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Lombok island rocked by 6.3-magnitude quake

Lombok island rocked by 6.3-magnitude quake

Thousands of tourists have left Lombok since the Aug 5 quake, fearing further earthquakes , some on extra flights provided by airlines and others on ferries to the neighbouring island of Bali . Geophysicist Jana Pursley from the USGS said: "I would not expect any damage". Another strong tremor rattles the Indonesian island of Lombok after a magnitude 7.0 quake on August 5 damaged tens of thousands of homes and displaced several hundred thousand people.


Putin, Merkel meet for talks on pipeline, other hot topics

Putin, Merkel meet for talks on pipeline, other hot topics

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin are due to meet on Saturday for their first bilateral summit in Germany since Russia annexed neighboring Ukraine's Crimea region four years ago. "These are the most basic things in which I think everyone is interested, including Europe ". Photographs showed Ms Kneissl, 53, smiling in a long white and cream dirndl dress and talking to Mr Putin as they danced in a vineyard in the southern Styria province, the venue of ...


Colorado girls’ bodies were submerged in crude oil 4 days

Colorado girls’ bodies were submerged in crude oil 4 days

Police would not disclose where the girls' bodies were found, but said it was near their mother's. The bodies of his two children were found Thursday inside of an oil well. "Last night was - I can't really stay in this house again with nobody here". "It was very vague", he told reporters . "They were always so - I'm completely lost for words", Bell said.


South Korea seeks progress on denuclearization at Sept summit

South Korea seeks progress on denuclearization at Sept summit

Moon also said that renewed economic ties could generate $149 billion for North Korea over 30 years . No specific date has been set. At that meeting , Kim repeated his commitment to denuclearization . The U.S. insists that North Korea completely disarm its nuclear and missile weapons before it receives any economic concessions . He expressed hope that Moscow and Pyongyang would "consistently develop mutually beneficial cooperation , including the implementation of the three-party ...


Kim Jong-nam murder suspects one step closer to death

Kim Jong-nam murder suspects one step closer to death

He added he could not rule out the killing was "a political assassination", but noted there was no concrete evidence to support this. During months of hearings, the court has been told that four North Koreans - who are formally accused alongside the women of committing the murder - recruited the pair and were the masterminds, providing them with the poison on the day of the murder before flying out of the country.