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6.0-magnitude quake jolts off Samoa

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake jolted off Samoa on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake, which occurred at 0418 GMT, was centred 136 km southwest of Gataivai with a...

  Asia / South Asia

6.0-magnitude quake jolts off Samoa

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake jolted off Samoa on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake, which occurred at 0418 GMT, was centred 136 km southwest of Gataivai with a depth of 89.1 km, according to the USGS, reports Xinhua.

HK-style violence to impact Western system

Radical demonstrators in Hong Kong held unapproved protests on Sunday in which mobs continued their damage to public facilities. But this weekend, at least three important cities in the world witnessed serious violence, and Hong Kong was just one of them. Similar violent attacks also took place in Catalonia of Spain and Santiago of Chile. It's rare to see serious...

  Americas

Plane crashes in Brazilian street, killing three

A small plane crashed on a street shortly after takeoff in the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte on Monday, killing at least three people, a firefighter on the scene told Reuters news agency. The single-engine airplane hit three cars which caught fire in a residential area of the city, which is the capital of Minas...

  Europe

  Europe

Road crash kills 24 DR Congo

At least 24 people were killed in a traffic accident on Sunday near Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), said local officials. A bus was travelling from Lufu to Kinshasa on National Highway No. 1 when it came off the road near Mbanza-Ngungu village and caught fire in a plot at around 1:00 am local time...

Huge moment for Ethiopia as Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace prize

Ethiopia found itself in the global spotlight for all the right reasons after Abiy Ahmed, its young, dynamic prime minister. was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Awarded since 1901 for outstanding contributions to peace, the 2019 prize recognised Abiy's "efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea",...