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Tonga faces ‘unprecedented disaster’ as New Zealand warns of further eruptions

In its first official update since Saturday’s eruption of the underwater Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano, Tonga’s government on Tuesday confirmed the deaths…

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Here’s what we know about the massive Pacific eruption and tsunami

Dramatic images from space captured the eruption in real time, as a huge plume of ash, gas and steam was…

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One of US Navy’s most powerful weapons makes rare appearance

The USS Nevada, an Ohio-class nuclear-powered submarine carrying 20 Trident ballistic missiles and dozens of nuclear warheads, pulled into the…

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North Korea fires unidentified projectile, South says

It is unclear how many projectiles were fired. It comes just days after North Korea said it successfully test-fired a…

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Taiwan suspends F-16 fleet combat training after jet crashes into sea

The island’s Defense Ministry said the F-16V, the most advanced type in Taiwan’s fleet, went missing from radar screens after…

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Asia’s richest man is buying the Mandarin Oriental in New York for $98 million

Ambani’s conglomerate, Reliance Industries, announced Saturday the acquisition of the hotel’s parent company, a Cayman Islands-based firm controlled by the…

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Kazakhstan’s uprising was a long time coming, and it’s an unwelcome distraction for Vladimir Putin

Only a few dozen people took to the streets in the city of Zhanaozen to protest, but within three days…

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South Korean stealth fighter makes emergency ‘belly landing’

According to experts, the “belly landing” — touching down with landing gear retracted — was an unprecedented event for the…

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Māori journalist becomes first person with facial markings to present primetime news

Written by Jeevan Ravindran, CNN A Māori journalist has made history in New Zealand by becoming the first person with…

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As the Taliban swept Kabul, one friend escaped. The other was trapped. They shared their anguish on WhatsApp

Her days, which were once punctuated by exam preparation, fitness classes at the gym, meeting friends for coffee at cafes…

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