
  • spread: The earthquake hit a heavily populated area of Nepal, including the capital, Kathmandu, and its impact spread far beyond the Kathmandu Valley.
  • avalanche: The death toll climbed and aftershocks continued a day after a powerful earthquake struck the Nepal region, triggering an avalanche on Mount Everest and setting off an urgent aid response.

Aid starts coming to Nepal after quake kills nearly 2,000

  • material: Indian air force planes landed Sunday with 43 tons of relief material, including tents and food, and nearly 200 rescuers, India's External Affairs Ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup said.
  • material: The world reacted quickly to the disaster, offering money, relief materials, equipment, expertise and rescue teams.
  • emergency: Hospitals in the Kathmandu Valley were overcrowded, running out of emergency supplies and space to store corpses, the United Nations said in a statement.
  • disaster: The world reacted quickly to the disaster, offering money, relief materials, equipment, expertise and rescue teams.
  • crush: Police said the man's legs and hips were totally crushed.

Experts gathered in Nepal a week ago to ready for earthquake

  • clock: They knew they were racing the clock, but they didn't know when what they feared would strike.
  • worry: That's because people don't spend time worrying about some future earthquake because they have more pressing problems.
  • repeat: Just a week ago, about 50 earthquake and social scientists from around the world came to Kathmandu, Nepal, to figure out how to get this poor, congested, overdeveloped, shoddily built area to prepare better for the big one, a repeat of the 1934 temblor that leveled this city.
  • urban: With an annual population growth rate of 6.5 percent and one of the highest urban densities in the world, the 1.5 million people living in the Kathmandu Valley were clearly facing a serious and growing earthquake risk ," the report said, laying out " the problem " the valley faces.
  • significant: Kathmandu was warned, first by the Earth itself: this is the fifth significant quake there in the last 205 years, including the massive 1934 one.

Klitschko outpoints Jennings to defend heavyweight titles

  • atmosphere: I look forward to coming back to fighting here, a great crowd and a great atmosphere.
  • shout: Yet, with Jennings still standing in the middle rounds and beginning to land some punches, the Americans in the crowd began shouting " U-S-A!
  • weapon: The champion's main weapons were his jab and straight right.
  • champion: Ukraine's Wladimir Klitschko easily outpointed a game-but-outclassed Bryant Jennings in the champion's first fight in the United States in seven years, defending his heavyweight titles with a unanimous decision Saturday night.
  • straight: The champion's main weapons were his jab and straight right.

Nepal quake relief drive intensifies

  • disaster: Seventeen people have been killed on Mount Everest by avalanches- the mountain's worst-ever disaster.
  • aid: "Our country is in a moment of crisis and we will require tremendous support and aid.
  • injure: Helicopters trying to airlift the injured to Kathmandu were delayed by cloudy weather, but have now managed to land at the base camp.
  • further: Little information has emerged from the epicentre, where extensive damage has been reported, and there are fears the death toll could rise yet further.
  • struggle: Scores of bodies have been ferried to hospitals in Kathmandu, many of which are struggling to cope with the number of injured.

Pakistani security agencies to investigate activist's murder

  • correct: This version of the story corrects spokesman's second name, to Bajwa).
  • separatist: The army has vowed to end the Baluchistan insurgency being waged by separatists who say their province's mineral and gas resources are unfairly exploited by Pakistan's richer provinces.
  • condemn: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the U.S. embassy in Islamabad also condemned the killing.
  • version: This version of the story corrects spokesman's second name, to Bajwa).
  • accuse: Rights activists accuse the military security agencies of carrying out extra-judicial killings of separatists in the province.

Thousands in Guatemala demand president, deputy resign

  • peaceful: President Perez told reporters that he would not resign and said the investigation was supported by state prosecutors, calling for peaceful demonstrations.
  • appeal: I appeal to the good sense of Guatemalans, everyone has the right to express themselves but they have to respect the authorities leading the investigation," Perez said.
  • sense: I appeal to the good sense of Guatemalans, everyone has the right to express themselves but they have to respect the authorities leading the investigation," Perez said.
  • corruption: Guatemala City (AFP)- Thousands marched in Guatemala to demand the resignation of President Otto Perez and Vice President Roxana Baldetti as a corruption scandal rocked the government.
  • resign: President Perez told reporters that he would not resign and said the investigation was supported by state prosecutors, calling for peaceful demonstrations.

