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Two killed in Mongolia quake

AN earthquake hit China's northern region of Inner Mongolia, toppling more than 2,700 homes and killing two people, officials said yesterday.

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Victims of strong quake in Japan return home

B>NANGO (Japan):/BThousands of people returned home from shelters in northern Japan yesterday as aftershocks dwindled following Saturday's three strong earthquakes that injured more than 420 people and damaged hundreds of houses.

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Japan hit by two quakes

B>TOKYO:/BA strong earthquake hit north-eastern Japan Saturday morning, just hours after an earlier temblor, injuring more than 200 people and causing landslides and blackouts, police said.

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Quake victims in need of supplies

B>BEIJING:/BOne million people affected by a major earthquake in southwest China's Yunnan province are in desperate need of food and supplies, but rescuers have been forced to travel by horseback due to badly damaged roads, officials said yesterday.

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12 killed, 200 injured in China earthquake

A strong earthquake hit a mountainous area in China's southwest, causing thousands of mud-brick houses to collapse and killing at least 12 people, officials and state media reported yesterday.

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Earthquake relief in China hampered by landslides

Relief workers trying to reach mountain villages devastated by an earthquake in China's southwest used horses Wednesday after landslides blocked roads. The official death toll stood at 16 and was expected to rise.

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Asian news in brief

Asian news in brief: 'Refund for wrong songs', 'Ads for hubby's lover,' '20 killed as train derails.' 'Jailed for burning picture', and 'Philippines' undersea quake'.

Education

Degrees for tinkers

All play and no 'work' can make Jack a bright boy, as colleges offer degrees in video-gaming, reports MATT SLAGLE.

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Quake shakes Taiwan

B>TAIPEI/B>: An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale rattled Taiwan yesterday #8211; the second strong tremor to hit the island in two days #8211; but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage, officials said.

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Govt maintains GDP forecast