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One dies, hundreds evacuate after 7.3 quake in Indonesia

At least one person has been found dead and hundreds were evacuated after a major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, an official said.

India car sales fall for eighth month in a row

India recorded an eighth successive month of falling car sales Wednesday, with June seeing a 25 per cent decrease, adding to a multi-day slump in Indian stocks.

Japan’s space probe makes second touchdown on asteroid

Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe landed successfully Thursday on a distant asteroid for a final touchdown, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system.

China demands US cancel arms sale to Taiwan

CHINA demanded Tuesday that the United States “immediately cancel” a potential sale of $2.2 billion in arms to self-ruled Taiwan, including battle tanks and anti-aircraft missiles, adding fuel to tensions...