A small earthquake hit the western French region of Brittany on Thursday morning, shaking buildings in two major towns but causing no injuries.
Three years after a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, hundreds of thousands of people remain displaced in temporary camps.
A magnitude four earthquake has struck near the town of Lourdes in south-western France in the early hours of Sunday morning.
The authorities in Japan have introduced the first ban on rice produced near the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant after it showed radioactive contamination above legal limits.
The death toll from last week’s earthquake in Turkey rose to nearly 600 on Sunday, as rescue efforts wound down.
The death toll from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck eastern Turkey rose to 264 Monday, Interior Minister Idris Naim Sahin said, according to television reports.
Up to 1,000 people could have been killed by an earthquake of 7.3 magnitude which has hit eastern Turkey. The quake is the strongest to hit the county in years.
Sport's Insight looks at a fund-raising event organised in Paris for the New Zealand Disaster Relief Fund.
A group of Italian scientists went on trial Tuesday for failing to predict an earthquake that killed more than 300 people in central Italy in 2009 despite signs of increased seismic activity in ...
A year ago the 400.000 residents of Christchurch, New Zealand, were woken by an earthquake.