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Nepalese expats in Bahrain offered help

The Nepalese nationals in Bahrain who had lost family members will be offered help, said the secretary general of the Nepali Club in the kindom, adding that a donation drive is already being planned. "We have had people screa

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Nepal steps up rescue efforts as quake toll tops 1,800

Nepal ramped up efforts on Sunday to rescue people trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings after an earthquake devastated the heavily crowded Kathmandu valley, killing at least 1,800, and triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest.

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Over 1,000 dead, many injured in massive Nepal quake

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday, killing more than 1,000 people, toppling a 19th-century tower in the capital Kathmandu and touching off a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest. There w

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Massive earthquake hits Nepal, tremors felt in India

A shallow earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck west of the ancient Nepali capital of Kathmandu on Saturday, killing more than 400 people, injuring hundreds and leaving a pall over the valley, doctors and witnesses said. The m

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Massive earthquake rocks Nepal, tremors felt in India

A massive earthquake measuring 7.7 magnitude struck 80 km east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, causing some buildings in the capital Kathmandu to collapse, witnesses said. There was no immediate word on casualties.

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Strong quake hits Japan, Taiwan; tsunami warning lifted

A strong earthquake rattled Taiwan and small islands in the far south of Japan on Monday, official monitoring sites said, briefly prompting a warning for a 1-metre tsunami for the Okinawa island chain. There were no immediate repo

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6.4 quake strikes off Indonesia, no reports of damage

An earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude struck off the Indonesian island of Sumatra on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties. The quake was 37 km (23 miles) deep and centred 179 km

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US earthquake causes rock slides, damages property

A moderate earthquake rattled a broad swath of Idaho early on Saturday, damaging property and triggering rock slides near its epicenter in Challis, a city that has endured hundreds of slight to moderate temblors over the last 10 months, authorit

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Quake hits off Panama coast, no damage reported

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck off Panama's Pacific coast on Friday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage. The USGS said the quake, initially reported as having a magnitude of 6.0, wa

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N California hit by biggest quake in 25 years

Authorities in California's wine country north of San Francisco were scrambling late Sunday to reach damaged buildings and restore power in the town of Napa after a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck before dawn, injuring more than 100 people.

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