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Magnitude-5.3 Earthquake in Greece Causes Athenians to Run Into the Streets

(ATHENS, Greece) — A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and firefighters to check for people trapped in elevators. The Athens Institute of Geodyna...

Magnitude-5.3 Earthquake in Greece Causes Athenians to Run Into the Streets

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Greece: Strong earthquake strikes northwest of Athens A 5.0 magnitude earthquake has struck Greece, northwest of the capital. A seismologist appealed for calm but warned residents to be prepared for afterschocks....
05:48, 07/19/2019

Earthquake rocks Athens, sending city’s residents rushing into streets A strong earthquake rocked the Greek capital, Athens, on Friday, sending residents rushing into the streets, causing power outages and leaving people stuck in elevators. The 5.1-magnitude temblor struck at 2:13 p.m. local time 14 miles northwest of t...
08:48, 07/19/2019

After criticism, Greece toughens rape law Greece toughened its legislation on Thursday to define rape as any non-consensual sexual act, following criticism that an earlier proposed overhaul of the current definition was too lenient to offenders....
16:48, 06/06/2019

Conservatives Regain Control in Greece Greece elected a conservative government on a promise to cut taxes and spur economic growth, initial results showed, ejecting a left-wing government that couldn’t deliver an end to the country’s long economic slump....
17:32, 07/07/2019

Greece: Authorities search for missing US scientist Authorities on the Greek island of Crete have launched a search for a missing American scientist, 59-year-old Suzanne Eaton, who had been attending a conference there this week...
21:16, 07/05/2019

Just walk away: dodging the bling on Folegandros, Greece This small Cyclades island seems to be all sparkly sandals and chic frocks but out of town fantastic cliffs and quiet beaches take overNext week: Milos and Sifnos• Amorgos, Kalymnos, IkariaIkaria was arcadian, Kalymnos devilishly entertaining and Amo...
05:32, 08/17/2019

Tsipras, Having Changed Greece, Now Seems Poised to Lose It As elections approach Sunday, polls suggest the prime minister faces a stinging rejection from voters still hurting and angry after a decade of austerity....
07:48, 07/05/2019

Greece: 4th wildfire breaks out on island of Evia More than 250 firefighters were battling four wildfires on the Greek island of Evia Friday, with authorities ordering the evacuation of four villages as a precaution...
07:16, 07/05/2019

Cruise ship rescues 111 migrants off Greece The Marella Discovery picked up 111 migrants, including 33 children, near Greece's Peloponnese peninsula. Despite a large fall in migrants crossing the Mediterranean, six people die each day making the journey....
04:48, 07/21/2019

Iranian supertanker that US tried to seize is now heading toward Greece An Iranian supertanker with $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects is tied to a sanctioned organization has left Gibraltar and was heading Monday east into the Mediterranean Sea, with its next destination reported to be Greece....
06:48, 08/19/2019

Greece's Tsipras to cut taxes and hike pensions The left-wing prime minister said his government would reward the Greek people for their "sacrifices." The move comes as his Syriza party lags in the polls behind the main opposition party....
03:48, 05/08/2019

Four more villages evacuated as wildfires rage on in Greece More than 250 firefighters were battling four wildfires on the Greek island of Evia on Friday, with authorities ordering the evacuation of four villages as a precaution....
12:48, 07/05/2019

Several killed in heavy storms in northern Greece At least six people have been killed and dozens more have been injured after tornadoes and violent hailstorms hit the Halkidiki peninsula. The victims, including two children, were tourists visiting Greece....
21:00, 07/10/2019

Wildfires wreak havoc from France to Greece With EU air support, nearly 400 firefighters are working to extinguish a blaze on the Greek island of Evia. In France, more than 500 firefighters are battling a blaze that has destroyed 900 hectares of pine forest....
11:32, 08/15/2019

10 of the best family-friendly hotels and villas in Greece From the peaks of the Peloponnese to Greek island beaches, all these places to stay have lots of character plus fun, child-friendly featuresIt’s rare to find a hotel that appeals to children of all ages. Verina Suites does so brilliantly, and has ple...
04:16, 06/02/2019

The Peloponnesian War: Intrigues and Conquests in Ancient Greece When speaking of ancient Greece, most of us tend to think of their sprawling city states, iconic classical culture, philosophers, and myths – and rightly so. ...
13:16, 08/04/2019

Greece calls on Germany to negotiate over war reparations The Greek government says it has asked Germany to enter negotiations regarding Athens' claim for reparations from the two world wars. Germany hasn't been willing to reopen talks, saying the issue was settled long ago....
00:48, 06/05/2019

Greece: Athens' first mosque to open this year Greece's largest city is the only European capital without an official mosque. Despite years of opposition from the conservatives and the Orthodox Church, that's set to change later this year....
16:00, 06/07/2019

Violent Thunderstorms Kill at Least 7 in Northern Greece Six foreigners were said to be among the dead after intense wind and rain hit the Halkidiki region. More than 100 others were injured, officials said....
10:48, 07/11/2019

Greece: Villages evacuated as wildfires rage As a major wildfire on the island of Evia continues to spread, rescuers are racing to evacuate hundreds of people. "The only way for this fire to be extinguished is when there's nothing left to burn," a firefighter said....
14:00, 08/13/2019

Second-hand bookstore empowers Greece's homeless Relegated to the ranks of Greeks made homeless during the country's economic crisis, one 70-year-old man reclaimed some of his past glory by taking matters into his own hands. Demetrios Ioannou reports from Athens....
01:32, 06/15/2019

Secondhand bookstore empowers Greece's homeless Relegated to the ranks of Greeks made homeless during the country's economic crisis, one 70-year-old man reclaimed some of his past glory by taking matters into his own hands. Demetrios Ioannou reports from Athens....
12:48, 06/15/2019

In Greece, hospitals are ill-suited homes for kids Vulnerable and abandoned children languish in unsuitable hospitals for years in Greece, even when they are not ill. A new foster care system might offer a solution, but it remains incomplete....
21:48, 06/22/2019

Antony Gormley is the new kid on the block in ancient Greece The British sculptor has, controversially, been commissioned to create works for the island of Delos, a sacred classical siteIn all seasons the elements rage on Delos. In winter, salt winds pound its granite rocks; in summer the sun beats so heavily ...
16:32, 05/04/2019

Greece's Yanis Varoufakis eyes EU job — sort of Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is running in the EU elections. He wants to shake things up in Brussels with his leftist DiEM25 alliance — with the help of German voters....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Greece says has had no request from Iranian oil tanker to dock Greece said on Tuesday it had not had a request for an oil tanker at the center of a row between Iran and the United States to dock at one of its ports, as Washington warned Greece against helping the vessel....
12:00, 08/20/2019

Greece sees its future as the Florida of Europe Tourist chiefs ask for investment to build on success in doubling visitor numbersTourists in hats, cameras slung around their necks, crane them for a view. In the heart of old Athens, it is a reminder that the holiday season has begun. Last week as p...
19:16, 06/30/2019

U.S. Warns Greece Against Assisting Iran Oil Tanker The U.S. has warned Greece against assisting the Iranian tanker released by Gibraltar last week, saying those who help the vessel, which is carrying oil deemed illicit, would face immigration and potential criminal consequences....
05:32, 08/20/2019

Antetokounmpo to play for Greece at Basketball World Cup Giannis Antetokounmpo says he will play for Greece at this year's basketball World Cup in China, adding that he can play any position       ...
11:16, 06/28/2019

US warns Greece not to harbor Iranian tanker An Iranian-flagged oil tanker recently released by Gibraltar is once again causing diplomatic tensions. The US has warned that any assistance given to the vessel would be considered as support for terrorism....
21:32, 08/20/2019

