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TAIPEI, TAIWAN : A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan’s east coast Tuesday causing heavy damage and the collapse of a hotel. The quake hit at 23:50 pm (1550 GMT) around 21 kilometres (13 miles) northeast of the port city Hualien, according to the United States Geological Survey. Taiwan's official Central News Agency says the ground ...

February 6, 2018
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WORLD (London) : A team of British medics, composed of 40 NHS doctors, nurses and paramedics triaged more than 3,000 people, and treated more than 500 for diphtheria, most of them children, in the Rohingya refugee camps in the Bangladesh government-run Kutupalong camp in the Cox's Bazar region. SKYNEWS reported that the emergency medical team, who ...

February 4, 2018
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(World) : North Korea and South Korea will march under a united flag and field a joint team in women’s ice hockey at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics in South Korea from February 9 to 25, according to TIME. This is despite the two nations’ officially remaining at war and comes at a time when tensions have spiked following Kim Jong Un’s ac...

February 3, 2018
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(World ) : As reported by Express, an earthquake with a 5.8 magnitude hits Papua New Guinea on Wednesday as scores of shocks recorded. It struck an area near the town of Lae, around 170 miles from the busy city of Port Moresby. Officials said the towns of Lae, home to 76,000 people, and Bulolo, home to 16,000, experienced light shaking. A further 3...

February 2, 2018
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WORLD (Iran) : A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck near the border between Iran and Iraq on Sunday night killing 407 and injuring thousands. Skynews reported that the quake, felt as far west as the Mediterranean coast, triggered landslides, making it hard for rescuers to reach some areas. The earthquake was centered about 19 miles outside the easter...

November 13, 2017
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WORLD ( Hanoi ) : At the start of the meeting in Hanoi on Sunday with Vietnam's president Tran Dai Quang, President Donald Trump says he's prepared to mediate between claimants in the South China Sea dispute, telling Vietnam's president that he's a very good mediator. "If I can help mediate or arbitrate, please let me know," Trump said. He acknowl...

November 12, 2017
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WORLD (Seoul, South Korea ) : According to the South Korea's National Intelligence Service (NIS), a tunnel at North Korea’s mountainous nuclear site was primed for another missile “at any time”, possibly ahead of President Donald Trump visit to Asia, after noting "active movement" of vehicles around a missile research institute in Pyongyang. ...

November 2, 2017
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World (Tokyo) - Super typhoon Lan was bearing down on Japan Saturday, a day ahead of national elections, with experts predicting severe winds and heavy rains as the country goes to the polls, vying for a majority of the 465 seats in the Lower House of the Diet. Japan's Meteorological Agency described it as 'very large' and 'very strong' packing ...

October 22, 2017
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WORLD  (San Juan) :  Puerto Rico is still in the dark one month after Category 4 Hurricane Maria slammed into the U.S. territory on September 20, the strongest to hit in nearly a century. According to ABC news, it killed at least 48 people, destroyed tens of thousands of homes and left tens of thousands of people without a job.  There's estimate...

October 20, 2017
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World :  The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said that its military operations have ended against the Islamic State in its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, a city that was seized by the extremists group in 2014 and which became the center of caliphate and has been used as a base to plan overseas terror attacks. According to SkyNews, clearing o...

October 17, 2017
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