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7.7 magnitude earthquake undersea triggers brief tsunami warning in South Pacific

A powerful 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck undersea in the South Pacific on Thursday triggering tsunami warnings in the region that were later cancelled, no reports of damage were reported. The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said the quake’s epicentre was 417 km east of Tadine, a town in the French territory of New Caledonia, and […]

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Ghost boat with nearly 650kg of cocaine washes up on remote Pacific island

Police in the Marshall Islands have found precious cargo, drugs in an  abandoned boat that washed up ashore. The vessel drifted across the Pacific Ocean from Latin America, spending probably months in the rough seas. Authorities found 649 kilogram of cocaine that’s estimated to have a street value of USD $80 million. Police said the […]

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15 Asia-Pacific nations form world’s largest free trade bloc backed by China

15 Asia-Pacific nations formed the world’s largest free trade bloc on Sunday, a China-backed deal that excludes the United States, which had left a rival Asia-Pacific grouping under President Donald Trump. The signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) at a regional summit in Hanoi, is a further blow to the group pushed by […]