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Explosion occurs in northern Nigeria gas plant

LAGOS, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) -- An explosion took place Saturday at a workshop of a gas plant in the city of Kaduna, northern Nigeria, causing deaths and multiple injuries, a state official said.

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Finland attains Kyoto Protocol 2020 goals: report

HELSINKI, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) -- Finland has already attained the Kyoto Protocol goal of reducing emissions by 20 percent from the 1990 level by the year 2020, local media reported on Saturday. Based on

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5.5-magnitude quake jolts off north island of New Zealand

WELLINGTON, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) -- A 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of the Coromandel, north part of north island of New Zealand on Saturday. The quake jolted 105 km northeast of Whangamata,

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Airstrike hit vehicle convoy of Iraq's paramilitary group in N. Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) -- A vehicle convoy of Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces has been attacked early Saturday near Taji stadium in northern Baghdad, the paramilitary group confirmed in a statem

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