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Can quakes cause a chain reaction?

The largest earthquake for 40 years and the devastating tsunami it unleashed have raised concerns that further geological disasters might follow in their wake.

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Quake hits southeast Iran

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale shook the vicinity of the town of Zarand in the southeastern province of Kerman on Sunday.

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Canada hit by earthquake

SYRIAN troops will begin withdrawing from Lebanon following a meeting of the two countries' leadership today, the Lebanese defence minister said yesterday.

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Earthquake jolts Taiwan

A strong earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale rocked high-rise buildings in Taiwan early today, the Seismology Centre said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

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