More than 1,000 may still be missing in Indonesia disaster: Official

More than 1,000 may still be missing in Indonesia disaster: Official

More than a thousand people could still be missing after Indonesia's devastating quake-tsunami, officials said Friday (Oct 5), drastically upping the total number of people unaccounted for a week after the disaster.
Indonesia battles fake news after quake-tsunami disaster

Indonesia battles fake news after quake-tsunami disaster

Indonesia has cracked down on "fake news" about its deadly quake-tsunami disaster, with police arresting nine people for spreading hoaxes in a bid to prevent further panic spreading among survivors.
Indonesia quake kids traumatised as rescuers race against clock

Indonesia quake kids traumatised as rescuers race against clock

Many children have been separated from their families and are "in shock and traumatised" following Indonesia's devastating quake-tsunami, aid workers said Thursday, as much-needed supplies trickled in to shattered communities.
Indonesia quake: 34 students killed at church, 52 missing, says Red Cross

Indonesia quake: 34 students killed at church, 52 missing, says Red Cross

Indonesian rescue workers have discovered the bodies of 34 students killed when a mudslide caused by Friday's quake on Sulawesi island engulfed their church, a local rescue official said on Tuesday (Oct 2).
Perfect storm of factors behind Indonesian quake-tsunami

Perfect storm of factors behind Indonesian quake-tsunami

Inadequate warning systems, a lack of education about what to do when the quake hit and a narrow bay that channelled the tsunami's destructive force - a perfect storm of factors spawned the deadly disaster in Indonesia.
Mass burials to begin as Indonesia quake-tsunami toll tops 800

Mass burials to begin as Indonesia quake-tsunami toll tops 800

The death toll from Indonesia's quake and tsunami disaster nearly doubled to 832 on Sunday (Sep 30) and was expected to rise further, prompting authorities to announce mass burials in a desperate attempt to stave off disease.
6.7-magnitude earthquake hits Vanuatu

6.7-magnitude earthquake hits Vanuatu

A 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Wednesday morning, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued.
Mexico City starts demolishing quake collapse school

Mexico City starts demolishing quake collapse school

Workers in Mexico City began tearing down an elementary school on Monday (Aug 20) that collapsed in a devastating earthquake last year, killing 19 children and seven adults.
More than 2,000 tourists evacuated after Indonesia quake kills 98

More than 2,000 tourists evacuated after Indonesia quake kills 98

Indonesia on Monday (Aug 6) sent rescuers fanning out across the holiday island of Lombok and evacuated more than 2,000 tourists after a powerful earthquake killed at least 98 people and damaged thousands of buildings.
82 dead after 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

82 dead after 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

A powerful quake which struck the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok has killed 82 people and wounded hundreds, national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said early on Monday (Aug 6), with thousands of buildings left damaged.
Papua New Guinea quake leaves 67 dead as aftershocks rock homes: Red Cross

Papua New Guinea quake leaves 67 dead as aftershocks rock homes: Red Cross

At least 67 people were killed by a major earthquake that devastated Papua New Guinea's remote highlands last week, the Red Cross said Monday, with thousands homeless and without food and clean water.
Two dead, more than 210 injured in Taiwan quake

Two dead, more than 210 injured in Taiwan quake

TAIPEI: A 6.4-magnitude quake on the east coast of Taiwan has left two dead and 219 injured, the government said, after buildings crumbled and trapped people inside.
Verdict expected in Italy quake scientists trial

Verdict expected in Italy quake scientists trial

A court will deliver a verdict Monday in the trial of six Italian scientists and a government official charged with manslaughter for underestimating the risks of a killer earthquake in 2009.
Indonesia’s 8.7-magnitude earthquake felt in HCMC

Indonesia’s 8.7-magnitude earthquake felt in HCMC

Seismic activities of the recent earthquake offshore Indonesia has shaken some high-rise buildings in the southern economic hub of Vietnam.
At least 11 dead after powerful earthquake rocks Myanmar

At least 11 dead after powerful earthquake rocks Myanmar

A powerful earthquake struck the northeastern region of Myanmar (Burma) on Thursday evening, not far from its borders with Laos, China, and Thailand, seismologists and residents said. At least 11 people were killed.
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