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Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 hits California; no casualties reported yet
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 hits California; no casualties reported yet

An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale has struck off California in the Pacific Ocean

China warns of 'grave' situation on Korean Peninsula, calls for restraint from all sides
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China warns of 'grave' situation on Korean Peninsula, calls for restraint from all sides

China has repeatedly called for peace talks, suggesting that Pyongyang halt its nuclear activities in return for the United States suspending military drills in the region.

North Korea warns of testing hydrogen bomb over Pacific in response to Donald Trump's threats
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North Korea warns of testing hydrogen bomb over Pacific in response to Donald Trump's threats

North Korea could consider testing a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean in retaliation to Donald Trump's threats to destroy the country

EU condemns North Korea missile launch as 'outrageous provocation', vows to step up sanctions
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EU condemns North Korea missile launch as 'outrageous provocation', vows to step up sanctions

EU diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini on Friday condemned North Korea's ballistic missile launch over Japan as an "outrageous provocation".

North Korea fires missile over Japan: US stock futures, Asian shares plummet; yen stands firm
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North Korea fires missile over Japan: US stock futures, Asian shares plummet; yen stands firm

US stock futures and Asian shares dipped after North Korea fired another missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean on Friday

Japan can never tolerate North Korea's provocative actions, says Shinzo Abe
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Japan can never tolerate North Korea's provocative actions, says Shinzo Abe

Prime minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday that Japan would "never tolerate" what he called North Korea's "dangerous provocative action that threatens world peace".

North Korea fires missile over Japan lands in Pacific Ocean: 2nd launch in a month comes after 'sink' threat
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North Korea fires missile over Japan lands in Pacific Ocean: 2nd launch in a month comes after 'sink' threat

North Korea fired a missile that flew over Japan’s northern Hokkaido far out into the Pacific Ocean on Friday further ratcheting up tensions.

NASA explains how tropical storms like Irma and Hurricane Harvey battering US coastlines are formed
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NASA explains how tropical storms like Irma and Hurricane Harvey battering US coastlines are formed

Even as Hurricane Harvey left Texas bruised and Hurricane Irma began lashing Florida, NASA scientists have explained in a blog how hurricanes form.

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan, Shinzo Abe vows to 'take steps' to ensure safety
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North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan, Shinzo Abe vows to 'take steps' to ensure safety

Nuclear-armed North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, multiple governments said, in a major escalation by Pyongyang amid tensions over its weapons ambitions.

Great American Eclipse: First solar eclipse over US in the 21st century and what, why, when and how of it
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Great American Eclipse: First solar eclipse over US in the 21st century and what, why, when and how of it

On 21 August, for the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will march across the entire United States.

First total solar eclipse in 99 years to sweep 14 states in North America: Event inspires surge in tourism
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First total solar eclipse in 99 years to sweep 14 states in North America: Event inspires surge in tourism

The first total solar eclipse to sweep North America in nearly a century will march across the continent 21 August, casting a shadow over millions of people from coast to coast.

Philippines: Mindanao island rocked by earthquake of 5.8 magnitude, no injures reported
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Philippines: Mindanao island rocked by earthquake of 5.8 magnitude, no injures reported

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck south Mindanao island in the Philippines on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said.

Great Barrier Reef: No chance of recovery for corals in Australia after consecutive years of bleaching
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Great Barrier Reef: No chance of recovery for corals in Australia after consecutive years of bleaching

Coral bleached for two consecutive years at Australia's Great Barrier Reef has "zero prospect" of recovery, scientists warned on Monday, as they confirmed the site has again been hit by warming sea temperatures.

Zika outbreak: New study finds 'Godzilla' El Nino climate phenomenon
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Zika outbreak: New study finds 'Godzilla' El Nino climate phenomenon

The Zika outbreak in South America may have been fuelled by change in weather patterns, brought on by the 'Godzilla' El Nino last year, a new study has found.

7.9 earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea, tsunami warning issued in several nations
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7.9 earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea, tsunami warning issued in several nations

Tsunami warnings were issued for several nations on Saturday after a major 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre and the US Geological Survey said

DGCA approves Air India's proposal of flying over Pacific ocean for San Francisco bound flights
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DGCA approves Air India's proposal of flying over Pacific ocean for San Francisco bound flights

Saving significant fuel costs and time, Air India will soon start flying over the Pacific Ocean region for its lucrative direct services to San Francisco from New Delhi with aviation regulator DGCA approving the new route

Schools in Cambodia send students home early to in light of El Nino triggered heatwave
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Schools in Cambodia send students home early to in light of El Nino triggered heatwave

Cambodia has shortened the school day by one hour to help students cope with a heat wave that has pushed temperatures as high as 42 degrees Celsius (107.6 degrees Fahrenheit).

Coral reefs turn ghostly white as El Niño creates mayhem in Lakshadweep
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Coral reefs turn ghostly white as El Niño creates mayhem in Lakshadweep

The waters of the Lakshadweep archipelago are so warm that coral reefs are bleaching, warn marine biologists.

Solar-powered plane lands in California after risky flight across Pacific Ocean
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Solar-powered plane lands in California after risky flight across Pacific Ocean

The solar-powered airplane, which is attempting to circumnavigate the globe to promote clean energy and the spirit of innovation, arrived from Hawaii after a three-day journey across the Pacific Ocean.