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The world's strongest earthquakes since 1900

Nepal Earthquake

A magnitude-7.8 earthquake shook Nepal’s capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley on Saturday, the worst quake in the Himalayan nation in over 80 years. The world’s strongest...

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The world's strongest earthquakes since 1900

A magnitude-7.8 earthquake shook Nepal’s capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley on Saturday, the worst quake in the Himalayan nation in over 80...


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560 dead amid fears of humanitarian collapse in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen — As tons of desperately needed medical supplies await clearance to be flown into Yemen, aid workers warned Tuesday of an unfolding humanitarian...


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Russian trawler sinks quickly in icy water, at least 56 dead

MOSCOW — Russia vowed Thursday to continue searching a vast area of the frigid Sea of Okhotsk for 13 people missing after a fishing trawler sank, killing at...


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Iraq declares victory over Islamic State group in Tikrit

TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) — Iraq declared a “magnificent victory” Wednesday over the Islamic State group in Tikrit, a key step in driving the militants...


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Officials: Iran nuke talks to continue in new phase

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Wrapping up six days of marathon nuclear talks with mixed results, Iran and six world powers prepared Tuesday to issue a general...




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Hometown pastor says community stands by co-pilot, family

MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) — The pastor of the Lutheran church in Andreas Lubitz’s hometown said Sunday that the community stands by him and his family,...


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Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'stooges of Iran'

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt — Yemen’s embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country “stooges of Iran,”...

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