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[27 Feb 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
8.8 Magnitude Earthquake hits Chile, Triggers Tsunami

A powerful earthquake hit Chile early Saturday killing more than 100 people, damaging buildings and setting off a tsunami that threatened several countries around the Pacific Ocean.

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[27 Feb 2010 | One Comment | ]
8.8 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Chile, Many Feared Dead

The Maule region appears to be the hardest hit by the earthquake, the strongest to hit the country in the last 50 years. Interior Minister Edmundo Perez Yoma said at least 34 people have been killed in Maule.

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[26 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Ex-Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra Ordered to Return $ 1.4 Billion

In a verdict delivered amid tight security and a threat of coup, judges ordered Thaksin and his family to return $ 1.4 billion of a contested $ 2.3 billion wealth.

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[26 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
At Least 10 Killed as Taliban Attacks Kabul

Police said at least 10 people have been killed by the suicide bombings that targeted two residential buildings used primarily by foreign workers.

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[24 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Boy Sets New World Record For Air Push-Ups (video)

Giuliano Stroe, a 5-year-old boy from Romania, has set a new Guinness world record for number of “air push-ups”. Giuliano smashed the previous record of 12 air push-ups on live television.

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[23 Feb 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
Nigerian President Umaru Yar’Adua Returns

The 58-year-old president underwent treatment in Saudi Arabia for pericarditis, a condition that affects the normal beating of the heart.

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[23 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
U.N. reveals the drug crime capital of the world

A United Nations study found drug users and dealers commit proportionately more offenses in this country than any other.

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[22 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
NATO Airstrike Kills 27 Afghan Civilians

The NATO said in a statement that allied pilots initially thought that they were firing at a group of Taliban rebels.

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[22 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Lufthansa Flights Grounded as Pilots Strike

Lufthansa, Europe’s largest airline in terms of passenger volume, is expected to lose at least $ 34 million a day throughout the duration of the strike that ends midnight of Thursday.

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[21 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
32 Killed as Floods Hit Madeira

Strong winds and rains battered the island on Saturday, causing muddy water to flow down narrow channels and onto the streets.