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Mayon volcano: Heavy volcanic ashfall hits urban areas

MANILA, Philippines - After spewing ash, lava, pyroclastic material for weeks, Philippines’ most active volcano, Mayon, erupted on Tuesday.State volcanologists said on Tuesday that the


Several injured as volcano in central Japan erupts suddenly

TOKYO, Japan - In a shocking incident on Tuesday, a volcano in central Japan erupted suddenly, leaving 11 people skiing on the slopes of the ...


Global leaders arrive in snowy Davos, Trump creates a stir

DAVOS, Switzerland - At the World Economic Forum, which is set to begin on Tuesday in Davos, Switzerland, over 3,000 of the world’s elites from ...


Thailand market bombing: Three killed, 18 injured in Yala

YALA, Thailand - On Monday, a motorcycle bomb exploded at a roadside morning market in Thailand’s southern province of  Yala.A spokesman for the Internal Security Operations Comma


Pence addresses Israeli parliament, confirms embassy plans

JERUSALEM, Israel - After ending his visit to Egypt and Jordan, the U.S. Vice President Mike Pence addressed the Israeli Parliament on Monday, where he ...


Train hits barrier in northwest Sydney, over 16 injured

SYDNEY, Australia - In a tragic incident on Monday, a train crashed into a barrier in the northwest of Sydney, leaving 16 people injured.Local media ...


First 'Heavy Snow' alert issued in Japan in last four years

TOKYO, Japan - For the first time in four years, Japan Weather Agency has issued a ‘Heavy Snow’ alert, warning that there could be damage ...


Siege lasting 12 hours ends in Kabul, dozens killed

KABUL, Afghanistan - At least 19 people were killed and 12 others wounded after gunmen stormed Kabul’s prominent Intercontinental Hotel late on Saturday. The gunmen were reportedl


Mayon volcano threatens to erupt, loud explosions heard

MANILA, Philippines - Philippines’ most active volcano, Mayon, that has been spewing ash, lava, pyroclastic material since January 13, is now threatening to explode.On Monday, the Phil


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