Residents volunteer to preserve monuments to disaster

National Mar 11, 2018

Residents volunteer to preserve monuments to disaster

Yuichi Yonezawa believes he owes his life to the three-story building that used to house his company in the tsunami-damaged city of Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture. On March 11, 2011, Yonezawa ran up to the roof of the building and climbed the chimney, narrowly escaping the ...

M4.7 Christmas quake shakes southern Mexico; no damage reported

World Dec 26, 2017

M4.7 Christmas quake shakes southern Mexico; no damage reported

AP A Christmas day earthquake has shaken southern Mexico. There are no immediate reports of damage. Monday's temblor was centered near the Pacific coast resort city of Acapulco, where the shaking was felt strongly and many people left their homes. Civil defense chief Sabas de la Rosa ...

Strong earthquake in Iran-Iraq border area kills hundreds

World Nov 13, 2017

Strong earthquake in Iran-Iraq border area kills hundreds

At least 332 people were killed in Iran and Iraq when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted the region on Sunday, state media in the two countries said, and rescuers were searching for dozens trapped under rubble in the mountainous area. State television said more than ...