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Tsunami warnings as powerful quake hits off Alaska

  • Tsunami warnings as powerful quake hits off Alaska Washington, (MILLAT ONLINE):A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.9 struck off the coast of Alaska early Tuesday, prompting tsunami warnings or watches as far away as California. The quake struck at 0931 GMT in the Gulf of Alaska, 280 kilometers (175 miles) southeast of the town of Kodiak, […]

  • EU removes Panama, seven others from tax haven list

    EU removes Panama, seven others from tax haven list Brussels, (ًٌٌٰآٹ ۃںٌٰںّ):The European Union on Tuesday removed eight countries including Panama and South Korea from its new tax haven blacklist after they pledged to address their concerns, the bloc said. The United Arab Emirates, Tunisia, Mongolia, Macau, Grenada and Barbados were also lifted from the […]

  • France sanctions businesses linked to Syria chemical weapons

    France sanctions businesses linked to Syria chemical weapons Paris, (MILLAT ONLINE):France announced Tuesday that it was sanctioning 25 people and companies over their links to Syria’s chemical weapons programme, as diplomats were set to meet in Paris to push for action against perpetrators of the deadly attacks. The list published in the government’s official gazette […]

  • One dead as volcano erupts near Japan ski resort

    One dead as volcano erupts near Japan ski resort Tokyo, (MILLAT ONLINE):A Japanese soldier was killed Tuesday and several other people injured after a volcano erupted near a popular ski resort, sparking an avalanche and leaving scores stranded — including tourists from Britain and Taiwan. Footage broadcast on Japanese television showed thick black smoke interspersed […]

  • Anger over second ‘snatching’ of bookseller in China

    Anger over second ‘snatching’ of bookseller in China Hong Kong, (MILLAT ONLINE):Rights campaigners slammed as “appalling” Tuesday the disappearance of dissident publisher Gui Minhai after his daughter revealed he had been snatched again in mainland China, the latest person ensnared in Beijing’s crackdown on civil society. Rights have come under increasing pressure since President Xi […]

  • 6.4-Magnitude Earthquake In Sukabumi, Tremors Felt In Jakarta

    6.4-Magnitude Earthquake In Sukabumi, Tremors Felt In Jakarta JAKARTA, (MILLAT ONLINE):A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck the regency of Sukabumi, West Jawa province Tuesday and the impact of the tremors were also felt in the capital city of Jakarta. According to the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) website, the epicentre of the earthquake was at 7.21 […]