World Bulletin/News Desk
A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck 35 miles southeast of Palu on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Saturday rattling crockery as people were breaking the Ramadan fast but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage, authorities said.
The quake was originally reported by the USGS as a magnitude of 6.5. The depth was reported at 12.5 miles.
"The quake was felt strongly for 15 seconds in Palu as people were breaking the fast," said Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman for Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency.
The quake has no tsunami potential and no damage is reported, said Subagiyo, an earthquake center official in the capital Jakarta.
The U.S. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said a destructive tsunami was not generated by the earthquake and that the Japan Meteorological Agency may issue additional information on the quake.
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman expressed China angered by new US military strategy report
After attack on foreign troops in Kabul, some Afghans questioned why the troops were out on the streets
China finance ministery spokeswoman says that China continues in its way and to maintain financial cooperation with Greece
South Korea finds its new era of safety consciousness tested, with cause behind tank blast not immediately clear
The State Investment Fund 1MDB has said that the claims of funneling more than $700 mn into Prime Minister Najib Razak's account is political sabotage.
Three dead, over 20 injured as a result of 6.4 earthquake strike in Uyghur populated region
India's Maharashtra state says religious schools must teach formal curriculum to receive funding
A World Bank report that measures income, has determined that Bangladesh has become middle income country despite 99% of the population living under the poverty line.
Defence Ministry said on Thursday that the live-fire exercises, involving ships, aircraft and land-based forces, featured the firing of missiles.
Amnesty International has released a damning report into human rights abuse in Kashmir by India, who have violated their own constitution.
At least 13 people killed as train carrying army troops crashes into canal because of collapsed bridge
Ministers and representatives from ASEAN countries attend a meeting on the regional migrant crisis on Thursday. Malaysian minister tells each member country should contribute $100,000
Two senior Chinese army officers published an article saying that Chinese army will help to develop 'backword' region of Eastern Turkistan
12 people are suspected to be members of al Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent are arrested by Bangladesh security forces
Due to a controversial law Indian military has a right to commit crimes with impunity
China plans to change monetary unit of the gold market by end of the year.