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World News

Study identifies 2012 us quake as “man-made”

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22: A new study has identified a 4.8-magnitude earthquake in East Texas in 2012, the largest recorded in the region, as man-made event triggered by the injection of large volumes of wastewater from oil and gas activities into rocks deep beneath the surface. The findings, published in the journal Science, was the result of a satellite ...Full Article

Syria meeting breaks up without plan to restore truce

NEW YORK, Sept 23: A high-level international meeting on the crisis in Syria broke up on Thursday (Sep 22) without agreement on a way to revive a collapsed US ...Full Article

Earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude strikes southeast of Tokyo: USGS

TOKYO, Sept 23: A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 struck southeast of Tokyo on Friday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake’s epicentre was ...Full Article

Syria army announces offensive on rebel-held Aleppo

DAMASCUS, Sept 23: Syria’s army announced the launch on Thursday (Sep 22) of an offensive to retake the rebel-held east of the battleground city of Aleppo, warning residents to ...Full Article

Two experimental Zika vaccines show promise in monkey studies

WASHINGTON, Sept 23: A pair of experimental vaccines being developed by the US National Institutes of Health protected monkeys against Zika virus infection after two doses, researchers said on ...Full Article

Paris climate accord closer after UN meeting

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 22: The landmark Paris agreement on climate change moved closer to reality on Wednesday (Sep 21) after 31 countries joined during the United Nations General Assembly. ...Full Article

Canada schools evacuated over unsubstantiated bomb threats

MONTREAL, Sept 22: Some 60 schools and universities in eastern Canada were evacuated on on Wednesday over a series of bomb threats, including one received by police, that appeared ...Full Article

Japan PM demands world find ‘new means’ to stop North Korea

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 22: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday (Sep 21) demanded that the world find a new way to halt the threat from North Korea after ...Full Article

Boat with up to 450 migrants capsizes off Egypt, 42 drowned

ROSETTA, Egypt: A boat carrying up to 450 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean off Egypt’s north coast on Wednesday (Sep 21), drowning 42 people and prompting a search operation ...Full Article

Woman stabbed 22 times on busy Delhi road; no onlooker helps    

NEW DELHI, Sept 20: In a terrifying incident, a 21-year-old woman teacher bled to death in broad daylight on Tuesday as her stalker stabbed her 22 times in a busy road ...Full Article
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