World

6.0 magnitude quake jolts Costa Rica

San Jose : A strong earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter Scale shook southern Costa Rica, close to the border with Panama.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said that the quake occurred at 5:22 pm (local time) on Friday and struck at a depth of about 19 km. Its epicentre was 19 km north of Golfito town in Costa Rica.
However, there were no reports of casualties and damage so far.
Costa Rica is located in the Ring of Fire, an area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean, which is vulnerable to frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. 

Indian charged with smuggling foreign nationals into US

A 38-year-old Indian man has been charged with conspiring to smuggle six of his countrymen into the US on commercial airline flights, authorities said...

Three killed, 13 injured in shooting near Christmas market in Starsbourg

France: At least three people were killed and 14 leven others injured in shootout near a world-famous Christmas market in the French city of Strasbour...

7.1-Magnitude Earthquake Near Antarctica, No Tsunami Warning

A magnitude 7.1 quake struck on Monday in the southern Pacific Ocean, close to the South Sandwich Islands north of Antarctica, the U.S. Geological Sur...

Jamal Khashoggi Is TIME "Person of the Year" Alongside Other Journalists

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in October at his country's Istanbul consulate, was on Tuesday named Time magazine's "Person of the...