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UN-led peace talks on Yemen in Geneva collapse due to absence of Houthi delegation

GENEVA, Sept 8 (Bernama) -- After two days of delay because of the absence of Houthi delegation, one of the major warring parties to the conflict in Yemen, the new round of UN-led peace talks collapsed on Saturday.

 

Powerful quake near Mindano

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 8  (Bernama) – A magnitude  6.3 earthquake occurred near Mindanao, Philippines at 3.16 pm today.

 

At least 17 killed, scores injured in bus incident in West Java, Indonesia

JAKARTA, Sept 8 (Bernama) -- At least 17 people were killed and scores others wounded as a bus carrying employees of a firm plunged into a ravine in Sukabumi district of West Java province in Indonesia on Saturday, police officer said.

 

6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes southern Philippines

Phivolcs said the tremor, which was tectonic in origin, is not expected to cause damage. However, it said that aftershocks could rattle the province.

 

No mountain climbing activities on Mount Rinjani for one year

A popular destination among tourists and Malaysian climbers, the mountain in the country’s Lombok island, has seen extensive damage along its trekking routes as a result of recent landslides following the many earthquakes last month.

 

Helicopter with at least six people on board goes missing in central Nepal

Nima Nuru Sherpa, managing director at Altitude Air Pvt Ltd, said that there were six passengers including a Japanese tourist and five Nepalese on board, except one pilot.

 

China's Yunnan quake injures four, damages homes

According to the county government, the 5.9-magnitude quake had damaged 21 homes as of Saturday afternoon. Traffic, telecommunications, and power supply are normal in most parts of Tongguan, a town nearest to the epicenter.