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Three dead as strong quake shakes Japan’s Osaka

TOKYO: A powerful quake rocked Japan's second city of Osaka on Monday, killing three people including a nine-year-old girl and injuring scores of others, according to an official tally. Television images showed buildings swaying and…

Magnitude 6.8 quake hits near Papua New Guinea: USGS

LONDON: A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck around 180 kilometers (112 miles) southwest of Rabaul in Papua New Guinea on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. right around a month after a savage earthquake, Papua New…

Over 30 dead in Papua New Guinea’s quake: report

SYDNEY: More than 30 people are believed to have died after a powerful earthquake struck Papua New Guinea's mountainous interior, a report said Tuesday as details of "extensive" damage began to emerge. The 7.5-magnitude tremor struck 90…

Taiwan hotel collapses after 6.4-magnitude quake

TAIPEI: A hotel on the east coast of Taiwan has collapsed after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake, the national fire agency said, with reports that several other buildings have been toppled with some people trapped. Images on local television…