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Strong earthquake shakes Istanbul, reports of injuries and damage

Strong earthquake shakes Istanbul, reports of injuries and damage

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey's largest city Istanbul on Thursday, sparking panic across the city, causing several strong aftershocks, minor injuries and building evacuations.

United Nations gives Mozambique $13 million for Cyclone Kenneth damage

United Nations gives Mozambique $13 million for Cyclone Kenneth damage

The United Nations will grant Mozambique and the Comoros Islands $13 million in emergency funds to help provide food and water and repair damage to infrastructure, the organisation said late on Sunday ...

Ten worst climate-linked disasters of 2018 caused $85 bn in damage

Ten worst climate-linked disasters of 2018 caused $85 bn in damage

From floods to extreme heat, 10 of the worst climate-linked disasters in 2018 caused at least $84.8 billion worth of damage, said a study released by the charity Christian Aid on Thursday.

Tesla becomes collateral damage in China-US trade war

Tesla becomes collateral damage in China-US trade war

China is crucial to Tesla's future. So it's not surprising that the trade war is hitting the company hard.

Macron surveys Paris damage, calls for talks

Macron surveys Paris damage, calls for talks

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday surveyed the damage from a day of riots across Paris and led a crisis meeting that ended with a call for further talks with anti-government activists ...

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.

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake hits Alaska, no initial reports of damage

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake hits Alaska, no initial reports of damage

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck 40 miles (64 km) southwest of Kaktovik in Alaska, the US Geological Survey said on Sunday.

6.1 quake in Japan's Osaka area kills three people

6.1 quake in Japan's Osaka area kills three people

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said authorities were assessing damage and that their top priority was the safety of residents. At least 234 people were injured, public broadcaster NHK said.

Tropical Storm Irma floods cities in northern Florida

Tropical Storm Irma floods cities in northern Florida

Irma, once ranked as one of the most powerful hurricanes recorded in the Atlantic, hit a wide swathe of Florida over the past day, first making landfall on the Florida Keys archipelago.

Texas governor estimates storm damage at $150 bn to $180 bn

Texas governor estimates storm damage at $150 bn to $180 bn

Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Sunday said damage from Hurricane Harvey would exceed that of epic hurricanes Katrina or Sandy, likely reaching $150 billion to $180 billion.

6.5-magnitude quake hits central Philippine island

6.5-magnitude quake hits central Philippine island

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake rattled the central Philippines Thursday, US seismologists said, with shaking reported although residents in two major cities reported no major damage.

Aftershocks rock Philippine quake city survivors

Aftershocks rock Philippine quake city survivors

Thousands of residents of a quake-hit city in the southern Philippines sought refuge on the streets as aftershocks hit the region on Sunday, two days after a quake killed six.