Indonesia gives 72-hour executions notice

  • moratorium: U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged President Joko " Jokowi" Widodo to " urgently consider declaring a moratorium on capital punishment in Indonesia, with a view toward abolition.
  • island: Australian heroin traffickers Andrew Chan, 31, and Myuran Sukumaran, 33, were the ringleaders of a gang of nine Australians arrested in April 2005, while trying to smuggle more than 8 kilograms (18 pounds) of heroin from the resort island of Bali to Sydney.
  • diplomatic: French President Francois Hollande has warned of diplomatic consequences if Atlaoui is executed, and said Saturday that there could be possible economic fallout as well.
  • execute: In January, six convicted drug smugglers, including five from Brazil, the Netherlands, Vietnam, Nigeria and Malawi, were executed at the same prison, prompting the Netherlands and Brazil to recall their ambassadors in protest.
  • resort: Australian heroin traffickers Andrew Chan, 31, and Myuran Sukumaran, 33, were the ringleaders of a gang of nine Australians arrested in April 2005, while trying to smuggle more than 8 kilograms (18 pounds) of heroin from the resort island of Bali to Sydney.

Nepalese dig with bare hands for quake survivors as toll rises to 1,900

  • appeal: In a later tweet he made a desperate appeal for a helicopter to fly in and evacuate climbers who had been hurt: "Many dead.
  • accident: In the Annapurna mountain range, where scores were killed in the nation's worst trekking accident last year, many hikers were stranded after the quake, according to messages on social media, but no deaths there had been reported.
  • shelter: The government planned to pitch tents and turn schools and other public buildings into shelters, said Rameshwor Dangal, a home ministry official.
  • cloth: Bodies were heaped in a dark room; some covered with cloth, some not.
  • shallow: The earthquake, centred 50 miles (80 k m) east of the second city, Pokhara, was all the more destructive for being shallow.

S. Africa braces for economic backlash from xenophobic attacks

  • situation: Calling the situation " untenable," he added that the government was " worried about the cost and the negative impact of the attacks on foreign nationals on the country's image and its econom y ".
  • foreign: Nigeria's foreign ministry summoned South Africa's high commissioner over the attacks, while influential Zimbabwe National Students Union president Gilbert Mutubuki called on youths to target local South African businesses.
  • flee: At least seven people have been killed in the violence and thousands of immigrants forced to flee their homes, making headline news around the world as soldiers were deployed to restore order in the impoverished townships.
  • immigrant: At least seven people have been killed in the violence and thousands of immigrants forced to flee their homes, making headline news around the world as soldiers were deployed to restore order in the impoverished townships.
  • government: Calling the situation " untenable," he added that the government was " worried about the cost and the negative impact of the attacks on foreign nationals on the country's image and its econom y ".

Day, Compton share lead at weather-hit Zurich Classic

  • materialize: If more delays materialize on Sunday, White said, " we would be here Monday.
  • delay: After weather delays on the first two days, third-round action was halted Saturday for five hours and 43 minutes by more storms.
  • halt: After weather delays on the first two days, third-round action was halted Saturday for five hours and 43 minutes by more storms.
  • storm: After weather delays on the first two days, third-round action was halted Saturday for five hours and 43 minutes by more storms.
  • delay: He opened the third round with a 21-foot birdie putt at the first, and after the long delay birdied the second, fourth and fifth.

Violence mars Baltimore protest over police custody death

  • establish: Tensions have been simmering in the blue-collar Mid-Atlantic port city of 620,000 as investigators try to establish the circumstances that led to Gray's death.
  • pain: In a press conference Friday, officials acknowledged Gray should have received medical help at the moment of his arrest, when he was seen by bystanders-- and caught on video-- howling in apparent pain.
  • confrontation: Gray's death is the latest in a string of high-profile confrontations between African Americans and police, including the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in August in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson.
  • port: Tensions have been simmering in the blue-collar Mid-Atlantic port city of 620,000 as investigators try to establish the circumstances that led to Gray's death.
  • financial: Targets included a 7-Eleven convenience store, a Michael Kors fashion boutique, a financial services center and a cellphone shop in Baltimore's landmark Lexington Market.

