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Powerful 6.7 Quake off New Zealand Coast

Powerful 6.7 Quake off New Zealand Coast

Monday, November 17, 2014 13:12

A powerful 6.7 magnitude earthquake shook the east coast of New Zealand Monday, but authorities ruled out an immediate tsunami threat. [caption id="attachment_40223" align="alignnone" width="600"] Quake off New Zealand Coast[/caption] The quake, which struck at 10:33 am ...

Tsunami Alert Sparks Panic in Indonesia

Tsunami Alert Sparks Panic in Indonesia

Sunday, November 16, 2014 12:18

A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia on Saturday, sparking a tsunami warning and causing panicked people to flee their homes. [caption id="attachment_40198" align="alignright" width="384"] Tsunami Alert[/caption] Small waves generated by the undersea ...

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7.3 Magnitude Quake Tsunami Alert in Indonesia

7.3 Magnitude Quake Tsunami Alert in Indonesia

Saturday, November 15, 2014 12:50

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia, the US Geological Survey said, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning Saturday. [caption id="attachment_40185" align="alignnone" width="600"] 7.3 Magnitude Quake in Indonesia[/caption] The undersea quake struck at ...

WHO Warns Pakistan to Curb Polio or Face Travel Restrictions

WHO Warns Pakistan to Curb Polio or Face Travel Restrictions

Saturday, November 15, 2014 11:54

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned Islamabad that screening of Pakistani passengers would be carried out at international airports if the country failed to control the spread of polio virus, Saturday. [caption id="attachment_40169" align="alignnone" width="550"] Pakistan International Airport[/caption] It ...

Car Bombs kill Four in Libya Amid Chaos

Car Bombs kill Four in Libya Amid Chaos

Thursday, November 13, 2014 11:10

Car bombs exploded in eastern Libyan towns under the control of the internationally recognized government, killing at least four people and wounding 20 others, officials said. [caption id="attachment_40152" align="alignnone" width="600"] Libya Car Blast[/caption] Four more people were killed when ...

India Opens Unprovoked Firing at Sialkot Sector

India Opens Unprovoked Firing at Sialkot Sector

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 10:20

Continuing the brazen ceasefire violations, India’s Border Security Force (BSF) once again opened unprovoked firing at Working Boundary near Sialkot, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said late Tuesday. [caption id="attachment_40118" align="alignnone" width="600"] Sialkot Sector[/caption] According to the ISPR spokesman, the unwarranted ...

Kiss Protest Rattles Conservative India

Kiss Protest Rattles Conservative India

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 13:49

A mass-kissing campaign against moral policing in a city in Kerala has swept the country, advertised via Facebook, as urban youngsters challenge a deeply conservative society. [caption id="attachment_40105" align="alignnone" width="600"] Kiss Protest[/caption] Dozens of 'Kiss of Love' activists stole kisses ...

Israeli Soldier Stabbed by Palestinian in Tel Aviv Dies

Israeli Soldier Stabbed by Palestinian in Tel Aviv Dies

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 12:21

An Israeli soldier stabbed by a Palestinian teenager at a Tel Aviv train station on Monday has died of his wounds, a spokesman at Tel-Hashomer hospital said. [caption id="attachment_40096" align="alignnone" width="597"] Palestine[/caption] The soldier was attacked by a 17-year-old ...

PM Nawaz Sharif Looks for Chinese Investment Bonanza

PM Nawaz Sharif Looks for Chinese Investment Bonanza

Saturday, November 8, 2014 11:05

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif received a warm welcome on Friday upon his arrival in the Chinese capital on a three-day visit, which, he said, is aimed at delivering the nation from the scourge of power crisis. [caption id="attachment_40044" align="alignright" width="384"]...

Iran Seeks Tourism Revival

Iran Seeks Tourism Revival

Sunday, November 2, 2014 12:47

At the foot of Persepolis, busloads of foreign tourists gaze in awe at the ancient mud-brick ceremonial capital that Iran hopes will be part of a rebirth of its tourism industry. [caption id="attachment_40007" align="alignnone" width="600"] Iran Tourism[/caption] Although decades of ...

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