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Blame starts to fly over Mexico quake collapses

2017-09-26 10:09

Allegations of negligent construction and poor oversight have begun to fly after deadly building collapses during Mexico's earthquake, as hope faded of finding more survivors of a disaster that killed more than 300 people.

South Korea says natural North Korea earthquake detected

2017-09-23 13:00

South Korea's weather agency says a magnitude 3.0 earthquake was detected in North Korea around where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural.

Hope fading for survivors as Mexico search enters third day

2017-09-22 10:36

Mexico is anxiously waiting for signs of life in the rubble of collapsed buildings as a desperate search for survivors of a devastating earthquake entered a third day.

Trapped girl a symbol for Mexico's quake rescue efforts

2017-09-21 13:07

A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the rubble of her school stretched into a daylong vigil, much of it broadcast across Mexico as rescue workers still struggled in rain and darkness early Thursday trying to reach her

Some of the deadliest earthquakes in Mexico since 1985

2017-09-20 08:40

Some of the deadliest earthquakes in Mexico since 1985

Max threatens Mexico's earthquake-hit area

2017-09-15 10:17

Hours after barrelling into Mexico's Pacific coast as a Category One hurricane, Max has been downgraded to a tropical storm, threatening parts of Mexico's southwest with inundating rains.

Families scramble for food as more are feared dead in Mexico quake

2017-09-10 22:55

Families have camped out in southern Mexico as rescuers dug for bodies amid warnings that the death toll of 65 from the country's biggest earthquake in a century could rise.

Mexican quake biggest in century

2017-09-08 17:25

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck Mexico has risen to 32, the governor of the southern state of Oaxaca has said.

Magnitude 8 earthquake rocks Mexico, tsunami warning issued

2017-09-08 07:29

An earthquake of magnitude 8.0 has struck southern Mexico, the US Geological Survey says. A tsunami warning has been issued.

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake hits Greek island of Rhodes

2017-09-01 21:37

Greek authorities say a magnitude 5.0 earthquake has struck the Aegean Sea island of Rhodes, but no injuries or damage have been reported

 

New 6.1-magnitude earthquake shakes already jittery Mexico

2017-09-24 11:39

A strong new earthquake has shaken Mexico, killing at least two people, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge, and causing new alarm in a country reeling from two even more powerful quakes that together have killed more than 400 people.

Anxiety as Mexico mounts last-ditch search for quake survivors

2017-09-23 12:30

Mexican rescuers have worked through the night in a desperate last-ditch search for survivors of an earthquake that killed nearly 300 people.

Mexico: Girl 'trapped in earthquake rubble' didn't exist

2017-09-22 07:48

Hour after excruciating hour, Mexicans were transfixed by dramatic efforts to reach a young girl thought buried in the rubble of a school destroyed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. But she didn't exist...

21 schoolchildren among more than 200 dead in powerful Mexico quake

2017-09-20 11:01

At least 216 people have been killed when a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico, including 21 children crushed beneath an elementary school that was reduced to rubble.

UPDATE: Over 200 killed as 7.1 magnitude quake destroys buildings in Mexico

2017-09-20 05:17

A powerful earthquake has shaken central Mexico, collapsing buildings in plumes of dust and killing at least 226 people.

Mourners sob, sift wreckage of huge Mexico quake

2017-09-11 12:49

Sobbing Mexican families have followed coffins through the streets and picked nervously at the ruins of their homes as help trickled in after a huge earthquake killed 90 people.

Aftershocks slow relief work in Mexico

2017-09-10 16:00

Government cargo planes are flying in supplies and troops are distributing food to jittery survivors of an earthquake that destroyed a large part of the Mexican city of Juchitan and killed at least 37 people.

AS IT HAPPENED: Death toll rises to 32 in Mexico earthquake

2017-09-08 08:09

Thirty-two people have been confirmed dead following the strongest earthquake to hit Mexico in 100 years.

6.1 quake hits off Japan's Bonin Islands

2017-09-07 20:23

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit off Japan's Bonin Islands but there was no tsunami risk, seismologists said.

Chamber of Mines sends condolences to families of Kusasalethu miners

2017-08-29 15:42

The Chamber of Mines has sent its condolences to the families, friends and colleagues of the three miners who have died in Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu mine, near Carletonville.

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