Bad weather hampers search for avalanche survivors on Everest

  • climb: The avalanche swept down the mountain, burying part of the base camp as climbers gathered near the main route to the summit at the beginning of the climbing season.
  • camp: The avalanche swept down the mountain, burying part of the base camp as climbers gathered near the main route to the summit at the beginning of the climbing season.
  • climb: An Indian army climbing team found 18 bodies on Saturday in the first hours after the quake, an army spokesman said.
  • further: Nepal's Tourism Ministry could only confirm 10 deaths, but spokesman Gyanendra Shrestha said the toll could rise further.
  • confirm: Nepal's Tourism Ministry could only confirm 10 deaths, but spokesman Gyanendra Shrestha said the toll could rise further.

Baltimore protest turns violent

  • minority: A minority of protesters smashed police car windows and at least a dozen were arrested, after disturbances that led police to delay spectators ' departure from a baseball game.
  • arrest: Police Commissioner Anthony Batts admitted at a news conference on Friday that officers repeatedly failed to give Gray the medical attention he was due and that, contrary to policy, Gray was not strapped into his seat in the police van following his arrest.
  • suspend: The police will report the findings of their investigation on 1 May, when protesters hope the six suspended police officers will be charged- and have vowed further protests if they are not.
  • arrest: Freddie Gray was arrested by police on 12 April and then suffered spinal injuries leading to death a week later.
  • conference: Police Commissioner Anthony Batts admitted at a news conference on Friday that officers repeatedly failed to give Gray the medical attention he was due and that, contrary to policy, Gray was not strapped into his seat in the police van following his arrest.

'Heavy toll' feared after Boko Haram attacks Niger army

  • terrorist: At dawn on April 25, fighters from the terrorist group Boko Haram riding motorised canoes attacked the island of Karamga, a position northwest of of the town of Bosso held by our defence and security forces," the ministry of defence said.
  • raid: The ministry did not indicate if there were any casualties as a result of the raid.
  • warn: An official from Diffa, the capital of the southeast, however warned the death toll was " very heavy in the ranks of the Nigerien army," without providing further details.
  • position: At dawn on April 25, fighters from the terrorist group Boko Haram riding motorised canoes attacked the island of Karamga, a position northwest of of the town of Bosso held by our defence and security forces," the ministry of defence said.
  • launch: Niger, along with Chad, Cameroon and Nigeria, has recently launched a joint offensive to end Boko Haram's six-year insurgency, which has claimed 13,000 lives and caused about 1.5 million people to flee their homes.

Russians 'accessed Obama's emails'

  • access: Officials have conceded that sensitive information was in the unclassified system the hackers accessed.
  • breach: Officials quoted by the New York Times say that the White House cyberspace intrusion in October was viewed as a serious security breach.
  • information: The paper quoted White House officials as saying that no classified networks were comprom ised, and that the hackers accessed no classified information.
  • access: The paper quoted White House officials as saying that no classified networks were comprom ised, and that the hackers accessed no classified information.
  • breach: It said the breach was far more intrusive than previously admitted.

Canadian teen Henderson has 1-shot lead in LPGA Tour event

  • course: The wind made the Pacific air feel close to 50 degrees, and overnight rain made the course soft and longer.
  • capture: She has been a starlet in Canada for years, winning three times on the Canadian Women's Tour as an amateur, capturing the Canadian Women's Amateur and finishing runner-up in the U.S. Women's Amateur.
  • concede: She refers to Pressel as her biggest role model in golf and concedes she still gets a little nervous around her.
  • champion: Defending champion Lydia Ko, who turned 18 on Friday and now is chasing someone even younger, salvaged a 71 and was three shots behind.
  • chase: Defending champion Lydia Ko, who turned 18 on Friday and now is chasing someone even younger, salvaged a 71 and was three shots behind.

Strongman Nazarbayev tipped for fresh term as Kazakhstan votes

  • government: Depressed prices for Kazakhstan's main export, crude oil, have also created another headache for the government.
  • process: On Monday, the country's Central Election Commission (CEC) announced the completion of the accreditation process for over 1,000 international observers, including 168 representatives of the foreign press.
  • release: An Ipsos MORI poll released Tuesday showed 91 percent of Kazakhstanis are satisfied with the septuagenarian strongman's rule.
  • cite: Kazakhstan banned a number of Russian foodstuffs from the local market in March and April, citing standards violations, and has also restricted imports of Russian fuel.
  • import: Kazakhstan banned a number of Russian foodstuffs from the local market in March and April, citing standards violations, and has also restricted imports of Russian fuel.

