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04 Sep 2010 18:27 GMT | Environment, Humanitarian crises, Asia Pacific, New Zealand
A 7.1-magnitude earthquake that struck New Zealand before dawn on Saturday morning appears to have caused no deaths and few injuries, none of them serious.
John Carter, the country's civil defence minister, said his country was "blessed" to have escaped with such comparatively light harm.
John Key, the prime minister, said New Zealand seemed to have benefitted from a "miracle" but put early estimates for the cost of recovery at around $2bn.
Al Jazeera's Erica Wood reports.
Source: Al Jazeera
Former SNP leader is pressing his case for a sovereign Scotland in the beating heart of Britain - London Westminster.
Politics, Europe, United Kingdom
Despite no new Ebola cases in the West Africa country, the effects of the outbreak will linger for years to come.
Ebola, Healthcare, Sierra Leone
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Migrants, Bangladesh, India
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Health, Africa, Congo
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Weather, Asia, Pakistan
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Environment, Science & Technology, US & Canada
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Business & Economy, Human Rights, China
Fault Lines investigates how the US helped create the world's newest nation, and then watched it spiral into civil war.
War & Conflict, Politics, South Sudan
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War & Conflict, Politics, US & Canada