Tuesday, 23 July 2019

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Indonesia hunts for survivors as volcano tsunami toll nears 400

LABUAN: Indonesian military and rescue teams fanned out across a stretch of coastline on Monday, hoping to find survivors of a tsunami triggered by a landslide from a volcano that killed at least 373 people. Thick clouds of ash spewed from Anak Krakatau, a volcanic island where a crater collapse ...

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222 dead as volcano-triggered tsunami hits Indonesia

CARITA: A volcano-triggered tsunami has left at least 222 people dead and hundreds more injured after slamming without warning into beaches around Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, officials said Sunday, voicing fears that the toll would rise further. Hundreds of buildings were destroyed by the wave, which hit the coast of southern ...

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Indonesia quake, tsunami death toll rises to 1200

JAKARTA: The confirmed death toll from an earthquake and tsunami on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island has risen to 1,234, from 844, the national disaster mitigation agency said on Tuesday. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake on Friday triggered tsunami waves as high as six metres, which swept ashore at the small city of Palu, ...

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At Least 6 Killed As Magnitude 8.1 Earthquake Rocks Mexico

MEXICO CITY: An earthquake of magnitude 8.1 struck off the southern coast of Mexico, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, killing at least six people and triggering small tsunami waves but no major destruction. The quake was apparently stronger than a devastating 1985 tremor that flattened swathes of Mexico City ...

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Macron’s advance in French runoff stalls populist wave in Europe

PARIS: The populist tsunami that slammed into Britain last year, before sweeping across the Atlantic to the United States, may have faded on the shores of France on Sunday. Despite a strong performance from far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the first round of France’s presidential election, the bigger news ...

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