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Mount Sakurajima has first major eruption in nine months

Apr 28, 2017

Mount Sakurajima has first major eruption in nine months

Mount Sakurajima had its first major eruption in nine months on Friday, sending a plume of ash high over Kagoshima Prefecture, the Meteorological Agency said. The eruption began in the 1,117-meter volcano’s Showa crater at 11:01 a.m., ejecting smoke and debris about 3.2 km ...

More Chinese naval ships sail through Miyako Strait

Apr 28, 2017

More Chinese naval ships sail through Miyako Strait

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The Chinese Navy has again sent vessels through the Miyako Strait, a strategic entryway into the Western Pacific between the islands of Miyako and Okinawa, as part of drills, Chinese state-run media said. The exercises, held Thursday, are the latest near Japanese territory as ...