Russian hackers read Obama's unclassified emails last year: NYT

  • hack: It added that the president's email account itself was apparently not hacked.
  • intrusion: The paper said that Senior White House officials had known for months about the depth of the intrusion.
  • hack: There is no evidence that the president's email account itself was hacked, White House officials said.
  • retrieve: Still, the fact that some of Mr. Obama's communications were among those retrieved by hackers has been one of the most closely held findings of the inquiry," the paper said.
  • account: There is no evidence that the president's email account itself was hacked, White House officials said.

Over two tonnes of cocaine seized off Scotland

  • intercept: The drugs were found when the HMS Somerset and Border Force cutter Valiant intercepted the Hamal, a 35-metre tugboat registered in the Marshall Islands and owned by a Ukrainian company.
  • information: French customs shared " specific information allowing two ships from the Royal Navy and the British coastguards to board a tug 100 kilometres ( 60 miles) east of Scotland carrying a very large quantity of cocaine, more than two tons" on Thursday, it said in a statement.
  • illegal: This is a potentially significant seizure of illegal drugs, " John McGowan, from the NCA's Border Policing Command, said in a statement.
  • exact: The exact amount of cocaine on board is yet to be determined and the search is likely to continue for some time.
  • load: The boat's suspicious itinerary meant officials feared that cocaine from South America had been loaded in the Canary Islands, French customs said.

Humor Is Main Course at White House Correspondents' Dinner

  • poetic: Tribeca Film Festival in New York City are more than 20 documentaries and features with international appeal, from a film about a Congolese businessman in China, to documentaries shot in Pakistan and diaspora communities in the U.S., to a poetic look at disaffected South African youth.
  • extremist: The radicalization and recruitment of young people into Islamist extremist groups has become a growing challenge for governments worldwide.
  • path: Since then, it has become the second-most popular path into Western Europe, after the option of sailing from North Africa to Italy.
  • culture: A century ago this April, hundreds of thousands of Armenians of the Turkish Ottoman empire were deported and massacred, and their culture erased from their traditional lands.
  • conservative: A new one that will showcase the Bible has skeptics questioning the motives of its conservative Christian funders.

Somalia FM Says His Country, Kenya Are on Good Terms

  • education: Omer said that Somalia believes the border should be open to allow trade, the movement of people, and the sharing of culture and education.
  • refugee: There's a good story to tell" about refugees returning to Somalia from the Dadaab camps and from Yemen, Omer said, denying that he had characterized all of them as posing a security threat.
  • camp: Kenya has attributed recent terror attacks on its territory to the presence of Somali refugees in its sprawling Dadaab camps, a claim denied by the refugees.
  • camp: There's a good story to tell" about refugees returning to Somalia from the Dadaab camps and from Yemen, Omer said, denying that he had characterized all of them as posing a security threat.
  • element: In an interview Saturday with VOA, Omer noted that "there are elements in our region that want to divide us " by pitting nations and religions against each other.

Like shale oil, solar power is shaking up global energy

  • solar: With nuclear power in the doldrums after the Fukushima disaster, it's solar energy that is becoming the alternative.
  • alternative: With nuclear power in the doldrums after the Fukushima disaster, it's solar energy that is becoming the alternative.
  • dominate: In trying to protect their fossil fuel and nuclear (plants), Japan's electric power companies can only delay developments here," he said, referring to the 10 regional monopolies that have dominated electricity production since the 1950s.
  • solar: By starting mass-production of solar panels, China is the driving force in bringing down solar manufacturing costs by 80 percent in the last decade, according to Germany's Fraunhofer Institute.
  • alternative: Because of these policies, Beijing is seeking alternatives for coal, which makes up almost two-thirds of its energy consumption.

Kazakhs find uneven playing field in Russia's trading bloc

  • technical: In the past couple of months, Kazakhstan's committee for protection of consumers ' rights has seized Russian products for " not meeting technical regulations ".
  • leverage: Gaziza Shak hanova, a managing director at Kaznex Invest agency, argues that Moscow is prioritising its domestic interests and" containing competition from Kazakhstan using financial and non-financial leverages ".
  • material: Kazakhstan's National Chamber of Entrepreneurs has listed 30 goods, ranging from flour and milk to pipes and construction materials, for which it has lobbied for import restrictions.
  • import: According to the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs, a new regulation is being finalised, stipulating that only those distributors who have a special license will be allowed to import cars.
  • crisis: As the country deals with the impact of the global economic crisis, its efforts at economic integration with Russia are proving particularly difficult.

