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7.9-magnitude quake strikes Costa Rica, tsunami warnings issued


September 5th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by BNO News
LIBERIA, COSTA RICA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck the coast of Costa Rica on early Wednesday evening, prompting a tsunami warning for a number of countries in the region, seismologists ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake rocks eastern Greenland


August 30th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Aug 30 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale rocked the sea area off the eastern coast of Greenland Thursday, said the US Geological Survey, reported Xinhua.The ... Read more...

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Japan to restart two nuclear reactors


June 16th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan announced Saturday it will resume operations at two nuclear reactors, the first to come back online since all the country's plants were shut down ... Read more...

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Unidentified gunmen attack Iranian bus in eastern Turkey, injuring 8


November 16th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by BNO News
ANKARA (BNO NEWS) -- Unidentified gunmen attacked an Iranian bus in eastern Turkey on Tuesday, local media reported on Wednesday. Eight people, including a young child, were injured in the shooting.The attack ... Read more...

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Turkey quake death toll surpasses 600


October 31st, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by BNO News
VAN, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll as a result of a powerful earthquake which devastated eastern Turkey earlier this month has surpassed 600, officials said on Monday. It is feared ... Read more...

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Toll in Turkey quake rises to 459


October 26th, 2011 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Oct 26 (IANS) The toll from Sunday's powerful earthquake in Turkey has risen to 459. At least 1,352 other people were injured, the Disaster and Emergency Administration said.The earthquake ... Read more...

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Japan, France agree on joint nuclear safety measures


October 24th, 2011 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and his French counterpart Francois Fillon have agreed on joint nuclear safety measures.Noda and Fillon Sunday said they will act ... Read more...

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Up to 1,000 feared dead after powerful quake devastates eastern Turkey


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by BNO News
VAN, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of people are feared to have been killed after a powerful earthquake struck eastern Turkey on early Sunday afternoon, seismologists and officials said. Scores of buildings ... Read more...

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ITBP rescues 26 tourists in Sikkim


September 19th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) have rescued 26 tourists, including four children, from the Pegong area of Sikkim which was jolted by a 6.8 richter ... Read more...

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Radiation detected in Japan tea


June 10th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) High levels of radioactive cesium has been detected in tea produced at a factory in Japan located 300 km from the tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear power ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake hits northern Taiwan, no casualties


April 30th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by BNO News
TAIPEI CITY, TAIWAN (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake struck northern Taiwan on late Saturday afternoon, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The 5.7-magnitude earthquake at 4.35 ... Read more...

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Powerful quake strikes off northeastern Japan, tsunami warning issued


April 7th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck off the coast of northeastern Japan on late Thursday evening, seismologists and witnesses said, prompting a tsunami warning for a small part of its ... Read more...

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Radiation levels still within norm in Russia’s Far East


March 29th, 2011 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Radiation levels are within the norm as they were checked on early Tuesday in Russia's Far East region of Sakhalin, a spokesman for the regional ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake rocks Myanmar, deaths reported


March 25th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by BNO News
YANGON, BURMA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck the northeastern region of Myanmar (Burma) on Thursday evening, near its border with Laos, China, and Thailand, seismologists said.The 7.0-magnitude earthquake at 8.25 ... Read more...

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Strong 6.8 earthquake rocks northeast Myanmar


March 24th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by BNO News
YANGON, BURMA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck the northeastern region of Burma Thursday evening, near its border with Laos, China, and Thailand; and was felt as far away as Bangkok, ... Read more...

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Russia ready to disengage liquefied gas for Japan: Putin


March 20th, 2011 - 1:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said that Russia is ready to increase its gas deliveries to Europe by six billion cubic metres for 100 ... Read more...

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Survivor pulled out alive 8 days after Japan disaster


March 19th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.19 (ANI): Japanese military has found a young man under a crushed house, eight days after massive earthquake and tsunami tragedy that hit Japan.The man, identified as Katsuharu Moriya and ... Read more...

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India sets up helpline for Indians in Japan


March 16th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India has set up helplines for the Indian community in Japan, reeling from last week's massive earthquake and tsunami, a statement by the ministry of ... Read more...

