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Everything You Need to Know About Netflix's Ghoul

Just a month and a half since its first original series from India, Netflix is set to release another this week in Ghoul, a horror miniseries starring Radhika Apte. Based on Arabic folklore, the th...

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Empty hotels, idle boats: What happens when a Pacific island upsets China

Chinese investors had also gone on a buying frenzy, building hotels, opening businesses and securing large swathes of the prime coastal real estate.

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Quakes cut power, topple buildings on Indonesia’s Lombok island

A strong earthquake cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok, toppled buildings and killed at least two people as the tourist hotspot was trying to recover from a temblor earlier this month...

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Indonesia’s Lombok island jolted by multiple quakes

Strong earthquakes jolted the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, causing power blackouts, landslides and damage to buildings, as the island tries to recover from a temblor earlier this ...

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8.2 Magnitude Quake Strikes In The Pacific, No Damages in Fiji

A massive quake of magnitude 8.2 struck in the Pacific Ocean close to Fiji and Tonga today, but it was so deep that it did not cause any damage, authorities in Fiji said. The USTsunami Warning Cent...

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Strong earthquake hits off Fiji: USGS

The tremor hit at 12:19 pm (0019 GMT) local time 361 kilometres (224 miles) east of the Pacific nation's capital Suva, at a depth of 559 kilometres, the US seismologists said.

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The Pacific Ocean is the largest of the Earth's oceanic divisions. It extends from the Arctic in the north to the Southern Ocean (or, depending on definition, to Antarctica) in the south, bounded by Asia and Australia in the west, and the Americas in the east.