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Aerial picture of a site where buildings collapsed after a powerful earthquake hit Tainan, southern TaiwanMost of those killed were in a 17-storey apartment building that collapsed.


2016-02-06 02:54:04 -0700

US soldiers stand guard at Taesungdong Elementary School as a North Korean flag fluttering over the propaganda village of Gijeongdong, seen from South Korea's Taesungdong freedom village in the Demilitarized zone in Paju on February 4, 2016North Korea's widely-condemned launch of a long-range rocket could happen within a matter of hours, after Pyongyang shortened and brought forward the start of the launch window to Sunday morning. An updated notification sent by Pyongyang to UN agencies on Saturday -- a copy of which was released by the South Korean government -- said the launch would now take place between February 7-14. The initial window announced by the North on Tuesday had been February 8-25.


2016-02-06 04:53:21 -0700