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Pakistan Party Official Killed in Roadside Blast

A roadside bomb has killed a local political party official in northwestern Pakistan, ahead of elections scheduled for May 11.

Police officials say Mukarram Shah, a local leader of the Awami National Party in Pakistan's Swat valley, died when the bomb exploded while he was driving past.

There was no claim of responsibility, but Shah's party is one of several that have been threatened by the Taliban in the time leading up to the elections.

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Relatives cry as the bodies of their family members, who died in Saturday's earthquake, are prepared for cremation along a river in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 28, 2015.

Multimedia Quake Overwhelms Nepal

VOA's Steve Herman describes the scene in Kathmandu, where quake survivors persevere despite death toll, which now exceeds 4,300 More

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