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Strong earthquake strikes northern Peru

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LIMA (Reuters) – An earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 stuck northern Peru in the early hours of Sunday morning, the United States Geological Survey reported. The quake, at an “intermediate depth” of around 110 kilometers, was felt around the country and even hundreds of miles away in the capital city of Lima, Read More

Northern Peru rocked by 8.0-magnitude earthquake – USGS (PHOTO, VIDEOS)

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Published time: 26 May, 2019 08:21 Edited time: 26 May, 2019 09:10 An 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck northern Peru early on Sunday at a depth of just over 100 kilometers, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake struck 180 kilometers west of Moyobamba, and no injuries have yet been reported. Prelim M8.0 Earthquake northern Read More

Strong earthquake hits Peru: USGS

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LONDON (Reuters) – An earthquake with a magnitude of as much as 7.5 stuck northern Peru, the United States Geological Survey reported on Sunday. The quake was around 180 km east of the town of Moyobamba and at a depth of around 105 km, it added. Editing by Keith Weir Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Read More

Northern Peru rocked by 8.0-magnitude earthquake – USGS

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Published time: 26 May, 2019 08:21 Edited time: 26 May, 2019 08:28 An 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck northern Peru early on Sunday at a depth of just over 100 kilometers, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake struck 180 kilometers west of Moyobamba, and no injuries have yet been reported.   Read More

Buried in waste? Developed nations live in shadow of looming garbage crisis

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An ongoing spat between developing and developed nations over garbage imports has drawn attention to an issue that ‘advanced’ countries seemed to have put on the back burner – waste management. A bitter feud between the Philippines and Canada over a shipment of garbage made world headlines when President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to dump the Read More

Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker

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ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) – Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious program to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic’s commercial potential. A view shows the nuclear-powered icebreaker “Ural” during the float out ceremony at the Baltic Shipyard in Read More

Earthquake causes Tokyo buildings to shake ahead of Trump visit

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TOKYO (Reuters) – A medium-strength earthquake hit eastern Japan on Saturday, NHK national television said, causing buildings to shake in Tokyo hours before the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump. The epicenter of the earthquake was southern Chiba, about 60 km (35 miles) southeast of the capital, the prefecture where Trump is due to play Read More

Asia stocks flat as trade worries linger, Europe to open higher

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TOKYO/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian stock markets were mixed on Friday, with sentiment torn between investors worried that the U.S.-China trade war was becoming more protracted, and others hopeful that the world’s two largest economies would reach a settlement soon. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected in an electronic board showing the graph of the Read More

Fears of deeper U.S.-China trade war push Asian shares to four-month low

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Tokyo (Reuters) – Asian stocks stumbled to a four-month low on Friday and crude oil plunged on worries the U.S.-China trade spat was developing into a more entrenched strategic dispute between the world’s two largest economies, pushing investors to safe-haven assets. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected in an electronic board showing the graph of Read More

Asian shares at four-month low on deepening U.S.-China trade war

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Tokyo (Reuters) – Asian shares hobbled near four-month lows on Friday and crude oil plunged on worries the U.S.-China trade spat was developing into a more entrenched strategic dispute between the world’s two largest economies, pushing investors to safe-haven assets. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected in an electronic board showing the graph of the Read More