Latin America

UN votes to end Haiti peacekeeping mission in October

Security Council unanimously votes to replace 2004 mission with a smaller police-only force as stability emerges.

UN votes to end Haiti peacekeeping mission in October

Asia Pacific

Multiple tremors damage buildings in Philippines

Hundreds flee coastal areas in Batangas province as rumours about false tsunami threat spread following quakes.

Multiple tremors damage buildings in Philippines

Poverty & Development

Quake survivors spend second winter in temporary homes

Nearly two years on, the reconstruction of thousands of houses destroyed by the deadly quake remains stalled.

Quake survivors spend second winter in temporary homes

Asia Pacific

Aftershocks rock Philippine quake city survivors

Thousands in quake-hit Surigao in southern Philippines seek refuge on the streets as aftershocks hit the city.

Aftershocks rock survivors in Mindanao's Surigao

Europe

Rome shaken as earthquakes hit central Italy

No reports of casualties as three tremors strike in quick succession across the regions of Abruzzo, Lazio and Marche.

Rome shaken as earthquakes hit central Italy

Indonesia

'We will rebuild': Indonesia president tours quake zone

Joko Widodo distributes cash to injured survivors as number of displaced people swells.

Politics

Week in Pictures: From Pakistan crash to Aceh quake

A photo round-up of some of the week's key events, from a plane crash in Pakistan to an earthquake in Indonesia.

Week in Pictures: From Pakistan crash to Aceh quake

Indonesia

Indonesia earthquake: Rescuers search for survivors

Search for earthquake survivors that was halted at night by rain and blackouts resumed on second day.

Indonesia earthquake: Rescuers search for survivors

Indonesia

Scores dead in Indonesia earthquake, more trapped

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake in Indonesia's Sumatra island has killed at least 97 people and trapped dozens in rubble.

El Salvador

Magnitude 7.0 quake shakes Central America

Tremor hits off the coast of El Salvador, and was also felt in Nicaragua, which is being lashed by a hurricane.

Magnitude 7.0 quake shakes Central America

Japan

Japan: Earthquake triggers tsunami at Fukushima

No loss of life reported but thousands of residents flee for higher grounds after magnitude 7.4 quake.

Japan: Earthquake triggers tsunami at Fukushima

Earthquake

Major earthquake strikes off Japan

Tsunami warning has been issued after quake hits with a depth of 10km off Japan's Fukushima prefecture.

Major earthquake strikes off Japan

REWIND

Japan: Aftermath of a Disaster

We return to Japan to see how the remote community of Miyako has recovered from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

Earthquake

Deadly earthquake strikes New Zealand

A 7.8-magnitude quake hits central New Zealand, killing at least two people and prompting a tsunami warning.

Italy

Central Italy rocked by two earthquakes

No deaths reported after twin earthquakes cause severe damage in the area that was hit two months ago.