Nine dead in Turkey as 5.7 earthquake strikes western Iran

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Nine people were killed in Turkey in a magnitude 5.7 earthquake that struck western Iran early Sun...
11:55 23 February 2022

Irish election produces an earthquake as Sinn Fein tops poll

DUBLIN — Ireland’s political parties were scrambling to adjust to a new reality Monday after an earth-shaking election that saw the left-wing national...
14:17 10 February 2022

Puerto Ricans thrilled by flag sighting in Super Bowl

SAN JUAN — The screams echoed across Puerto Rico when Jennifer Lopez unfurled a feather cape representing the flag of the U.S. territory during the Su...
18:31 3 February 2022

Mag 7.7 quake hits between Cuba and Jamaica, but no injuries

HAVANA — A powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck in the Caribbean Sea between Jamaica and eastern Cuba on Tuesday, shaking a vast area from Mexico ...
22:01 28 January 2022

Puerto Rico opens only 20% of schools amid ongoing quakes

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico opened only 20% of its public schools on Tuesday following a strong earthquake that delayed the start of classes b...
12:01 28 January 2022

Ricky Martin finds inspiration in Puerto Rico protests

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Ricky Martin’s wide smile began to fade as the Puerto Rican superstar talked about his next album.
4:02 28 January 2022

Turkish rescuers find last quake victims; death toll hits 41

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish emergency teams on Monday recovered the bodies of the last two missing quake victims from the rubble of a collapsed building,...
13:11 27 January 2022

Turkish teams hunt for quake survivors as death toll hits 38

ANKARA, Turkey — Working against the clock in freezing temperatures, Turkish rescue teams pulled more survivors from collapsed buildings Sunday, days ...
14:58 26 January 2022

At least 18 dead, hundreds hurt as quake hits eastern Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey — A 6.8-magnitude earthquake rocked a sparsely-populated part of eastern Turkey on Friday, killing at least 18 people, injuring more th...
0:04 25 January 2022

Puerto Ricans protest in anger over unused emergency aid

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Hundreds of people joined a protest Thursday organized by Puerto Rican singer René Pérez of Calle 13 fame in a demonstration r...
23:37 23 January 2022

Top Democrat pushing $3.4B emergency measure for Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON — A top House Democrat is introducing a $3.4 billion emergency spending bill to help Puerto Rico deal with a recent spate of earthquakes ro...
18:26 16 January 2022

Experts seek answers behind constant quakes in Puerto Rico

PONCE, Puerto Rico — Seismologists in southern Puerto Rico gingerly walked around a patch of dirt that marks the location of recently buried sensors t...
22:24 14 January 2022

Experts warn Puerto Rico not prepared for big earthquakes

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — More than two years ago, Hurricane Maria revealed that Puerto Rico was utterly unprepared for a powerful hurricane despite its...
5:00 13 January 2022

Magnitude 5.9 shock again rocks quake-stunned Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A magnitude 5.9 quake shook Puerto Rico on Saturday, causing millions of dollars of damage along the island’s southern coast, ...
23:49 11 January 2022

A decade after Haitian earthquake, a young victim struggles

CANAAN, Haiti — Just before 5 p.m., Marie-Mislen Thomas’ house fell on top of her three children.
18:59 10 January 2022

Puerto Rico earthquake aftermath deepens as govt seeks help

SAN JUAN — More than 2,000 people in shelters. Nearly one million without power. Hundreds of thousands without water.
15:28 9 January 2022

6.4 quake strikes Puerto Rico amid heavy seismic activity

PONCE, Puerto Rico — A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Puerto Rico before dawn on Tuesday, killing one man, injuring at least eight other people and c...
8:53 7 January 2022

Indonesia, Thailand mark 15th anniversary of massive tsunami

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia — Thousands of people knelt in prayer in Indonesia's Aceh province at ceremonies Thursday marking the 15th anniversary of the In...
10:44 26 December 2022

Strong quake kills 1, collapses building in Philippines

DAVAO, Philippines — A strong earthquake jolted the southern Philippines on Sunday, killing at least one person and causing a three-story building to ...
10:09 15 December 2021

Albania calls for international help to recover from quake

TIRANA, Albania — Albania’s prime minister is calling on the international community for financial aid and expert assistance to help the country recov...
9:44 1 December 2021

Albania’s search for quake victims ends; death toll up to 51

TIRANA, Albania — The search and rescue operation for earthquake survivors in Albania has ended, the prime minister said Saturday, with the death toll...
13:51 30 November 2021

‘How can I live?’ Quake survivor mourns relatives’ deaths

DURRES, Albania — Stopping at intervals to listen for sounds of survivors, local and international rescue crews searched through the rubble of collaps...
17:40 27 November 2021

The Latest: Quake death toll in Albania now at 26

DURRES, Albania — The Latest on a deadly earthquake in Albania (all times local):
12:15 27 November 2021

The Latest: UN sends disaster assessment experts to Albania

TIRANA, Albania — The Latest on a deadly earthquake in Albania (all times local):
19:01 26 November 2021

3rd strong quake this month kills 5 in southern Philippines

KIDAPAWAN, Philippines — The third strong earthquake this month killed five people Thursday, injured several others and destroyed buildings that were ...
6:09 31 October 2021