IOC appoints 10 new members, Greece back in the fold Greece, host of the first modern games in 1896, regained International Olympic Committee representation after four years on Wednesday when the head of its Olympic body Spyros Capralos was elected as one of 10 new members to the global organization....
08:48, 06/26/2019

Greece says it will not help Iranian tanker to reach Syria Greece will not provide assistance in delivering oil to Syria to an Iranian tanker now sailing eastward through the Mediterranean, Deputy Foreign Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis said on Wednesday....
03:00, 08/21/2019

Germany says question of reparations to Greece is settled BERLIN (AP) — The German government is underlining its position that the question of World War II reparations to Greece has been settled, after Athens asked Berlin to enter talks on paying compensation. Greece’s ambassador submitted a formal re...
04:16, 06/05/2019

Greece's hospitals are ill-suited homes for kids Vulnerable and abandoned children languish in unsuitable hospitals for years in Greece, even when they are not ill. A new foster care system might offer a solution, but it remains incomplete....
05:32, 06/23/2019

Greece pledges no help for Iranian tanker after U.S. warning Greece said Wednesday it won't allow a controversial Iranian oil tanker to pass through territorial waters on its way to Syria, following a stern warning from the United States....
11:00, 08/21/2019

Greece vows to refuse aid to Iranian oil tanker eye'd by US Greece vowed Wednesday to refuse help to an Iranian ship that was recently detained in Gibraltar on suspicion of carrying oil bound for Syria days after the U.S. threatened sanctions on any country that offered aid to the tanker believed to be linked...
01:32, 08/22/2019

Protesters take to Brazil's streets – in pictures Tens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have marched throughout the vast South American country in protest against ultraconservative president Jair Bolsonaro’s cuts to education, including moves to dramatically reduce funding for federa...
06:00, 05/31/2019

Streets near Notre-Dame to be decontaminated Work is about to begin on decontaminating the streets around the Notre-Dame cathedral after high levels of lead were detected following the blaze at the landmark in April....
07:32, 08/13/2019

100 "Evitas" take to the streets of Argentina's capital One hundred people have dressed up as Evita Perón and paraded in the streets of Argentina's capital a day before the 100th anniversary of the birth of the charismatic first lady....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Puerto Rico streets 072419 Puerto Ricans wait for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's reported resignation on Wednesday night in the streets of Old San Juan.        ...
01:00, 07/25/2019

On the Streets With Hong Kong’s Protesters We saw scenes of violence, as well as hundreds of thousands of peaceful demonstrators. There is still some unity in the face of mainland China’s encroaching influence, but it is less clear how this leaderless protest movement will advance....
06:48, 07/02/2019

Seattle takes to the streets on May Day march Marchers took to the streets in Seattle for the annual May Day demonstration. For the 20th year, the May Day featured a March for Immigrant and Workers Rights. Marchers also went through the heart of Amazon's sprawling campus. (May 1)  ...
01:48, 05/02/2019

100 “Evitas” take to the streets of Argentina’s capital BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — One hundred people have dressed up as Evita Perón and paraded in the streets of Argentina’s capital a day before the 100th anniversary of the birth of the charismatic first lady. Eva María Duarte was born on May 7...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Ancient DNA reveals that Jews' biblical rivals were from Greece Genetic sequencing of bones and teeth from ten Philistines who lived in what is now Israel 3200 years ago suggests a surge of migration from the Aegean at the time...
11:16, 07/03/2019

Greece Briefly Shuts The Acropolis As Over Heatwave In Athens Greece shut the Acropolis Hill for a few hours on Thursday to protect visitors to one of the world's most popular tourist attractions from a heatwave that has engulfed Athens....
07:32, 07/04/2019

Aging voters in Greece keep traditional campaigning alive As balloting for the European Parliament gets underway Thursday, voters over 55 are emerging as a powerful bloc on a rapidly aging continent where younger voters are staying away from the polls in growing numbers....
08:16, 05/23/2019

Greece's Marxist minister is back with a message for Europe He caused a stir with unorthodox tactics at the peak of Greece's debt crisis four years ago, sees politics as a job that stinks but still needs doing, and says the European Union needs fixing....
08:32, 05/22/2019

Greece briefly shuts the Acropolis as Athens sizzles Greece shut the Acropolis Hill for a few hours on Thursday to protect visitors to one of the world's most popular tourist attractions from a heatwave that has engulfed Athens....
13:48, 07/04/2019

Greece’s Experiment With Populism Holds Lessons for Europe Greece’s radicals won praise for transforming themselves into a mainstream party of the center left. But the country’s economy has suffered greatly under their leadership....
11:00, 07/09/2019

British scientist's body found after she disappeared in Greece during a run The body of British scientist Natalie Christopher has been found in Greece after she vanished while out on a run on Monday, police said on Wednesday....
12:48, 08/07/2019

Rick Pitino leaving Greece with hope of one more NBA chance Rick Pitino is eyeing a return to the NBA. The Hall of Fame coach intends to pursue a job in the NBA, according to ESPN, whether it be coaching, player personnel or an advisory role. Pitino released a statement on Twitter Friday morning, announcing t...
11:48, 06/21/2019

Greece to deny support to Iranian oil tanker under US pressure Greece has told Tehran it will not aid the Iranian flagged vessel by allowing it to dock. The US had suggested anyone cooperating with the tanker's requests was also assisting Iranian and Syrian campaigns of terror....
17:32, 08/21/2019

Bulgaria, Greece start work on gas pipeline from Azerbaijan Bulgaria and Greece are launching the construction of a pipeline to transport Azeri gas to Bulgaria to ease its almost total dependence on Russian gas supplies...
03:00, 05/22/2019

Terna, Mohegan to bid for casino at Greece's Hellenikon project Greek contractor GEK Terna said on Thursday it has teamed up with U.S. casino operator Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment to bid to build a casino inside a planned 8-billion-euro tourist resort on the Athens coastline....
02:00, 07/04/2019

Greece vows to refuse aid to Iranian oil tanker eyed by US Greece vowed Wednesday to refuse help to an Iranian ship that was recently detained in Gibraltar on suspicion of carrying oil bound for Syria days after the U.S. threatened sanctions on any country that offered aid to the tanker believed to be linked...
13:00, 08/22/2019

Greece, North Macedonia open embassies after name deal ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has upgraded its diplomatic mission to North Macedonia’s capital of Skopje to an embassy, following a deal to normalize relations with its neighbor — which renamed itself from Macedonia. A foreign ministry statement...
07:16, 05/31/2019

As elections loom, Greece announces 'relief measures' Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday announced tax cuts and pledged to reinstate a benefit for low income pensioners among other "relief measures", weeks before municipal and European Parliament elections....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Priest’s son arrested in murder of American scientist in Greece A 27-year-old Greek farmer — the son of a priest — has been arrested after confessing to raping and murdering the California scientist who was found dead in a World War II bunker on the island of Crete. The unnamed suspect, who was brought in for que...
12:16, 07/16/2019

Oil-carrying Iranian supertanker wanted by U.S. heads for Greece Iranian government officials have yet to publicly acknowledge the ship's next destination, or where it will discharge its cargo of 2.1 million barrels of crude oil. Iran has denied it was ever headed for Syria....
22:16, 08/19/2019

Greece asks Germany for talks on billions in war reparations Greece's government says it has asked Germany to enter talks on paying huge reparations Athens claims Greece is owed from World War I and World War II....
13:32, 06/04/2019

Fire resurges on Greece's Evia, challenges firefighters Aircraft and firefighters on the ground fought a blaze that burned large tracts of pristine pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Wednesday as the wildfire flared up again at different spots....
10:32, 08/14/2019

Fierce storms hit Greece killing six foreign nationals Six foreign nationals, including two children, were killed and more than 100 other people injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms lashed northern Greece late on Wednesday, uprooting trees and collapsing roofs, authorities said....
01:48, 07/11/2019

