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Victims buried as search for Albania quake survivors ends

Victims buried as search for Albania quake survivors ends

The search for survivors of a deadly Albanian earthquake was called off on Saturday as eight family members, including four children, killed in the port of Durres were laid to rest.

Tremors in the Balkans continue as magnitude-6 quake hits Aegean

Tremors in the Balkans continue as magnitude-6 quake hits Aegean

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 jolted the Greek island of Crete on Wednesday, with no damage or injuries reported, authorities said.

Japan clears restart at nuclear reactor closest to epicentre of 2011 quake

Japan clears restart at nuclear reactor closest to epicentre of 2011 quake

Japan's Tohoku Electric Power said on Wednesday it has won initial regulatory approval to restart a reactor at its Onagawa power plant, more than 8 years after it was damaged in the earthquake and tsunami ...

Five killed as buildings collapse in strong Philippine quake

Five killed as buildings collapse in strong Philippine quake

At least five people were killed when buildings collapsed near Manila after a powerful earthquake set skyscrapers swaying and drove terrified locals into the street.

Magnitude 5.6 quake hits western Turkey, no casualties

Magnitude 5.6 quake hits western Turkey, no casualties

A moderate 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Turkey's western province of Denizli on Wednesday, damaging some buildings and knocking bricks and tiles to the ground ...

5.5-magnitude quake hits Japan's Hokkaido, no tsunami risk

5.5-magnitude quake hits Japan's Hokkaido, no tsunami risk

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Japan's northern island of Hokkaido Thursday but there was no tsunami warning and no immediate reports of injuries or damage, authorities said.

Strong 6.4-magnitude quake hits off Indonesia

Strong 6.4-magnitude quake hits off Indonesia

A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the Indonesian island of Sumba on Tuesday, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage.

No damage and no tsunami threat from offshore Indonesia quake

No damage and no tsunami threat from offshore Indonesia quake

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake that struck off the coast of Indonesia's Tanimbar Islands on Saturday caused no damage and created no threat of a tsunami, Indonesian authorities said.

Iran quake injures more than 600, but no deaths reported: state TV

Iran quake injures more than 600, but no deaths reported: state TV

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake on Iran's western border with Iraq injured more than 600 people, most suffering minor wounds, state television said on Monday, but no fatalities had been reported.

Haiti quake kills at least 14, more than 100 injured

Haiti quake kills at least 14, more than 100 injured

An earthquake hit northern Haiti late on Saturday, killing at least 14 people, injuring more than 100 and sparking a scramble by rescue agencies to help towns in the impoverished Caribbean country ...

Indonesia clamps down on looting as quake-tsunami toll tops 1,200

Indonesia clamps down on looting as quake-tsunami toll tops 1,200

More than 1,200 people are now known to have died in the quake-tsunami that smashed into Sulawesi, Indonesia said Tuesday, as police pledged to clamp down on looting by survivors taking advantage of the chaos.

Indonesia rushes in aid as death toll from quake, tsunami passes 840

Indonesia rushes in aid as death toll from quake, tsunami passes 840

Indonesian authorities scrambled on Monday to get aid and rescue equipment into quake-hit Sulawesi island and prepared to bury some of the more than 800 dead ...