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Magnitude 6.4 Quake Strikes Vanuatu In Pacific : USGS

A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck Vanuatu's Erromango island in the Pacific Ocean on Thursday, but caused no damage, the U.S. Geological Survey and local authorities said.

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Abbas Says Middle East Peace Closer With Trump Engaged

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said his meeting with Donald Trump on Wednesday attested to the U.S. president’s seriousness about reaching a Middle East peace deal soon.

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Dozens Of States Sign Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty At United Nations

Pic: ReutersUNITED NATIONS: Dozens of countries signed a treaty to ban nuclear weapons on Wednesday amid tensions over North Korea’s nuclear and missile tests, although the United States, Britain, France and others boycotted the event at the annual United Nations gathering of world leaders.

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Rescuers In Harrowing School Search As Mexico Quake Toll Hits 225

Pic: ReutersMEXICO CITY: Rescue workers scrabbled through piles of rubble on Wednesday in a harrowing search for dozens of children feared buried under a Mexico City school, among hundreds of buildings destroyed by the country’s most lethal earthquake in a generation.

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Police Arrest Three In Wales Over London Train Bomb Attack

Pic: ReutersNEWPORT, WALES: British police arrested three men in south Wales over last week’s bombing of a busy commuter train in west London, meaning five people are now being questioned by detectives over the attack which injured 30 people.

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Russia Rebukes Trump Over Iran, North Korea, Accuses U.S. Of Missile Treaty Breach

Pic: ReutersMOSCOW: Russia is “extremely concerned” by U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments questioning the Iran nuclear deal and suspects that Washington itself may have violated a landmark arms control treaty, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

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Exclusive: From Russia With Fuel - North Korean Ships May Be Undermining Sanctions

Pic: ReutersMOSCOW: At least eight North Korean ships that left Russia with a cargo of fuel this year headed for their homeland despite declaring other destinations, a ploy that U.S. officials say is often used to undermine sanctions.

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Rohingya Refugees Take Little Heart From Speech By Myanmar's Suu Kyi

Pic: ReutersCOX‘S BAZAR, BANGLADESH: Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh said on Wednesday they were dismayed by a speech by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi in which she condemned rights violations against them but, as far as they could see, offered little hope of them ever going home.

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[Video] Killer Decapitates Toddler And Brandishes Her Head In The Street After Being Released From A Psychiatric Hospital

A killer released from a psychiatric hospital decapitated an 18-month-old relative with a knife and brandished the severed head in the streets of a Russian city, eyewitnesses say.

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Woman Burnt Alive By A Jealous Wife Says Her Recovery Was More Painful Than The Initial Attack

Ms Vulin slept on a crucifix (pictured) for two and a half years while the burns to more than 60 per cent of her body healed.

Dana Vulin was burned alive in her Perth apartment by Natalie Dimitrovska, who believed the 30-year-old had been sleeping with her estranged husband.

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