A turtle's paradise in the Caribbean

  • environment: The female leaves her environment and puts herself in so much danger all for the survival of her offspring," he said.
  • island: The private Caribbean island of Jumby Bay may be home to some of the world's most affluent and influential people.
  • sand: Volunteers have been following turtles ' tracks in the sand to locate the nesting site.
  • vulnerable: When she goes into her nesting trance she's totally vulnerable to predators.
  • reproduce: Exacerbating matters further is hawksbills ' late maturation; they do not usually begin to reproduce until they are at least 15 years old.

History trailing Japanese leader on his upcoming US visit

  • mutual: Japanese Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae said Abe will focus on the current and future challenges in the U.S.-Japan relationship, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal and mutual defense guidelines.
  • parliament: Abe's Cabinet has reinterpreted an article of its pacifist constitution and is pushing security legislation that, if approved by Japan's parliament, would allow Japan in some circumstances to defend U.S. forces if they were to come under attack.
  • relationship: Japanese Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae said Abe will focus on the current and future challenges in the U.S.-Japan relationship, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal and mutual defense guidelines.
  • target: Abe's hawkish reputation has made him a target of criticism in neighboring countries, but he did little to help matters when he visited a Tokyo shrine in December 2013 where war criminals, including wartime Prime Minister Hideki Tojo, are among those memorialized.
  • government: Japan's government has apologized to former American POWs, and in recent years has paid for " friendship visits " to Japan for survivors, giving them a more positive view of the country.

Sandy Lyle, Ian Woosnam team to lead Legends of Golf

  • course: Play will close Sunday on the par-3 course with nine holes of modified alternate shot and nine of better ball.
  • course: Nicklaus and Player had a 66 on the regulation course, and Baird and Geiberger shot a 49 on the par-3 course.
  • course: Woosnam and Lyle shot a 6-under 64 in better-play play on Buffalo Ridge's regulation Springs course to reach 13 under.
  • alternate: Play will close Sunday on the par-3 course with nine holes of modified alternate shot and nine of better ball.
  • course: Cook and Sindelar, the first-round leaders after a 60 on the regulation course, had a 53 on the par-3 layout.

Portugal coalition partners to field joint list in upcoming polls

  • alliance: This alliance is strong because it can already show the Portuguese how much work has been done," Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho, head of the Social Democrats ( PSD), said at a press conference in Lisbon.
  • compare: Without taking the new alliance into account, the most recent opinion poll put the opposition Socialists in first place with 38.1 percent of the votes, compared to 25.2 percent for the PSD and 8.1 percent for the CDS.
  • conference: This alliance is strong because it can already show the Portuguese how much work has been done," Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho, head of the Social Democrats (PSD), said at a press conference in Lisbon.
  • conservative: Deputy Prime Minister Paulo Portas, whose conservative CDS-PP party has been the coalition's minority partner since the last polls in 2011, added: " We are different parties, but we share a culture of compromise and we are able to get along.
  • reform: The coalition was forced to impose deeply unpopular austerity measures to comply with reforms demanded by international creditors in return for a bailout to stave off bankruptcy.

Castroneves grabs IndyCar pole, Team Penske gets top 3 spots

  • huge: Power said qualifying spot is " huge" at Barber, where there are fewer than normal good passing spots.
  • position: Since we were in a very good position already, I didn't have to take any other chance.
  • position: It's our own team's fault to put ourselves in that position.
  • opportunity: We'll have to see if there's an opportunity to pass.
  • mix: It's kind of apparent that it's going to be a race between the teammates, then you have kind of Kanaan and Dixon in the mix as well," he said.

Nkurunziza Nominated for Third Term as Burundi's President

  • deploy: The opposition was expected to launch protests Sunday, despite warnings that the army could be deployed to contain them.
  • constitution: He said the nomination had " basically killed the Arusha peace accords and the country's constitution.
  • limitation: Critics claim the country's 2005 constitution precludes the incumbent from serving a third term, while Nkurunziza's supporters argue that two-term limitations apply only to presidents elected by popular vote.
  • argue: Critics claim the country's 2005 constitution precludes the incumbent from serving a third term, while Nkurunziza's supporters argue that two-term limitations apply only to presidents elected by popular vote.
  • civil: Burundi's ruling party has nominated President Pierre Nkurunziza for a constitutionally questionable third term, amid fears that the move could reignite violence in a country still recovering from years of civil war.

