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6.0-magnitude quake hits 141 km W of Abepura, Indonesia -- USGS

NEW YORK, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 jolted 141 km W of Abepura, Indonesia at 16:38:13 GMT on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of

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Car bomb rocks Afgoye near Somali capital

MOGADISHU, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- A car bomb rocked Afgoye, about 30 km northwest of the Somali capital, local media reported Saturday.

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5.3-magnitude quake hits New Zealand -- USGS

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 jolted 178 km ESE of Raoul Island, New Zealand 0207 GMT on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially deter

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5.4-magnitude earthquake hits Xinjiang: CENC

BEIJING, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- A 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit Payzawat County of Kashgar Prefecture in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 00:05 a.m. Saturday (Beijing Time), accordin

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Another female nominated as president for Mozambican assembly

MAPUTO, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- The Presidency of the Republic of Mozambique has nominated Esperanca Bias to be the president of the new Assembly of the Republic, who is to be elected next Monday when th

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Taiwan leadership election: Han Kuo-yu concedes defeat, Tsai Ing-wen wins

Tsai Ing-wen, the incumbent Taiwan leader and candidate of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), won Taiwan's leadership election on Saturday, as Han Kuo-yu, t

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6.0-magnitude quake hits 13km S of Indios, Puerto Rico -- USGS

BEIJING, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 jolted 13km S of Indios, Puerto Rico at 12:54:45 GMT on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 10

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