Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines
15 July 2019 | 6:10 am
A moderately strong earthquake has struck the northeastern coast of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines. Officials have reported injuries and damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure.
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Though Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has vowed to protect his country's own interests, political analysts are debating whether he's leaning towardsWashington or operating in a "multipolar" world.
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The deadly earthquake in Turkey's southeast not only claimed thousands of lives, it also dealt a blow to the regional economy. Local businessman push for super incentives to reverse it.
The earthquake in Turkey destroyed 230,000 buildings or made them uninhabitable, according to official figures. Many people of Turkish origin in Germany have seen their retirement plans destroyed.
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