2 tourists killed by heavy storms in Switzerland and Greece Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm and another was killed in nearby France.       ...
10:48, 06/16/2019

Death toll from storm in northern Greece rises to 7 The death toll from a violent storm that struck northern Greece increased to 7 after a body found at sea was identified as that of a missing fisherman...
07:00, 07/11/2019

American scientist who vanished in Greece found dead A scientist from California who disappeared a week ago while attending a conference in Greece has been found dead, authorities and her employer said Tuesday. Greek authorities said they recovered a body inside a World War II bunker in the town of Cha...
22:32, 07/09/2019

Six tourists killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSix tourists have been killed and dozens of people injured in a fierce storm in northern Greece, authorities have said.Strong winds and hail hit the Halkidiki r...
07:16, 07/11/2019

Greece seeks confidence vote after row over quadriplegic candidate Greece's leftist government triggered a parliamentary confidence vote on Monday to upstage an opposition push to censure an aide of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for comments about a quadriplegic European election candidate....
12:48, 05/06/2019

7 dead after quick, powerful storm hits Greece Hailstorms, heavy rain and gale-force winds slammed the Halkidiki region of northern Greece Wednesday night, killing at least seven people, officials said....
12:00, 07/11/2019

Greece scraps no-go areas at universities; opposition fumes Greek lawmakers on Thursday scrapped regulations making universities a no-go zone for police, a move authorities say will tackle lawlessness but which critics have decried as a clampdown on democracy....
10:16, 08/08/2019

The Latest: Greece vows to speed up migrant deportations Officials from Greece’s new conservative government have vowed to speed up the asylum process for migrants and refugees and restart deportations to neighboring Turkey despite renewed tension between the two NATO members...
08:00, 07/15/2019

Why Cuba's streets are flooded with classic cars Classic cars fill the streets of Cuba and a trip isn't complete without a ride. Cubans have used their ingenuity to keep these decades-old cars on the streets. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. See Also:This artist gives dolls more realisti...
15:48, 07/21/2019

Protesters take to streets to declare new Ethiopia region A political party representing some of Ethiopia's ethnic Sidama people said on Thursday it would postpone plans to declare a new region in defiance of the federal government and would accept the offer of a referendum in five months' time....
07:00, 07/18/2019

The charity keeping children off the streets by teaching them to ski A charity which teaches inner city youngsters from deprived communities how to ski is aiming to recruit a record number of teenagers onto this year's snow sports programme....
11:16, 06/15/2019

Sudan’s protesters take to streets against army rule KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets on Sunday in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country calling for civilian rule, nearly three months after the army forced out the autocrat Omar al-Bashir. The demon...
06:16, 06/30/2019

Why Hondurans are taking to the streets or leaving the country Dead protesters, a "failed state" and accusations of high-level drug trafficking. This time it's not Venezuela in the headlines, but key US ally Honduras....
04:49, 07/06/2019

Albanians take to the streets calling for fresh election Violence erupted as thousands of Albanians protested for a snap election. The political crisis is seen as a threat to the country's aspirations of joining the European Union....
18:48, 06/02/2019

Can American Soccer's Salvation Be Found In The Streets? Every Wednesday after the snow disappears, the message goes out: Who can play soccer this week? “Want” appears nowhere in the question; it’s assumed that everyone is desperate to get out and play. A poll in a private Facebook group gauges how many pe...
16:48, 06/11/2019

‘Streets of Rage 4’ is shaping up to be a worthy sequel Streets of Rage 4's announcement landed with a bit of a thud. The original trilogy of Genesis games is beloved, and for many remains the benchmark for the genre. It's now been 15 years since Streets of Rage 3, and a teaser trailer for a new...
08:32, 08/23/2019

GPS tracking and the streets of San Francisco: this is how one man makes art as he runs Frida Kahlo, pizza, California and more: Lenny Maughan tracks his runs to make art using the streets of San Francisco and a GPS app.       ...
02:48, 08/02/2019

Heavy rain floods Houston streets The Houston area braced for more serious flooding as heavy rain and hail pelted the nation's fourth largest city for the second time this week, threatening to send some streams over their banks. Many vehicles have gotten stuck on flooded streets...
08:00, 05/10/2019

Moscow protests: 'It is our civic duty to go out on the streets' Old and young gathered in central Moscow on Saturday to demand a free and fair election. Nearly 700 people were detained in the latest opposition rally but the protesters who spoke with DW said they wouldn't be deterred....
20:48, 08/03/2019

Venezuelans take to streets as uprising attempt sputters Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s call to fill the nation’s streets Wednesday but security forces showed no sign of answering his cry for a military uprising, instead dispersing crowds with tear gas...
18:00, 05/01/2019

In Google's hometown, some residents are living on the streets in RVs There’s a housing crisis in one of the most affluent areas in the country. To make it even more shocking, it's at the doorstep of one of the world's most valuable companies: Google....
07:32, 05/24/2019

Hong Kong isn't just battling on the streets: There is also a war on misinformation While Hong Kong protesters wage pitched battles with police on the street, fake news and misinformation are being spread online, fueling fear and suspicion....
02:33, 08/12/2019

Skateboarders squeezed out in fight for Shanghai streets Skateboarding will make its Olympic debut in Tokyo next year, but many in the growing scene in China's mega-city of Shanghai complain that they have few places to go and are looked down upon as trouble-makers.       ...
17:32, 08/15/2019

'Why replace dolphins with oil drilling?': the battle for Greece's marine life From sperm whales to dolphins, marine mammals in the eastern Mediterranean face a lethal threat from oil and gas explorationBefore the giants of oil and gas joined the litany of threats facing Greek sperm whales, the plight of the world’s largest-too...
04:48, 06/07/2019

Greece formally scraps tax base expansion planned for 2020 ATHENS, Greece (AP) — In the last session of parliament ahead of early elections July 7, Greek lawmakers have approved a bill to scrap a legislated expansion of the tax base demanded by bailout creditors. The law revoked Friday would have lowered the...
11:16, 06/07/2019

Greece U-turns over draft law redefining rape after fierce criticism Government caves in after protests from rights groups and senior judicial officialsGreece’s government has rushed to revise legislation that redefines rape after unprecedented criticism from activists, human rights groups and senior judicial official...
00:16, 06/07/2019

Greece's Tsipras faces confidence vote after backing ally Greek lawmakers are holding a vote of confidence in the left-wing government, after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras turned a censure motion against a junior minister into a test of his entire administration....
04:00, 05/10/2019

Greece's first Jewish mayor shines spotlight on multicultural history The country's central Jewish council has hailed Moses Elisaf's victory. A descendant of Holocaust survivors, he will serve a city that was once full of Jewish life; he aims to make it a multicultural destination again....
12:16, 06/06/2019

Greece’s Tsipras faces confidence vote after backing ally ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek lawmakers are holding a vote of confidence in the left-wing government, after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras turned a censure motion against a junior minister into a test of his entire administration. Tsipras is expected to...
04:16, 05/10/2019

Antetokounmpo funds basketball court in fire-ravaged Greece ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo has agreed to fund the construction of an indoor basketball court in a fire-ravaged area outside Athens where at least 100 people were killed last year. The mayor of the Rafina area where the...
12:32, 05/20/2019

210,000 Year Old Homo sapiens Skull From Greece is Oldest Outside Africa A 210,000-year-old human skull could provide new evidence that our species left Africa much earlier than previously thought.  ...
14:48, 07/10/2019

Italy beats Greece 3-0 to move 3 points clear in group ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Italy’s new attack-minded approach continues to pay off as the Azzurri beat Greece 3-0 on Saturday to move three points clear at the top of their 2020 European Championship qualifying group. Nicolo Barella, Lorenzo Insigne...
17:16, 06/08/2019

