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Casualties confirmed in New Zealand earthquake

At least two people are said to have died as a strong tremor hits the South Island along with several aftershocks

At least two people are said to have died as a strong tremor hits the South Island along with several aftershocks

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New Zealand remembers Christchurch earthquake five years on

In New Zealand a ceremony’s been held to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the earthquake that struck Christchurch, killing 185 people and

In New Zealand a ceremony’s been held to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the earthquake that struck Christchurch, killing 185 people and

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Pope Francis names 20 new Catholic Church cardinals

Pope Francis has named 20 new cardinals to the top of the Roman Catholic Church hierarchy. They include 15 who are under 80 years old and would

Pope Francis has named 20 new cardinals to the top of the Roman Catholic Church hierarchy. They include 15 who are under 80 years old and would

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Pope warns wealthy Koreans about plight of poor

In South Korea, an estimated 800,000 people turned out to see Pope Francis conduct a Beatification ceremony of Korean martyrs on Saturday. The

In South Korea, an estimated 800,000 people turned out to see Pope Francis conduct a Beatification ceremony of Korean martyrs on Saturday. The

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Quake-hit NZ cathedral to be demolished

The Anglican cathedral in Christchurch is to be demolished after experts decided the damage caused to it during last year’s earthquake could not be

The Anglican cathedral in Christchurch is to be demolished after experts decided the damage caused to it during last year’s earthquake could not be

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Christchurch remembers quake

One year on and the people of Christchurch, New Zealand have been marking the anniversary of the earthquake which killed 184 people and injured many

One year on and the people of Christchurch, New Zealand have been marking the anniversary of the earthquake which killed 184 people and injured many

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Quake-plagued NZ city hit by more tremors

The earthquake-devastated New Zealand city of Christchurch has been hit by a further series of strong quakes. One of the tremors was a magnitude

The earthquake-devastated New Zealand city of Christchurch has been hit by a further series of strong quakes. One of the tremors was a magnitude

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Strong aftershocks continue to hit New Zealand city

The nightmare continues for New Zealand’s quake-hit city of Christchurch, which continues to be hit by significant aftershocks. Only months after a

The nightmare continues for New Zealand’s quake-hit city of Christchurch, which continues to be hit by significant aftershocks. Only months after a

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Christchurch struck by aftershocks

In New Zealand a series of powerful tremors have shaken the city of Christchurch. In February 181 people died after a strong earthquake caused

In New Zealand a series of powerful tremors have shaken the city of Christchurch. In February 181 people died after a strong earthquake caused

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Reburial of Pope John Paul II

The remains of the late Pope John Paul II have been moved to a new resting place under the altar of a side chapel in Saint Peter’s Basilica, near

The remains of the late Pope John Paul II have been moved to a new resting place under the altar of a side chapel in Saint Peter’s Basilica, near

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Jesus baptism re-enacted

Scores of Christian pilgrims arrived at the West Bank site of Qasr Al-Yahud, next to the Palestinian city of Jericho, where they re-enacted the

Scores of Christian pilgrims arrived at the West Bank site of Qasr Al-Yahud, next to the Palestinian city of Jericho, where they re-enacted the

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New Zealand starts to bury earthquake dead

The New Zealand city of Christchurch on Monday started burying the victims of last week’s earthquake that killed at least 148 people. Hundreds of

The New Zealand city of Christchurch on Monday started burying the victims of last week’s earthquake that killed at least 148 people. Hundreds of

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Amateur video captures first moments of Christchurch quake

Startling images have emerged of the first moments after the devastating earthquake that hit New Zealand earlier this week. The never-before-seen

Startling images have emerged of the first moments after the devastating earthquake that hit New Zealand earlier this week. The never-before-seen

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New Zealand quake toll rises as hopes fade for survivors

In New Zealand a fresh attempt is being made to find survivors from Tuesday’s deadly earthquake in Christchurch. A team from Britain is joining

In New Zealand a fresh attempt is being made to find survivors from Tuesday’s deadly earthquake in Christchurch. A team from Britain is joining

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Survivors recount the horror of Christchurch

The survivors of the Christchurch earthquake are lucky to be alive, but are in a state of shock, and have memories that may be hard to

The survivors of the Christchurch earthquake are lucky to be alive, but are in a state of shock, and have memories that may be hard to

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Major quake hits Christchurch hard

With at least 65 people killed and upwards of 100 more people trapped in shattered buildings, New Zealand’s second city Christchurch is counting the

With at least 65 people killed and upwards of 100 more people trapped in shattered buildings, New Zealand’s second city Christchurch is counting the

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State of Emergency declared in Christchurch

From the air, the extent of the damage to Christchurch and the surrounding area is all too clear to see. The few high-rise buildings in the city

From the air, the extent of the damage to Christchurch and the surrounding area is all too clear to see. The few high-rise buildings in the city

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Aftershocks rock New Zealand after massive quake

The clean-up has begun, but strong aftershocks and gale-force winds continue to rock New Zealand’s second biggest city, Christchurch, following the

The clean-up has begun, but strong aftershocks and gale-force winds continue to rock New Zealand’s second biggest city, Christchurch, following the

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New Zealand on alert after massive quake

Thousands of people are spending a second night in shelter after a 7.1 magnitude quake struck New Zealand’s second bigest city, Christchurch.

Thousands of people are spending a second night in shelter after a 7.1 magnitude quake struck New Zealand’s second bigest city, Christchurch.

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Earthquake in Christchurch New-Zealand

A state of emergency has been declared in the city of Christchurch in New Zealand, which has borne the brunt of damage from a major earthquake.

A state of emergency has been declared in the city of Christchurch in New Zealand, which has borne the brunt of damage from a major earthquake.

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New Zealand recovers after 7.1 quake

A state of emergency has been declared in the city of Christchurch in New Zealand, which has borne the brunt of damage from a major earthquake. The

A state of emergency has been declared in the city of Christchurch in New Zealand, which has borne the brunt of damage from a major earthquake. The

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State of emergency as New Zealand recovers from earthquake

In New Zealand dawn brought the true extent of the damage caused by the earthquake which struck Christchurch in the early hours of the

In New Zealand dawn brought the true extent of the damage caused by the earthquake which struck Christchurch in the early hours of the