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Premakumar Gunaratnam claimed that he was handcuffed, blindfolded and physically and sexually tortured by Sri Lankan government’s agents.
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Five people died from heart attacks in Indonesia`s Aceh and several others were injured as they tried to flee to high ground.
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Authorities in Kenya had warned people living on the coastal regions not to take to the sea and ordered schools in the area closed.
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The United States earthquake monitoring system has issued a notification for a tsunami watch in the Indian Ocean, as per reports on CNN.
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China has developed its first coal mine early-warning system that will enable getting advance warning about potential dangers in coal mines.
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The South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu continues to be jolted by several moderate to strong earthquakes.
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Earthquakes are common in Japan, one of the world`s most seismically active areas.
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More than 20 nations will participate in a full-scale exercise on Oct 12 to test the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System.
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The project is expected to be of immense help to first responders (first teams to respond) during a calamity.
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Atmospheric signature of tsunami has been captured which could soon lead to an effective early warning system.
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Japan will grant about USD 3.48 million to Pakistan for a project to strengthen flood warning.
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Russia`s missile attack warning system registered the test launch of a Chinese interceptor missile on January 11, the space forces` commander, Oleg Ostapeniko, told media.
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