Iran tanker heads to Greece, U.S. warns against helping vessel An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release unfortunate and warned Greece and Mediterranean ports ...
22:16, 08/19/2019

Turkey could face consequences if it doesn't change tack, says Greece Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday Turkey could face consequences from Europe if it persisted on a course of action challenging Cyprus's right to explore for gas....
05:32, 06/21/2019

Fire rages on Greece's Evia, threat to people averted Aircraft dumped water early on Wednesday to douse the flames of a wildfire on the Greek island of Evia that had prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal for help from elsewhere in Europe....
02:33, 08/14/2019

Pakistan's street cricketers bring game to life in Greece In a barren Athens parking lot, young Pakistanis get in position for a game of cricket. On one end of the dust-covered concrete is a trash can; on the other, a pile of rocks. That is their pitch, and......
05:16, 07/04/2019

Greece: Rescue operation underway after migrant boat capsize Greece's coast guard says a search and rescue operation is underway off the coast of the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos after a boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized....
00:48, 06/11/2019

Floods hit western Greece days after deadly storm killed 7 Authorities evacuated dozens of citizens from flooded homes in western Greece on Sunday, a few days after seven people were killed by a violent storm in the north of the country....
06:32, 07/14/2019

Six foreign nationals killed as severe weather hits Greece Six foreign nationals, including two children, were killed and more than 100 other people injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck northern Greece late on Wednesday, uprooting trees and collapsing roofs, authorities said....
22:48, 07/10/2019

Arson attack against Turkish-owned cars in northern Greece Greek authorities say arsonists have targeted two vehicles owned by Turkish nationals, one of them a diplomat, in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, destroying the cars and damaging another four....
03:16, 06/10/2019

| Ex-Greece skipper Zagorakis blasts near-empty stadium for Cup final Greece's Euro 2004-winning captain Theodoros Zagorakis lashed out at the country's government for allowing the cup final to be played in front of only a few people....
14:00, 05/07/2019

Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece The Grace 1, renamed the Adrian Darya 1, left anchorage off Gibraltar around 2100 GMT. Refinitiv ship tracking data showed early on Monday that the vessel was heading to Kalamata in Greece....
01:48, 08/19/2019

Factbox: Main policies of Greece's July 7 election rivals Greece will hold a national election on July 7 with the conservative New Democracy party leading ruling left-wing SYRIZA by 9-11 percentage points in opinion polls after it won European Parliament elections last month by a wide margin....
14:00, 07/04/2019

U.S. scientist killed in Greece by man who raped her and left her in a cave, police say Two amateur explorers found Suzanne Eaton’s body almost 200 feet into an abandoned cave that was used as a shelter during World War II, according to police....
12:48, 07/16/2019

Police charge suspect in the murder of US scientist who disappeared in Greece Suzanne Eaton disappeared July 2 while jogging, setting off a massive search that ended five days later when her battered body was found.        ...
19:00, 07/16/2019

U.S. has conveyed its 'strong position' to Greece about Iranian tanker: official The United States has conveyed its "strong position" to the Greek government about an Iranian tanker that sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar and Washington says is carrying oil to Syria, a State Department off...
22:16, 08/19/2019

American Biologist Found Dead in Greece Nearly a Week After Her Disappearance An American molecular biologist has been found dead in Greece nearly a week after she was reported missing. According to the Associated Press, police recovered a body believed to be that of Dr. Suzanne Eaton from a cave near the port of Chania, in n...
01:32, 07/10/2019

Greece: Supreme Court hears appeal for far-left killer ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s Supreme Court is hearing an appeal by an extremist serving multiple life sentences for the killings of 11 people against the denial of a temporary leave of absence from prison. Dimitris Koufodinas, who was convict...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Greece: Extreme right party seeks recount after poll flop Greece’s extreme right Golden Dawn party says it will challenge an election result that saw it knocked out of Parliament, after a decline in support for the neo-Nazi-linked party that rose to third place at the height of the country’s financial crisi...
08:16, 07/08/2019

Greece: Stock market opens up after PM calls early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s stock market has opened up 5 percent, the morning after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called snap general elections following a resounding defeat of his left-wing Syriza party in European elections. Official resul...
03:00, 05/27/2019

Papadopoulos to head to Greece to retrieve $10G payment, says it was intended to entrap him Former Trump adviser George Papadopoulos exclusively told Fox News' "Sunday Morning Futures" that he is heading back to Greece to retrieve $10,000 that he suspects was dropped in his lap as part of an entrapment scheme by the CIA -- and Senate invest...
18:48, 07/28/2019

Ajax to play PAOK of Greece in Champions League qualifying Ajax will start its Champions League campaign against unbeaten Greek league winner PAOK Thessaloniki in the third qualifying round drawn Monday       ...
06:00, 07/22/2019

Greece will proudly raise its head again, pledges new PM after poll victory Greece's new leader today vowed the country will "proudly raise its head again" after his conservative New Democracy party stormed to victory in a snap election....
04:00, 07/08/2019

A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire, wounds remain open A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire tore through coastal towns near Athens, killing 102 people, the road to normalcy for its survivors is long and dotted with burned down homes and barren land....
08:16, 07/23/2019

Greece, Cyprus pressure EU to act over Turkey gas drilling as Ankara digs in Cyprus and Greece heaped pressure on the EU on Tuesday to take action against Turkey over gas drilling in disputed waters, as Ankara said it would step up exploration in a move that could further strain ties with Western allies....
06:16, 06/18/2019

In Greece, floating candles mark anniversary of deadly fire Residents of a small coastal resort gutted by a deadly wildfire one year ago held a candlelight memorial on the beach late Tuesday in memory of the 102 people killed by the blaze near Athens...
17:16, 07/23/2019

PM-Elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis Vows To Make Greece "Proud" Greece's conservative prime minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis vowed that the country would "proudly" enter a post-bailout period of "jobs, security and growth" after winning a landslide victory in......
21:16, 07/07/2019

The Latest: Greece’s left-wing leader concedes election Greek conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has comfortably won parliamentary elections, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years in office...
18:48, 07/07/2019

Greece and Cyprus call on EU to punish Turkey in drilling dispute War of words as Turkish vessel begins offshore operations in eastern MediterraneanGreece and Cyprus have urged the European Union to take punitive measures against Turkey amid escalating tensions in the eastern Mediterranean over offshore energy rese...
12:48, 06/18/2019

Tsipras rallies faithful but Greece is set to reject his radical dream Charismatic prime minister was once a hero of progressives but is likely to lose election after years of political compromiseIn Syntagma Square, all the way from the grubby marble stairs opposite the Greek parliament down to the bottom of the plaza, ...
13:00, 07/07/2019

Greece's new Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis vows growth Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has said Greece will ease taxes on its citizens while upholding austerity targets set by foreign lenders. The new premier vowed growth plans would be a "pleasant surprise for Europe."...
21:00, 07/20/2019

Turning boats into bags, refugee stitches together life in Greece Bent over a sewing machine, Fariba Amini stitches her latest design using the unlikeliest of fabrics: a sheet from a discarded rubber dinghy, like the one that brought her and thousands more refugees to Greece....
07:16, 06/05/2019

Greece says Turkey's drilling off Cyprus puts security at risk Greece accused Turkey of undermining security in the eastern Mediterranean by drilling for oil and gas around Cyprus, making some of the strongest comments on the issue from Athens' newly elected government....
15:16, 07/30/2019

Iran warns US against fresh bid to seize tanker as it heads for Greece An Iranian supertanker that was seized on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria was today heading east through the Mediterranean, reportedly on its way to Greece after being released by Gibraltar....
23:16, 08/19/2019