The gunmen of Aden who keep saying sorry

  • expand: It has been exploiting the chaos to rob a bank, conduct a jail break, and expand its territory.
  • rebel: They are the DIY defenders of Aden, trying to keep Houthi rebels out of their neighbourhoods.
  • conviction: I 'm ready to die for this ," he said with conviction.
  • fuel: There was no electricity and the generator was running out of fuel.
  • patient: I often have to just patch patients up and send them home to make room for new ones.

Putin-backed bikers head for Berlin

  • visa: Another biker already has a Polish visa and says he informed the embassy of his plans when he applied.
  • launch: The group heading for Berlin joined a large crowd at the Night Wolves ' headquarters in Moscow on Saturday for the annual launch of the season.
  • embassy: Another biker already has a Polish visa and says he informed the embassy of his plans when he applied.
  • headquarters: The group heading for Berlin joined a large crowd at the Night Wolves ' headquarters in Moscow on Saturday for the annual launch of the season.
  • guarantee: The official reason is that the Polish authorities were not given sufficient notice of the trip and cannot guarantee the bikers ' safety.

Greece, lenders must reach deal by early May, Deputy PM tells paper

  • issue: Asked by Kappa what the best options for Athens were in case of an impasse, 44 percent of Greeks wanted the government to handle the issue without seeking any kind of a fresh popular mandate.
  • external: O therwise, the country's ability to smoothly service its external obligations would be in an ever growing contrast to Greek people's survival.
  • risk: Shut out of international markets and locked in talks with its European Union and International Monetary Fund creditors over its proposed reform-for-cash deal, Greece risks running out of cash within weeks.
  • mandate: Asked by Kappa what the best options for Athens were in case of an impasse, 44 percent of Greeks wanted the government to handle the issue without seeking any kind of a fresh popular mandate.
  • request: We are mainly requesting that the current liquidity problem be recognized as a problem of common responsibility and that it be jointly addressed ", he said.

Throng Marches in Baltimore Over Man's Death in Police Custody

  • arrest: Gray reportedly was arrested when he ran away after making eye contact with a police officer.
  • abuse: The U.S. Department of Justice said this week that it also would review the case, which follows a string of high-profile police-involved killings that have raised allegations of abuses against minorities around the country.
  • transport: At least 1,500 people had gathered by midafternoon at the spot in West Baltimore where Freddie Gray, 25, was detained after a foot chase April 12 and placed inside a police transport van.
  • detain: At least 1,500 people had gathered by midafternoon at the spot in West Baltimore where Freddie Gray, 25, was detained after a foot chase April 12 and placed inside a police transport van.
  • demonstrate: Gray died April 19, and people continued to demonstrate in Baltimore since then, demanding justice.

Anderson leads England to victory

  • fluent: Cook scored almost exclusively square of the wicket to notch his fifth half-century in eight Test knocks, looking much more fluent than his first-innings 76.
  • dominate: That was the only low point of an England day that was dominated by Anderson's brilliance with the ball and in the field.
  • catalyst: As the home side resumed 37 ahead, the tourists were relying on the second new ball to create opportunities and Anderson, a week on from becoming England's leading wicket-taker in Test cricket, provided the catalyst through an exhibition of aggressive swing bowling.
  • crush: There's that relief and hopefully they can go to Barbados on top of the world and, in the nicest sporting way, crush the West Indies.
  • aggressive: As the home side resumed 37 ahead, the tourists were relying on the second new ball to create opportunities and Anderson, a week on from becoming England's leading wicket-taker in Test cricket, provided the catalyst through an exhibition of aggressive swing bowling.