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France sends rescue teams to Japan


March 15th, 2011 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 15 (IANS) France has sent rescue teams to Japan, where a magnitude-9 earthquake Friday caused massive destruction, the French foreign ministry has said.Two detachments of civil defence and ... Read more...

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ADB offers support for quake-hit Japan victims


March 14th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Manila (Philippines), Mar. 14 (ANI): Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Haruhiko Kuroda has expressed his condolences and offered support to the people and Government of Japan, following a powerful earthquake-cum-tsunami in the ... Read more...

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Strong quake hits off southern Taiwan, no threat


February 15th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by BNO News
TAIPEI CITY, TAIWAN (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the coast of southern Taiwan on Tuesday afternoon, seismologists said, but no damage or casualties were reported.The 5.7-magnitude earthquake at 3.18 ... Read more...

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Powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake strikes Pakistan


January 19th, 2011 - 4:53 am ICT by BNO News
PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake rocked a desert area in southwestern Pakistan on early Wednesday morning, seismologists said, but few details were immediately available.The 7.2-magnitude earthquake at 1.23 a.m. local ... Read more...

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Powerful quake strikes off the Loyalty Islands; no tsunami threat


January 13th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by BNO News
TADINE, LOYALTY ISLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck northeast of the Loyalty Islands on early Friday morning, seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.The 7.3-magnitude earthquake at 3.16 a.m. ... Read more...

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Powerful 7.6 quake near Vanuatu prompts tsunami warnings


December 25th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by BNO News
VANUATU ISLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- Parts of the Pacific are under a tsunami warning on early Sunday morning after a major earthquake struck near the Vanuatu Islands, seismologists and tsunami experts said.The ... Read more...

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Tsunami warnings issued following powerful quake near Vanuatu


December 25th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by BNO News
VANUATU ISLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- Tsunami warnings were issued for several countries on early Sunday morning after a powerful earthquake struck near the Vanuatu Islands, seismologists and tsunami experts said.The 7.6-magnitude earthquake ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits eastern Taiwan, no damage


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:04 am ICT by BNO News
TAIPEI (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the coast of eastern Taiwan on early Sunday evening, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The 6.1-magnitude earthquake ... Read more...

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‘Significant’ tsunami generated following Indonesia earthquake


October 26th, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center on Monday said a powerful earthquake off the western coast of Sumatra had created a 'significant' tsunami."A significant tsunami was generated by this ... Read more...

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Tsunami warning issued after powerful quake rocks Indonesia


October 25th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesia on Monday evening issued a tsunami warning for its coastlines after a powerful earthquake struck off the western coast of Sumatra.The 7.2-magnitude earthquake was centered just off ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake strikes the Gulf of California


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by BNO News
LOS MOCHIS, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck the Gulf of California on late Thursday morning, seismologists and residents said.The earthquake at 11.53 a.m. local time was centered in ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake hits New Zealand’s second largest city, casualties unknown


September 4th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by BNO News
NEW ZEALAND (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake rocked New Zealand's second largest city on early Saturday morning, seismologists said, and heavy damage is possible. The 7.4-magnitude earthquake at 4.35 a.m. local time ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake hits New Zealand’s second largest city


September 3rd, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW ZEALAND (BNO NEWS) -- A massive 7.4-magnitude earthquake rocked New Zealand's second largest earthquake on early Saturday morning, seismologists said.The 7.4-magnitude earthquake at 4.35 a.m. local time was centered 4 miles ... Read more...

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Wyclef Jean’s presidential plans for farming in Haiti


August 9th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 09 (ANI): Haitian rapper Wyclef Jean has prepared his plan of action if he wins the presidential elections from his native country.The 37-year-old artist has laid out detailed changes that ... Read more...

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7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Moved California City By 31 Inches


June 28th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA radar images show that the powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.2 which struck Baja California in the month of April has actually displaced a city on ... Read more...

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7.4-magnitude quake strikes off Vanuatu


May 28th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (IANS) A powerful earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale struck 214 km northwest of Vanuatu, near Australia, in the south Pacific, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Death toll from 7.1-magnitude earthquake in northwest China jumps to 2,064


April 20th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll from the powerful earthquake that struck northwest China has risen to at least 2,064, state media reported on Tuesday.According to a report carried by the ... Read more...

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