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis Takes Reins in Greece Greek conservative leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as prime minister and presented his cabinet, a day after a comfortable election victory that represented a rejection of the left-wing government that had led the country since 2015....
16:00, 07/08/2019

In Greece's Aegean Sea, Divers Find "Gulf Of Plastic Corals" Thousands of plastic bags were pulled from the sea off Greece's Andros island this month by a team of divers and environmentalists who described what they found as a "gulf full of plastic corals."...
09:16, 07/31/2019

Greece's new prime minister faces a difficult battle with creditors Greece's new prime minister is gearing up for sensitive discussions with international creditors – a battle that could define his premiership and the way Europe deals with bailed out countries....
05:00, 07/09/2019

Earthquake Readiness At least half of the world’s largest cities are considered at moderate or high risk of a major earthquake. Fears of the next “Big One” affect such major population centers as Tokyo, Mumbai, Jakarta, Mexico City, Manila, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sa...
13:16, 07/09/2019

US: California hit by 7.1 earthquake A day after a major earthquake rattled Southern California, a large quake has registered in the same area. Initial reports suggested the seismic activity caused some building damage, injuries and multiple fires....
22:48, 07/05/2019

Georgia protesters return to streets despite speaker resignation Thousands took to the streets of Georgia's capital once again after anti-Russia protests the night before left hundreds injured. Russia's Vladimir Putin has also suspended flights to Georgia over the situation....
15:16, 06/21/2019

Cuba's gay rights activists take to the streets defiant and proud Gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital goes ahead despite official march being bannedThe annual gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital is usually an upbeat, vivacious conga. Since it was launched in 2007, it has provided a moment for gay and transgender peop...
15:32, 05/12/2019

Simcoe County takes steps to help get waste off the streets Since residents have placed high priority on the collection of garbage, organics and recycling, Simcoe County says council voted to cancel this year's curbside collection of electronics....
12:32, 08/15/2019

Paris names squares and streets for LGBTQ icons Paris has renamed three squares and one street for four iconic LGBTQ people and events: Ovida Delect, Harvey Milk, Pierre Seel and the 1969 Stonewall riots....
11:32, 06/25/2019

Paris streets near Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead Paris police have closed off streets near the Notre Dame cathedral as part of a lead decontamination effort. Several residents and activists had criticized authorities for underestimating the effects of lead pollution....
23:00, 08/13/2019

Crowd Gathered To Protest Against Mass Extinction, Then Streets Went Red Environmental protesters spilled fake blood Sunday on the steps of the Trocadero, a Paris tourist landmark, in a stunt to highlight the accelerated loss of biodiversity on Earth, AFP journalists......
09:16, 05/12/2019

Protesters in Black Crowd Hong Kong Streets Again The day after Hong Kong’s leader indefinitely suspended a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, hundreds of thousands of protesters filled the city’s streets, increasing public pressure on the government to eliminate the bill c...
04:16, 06/16/2019

De Blasio admits city should do more to get violent vagrants off streets Mayor Bill de Blasio made a rare admission Tuesday — telling Fox Business anchors that the city could do more to get violent vagrants off the streets. Fox host David Asman asked the mayor if laws that are “meant to protect the mentally il...
20:32, 08/13/2019

The Latest: Hong Kongers, in black, jam streets in protest HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 3 p.m. Thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly in black, have jammed streets and subway stations to protest the government’s handling of a prop...
01:32, 06/16/2019

Scooter Operators Race to Remain on Streets of Paris The race for a limited number of licenses to operate electric scooters in Paris is driving brands to dredge discarded vehicles from the River Seine, run apologetic ad campaigns and reshape their workforces....
04:32, 08/13/2019

Texas Cops Paraded a Black Man Through the Streets by a Rope Texas once again has renewed its bid for Most Racist State in the U.S. after a pair of Galveston, TX, police officers on horseback arrested a black man and walked him through the town to the station by a rope....
10:48, 08/06/2019

Protesters return to streets in Honduras, despite president's concessions Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez's decision to repeal decrees that have sparked violent demonstrations against his government in recent days failed to stop protesters from returning to the streets on Monday....
19:00, 06/03/2019

Hong Kong at a Standstill as Protesters Return to the Streets Hundreds of thousands marched through city streets as unrest stretched into a seventh weekend, with crowds registering their support for both sides in a political battle sparked by a proposed extradition law....
08:00, 07/21/2019

Detroit area streets flooded from heavy rainfall A suburban Detroit community has asked the state for an emergency declaration after flooding that followed heavy rainfall left streets covered with water and stranded some residents in their homes. (May 1)        ...
12:48, 05/01/2019

Berlin cyclists take over streets, demand more space for bikes Tens of thousands of cyclists have taken over the streets of Berlin as part of a campaign to make the city more bike-friendly. Organizers have called it the "biggest bicycle demonstration in the world."...
12:48, 06/02/2019

| Liverpool fans line streets to honour idols Liverpool became a carnival of red as the football-mad city hailed its heroes for bringing home the Champions League trophy for the first time in 14 years....
10:16, 06/02/2019

German May Day protests draw tens of thousands to the streets Unions called on workers to take to the streets to push for a Europe-wide minimum wage. Organizers are also calling for stronger collective bargaining rights and urging workers to vote in upcoming EU elections....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Protesters are taking to the streets in Moscow. The Kremlin is watching to see if others will do the same It's marching season in Moscow: Over the weekend, police detained more than 1,000 people in protests over municipal elections scheduled for September....
11:48, 07/29/2019

I wore that ridiculous skintight romper through the streets of Manhattan Here’s the thing: I’m a modest dresser. Unlike most gals in their early twenties, I tend to stay away from anything too body-conscious or attention-grabbing. Instead, my wardrobe is made up of preppy staples: loose-fitting denim, horizontal str...
15:00, 08/20/2019

Venezuela's Guaido takes to streets in uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed troops early Tuesday in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro. (April 30)   &...
11:00, 04/30/2019

Brazil: Thousands of Jair Bolsonaro supporters take to the streets Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets in cities around the country to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. The president has seen his popularity plummet since taking office in January....
23:16, 05/26/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido takes to streets in military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has taken to the streets with detained activist Leopoldo Lopez and a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers in a military uprising...
05:16, 04/30/2019

High streets shrinking as shop closures increase The number of shops on Britain's high streets is now falling after reaching an all-time peak last year, according to exclusive analysis commissioned by Sky News....
10:48, 07/30/2019

Zebra escapes, gallops through streets of Texas city A zebra got loose in a city near San Antonio, Texas, on Wednesday and galloped through the streets before police safely corralled it — and authorities said they’re now on the lookout for another zebra that may be loose in the city. The first zebra wa...
20:48, 08/07/2019

E-scooters can hit German streets after upper house approval The German Bundesrat has voted to allow electric scooters on the country's roads and bike paths. The UK is now the only major European country yet to approve their use....
01:16, 05/18/2019

Far-right conference in Lisbon draws hundreds on to streets in protest Hundreds of activists marched through some of Lisbon's main streets on Saturday in protest at a conference of far-right groups organized by Portugal's Nova Ordem Social which attracted around 65 people from around Europe....
11:16, 08/10/2019

Indian Clampdown Reverberates on Kashmir's Quiet Streets India’s military lockdown and communications blackout of disputed Jammu and Kashmir has left the disputed state’s biggest city full of closed shops and largely desolate streets, said local police officials and residents who left Srinagar hours earlie...
00:48, 08/08/2019

Cyclist death count rises as another killed on NYC streets Another bicyclist was killed in the Big Apple Monday morning — bringing the death count to 18 this year. The cyclist was hit by a commercial truck while riding north on 3rd Avenue, near 35th Street in Sunset Park, just after 9 a.m. when he swerved in...
09:16, 07/29/2019

