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Bali Tourists Flood Instagram With Mount Agung Volcano Photos as Thousands Evacuate

Bali Tourists Flood Instagram With Mount Agung Volcano Photos as Thousands EvacuateIndonesian officials have said 150,000 people may have to evacuate



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Bali's Mount Agung has first major volcano eruption since 1963

Bali's Mount Agung has first major volcano eruption since 1963Indonesian and regional authorities heightened flight warnings around Bali’s Mount Agung on Sunday as the volcano’s eruptions sent a plume of volcanic ash and steam more than 6,000 meters into the skies above the popular holiday island. The eruptions marked the first major activity from Mount Agung since 1963. Ash covered roads, cars and buildings near the volcano in the northeast of the island, while scores of flights were cancelled and overnight a red glow of what appeared to be magma could be seen in photographs by Antara, the state news agency.



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Bali Issues Red Alert, Orders Evacuations As Mount Agung Volcano Erupts

Bali Issues Red Alert, Orders Evacuations As Mount Agung Volcano EruptsOfficials issued a red alert and ordered Bali residents to evacuate after the Mount Agung volcano erupted, blasting ash up to 2.5 miles high.



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Iran, Lebanon reject Arab League criticism as tensions mount

Iran, Lebanon reject Arab League criticism as tensions mountTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Monday rejected a harsh statement by Arab League foreign ministers condemning the Islamic Republic and its proxy Hezbollah, saying the tirade was "full of lies" and the product of Saudi "pressure and propaganda."



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The Milky Way shines down on Mount Fuji

The Milky Way shines down on Mount FujiThis is the mesmerizing image of a colorful Milky Way shining down on Mount Fuji. Steve Lance Lee, 37, captured the sky above the iconic mountain whilst on his honeymoon in Lake Kawaguchiko, Japan. Mount Fuji is illuminated underneath the galaxy of stars, creating an impressive landscape. (Caters News)



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Nepal survey to remeasure Mount Everest begins

Nepal survey to remeasure Mount Everest beginsNepal has begun remeasuring Mount Everest to check if the height of the world’s tallest peak was altered by a powerful earthquake that struck the nation in 2015, the government said Friday. The official height of Mount Everest — which lies in the Himalayan range, straddling the border between Nepal and China — is 8,848 metres (29,029 feet), first recorded by an Indian survey in 1954. “Nepal has never measured Everest on its own although the world’s highest peak lies in its territory.



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North Korea Fires Another Missile Over Japan As Tensions Mount

North Korea Fires Another Missile Over Japan As Tensions MountNorth Korea launched an “unidentified” missile from Pyongyang over Japan on Thursday, South Korea’s Yonhap News agency reported, the latest in a series of recent provocative actions by the country that also included an underground detonation of a nuclear device.



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Florida cites complaints over Chevron gas prices as shortages mount

Florida cites complaints over Chevron gas prices as shortages mountBy Devika Krishna Kumar and Jessica Resnick-Ault NEW YORK (Reuters) – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi said on Thursday her office had received 45 complaints of inflated prices at Chevron Corp branded gasoline stations in the southern part of the state, as shortages worsened ahead of Hurricane Irma’s expected U.S. landfall this weekend. More than 1,800 gas stations – more than a quarter of the state’s total – were without fuel late Thursday, up from 1,200 Wednesday, ahead of Irma, which is battering the Caribbean with winds at speeds of around 185 miles per hour (300 km per hour).



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Israeli PM sheds statesmanlike persona as scandals mount

Israeli PM sheds statesmanlike persona as scandals mountJERUSALEM (AP) — With a slew of corruption scandals closing in on him, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is dropping what remains of his statesmanlike persona in favor of an angry nationalism that's popular with his base.



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Pilgrims throng Mount Arafat for peak of hajj

Pilgrims throng Mount Arafat for peak of hajjMount Arafat (Saudi Arabia) (AFP) – Their palms facing the sky, around two million Muslims gathered Thursday on Saudi Arabia's Mount Arafat for the highlight of the hajj pilgrimage, one of the world's largest annual gatherings.



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