Earthquake

How social media told story of Iran-Iraq earthquake

More than 400 have people died and 2,500 were injured after 7.3 magnitude quake in border area between Iran and Iraq.

How social media told story of Iran-Iraq earthquake

Earthquake

Iran-Iraq quake: 'A sudden wave of death'

Time is running out for people trapped under the rubble after a powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the region.

Middle East

Rescuers in race for survivors after Iran-Iraq quake

Aid agencies, Turkey send help as death toll reaches more than 450 after 7.3 magnitude tremor hits Iran and Iraq.

Earthquake

Earthquake in Iran, Iraq kills more than 300 people

Powerful 7.3 magnitude tremor strikes Iran-Iraq border, killing at least 328 people and wounding more than 2,500.

Mexico

Day of Dead: 'Quake took our home, but not our customs'

Residents of southern Mexican city say tradition takes on a new meaning after September's deadly tremor.

Arts & Culture

Mexico's Day of the Dead honours quake victims

The Mexican town of Juchitan de Zaragoza holds elaborate celebrations 'Dia de los Muertos', or the 'Day of the Dead'. But this year, there's a sombre mood.

Earthquake

Mexicans struggle to rebuild a month after deadly quake

Residents of a town outside of Mexico City worry it will take years to rebuild their lives after 7.1 tremor last month.

Jojutla struggles a month after deadly Mexico quake

Earthquake

Search ends for Mexico City earthquake victims

Rescue workers recover the body of the last person known to be missing after the earthquake.

Search ends for Mexico City earthquake victims

Opinion

The week Mexicans put their politicians to shame

After last week's devastating earthquake, ordinary Mexicans, not the government, rose up to mend the country's wounds.

Josefina Salomon

by Josefina Salomon

Josefina Salomon

Asia Pacific

Nuclear watchdog: North Korea tremors unlikely man-made

Earthquakes detected in North Korea were probably not caused by explosions, says nuclear proliferation watchdog.

Nuclear watchdog: North Korea tremors unlikely man-made

Latin America

Mexico continues search for earthquake survivors

Operations under way but report of miraculous rescue of girl trapped under rubble of school in Mexico City proves false.

Latin America

'People still trapped' as Mexico quake kills over 220

Rescue workers race to find survivors after deadliest tremor in 32 years kills 223 in central Mexico.

Mexico

Mexico quake rescuers race to free girl, other victims

Death toll rises to 230 as President Enrique Nieto says 'every minute counts to save lives'.

Latin America

Powerful earthquake kills nearly 150 in Mexico

At least 22 children from one school among those killed in the deadliest tremor to hit the country in 30 years.

Major 7.1 earthquake hits Mexico, more than 140 killed

Latin America

Mexico City better prepared for earthquakes than in 1985

Mexico City's 20 million people were well prepared when the strongest earthquake in 100 years struck them last week.