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Radius of Earth 3,959 miles
 
Total Coastline 372,000 miles
 
Circumference 24,901 miles
 
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Diameter of Earth 7,918 miles
 
Sun Orbit 365 days
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  • Australian Federal Police Arrests Person on Charges of being North Korean 'Economic Agent'

    Australian Federal Police (AFP) has arrested a 59 year old person named Chan Han Choi from Sydney on charges of acting as a North Korean economic agent. The charges levelled against him include illegal export brokering as well as discussing about supply of mass destruction. AFP has charged Choi (who is living in Australia for over 30 years) with 1995 Weapons of Mass Destruction (Prevention of Proliferation) Act. Police has reportedly said that they have evidence that the arrested person had direct contact with high ranking officials of North Korea. It has been alleged that Chan Han Choi brokered sale of coal to groups in Vietnam and Indonesia from North Korea.

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  • Massive Landslide Causes Death and Destruction on Eve of Presidential Election

    Torrential rain in Chile caused a massive landslide, reportedly causing death of at least 5 people in Southern part of Chile. The landslide also destroyed dozens of houses. Reports say 15 people are still missing in a tourist hotspot - Villa Santa Lucía – located in lake region of Chile. In the concerned area, a state of emergency has been declared by President Michelle Bachelet. He also said that rescue workers have been ordered to protect people of Villa Santa Lucia and utilize all resources in this end. The deadly landslide happened just on eve of the Presidential election. Authorities have reprtedly said that the voting is going ahead as per plan.

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  • ANC Conference Starts to Choose President, Zuma Calls for Unity

    African National Congress (ANC), governing political party of South Africa, is in the process of choosing the successor of current President Jacob Zuma. The leading contenders for the top position are Cyril Ramaphosa (current Deputy President) and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (President Zuma's ex-wife and former cabinet minister). Fierce battle for the leadership has raised speculation of a possible split within ANC before the upcoming Presidential election in the year 2019. As South Africa limits maximum terms of a President to just two 5-year terms, President Jacob Zuma (who is acquiring the President’s office till 2009) will not be able to run for any more terms. During the 4-day confe...

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  • Austria's Conservative People's Party Strikes Deal with Far Right Freedom Party to Form Government

    After two months of the parliamentary election (held on October 15, 2017) in Austria, where People’s Party couldn’t acquire overall majority, conservative People's Party has struck a deal to form government by allying with the far-right Freedom Party. Reports say that 31 year old Sebastian Kurz of People's Party is all set to become the youngest head of a government. It is not the first time these two parties have formed a coalition. They earlier governed Austria together from 2000 to 2005. The two leaders will reportedly inform Austria's President Alexander Van der Bellen about the coalition today.

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  • France train mishap: Train collides with the school bus on Thursday

    A train collided with a school bus on Thursday evening, leaving the bus split into two. It is reported that the accident was extremely brutal leaving 4 dead and 11 severely injured. The accident occurred on a level crossing between Millas and Saint-Féliu-d'Amont. The victims were 13-17 years of age. It was witnessed by the locals that the train was derailed, which ultimately led to the smashing of the bus. Occitanie regional council president Carole Delga, however, said there was no mechanical problem at the crossing. 

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