southwestern regions

Powerful earthquake hits southwestern Colombia, no casualties

October 1st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck southwestern Colombia near the border with Ecuador on late Sunday morning, seismologists and witnesses said, but there were no immediate reports of ... Read more...

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China saw 80 bn yuan in public donations in 2011

May 7th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) About 80 billion yuan ($12.6 billion) in public donations were made in China last year, a minister said Monday, citing a preliminary tally.Xinhua said the estimate ... Read more...

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Roadside bombs kill 12 in Afghanistan

September 23rd, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 23 (DPA) Twelve Afghan civilians including women and children were killed in two separate roadside bomb explosions in the south and southwestern regions, officials said Wednesday. Seven Afghan civilians were ... Read more...

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Hailstorm, thundershowers claim 20 lives in Uttar Pradesh

May 12th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) At least 20 people have been killed in rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh after thundershowers and hailstorm lashed the state Monday night, an official said Tuesday. Wall and ... Read more...

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