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Hawaii on high alert after day of earthquakes, more lava fissures

Hawaii on high alert after day of earthquakes, more lava fissures

Hawaii's Big Island was on high alert on Friday evening after the Kilauea volcano spent a day spewing lava into residential areas, forcing hundreds to evacuate, and a series of earthquakes, included a powerful tremor, shook the island.

Three earthquakes hit northern Italy near Parma, no damages reported

Three earthquakes hit northern Italy near Parma, no damages reported

Three earthquakes of magnitude 2.6, 3.3 and 4.4 on Sunday shook the region around the northern Italian town of Parma, but no damage were reported.

Hundreds flee new earthquakes in Italy

Hundreds flee new earthquakes in Italy

Hundreds of people awoke in emergency shelters in Italy on Thursday after fleeing their homes following a series of strong quakes in the same region struck by a devastating tremor two months ago.

Italian firm to sell rail assets to Hitachi in over $2bn deal

Italian firm to sell rail assets to Hitachi in over $2bn deal

Italian conglomerate Finmeccanica has agreed to sell its rail assets to Japan’s Hitachi in a potential €1.9bn ($2.15bn) deal that will cut its debt by 15% ...

 Maduro in Argentina

Maduro in Argentina

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro (left) waves next to Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (centre) and Venezuela’s First Lady Cilia Flores ...

Ecuador conservation initiative seeks Qatar’s support

Ecuador conservation initiative seeks Qatar’s support

The Yasuni-ITT Initiative, to conserve “the biologically richest place on Earth”...