Massive Crowds Take to Streets in 'Last Fight' for Hong Kong Huge crowds of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday to protest a proposed law that would allow Beijing to take people from Hong Kong to stand trial in mainland China....
12:48, 06/09/2019

'Streets of Rage 4' will be scored by an all-star group of composers However well Streets of Rage 4 turns out, it should at least have a top-tier soundtrack. Guard Crush Games, Lizardcube and Dotemu have revealed that the side-scrolling beat-em-up will have music from Motohiro Kawashima and Yuzo Koshiro, both of whom...
19:32, 07/17/2019

Liberia's frustration with President Weah spills onto the streets Rising public discontent in Liberia over the economic crisis and alleged corruption under President George Weah spilled onto the streets on Friday, with an unprecedented mass protest dubbed #SavetheState....
16:00, 06/07/2019

100 Evitas on streets of BA to mark 100th anniversary of her birth Eva María Duarte, who died in 1952 from cancer at age 33, was an actress who became the second wife of Juan Perón, the Army general who served as president for two different spans. The 100th anniversary of her birth is being marked today....
08:00, 05/07/2019

Venezuela's Juan Guaido calls for 'return to streets' The self-declared president has urged Venezuelans to protest against a growing government crackdown on opposition figures. The EU has warned the Maduro regime against "silencing" the opposition-held National Assembly....
20:48, 05/09/2019

Colombia's youth fighting for the Amazon — in the courts and on the streets When young Colombian activists won a historic lawsuit against their government, they thought the rainforest was saved. A year later, they're piling on the pressure to see their leaders act on the ruling....
03:00, 07/18/2019

Greece's Voters Turn to Establishment Amid Europe's Populist Wave Greece is expected to elect a conservative leader from an eminent political family next month—and become the first European country in recent times to revert to its establishment after being led by populist outsiders....
05:16, 06/27/2019

Greek prime minister-elect: 'It's an important victory for Europe, not just for Greece' Prime Minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis told CNBC there was a strong mandate for change in Greece with his party set for an outright majority at Sunday's elections....
15:32, 07/07/2019

Greece licenses Exxon, Total to explore untapped waters off Crete Greece on Thursday awarded licences to ExxonMobil and Total to search for hydrocarbons off the island of Crete, marking the country's first major foray into an oil and gas search in the region....
05:16, 06/27/2019

U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the statue on the auction block....
14:48, 06/21/2019

Greece seizes record amount of amphetamine Captagon shipped from Syria Greek authorities have seized what they described as the world's largest single haul of super-charged amphetamine Captagon pills from Syria worth more than half a billion euros....
06:48, 07/05/2019

A Skull Bone Discovered in Greece May Alter the Story of Human Prehistory The bone, found in a cave, is the oldest modern human fossil ever discovered in Europe. It hints that humans began leaving Africa far earlier than once thought....
13:32, 07/10/2019

Greece: 20-minute storm kills six tourists in Halkidiki – video report Six people have been killed and dozens more injured in fierce storms in northern Greece. Strong winds and hail hit the popular Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednesday. Television footage showed overturned cars, fallen trees, ...
15:00, 07/11/2019

Archaeologists unearth probable origins of ancient Greece in groundbreaking discovery The excavations and analysis of the finds are being directed by British archaeologists Professor Colin Renfrew and Michael Boyd, both of Cambridge University's McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. (Cambridge Keros Project)...
12:48, 07/11/2019

Greece tourist hotspot struck by severe storm, killing 6 and injuring over 100 Two children were among the six people killed when a severe storm slammed a tourist hotspot in Greece on Wednesday night, leaving more than 140 injured....
12:32, 07/11/2019

Two Intact Chamber Tombs Dating Back 3,300 Years Unearthed in Greece Two large chamber tombs dated to around 1300 BC have been found in an important Mycenaean-era burial ground in Greece. Previously discovered tombs in the area were extensively looted ...
14:32, 08/12/2019

Missing American scientist’s death in Greece points to homicide: cops Greek authorities probing the case of a California scientist whose body was found in a cave now suspect her death was a homicide, according to local reports. Suzanne Eaton, a 59-year-old molecular biologist at the Max Planck Institute in Germany, was...
10:00, 07/10/2019

Grisly details emerge in death of US scientist Suzanne Eaton in Greece A local resident of Crete was charged with murder after admitting he assaulted an American scientist who disappeared on the Greek island, police said.        ...
11:16, 07/16/2019

Body believed to be American scientist died in Greece by 'criminal act,' coroner says A body of a woman found in an abandoned World War II bunker believed to an American scientist who went missing last week while attending a conference in Greece died of a "criminal act," a coroner said Wednesday....
11:16, 07/10/2019

Piece of skull found in Greece ‘is oldest human fossil outside Africa’ Remains discovered on Mani peninsula could rewrite history of Homo sapiens in EurasiaA broken skull chiselled from a lump of rock in a cave in Greece is the oldest modern human fossil ever found outside Africa, researchers claim.The partial skull was...
10:48, 07/10/2019

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade's #WadeWorldTour2019 Has Us Booking a Flight to Greece Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade could teach a master class in living your best life. Exhibit A: #WadeWorldTour2019. Such is what the A-list pair has dubbed their latest European......
00:00, 05/28/2019

Costa Navarino resort: why Greece is now one of the best places in Europe to play golf With two new courses being built, the five-star Costa Navarino resort in Kalamata is pulling out all the stops to become one of the best in Europe, says Chris Folley...
09:32, 06/05/2019

American scientist Suzanne Eaton found dead in Greece after going missing Suzanne Eaton was found dead on the Greek island of Crete where she went missing during a work conference.        ...
12:00, 07/09/2019

Greece bans pork imports from Bulgaria due to African swine fever Greece has banned imports of pork from its northern Balkan neighbor Bulgaria due to outbreaks of African swine fever, Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva said on Friday....
10:32, 07/26/2019

US Scientist Raped, Murdered In Greece; Body Dumped In Abandoned Bunker A 27-year-old farmer on the Greek island on Crete has confessed to raping and murdering an American scientist before dumping her body in an abandoned World War II bunker, police said Tuesday....
10:00, 07/16/2019

Southern California hit by 6.6 earthquake SEARLES VALLEY, Calif (AP) – An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shoot Southern California Thursday morning. People as far away as Phoenix and Las Vegas reported feeling it. It reportedly happened near Searles Valley, Calif., nort...
14:48, 07/04/2019

How to Pack an Emergency Kit for the Next Earthquake If you live in earthquake country, this week’s 6.9 and 7.1 earthquakes in California probably have you a bit on edge. Put that nervous energy to good use and get your two emergency kits ready....
14:32, 07/08/2019

March for Change: anti-Brexit protesters take to London streets March takes place three days before pro-Brexit Boris Johnson is expected to be crowned Tory leaderDemonstrators from across the country assembled on Park Lane in central London to march against Brexit, and Boris Johnson’s likely move into No 10, and ...
07:32, 07/20/2019

Algeria fans celebrate football victory in the streets of London Hundreds gather in Trafalgar Square and around the city after team win Africa Cup of Nations Hundreds of Algeria fans took to the streets of London to celebrate the national football team’s first Africa Cup of Nations title in 29 years.Footage posted...
12:32, 07/20/2019

Hong Kong protesters back on streets after explosives discovery For a seventh weekend, tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong are protesting and demanding more autonomy from China. Two more people have been arrested after an explosives find linked to a pro-independence group....
04:48, 07/21/2019

Puerto Ricans pack streets again after governor refuses to resign Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans packed the streets of San Juan Monday to renew demands that Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign amid a scandal triggered by the leak of offensive chat messages between him and advisers. A sea of people waving flags, chanti...
04:32, 07/23/2019

