Saturday, July 24, 2021


Chinese mourn passing of heroic pig that survived 2008 quake

'Zhu Jianqiang', or 'Strong Pig', shot to fame after being discovered alive after a 7.9-magnitude earthquake in southwestern Sichuan province which left nearly 90,000 dead or missing.

8 dead, dozens hurt as Indonesia quake rattles East Java

The magnitude 6.0 temblor struck off the island’s southern coast early Saturday afternoon.

10 years after Japan tsunami and nuclear meltdown, 40,000 still can’t go home

Many question if the decommissioning of the nuclear plant's melted reactors can ever be completed.

Tsunami warnings follow 3 NZ quakes, strongest 8.1

Tsunami warnings have also been also issued for other Pacific islands including Tonga, American Samoa, Fiji, Vanuatu, Hawaii and others.

Indonesian medics overwhelmed by quake casualties

Medics and patients alike are reluctant to be inside hospital buildings amid fears of another quake.

Indonesia hunts for survivors as quake death toll hits 60

It is unclear how many more bodies could be under the debris, or if there is anyone still trapped but alive more than two days after the disaster.

At least 34 killed as quake rocks Indonesia

Indonesia experiences frequent earthquakes and volcanic activity due to its position on the Pacific 'Ring of Fire'.

3-year-old rescued 91 hours after Turkey quake

Reports say she immediately asked for water and ayran, a salty drink made from yoghurt.

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