Around the World in 60 seconds: Today's top headlines


Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for April 27, 2015.

Protesters, police clash in Baltimore

Baltimore police officials say at least seven officers were seriously injured after protesters threw rocks and other objects at them. The protests erupted after the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died in police custody on April 19.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

Death toll in Nepali quake rises to 3,800

Humanitarian aid is starting to flow into the capital city of Kathmandu, but many small villages in the countryside are desperate for help, with no food, no shelter and many bodies to bury.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Sanity phase of Colorado theater shooter's trial begins

Opening statements get underway this afternoon in the trial of James Holmes, who killed 12 people at a Colorado movie theater three years ago. The outcome will determine his sentence.

[Read more from USA Today]

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