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By afternoon, the death toll from Saturday's 7.9 magnitude earthquake had climbed to more than 3,700, and reports trickling in from remote areas suggested it would rise significantly.
A powerful magnitude 6.7 aftershock shook the Kathmandu region of Nepal sending people yelling and running Sunday, a day after a massive earthquake crippled the region killing more than 2,500.
The magnitude-7.8 quake, which shook a wide swath of northern India, Bangladesh, Tibet and Pakistan, also triggered avalanches in the Himalayas...
It coughed out more fire and ash Saturday, with an ash cloud drifting eastward over Patagonia and Argentina, reaching Buenos Aires 2,000km away, where some airlines cancelled flights to and from the United States and Europe.
Israel began celebrating on Wednesday night with a torch-lighting ceremony at Jerusalem's Mount Herzl military cemetery, which marked the transition from the mourning of Memorial Day to the festivities of Independence Day.
Editor: Related: On Independence Day, thousands of Arab-Israelis march for Palestinians’ right of return - "Israelis celebrate their country’s independence on the the Hebrew date of Israel’s declaration of independence, the fifth of Iyar. The holiday was celebrated this year a day earlier out of consideration for Jews who observe the Sabbath."
Saudi Arabia is enforcing a naval blockade of Yemen, and the United States— aiding in the Saudi campaign— sent an aircraft carrier to the coast in light of Iran's recent moves. The US has accused Iran of financing, organizing and aiding the Houthis in the past, and feared its cargo ships were carrying lethal weapons to the group.
04/23/2015, endoftheamericandream.com, By Michael Snyder
And all of this is part of a larger trend. In 2013, we witnessed the most volcanic eruptions worldwide that we had ever seen in a single year, and 2015 is already threatening to be another one for the record books.
Terrorists in Gaza fired a rocket at the Sderot area on Thursday evening, ending four months of quiet and triggering air raid sirens in the area. The projectile exploded harmlessly in an open, uninhabited area, the IDF said, adding that security forces were searching for its remnants.
...billowing a huge ash cloud over a sparsely populated, mountainous area in southern Chile. ..."For us it was a surprise," said Alejandro Verges, regional emergency director of the Los Lagos region where the eruption took place. He said Calbuco wasn't under any special form of observation.
The assistance is provisional on Greek banks continuing to remain solvent. But with ordinary Greeks rushing to pull their money out of the country, the ceiling on the funds has been hit on an almost weekly basis and now stands at €74bn. ...Should the ECB pull the plug, Greek banks will go bust in a matter of months, said rating's agency Standard & Poor's.
More than 100,000 Ethiopians on Wednesday protested the killing of Ethiopian Christians in Libya and their own government's failure to raise living standards of the poor, with poverty fueling the flow of migrants through dangerous areas.
He said "any effort by Iran or anyone else to provide weapons to the Houthis would be a clear violation" of U.N. Security Council resolutions. Earnest said the U.S. and its partners are "serious about the Iranians not providing weapons to the Houthis," and making sure the U.N. arms embargo is taken seriously.
New Zealand, one of 10 nonpermanent members of the Council, called for action before the US presidential campaign ahead of the November 2016 polls. "We have been working on a text that might serve the purpose of getting negotiations started," said Jim McLay, New Zealand's ambassador to the United Nations. He added that New Zealand would see how France's push for a resolution played out first.
Navy officials said on Monday that the Roosevelt was moving through the Arabian Sea. A massive ship that carries F/A-18 fighter jets, the Roosevelt is seen more of a deterrent and show of force in the region. ...in response to reports that a convoy of about eight Iranian ships is heading toward Yemen and possibly carrying arms for the Houthis. Navy officials said there were about nine US warships in the region, including cruisers and destroyers carrying teams that can board and search other vessels.
Broadcast on national television, military brass and political leaders, foremost President Hassan Rouhani, attended the procession south of the capital Tehran, which showcased the country’s military technologies. Among the weapons systems paraded past dignitaries was a domestically produced version of the Russian S-300 anti-aircraft missile, the Bavar 373.
A tsunami as big as one metre has been forecast to hit the Okinawa island chain after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck far-southern Japan.
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