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Briefly World: 7.3-magnitude quake rocks Japan,tsunami warning issued

7.3-magnitude quake rocks Japan,tsunami warning issued Tokyo: An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 Friday struck off Japan’s east coast,the US Geological Survey said. Japan’s emergency agencies declared a tsunami warning for the area. Japan’s Meteorological Agency raised the tsunami warning for Honshu. But the US Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre did not post warnings for the rest […]

Published: October 26, 2013 12:44:20 am

7.3-magnitude quake rocks Japan,tsunami warning issued

Tokyo: An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 Friday struck off Japan’s east coast,the US Geological Survey said. Japan’s emergency agencies declared a tsunami warning for the

area. Japan’s Meteorological Agency raised the tsunami warning for Honshu. But the US Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre did not post warnings for the rest of the Pacific. The quake hit at 2:10 am Saturday Tokyo time (1710 GMT),the USGS said. ap

Kenyan deputy president must attend his trial: ICC

The Hague: Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto must attend all sessions of his trial at the International Criminal Court unless specifically excused,appeals judges ruled Friday,putting the court at odds with Kenya and African Union. reuters

JuD founding member killed in accident in Pak

Lahore: Hafiz Saifullah Mansoor,one of the close aides of Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed and a founding member of the group,has been killed in a road accident here. Mansoor was coming to Lahore from Islamabad in his car when it skidded off the road and overturned near Faizpur,a JuD statement said Thursday. He died on the spot. PTI

US asks Pakistan to release Osama doc

Washington: Calling his incarceration “unjust and unwarranted”,US has asked Pakistan to release Shakil Afridi,the doctor who allegedly helped CIA track al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden. Afridi was convicted for treason over alleged ties to Lashkar-e-Islam militant group. AP

Man jailed in UK over murder,mosque attacks

london: A white supremacist Ukrainian student who murdered an elderly Muslim man and plotted a terrorist bombing campaign against mosques in central England has been sentenced to at least 40 years in prison. Pavlo Lapshyn pleaded guilty earlier this week to stabbing Mohammed Saleem to death as the 82-year-old walked home from a mosque in Birmingham in April. ap

Aus Sikh cabbie returns bag with $110,000

Melbourne: A Sikh cabbie in Australia has set an example of honesty after he returned $110,000 to a passenger who had left the cash in his taxi. The incident happened in Melbourne. Lakhwinder Singh Dhillon noticed the bag and found it had 11 bundles of 10,000 Australian dollars. “I went and returned the bag to the right people. The owner said I was a super honest man,” Singh said. PTI

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