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Major earthquake shakes Chile, but no damage reported

April 24 (UPI) — A major earthquake shook the west coast of central Chile on Monday, but no major damage was reported. The quake, off the resort city of Valparaiso, initially registered a magnitude of 7.1 revised down to 6.9, the...

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American monitor killed by land mine blast in Ukraine

April 23 (UPI) — An American observer was killed and two European monitors wounded Sunday in an explosion in eastern Ukraine, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe said. Alexander Hug, OSCE’s principal deputy...

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Russia-built trucks replicated for North Korea parade

April 19 (UPI) — Trucks used to haul missiles at North Korea’s military parade on Saturday may be of Russian origin. Pyongyang could also have breached a contract with a Russian firm by converting the trucks for military use,...

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One killed in ISIS attack near monastery in Egypt

April 18 (UPI) — A policeman was killed and four others injured Tuesday when gunmen attacked security forces near St. Catherine’s Monastery in Egypt, the Health Ministry said. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the...

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Gaza crisis deepens as its only power plant goes dark

April 16 (UPI) — The humanitarian crisis in Gaza deepened Sunday when the only power plant in the the Hamas-governed Palestinian territory shut down. The Gaza Strip’s only functioning power plant ran out of fuel, leaving 2...