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28 Feb 2010 04:32 GMT
A massive magnitude 8.8 earthquake struck Chile early on Saturday, producing powerful aftershocks and triggering a tsunami. The epicentre of the earthquake was located off the coast in Maule, near the city of Concepcion, 320km from the capital of Santiago.Al Jazeera's Omar al-Saleh reports.
Source: Al Jazeera
Chronology of major earthquakes in recent years across continents.
President declares "state of catastrophe" after 8.8-magnitude earthquake strikes close to country's second largest city.
In religiously conservative Brazil, women risk jail time and their lives to undergo the procedure that is illegal but commonplace.
Health, Human Rights, Latin America
Trash is a fast-growing import in the Scandinavian country, which turns it into heat for people's homes.
Environment, Europe, Sweden
Critics say the UK's home secretary is using Muslims as a 'political punchbag' in a bid to shore up right-wing support.
Human Rights, Politics, Racism
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Polio, Asia, Pakistan
Presidential challenger Muhammadu Buhari ahead in overall vote count after taking several key northern states.
Politics, Africa, Nigeria, Elections, Nigeria Decides
At least 40 dead amid conflicting reports on whether camp in Hajjah was housing displaced people or Houthi fighters.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Houthis
It is a source of sustenance but also of tension and new political realities are now increasing uncertainty.
Egypt, Sudan, Middle East
A media post-mortem into the UK's surveillance report. Plus, why five years on in Argentina the media looks so familiar.
Media, Edward Snowden, Security
The untold story of how the Lebanese community overcame the odds and found their place in multicultural Australia.
Asia Pacific, Australia, Lebanon
How to keep a telenovela profitable and demanding sponsors happy while inspiring the production team to stay passionate.
Arts & Culture, Mexico, Latin America