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 1 day | Powerful 7.9-magnitude earthquake strikes the Solomon Islands

              A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.9 has struck the northern region of the Solomon Islands, seismologists and residents say. A tsunami alert that was issued for parts of the Pacific Ocean has since been canceled. (more)   


    

 

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 3 days | Car runs over pedestrians in central Melbourne, killing at least 3

              A car has deliberately run over pedestrians on a busy street in the Australian city of Melbourne, killing at least 3 people and injuring 20 others, officials say. The driver - who is also believed to be linked to a stabbing - was taken into custody. (more)   


  Melbourne, Australia     

 

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 3 days | Brazil’s Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki killed in plane crash

              Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki, who was overseeing a massive corruption investigation known as "Operation Car Wash", has been killed in a plane crash off the coast of southeast Brazil, officials say. Several others were also killed. (more)   


  Brazil     

 

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 3 days | West African forces launch invasion to oust Gambia’s leader

              West African forces have launched a military intervention to oust Gambia's longtime leader Yahya Jammeh, who is refusing to step down after his surprise defeat in last month's presidential election, officials say. (more)   


  Gambia        3 UPDATES

 

 5 days | Man goes on stabbing spree near Lyon in eastern France, injuring 5

              At least five people have been injured after a man went on a stabbing spree in Tignieu-Jameyzieu near the city of Lyon in eastern France, local authorities say. The suspect has been taken into custody and an investigation is underway.   


  Tignieu-Jameyzieu, France     

 

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 6 days | Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 called off after nearly 3 years

              The underwater search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared nearly three years ago during a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, has been called off after countless searches failed to find the wreckage. (more)   


  Indian Ocean        14 UPDATES

 

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 6 days | Power outage plunges Dutch capital of Amsterdam into darkness

              A large blackout hit the Dutch capital of Amsterdam on early Tuesday morning, leaving at least 364,000 customers without power and bringing transportation services to a halt. Power has since been restored to all affected areas. (more)   


  Amsterdam, Netherlands     

 

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 1 wk | Turkish cargo plane crashes near Kyrgyz capital, killing at least 35

              A Turkish cargo plane operated by ACT Airlines has crashed into a residential area near the Kyrgyzstan capital of Bishkek, killing at least 35 people and injuring others, local authorities say. Rescue work is still underway. (more)   


  Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan     

 

  2 wks | Pakistan test-fires first submarine-launched nuclear-capable missile

              Pakistan has successfully carried out a test of its first submarine-launched cruise missile that is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead, the military says, just weeks after neighboring India also carried out a test of a nuclear-capable missile.   


  Indian Ocean        1 UPDATES

 

  2 wks | U.S. special forces carry out ground operation in Syria

              U.S. special forces have carried out a ground operation in Syria, targeting vehicles thought to be carrying senior leaders of the Islamic State (ISIS) group. The results of the operation have not yet been made public. (more)   


  Syria        102 UPDATES

 




 
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Powerful 7.9-magnitude earthquake strikes the Solomon Islands     1 day  

Car runs over pedestrians in central Melbourne, killing at least 3     3 days  

Brazil’s Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki killed in plane crash     3 days  

West African forces launch invasion to oust Gambia’s leader     3 days  

Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 called off after nearly 3 years     6 days  


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