Pro-Kremlin bikers ride for Berlin defying bans from Germany, Poland

  • annul: A German government source told AFP on Saturday that " entry has been refused to certain leaders of the Night Wolves and visas obtained on false pretences have been annulled.
  • visa: A German government source told AFP on Saturday that " entry has been refused to certain leaders of the Night Wolves and visas obtained on false pretences have been annulled.
  • indignant: Russia's foreign ministry said it was " indignant about the refusal of Polish authoritie s" and accused Warsaw of lying about the real reasons it was barring the bikers.
  • retrace: The bikers gathered Saturday morning in a Moscow suburb to launch the ride to Berlin, planned to retrace the 6,000-kilometre ( 3,730-mile) march of Soviet troops through Belarus, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria.
  • visa: Zaldostanov said his passport is still at an embassy in Moscow, not specifying which one, and that he did not yet know if he would get the necessary visa for the trip.

UN chief names new head of Ebola mission as outbreak calms

  • epidemic: A statement from Ban Ki-moon's office said Peter Jan Graaff of the Netherlands will work closely with David Nabarro, the U.N.'s special Ebola envoy, in addressing an epidemic that has claimed more than 10,000 lives in the three hardest-hit countries: Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.
  • establish: The Ghana-based U.N. Mission for Ebola Emergency Res ponse, or UNMEER, was established last September, near the height of the outbreak as an extraordinary response to a public health crisis.
  • outbreak: The Ghana-based U.N. Mission for Ebola Emergency Res ponse, or UNMEER, was established last September, near the height of the outbreak as an extraordinary response to a public health crisis.
  • extraordinary: The Ghana-based U.N. Mission for Ebola Emergency Res ponse, or UNMEER, was established last September, near the height of the outbreak as an extraordinary response to a public health crisis.
  • crisis: The Ghana-based U.N. Mission for Ebola Emergency Res ponse, or UNMEER, was established last September, near the height of the outbreak as an extraordinary response to a public health crisis.

Leaders, charities offer condolences, help after Nepal quake

  • establish: Handicap International, which was already established in Nepal with 47 workers, was also offering assistance.
  • ministry: Mexico's foreign ministry said it stood in solidarity with the government of Nepal and the relatives of the earthquake victims.
  • victim: Countries around the globe pledged aid while Pope Francis offered his prayers for the victims and those working to save them.
  • damage: With Internet and cellphone communications spotty, and many roads closed due to damage, the outside world did not yet have a clear picture of what is most needed following the devastating quake.
  • rescue: "His Holiness commends the souls of the victims to the loving mercy of the Almighty and he offers encouragement to the civil authorities and emergency personnel as they continue their rescue efforts and assistance to those touched by this tragedy," Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, said in a statement.

City wins as Champions League places look set in England

  • edge: City secured a fifth straight home win by edging past Villa, but its performance against a side struggling to avoid relegation again underlined the champ i ons ' regression.
  • consign: Also in the Premier League, Swansea consigned Newcastle to a club record of seven straight league defeats by winning 3-2 at St James ' Park.
  • relegate: Tranmere Rovers was relegated from the fourth tier and into the non-leagues for the first time in 94 years after a loss at Plymouth.

Migrant rescue mission must extend closer to Libya: Amnesty International

  • migrant: Migrant rescue mission must extend closer to Libya: Amnesty International- Yahoo News.
  • rescue: Migrant rescue mission must extend closer to Libya: Amnesty International.
  • migrant: Migrant rescue mission must extend closer to Libya: Amnesty International.
  • rescue: More than 300 people were brought to the Sicilian port of Augusta on Saturday afternoon and rescue workers in white protective suits began helping them ashore.
  • pilot: The brother of the accused man told Reuters on Saturday that he was himself a migrant and had been forced at gunpoint to pilot the ship because he had experience as a fisherman.

Venezuelan opposition leader transferred from military prison

  • hernia: Ledez ma's wife, Mitzy Capriles, said her husband was examined on Friday by his own doctor and two others from the Venezuelan intelligence service and they agreed he required surgery for a hernia.
  • pertinent: Spain's chamber of deputies passed a measure Tuesday urging the government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to " take all pertinent initiatives" to obtain the immediate release of Ledezma, Lopez and other political prisoners in Venezuela.
  • immerse: The imprisonment of Ledezma and Leopoldo Lopez, another opposition leader held at the Ramo Verde military prison, was seen as a major obstacle to a political dialogue at a time when the deeply polarized country is immersed in a worsening economic crisis.

