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Japan marks decade since 2011 quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster

TOKYO: Japan marks 10 years since the worst natural disaster in the country’s living memory: a powerful earthquake, deadly tsunami and nuclear meltdown. Around 18,500 people were killed or left missing in the disaster, most of them by the towering

Greece rocked by new quake near city of Larissa

ATHENS: A new earthquake hit central Greece near the city of Larissa on Thursday, the same region where an even stronger tremor left 11 people injured the day before, the Athens seismological observatory said. The quake, which the US Geological

New Zealand cancels tsunami evacuation orders after quakes

WELLINGTON: Small tsunami waves triggered by a series of powerful earthquakes hit the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island on Friday. Authorities said thousands of residents who had evacuated to higher ground could now return to their homes. Officials

Minor earthquake strikes in Gwadar

KARACHI: A minor earthquake was reported on Saturday morning in Gwadar city of Balochistan. The earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter Scale occurred 63 km northwest of Gwadar at 9:34 AM on Saturday. No damage or loss of life was