YAOUNDE — At least 10 people were killed and many others injured in a bomb blast in Cameroon’s Far North Region on Saturday.

bomb blastOne army source told Xinhua by phone the bomb blast took place in midday in Fotokol, a town in Far North Region neighboring Nigeria. He said the blast was suspected to be carried out by Nigerian Islamic sect Boko Haram, but the exact casualties are not available yet. (Cameroon-Bomb blast)

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KUALA LUMPUR — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang announced here Saturday that his country will offer 20 million Australian dollars (about 14.5 million U.S. dollars) to help continue the multinational search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

Li made the announcement in a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on the sidelines of a series of regional summits.(China-Australia-MH370)

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JAKARTA — A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia on Saturday, but no tsunami alert was issued, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said.

The quake, which jolted at 16:06 p.m. Jakarta time (0906 GMT), was centered 129 km northwest Maluku Tenggara Barat of Maluku.(Indonesia-Earthquake)

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YANGON — At least 20 were killed and over hundred others went missing after a giant amount of dump soil collapsed in Myanmar’s northernmost Kachin state, a local rescuer said on Saturday.

The death toll was expected to be high but the figure has yet been confirmed. (Mynamar-Landslide)

Source: Xinhua


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