Clashes rage in Yemen as calls for peace talks grow

  • warship: The military source and pro-Hadi militiamen told AFP that coalition warships were also taking part in the shelling.
  • impartial: It is crucial that independent and impartial investigations are carried out to ascertain whether violations of international humanitarian law have been committed.
  • exile: Taez (Yemen) (AFP)- Fierce fighting raged Saturday in south Yemen between Iran-backed rebels and loyalists of exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, as pressure mounted for the warring factions to hold political talks.
  • overrun: The Huthi rebels, who have overrun large parts of the country and forced Hadi to flee overseas, have demanded a complete end to a month of Saudi-led air strikes against them as a condition for UN-sponsored talks.
  • diplomat: A UN statement on Saturday said Mauritanian diplomat Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed has been confirmed as Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's new envoy to Yemen.

For desperate migrants, shipwrecks a risk worth taking

  • detain: I tried to leave with my family 11 times but failed, and I was detained twic e," Abu Barra says.
  • option: At first I was against this kind of voyage, but there was no other option," explains Bashawat, 55, who says his family owned a restaurant chain and a resort in Syria.
  • drown: Alexandria (Egypt) (AFP)- Syrian refugee Fares al-Bashawat knows his two daughters may drown trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe.
  • disaster: Last weekend's disaster triggered crisis talks in Brussels on Thursday, at which EU leaders agreed to triple the funding for search and rescue operations.
  • fictitious: Smugglers use contractors who are reached through social networks on the Internet such as Facebook under fictitious names like " El-Captain" and " El-Doctor".

Bayern beats Hertha to put Bundesliga title on ice

  • compliment: Compliments on the German championship," Hertha coach Pal Dardai said.
  • elude: Mitchell Weiser eluded four Hertha defenders and cut the ball back for Schweinsteiger to score with a fine strike to the top corner.
  • situation: The best chance fell to Nico Schulz early in the second, but the Hertha midfielder was denied by Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in a one-on-one situation.
  • dominate: Despite dominating possession, Bayern struggled to create chances in an uneventful first half.
  • penalty: In Dortmund, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's coolly taken penalty put the home side ahead in the 24th, and the Gabon forward turned provider eight minutes later for Shinji Kagawa to seal the result against a harmless Frankfurt side missing injured top-scorer Alexander Meier.

Late Fernandinho strike sends Man City second

  • consolation: Ayoze Perez gave John Carver's side a 20th-minute lead, but Swansea hit back through Nelson Oliveira, Gylfi Sigurdsson and Jack Cork before Siem de Jong claimed a late consolation for the hosts.
  • emphatic: London (AFP)- Fernandinho volleyed in an emphatic 89th-minute winner as Manchester City edged FA Cup finalists Aston Villa 3-2 on Saturday to reclaim second place in the Premier League table.
  • adjudge: Sherwood felt that Villa had been denied a " blatant" penalty moments before Fernandinho's goal when Christian Benteke was adjudged to have been marginally offside when he went down under a challenge from Hart.
  • qualify: The teams finishing fifth and sixth will qualify for the Europa League, while victory for Arsenal over Villa in the FA Cup final would also send the team finishing seventh into Europe's second-tier competition.
  • consecutive: Newcastle have now lost seven consecutive league games for the first time since 1977.

International aid groups rush to reach Nepal quake victims

  • tremor: We do not yet know the scope of the damage, but this could be one of the deadliest and most devastating earthquakes since the 1934 tremor which devastated Nepal and Bi har," said Jagan Chapagain, Asia/Pacific director of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies ( IFRC).
  • condolence: Condolences to the Nepalese people and all those affected by the devastating quake came from leaders across the globe, including China's Xi Jinping, France's Francois Hollande and Russia's Vladimir Putin.
  • hygiene: It's clear from what has emerged so far that there is an urgent need for emergency shelters, food and clean drinking water, warm clothing blankets and hygiene kits," said the group's regional emergency manager Ram Kishan in a statement.

Quake Leaves Swath of Destruction in Kathmandu

  • information: Also we're getting information that the mountaineers ' route up and down the mountain has been damaged, and so some climbers may have been cut off.
  • contact: At this point it does appear to be a military-type operation, but a number of NGOs that we 've been in contact with are gearing up to come in with a massive relief effort.
  • victim: Ambulances are having a difficult time reaching the victims because of damage to the roads.
  • aid: Q: What is the situation regarding infrastructure and aid supplies?
  • damage: Ambulances are having a difficult time reaching the victims because of damage to the roads.