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National Apr 20, 2019

Body from March 2011 disaster identified from decade-old stamp

The Miyagi Prefectural Police have said that a corpse discovered in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami has been identified as that of a 60-year-old woman from the Miyagi town of Onagawa. The identification was made with DNA samples from a ...

Strong quake rattles Taiwan, but no major damage apparent

Asia Pacific Apr 18, 2019

Strong quake rattles Taiwan, but no major damage apparent

A strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan's east coast Thursday afternoon, rattling buildings across the island but causing no major damage or injuries. The bureau said the quake happened at 1:01 p.m., with its epicenter just over 10 kilometers (6 miles) northwest of the eastern ...