At least 22 injured in earthquake in northwest Türkiye

Rescue personnel search for survivors in the debris of a collapsed building in the Bayrakli district of Izmir on Nov 1, 2020. (PHOTO / AFP) ANKARA — At least 22 people were injured, including one seriously, in a magnitude-5.9 earthquake hitting Türkiye's northwestern province of Duzce early Wednesday, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said. READ MORE: […]

Hundreds evacuated in west Indonesia after magnitude 6.1 earthquake

People gather outside their homes following an earthquake off Indonesia's Mentawai Islands, at Muara Sikabaluan village in Siberut Utara, West Sumatra province on Sept 11, 2022. (BAMBANG SAGURUNG / AFP) JAKARTA – About 200 people evacuated to higher ground after an earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck islands in western Indonesia on Sunday, causing some property […]

Taliban calls for release of frozen funds after deadly earthquake

An Afghan youth sits besides the ruins of damaged houses after an earthquake in Gayan district, Paktika province, on June 24, 2022. (AHMAD SAHEL ARMAN / AFP) KABUL – Afghanistan's Taliban administration on Saturday called on international governments to roll back sanctions and lift a freeze on central bank assets following the earthquake that killed […]

20 killed, over 300 injured in earthquake in SW Pakistan

Local residents gather outside their houses following a severe earthquake is felt the area, in Quetta, Pakistan, Pakistan. (ARSHAD BUTT / AP) QUETTA / ISLAMABAD – At least 20 people died and over 300 others were injured after an earthquake of 5.9 magnitude hit Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province early Thursday morning, provincial Home Minister Mir […]