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11 Mar
People in Japan's northeast offered prayers and carried out searches for the missing on Friday, 11 years after an earthquake and tsunami left 18,500 people dead or unaccounted for and triggered a devastating nuclear meltdown in Fukushima.
4 Oct 2021
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3 Jun 2021
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20 Mar 2021
Japan's meteorological agency lifted a tsunami advisory around an hour after a strong 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the country's northeastern coast on Saturday, causing no immediate damage or injuries.
20 Mar 2021
Japan's meteorological agency issued a tsunami advisory on Saturday after a strong 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the northeastern coast, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
5 Mar 2021
Tsunami warnings were lifted across several South Pacific islands Friday allowing tens of thousands of evacuees to return home, as the risk from a series of powerful earthquakes appeared to ease.
18 Dec 2019
Huge chunks of an Indonesian volcano litter the seabed after its eruption and subsequent collapse last year sparked a deadly tsunami, according to new research.
2 Aug 2019
A powerful earthquake struck off the southern coast of Indonesia's heavily populated Java island Friday, with the country's disaster agency warning that it could generate a tsunami of up to three metres (10 feet).
18 Jun 2019
Japan issued a tsunami advisory Tuesday after a strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit the country but there were no immediate reports of damages or serious injuries.
14 May 2019
A strong 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, triggering warnings of hazardous tsunami waves.
12 Apr 2019
A strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake rocked eastern Indonesia Friday, the United States Geological Survey said, triggering a brief tsunami warning that sent panicked residents fleeing to higher ground.
21 Feb 2019
A 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Japan's northern island of Hokkaido Thursday but there was no tsunami warning and no reports of injuries or damage to property, authorities said. The quake struck at 9:22 pm local time (1222 GMT) at a depth of 41 kilometres (25 miles), according to the US Geological Survey. The epicentre was around…

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Twenty-six people were missing Saturday after a ferry ran out of fuel and sank in bad weather off the coast of Indonesia, officials said. The country's search and rescue agency said the vessel was carrying 43 people when it capsized on Thursday in the Makassar Strait, the sea separating the islands of Sulawesi and Borneo.…
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The Democratic Republic of Congo said it will suspend RwandAir flights and summoned Kigali's ambassador after authorities accused Rwanda of supporting the M23 rebel group. Kinshasa this week said Kigali was backing the March 23 Movement, which Rwanda denies, amid renewed clashes between the Congolese army and the militia in the east of the country. …
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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kaduna State Command, on Friday said its operatives arrested four suspected vandals and recovered 500 railway slippers in Kaduna. The State Commandant of NSCDC, Mr Idris Adah, said this at a News Conference in Kaduna. Adah said the suspects were arrested on May 13, on Jagindi road…
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The Police Command in Bauchi has arrested five suspected internet fraudsters undergoing training in the state. The Spokesman of the Command, SP Ahmed Wakil confirmed the arrest in a statement, on Saturday in Bauchi. He said operstives of the command acting on credible intelligence raided a hideout where the suspected cyber criminals were undergoing training…
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An All Progressive Congress (APC) chieftain in Imo State, Chief Tony Chukwu has apologized to the people of Okigwe district. Speaking to reporters, Chukwu admitted that he should not have supported senatorial candidates against the bloc in the past. The St Gregory knight noted that Okigwe, which comprises Okigwe and Onuimo Local Government Areas, has…