3 suspects busted for water-bucket attacks already back on the streets The three men busted in connection to the city’s spate of cop drenchings were already back on the street Thursday — as authorities were able to bring only misdemeanor charges against them. Isaiah Scott and Chad Bowden, the Harlem men charged with soa...
20:32, 07/25/2019

Hong Kong protesters return to streets a day after violent clashes Thousands march in Tseung Kwan O area as separate rally is held in Western districtProtesters have taken to the streets of Hong Kong for another round of mass anti-government demonstrations as political unrest continues to roil the city.Less than 24 ...
07:16, 08/04/2019

Cops On Horseback Led Black Suspect By Rope Through Texas Streets In a pair of photos, two white lawmen atop horses guide a bound black man with a rope down a wide and empty street. If it weren't for the cars and pavement, a quick glance may lead to the conclusion......
19:48, 08/06/2019

| Armed soldiers patrol silent streets after Kashmir curfew Armed soldiers stand in front of barbed wire in Indian Kashmir's near-silent summer capital of Srinagar during a massive security lockdown imposed on the restive region by the Hindu nationalist government....
00:16, 08/08/2019

Hong Kong protesters throng streets under heavy rain At least 100,000 anti-government protesters joined a mass rally in Hong Kong on Sunday, filling major thoroughfares in heavy rain in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub....
04:32, 08/18/2019

Rainfall floods New Orleans streets, in taste of storm ahead Rainfall flooded streets of New Orleans on Wednesday, in the first effects from a weather system churning in the Gulf of Mexico that could grow into a hurricane capable of causing more severe flooding in the low-lying city, officials warned....
16:16, 07/10/2019

Streets around Notre Dame Cathedral sealed off for lead decontamination Streets around Notre Dame Cathedral have been sealed off as workers prepare to decontaminate the streets from high-levels of lead after April's blaze....
09:32, 08/13/2019

Civil disobedience campaign empties streets of Sudan's capital A civil disobedience campaign to demand civilian rule left the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum largely deserted on Sunday, while police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in Khartoum North, witnesses said....
05:16, 06/09/2019

Crowds Pack Hong Kong Streets for Another Weekend of Protests A peaceful rally led by teachers began a weekend of planned protests, days after demonstrators and the police were both criticized for escalating violence....
03:00, 08/17/2019

Brazil streets ahead but rest of South America far behind Europe Argentina’s long trophy drought, combined with sub-par organization, is further evidence that Brazil’s dominance apart, the gulf between South American and European football is growing....
20:00, 07/08/2019

Thousands Out On Moscow Streets To Seek "Free Elections", Many Arrested Police in Moscow said they arrested more than 1,000 people Saturday at a banned opposition protest calling for city authorities to reverse decisions to exclude key opposition candidates from the......
23:48, 07/27/2019

Michael Jackson’s death had fans singing and sobbing in the streets Here’s a look back at how the world reacted to Michael Jackson’s death in 2009. Watch as fans and fellow entertainers — Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Lopez and more — mourned the loss of the pop legend in this flashback footage from a decade ...
13:16, 06/25/2019

'Fighting for our freedom': protesters flood on to Hong Kong's streets Tens of thousands dressed in black march for full retraction of China extradition lawProtesters are flooding into central Hong Kong again over the postponed extradition bill, calling for a full retraction of the legislation amid fears authorities cou...
02:48, 06/16/2019

As Protesters Fill Hong Kong’s Streets, Businesses Are Alarmed, Too A wave of concern has spread through a community of foreign consultants, investors and executives who have made the territory their home and regional headquarters....
03:00, 06/12/2019

Weaving through the streets of Hong Kong with Sleeping Dogs’ designer I’m running after a bandit through North End’s night market, crashing over colorful stalls and sending skewers of meat flying as onlookers shout in Cantonese. I catch up to my target in a dusty alley packed with dumpsters and scattered ...
10:16, 05/06/2019

Huge extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets A sea of protesters is marching through central Hong Kong in a major demonstration against government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
05:00, 06/09/2019

Astrologaster review – comedy quack stalks the streets of Shakespeare iPad, iPhone, Mac, PC; Nyamnyam You play an Elizabethan astrologer-physician treating a bunch of hilarious hypochondriacs in this well put together gameIt’s the late 16th century, in the aftermath of aplague outbreak, and you’re a Londoner troubled b...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Hong Kong police face off with protesters while trying to clear streets Hong Kong police and protesters faced off early Monday as authorities began trying to clear the streets of a few hundred who remained near the city government headquarters after massive demonstrations that stretched deep into the night before....
22:48, 06/16/2019

Crowds Return to Hong Kong Streets to Protest Extradition Law Tens of thousands marched through Hong Kong in one of the strongest protest turnouts in recent years, a resurgence of activism as opposition grows over a proposed law that would allow extradition to the mainland....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Where the streets have cool names: Wu-Tang Clan and Obama honored from NY to LA Hip-hop group honored with Staten Island district in their name while former president gets own boulevard in Los AngelesThey are very different honorees and they were immortalized in places thousands of miles apart, on opposite coasts, but the exuber...
20:16, 05/05/2019

Gerald Asamoah on Africa Cup of Nations: When games are on, 'the streets are almost empty' Born in Ghana, Gerald Asamoah came to Germany as a child and went on to play in the Bundesliga and for Germany. He spoke to DW about the Africa Cup of Nations and why African players are in such high demand....
08:32, 06/20/2019

Gerald Asamoah on Africa Cup of Nations: 'When games are on, the streets empty' Born in Ghana, Gerald Asamoah came to Germany as a child and went on to play in the Bundesliga and for Germany. Asamoah spoke to DW about the Africa Cup of Nations and why African players are in such high demand....
03:32, 06/20/2019

Self-driving vehicles could clog Canada’s streets, experts warn Tranportation experts say autonomous vehicles could lead to traffic and congestion increasing by up to 30 per cent in cities like Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver....
09:48, 05/26/2019

Bolsonaro supporters take to Brazil’s streets as approval ratings drop Rallies were reported in more than 300 towns and cities, including Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Juiz de ForaHardcore devotees of Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, have taken to the streets across the country in their first major show of ...
10:32, 05/26/2019

Hong Kong police begin to clear streets of protesters HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police and protesters are facing off Monday morning as authorities try to clear the streets of a few hundred people who stayed near the city government headquarters after massive demonstrations that stretched deep into the ...
20:48, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong protest: Over 150,000 line streets in demonstration against extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
02:48, 06/10/2019

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to protest new extradition laws Tens of thousands of people marched on Hong Kong's parliament on Sunday to demand the scrapping of proposed extradition rules that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial - a move which some fear puts the city's core freedoms at ris...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Seaweed Pods, Anyone? Marathons Get Creative to Stop Littering the Streets Plastic bottles and cups fill the streets after marathons. But a more pressing problem from these events is something you can’t see: Your carbon footprint....
14:32, 04/30/2019

US scientist was suffocated in Greece, body found covered with burlap in Nazi-era bunker An American scientist who went missing last week in Greece before she was found dead in an abandoned World War II bunker was suffocated, authorities said Wednesday as new details were revealed about where her body was discovered....
08:32, 07/11/2019

Greece's newly-elected government wins confidence vote on economic policy Greece's newly-elected conservative government won a confidence vote late on Monday on its economic policy, which includes tax cuts and measures to speed up investments....
16:16, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the statue on the auction block....
14:48, 06/21/2019

Priest's son charged in murder of American biologist in Greece as grisly new details emerge An American scientist found dead in a bunker on Crete used by the Nazis during World War II was choked to death by a man—the son of a priest-- who raped her after mowing her down with his car, Greek police said Tuesday....
09:00, 07/16/2019

