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‘Long live Putin!’ Haiti opposition protesters burn US flag, demand Russian intervention

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As the poorest Caribbean state descends into chaos caused by the corruption of its elites, protesters on the streets are calling for help from a man who has never set foot in the country – Vladimir Putin. “Down with Americans, long live Putin!” chanted around 200 demonstrators in the capital Port-au-Prince on Friday, some holding Read More

Poo patrol: China demands Mt Everest tourists carry ALL of their waste & shuts it down for cleanup

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Authorities have been telling Mt Everest climbers to clean up after themselves for some time now, but the rules have just taken a drastic new turn as China demanded adventurers to take their bodily waste, too. Everest porters have been struggling to carry the 28,000 pounds of human waste – the equivalent to two fully-grown Read More

5.3-magnitude earthquake hits Iran, tremors felt in UAE

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A strong earthquake has shaken the south of Iran, close to the Persian Gulf. The tremors were reportedly felt in the UAE. The earthquake occurred at 2:24pm local time in the southern coastal province of Hormozgan, Iranian media reported, citing the Tehran-based Institute of Geophysics. The tremors were recorded 5km (3 miles) from the village Read More

Girl, 5, pulled alive from rubble after apartment block collapses

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By Lucia Binding, news reporter A five-year-old girl has been rescued from the rubble of an eight-storey apartment building which collapsed in Istanbul. Turkish officials said 10 people have died in the disaster in the Kartal district after the block came down around 4pm local time on Wednesday. Another 13 people have been pulled out Read More

5.1 magnitude earthquake hits Azerbaijan, tremors felt in capital Baku

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Published time: 5 Feb, 2019 20:18 Edited time: 5 Feb, 2019 20:29 A 5.1 magnitude earthquake has struck in the Caucasus Mountains, with the epicenter 10 kilometers below the surface near the town of Basqal, in Azerbaijan’s Ismayilli region. The tremors were strong enough to be felt in Baku. The quake was registered at 11:41 Read More

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake strikes near northern-India: EMSC

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(Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 struck near India’s northern Jammu and Kashmir state on Tuesday, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC). The earthquake struck 118 km north-west of the city of Srinagar in J&K, the EMSC said here on its website. Reporting by Ismail Shakil in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber Our Read More

Oarfish washed up in Japan spark fears of natural disaster

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By Alix Culbertson, news reporter Giant deep-sea fish washing up on Japan’s shores has sparked fears of an impending earthquake or tsunami. Three oarfish have been seen over the past week off the north coast of Japan, bringing the total discovered this season to seven. The metres long eel-like fish are considered harbingers of doom Read More

6.1-magnitude earthquake strikes off coast of Sumatra, Indonesia – USGS

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Published time: 2 Feb, 2019 10:02 Edited time: 2 Feb, 2019 10:22 A 6.1-magnitude earthquake has been reported off the coast of Sumatra in Indonesia. The quake occurred 166km south-southeast of Muara Siberut. The United States Geographical Survey (USGS) reports the earthquake was 10 kilometers deep. Meanwhile, the Indonesian authorities are reporting the incident as Read More

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes near Sumatra in Indonesia: USGS

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JAKARTA (Reuters) – A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck off Sumatra island in Indonesia at a depth of 10 km on Saturday afternoon, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said there were no immediate reports of damage and that there was no potential for tsunami. An initial USGS reading had put Read More

Magnitude 6.6 quake strikes southern Mexico

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck Mexico’s southern state of Chiapas on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, with the quake being felt as far away as El Salvador. An official with emergency services in Chiapas said that he felt the quake but that he did not see any immediate damage. Read More