Earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude strikes Pacific coast of Mexico

MEXICO CITY: An earthquake measuring 6.1 on Richter Scale struck the Pacific coast of Mexico on Friday, 88 kilometres (55 miles) west-southwest offshore from Cihuatlan, in Jalisco state, the United States Geological Survey reported. The USGS estimated the depth of the tremor at 10 km. Luis Felipe Puente, head of the country`s Civil Protection agency,
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Police secure the scene of a shooting at the building housing The Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Md., Thursday, June 28, 2018. A man armed with smoke grenades and a shotgun attacked journalists at a newspaper in Maryland’s capital Thursday, killing five people before police quickly stormed the building and arrested him, police and witnesses
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A small chartered plane crashed Thursday in a busy area of Mumbai, India’s financial and entertainment capital, killing at least six people including two on the ground, police said. They said the plane hit an open area at a construction site for a multistory building in the Ghatkopar district, a crowded area with many residential
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Women in Saudi Arabia hit the roads on Sunday, ushering in the end of the world’s last ban on female drivers, long seen as an emblem of women’s repression in the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom. “It’s a beautiful day,” businesswoman Samah al-Qusaibi said as she cruised around the eastern city of Khobar just after midnight,
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Jun 25, 2018-Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan emerged victorious on Monday from his biggest electoral challenge in a decade and a half, giving him the sweeping, executive powers he has long sought and extending his grip on the nation of 81 million until at least 2023. The most popular and divisive leader in modern Turkish history, Erdogan
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Islamabad: Pakistan will launch an indigenously developed observatory satellite next month which can be used to study various features of Earth, determine mineral deposits and impacts of climate change. Fitted with sensors and cameras, the 285 kg satellite named PakTES-1A will remain stationary 610 km in space and its position relative to the Sun will
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The next time you visit the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in London, don’t be too surprised to see a statue doing a Yoga asana. That would be Ramdev. Ramdev was recently in London to have his measurements taken for an all-new wax statue at the world-famous museum. His would be the first statue of a Yogi
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It has been called the ‘Great Firewall of China’ and makes the Chinese internet a very different place from the world wide web. Now, the first cracks on the Great Firewall have appeared. China is set to allow full Facebook and Twitter access to foreigners who visit the tourist hub it plans to set up
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Kabul: Nine police personnel have been killed and three others wounded in a suicide blast attack in Afghanistan`s Kunar province an official said on Tuesday. The attack was carried out around 8 p.m. on Monday, when a terrorist tried to make his way into an Afghan Local Police (ALP) camp in Babar Tangai area of
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Washington: The US Supreme Court on Tuesday handed Donald Trump one of the biggest victories of his presidency, upholding his travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries. The 5-4 ruling, with the court`s five conservatives in the majority, ends for now a fierce fight in the courts over whether the policy represented an unlawful Muslim ban.
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