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New York: The top UN official in Afghanistan appealed on Sunday for greater international support for the country, following a one-day visit to communities hit hard by the devastating earthquake on Wednesday. more
Earthquake kills 1000 people in Afghanistan's Paktika province; over 1500 injured

Kabul: The death toll in a 5.9 magnitude earthquake that rocked Afghanistan's eastern parts last night has jumped to 1,000, media reports said.

Pakistan: Death toll due to 5.9 magnitude earthquake in Balochistan touches 20

Quetta: The death toll due to the 5.9 magnitude earthquake in Pakistan's Balochistan region has now touched 20, media reports said on Friday.

Pakistan: 3.1 earthquake hits Karachi, no casualty

Karachi: An earthquake measuring 3.1 on the Richter Scale hit Pakistan's Karachi city on Saturday.

Haiti earthquake victims honoured at UN, with pledge to safeguard the nation’s future

New York : More than 200,000 Haitians who perished in the devastating earthquake which struck the island nation ten years ago, were honoured in a solemn ceremony of remembrance at UN Head ...

Earthquake death toll in Albania rises to 46

Tirana/Xinhua: The death toll of the strong earthquake that jolted Albania early Tuesday morning has climbed to 46, the country's Defense Ministry said on Thursday evening.

WHO working to save lives following powerful earthquake in Albania

New York: Staff from the World Health Organization (WHO) are assisting authorities in Albania following an earthquake which killed at least 25 people and left more than 650 injured.

Five dead as twin quakes rattle N Philippines

Manila (Xinhua/UNI) Five people were killed and 12 injured in two earthquakes that struck the archipelago of Batanes north of Philippines' main Luzon island on Saturday, a local offic ...

Indonesia tsunami and earthquake: Death toll touches 844, new bodies found under church

Jakarta: At least 34 new bodies have have been pulled out from under a church which was buried in an earthquake triggered landslide in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province.

Indonesia: 6.9 magnitude earthquake hits Lombok island, no casualty

Lombok Island: An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter Scale hit Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday, US Geological Survey said.