Greece’s Far-Right Party Golden Dawn Seeks Recount After ‘Scandalous’ Election Results (ATHENS, Greece) — Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party said Monday it is planning to challenge a general election result that saw it fail to get enough for support to be represented in Parliament, a big reversal for a party that had rise...
11:16, 07/08/2019

Gibraltar rejects U.S. request to seize Iranian oil tanker, ship leaves for Greece The tanker, now flying the Iranian flag, is preparing to depart the Mediterranean port, raising the question of what further action the United States may take....
00:16, 08/19/2019

2.4 earthquake reported in Kentucky, no damage KEVIL, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.4 earthquake has occurred in Kentucky along the New Madrid fault line. News outlets say the quake was reported northeast of Kevil shortly after 6:30 p.m. Thursday. There were no reports ...
20:48, 06/06/2019

Strong earthquake kills four in Indonesia A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, the nation's disaster agency said on Saturday....
05:48, 08/03/2019

Strong earthquake kills at least one in Indonesia A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed at least one person and briefly displaced more than 1,000 coastal-dwellers who feared a tsunami, Indonesia's disaster agency said on Saturday....
01:48, 08/03/2019

Earthquake shakes southern California Emergency crews responded after southern California was hit by its most powerful earthquake in more than two decades. The 6.4-magnitude tremor caused fires and numerous injuries....
20:32, 07/04/2019

L.A.’s earthquake warning app worked as intended… or did it? Earlier this year the city of Los Angeles launched its very own earthquake warning app. It’s called ShakeAlertLA, and it’s supposed to alert “users within Los Angeles County that an earthquake of greater than magnitude 5.0 or level ...
09:00, 07/17/2019

7.1-magnitude earthquake rocks California A powerful earthquake rocked Southern California on Friday, which at first measurement was stronger than the one that hit on Independence Day and therefore could be the biggest quake to hit the region in 20 years....
11:16, 07/06/2019

California hit by second significant earthquake in as many days A second earthquake shook southern California on Friday night, topping the powerful quake that hit the region just a day earlier, authorities said. The latest temblor was given a preliminary magnitude of between 6.9 and 7.1, officials said. It struck...
03:00, 07/06/2019

6.4 earthquake hits California near Ridgecrest A strong earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday, rattling nerves on the July 4th holiday and causing some damage in a town near the epicenter amid a swarm of aftershocks. (July 4)    &#...
17:32, 07/04/2019

Peru earthquake injures several people At least five people have been injured in Peru and a further seven in neighboring Ecuador after an 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck northern Peru on Sunday morning....
08:00, 05/26/2019

| China earthquake kills 12, injures 134 The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 12 dead and 134 injured as rescuers pulled bodies and survivors from wrecked buildings....
02:00, 06/18/2019

Philippines rocked by powerful earthquake A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, a day after a magnitude 6.1 quake rattled the country’s north and left at least 16 people dead, including in a collapsed supermarket, where rescuers scrambled to find survivors. ...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Could a major earthquake happen in Arizona? TUCSON – As thousands of Californians await the aftermath of the most recent earthquake, residents of Arizona wonder if the same seismic event could happen in their state. The California earthquakes were recorded in Tucson at a seismic station ...
07:48, 07/08/2019

An earthquake's impact can be predicted - but only after it hits Over the next week, Southern California has only a 27% chance of experiencing a third earthquake greater than magnitude 6, but a 96% chance of going through a tremor of magnitude 5 or higher....
16:00, 07/06/2019

8.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Peru A powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Amazon rainforest in north-central Peru on Sunday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey ....
14:32, 05/26/2019

How to prepare for an earthquake and assemble a bugout bag Redfora In the past decade, there have been at least 16 magnitude 8.0-plus earthquakes around the globe. The 1994 Northridge Earthquake near Los Angeles that killed 57 and caused an estimated $50 billion in property damage was a 6.7. Proper earthqu...
07:04, 08/12/2019

7.1 earthquake hits Southern California 7.1 quake that had its epicenter near Ridgecrest, Calif. and was felt from the San Francisco Bay area to the casino resorts of Las Vegas.        ...
10:16, 07/06/2019

Strong earthquake off coast of El Salvador SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A strong earthquake hit off the coast of El Salvador early Thursday, sending frightened residents running out of their homes in the predawn hours. Authorities said a small tsunami was possible, but there were no immed...
03:48, 05/30/2019

California hit by significant 6.4-magnitude earthquake A 6.4-magnitude earthquake on Thursday struck Southern California, about 150 miles northeast of Los Angeles, according to the US Geological Survey. The quake near the city of Ridgecrest — the largest to hit the region in two decades — made buildings ...
15:00, 07/04/2019

Trump Says All "Very Much Under Control" After California Earthquake US President Donald Trump said Thursday that the situation in Southern California after a strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake appeared to be under control amid reports of scattered damage....
15:48, 07/04/2019

California earthquake may have killed man in Nevada The only fatality from last week’s series of earthquakes in California may have been in Nevada, where a man’s body was found pinned under his Jeep after the vehicle fell off its jacks, according to reports. Deputies with the Nye County Sheriff’s Offi...
10:00, 07/10/2019

Watch: Hundreds of thousands of protesters fill Hong Kong streets A time-lapse video from June 9 shows hundreds of thousands of protesters streaming into Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay area to protest the government’s proposed extradition bill....
09:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong protesters throng streets peacefully in heavy rain Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters rallied peacefully in Hong Kong on Sunday, in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub....
14:00, 08/18/2019

Hong Kong protesters throng streets peacefully in pouring rain Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters rallied peacefully in Hong Kong on Sunday, filling major thoroughfares under torrential downpours in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub....
11:32, 08/18/2019

Heavy rains flood New Orleans streets in taste of storm ahead New Orleans was hit with widespread flooding on Wednesday from heavy rain spawned from a weather system that forecasters warned could grow into a hurricane capable of causing severe inundation of the low-lying U.S. city....
19:48, 07/10/2019

NYPD pushes for subway perv ban after accused creep is let back on the streets A creep who was busted for repeatedly stalking and groping a 16-year-old girl on the subway was released without any bail, any resistance from prosecutors — or any restrictions on him returning to the rails. Now, the victim has to fear running into h...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Ancient Romans used molten iron to repair streets before Vesuvius erupted Ancient workers used molten iron to repair Pompeii's streets before the historic and devastating eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79, a team of archaeologists has discovered....
09:16, 05/15/2019

A rising Lake Erie closes streets, ferry, leaves debris PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — High water on Lake Erie has been flooding streets and houses in Ohio, and residents are bracing for more problems. The water levels are expected to approach records this summer. All the Great Lakes have been rising for sever...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Hong Kong police clear streets as protesters move to park The activists have rejected an apology from Chief Executive Carrie Lam for her handling of the legislation, which has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this former British colony.        ...
02:16, 06/17/2019

Helicopter debris plummeted to Midtown streets after fatal crash landing Nicholas Estevez, a car service driver, said his black Suburban SUV was parked in front of The Manhattan at Times Square Hotel on Seventh Avenue at 51st Street when the warped piece of metal debris collided with the pavement....
16:16, 06/10/2019

Operation Triple Beam removes 355 violent criminals from Missouri streets Missouri and federal law enforcement agents arrested hundreds of repeat offenders during a U.S. Marshals' operation aimed at removing violent criminals from Kansas City streets, authorities said....
21:00, 08/21/2019

45 Injured As Hong Kong Protest Escalates, Triad Gangs Seen On Streets Anger soared in Hong Kong on Monday over a vicious assault against pro-democracy protesters by suspected triad gangsters that left dozens wounded, in a dramatic escalation of the political turmoil......
06:00, 07/22/2019

Crocodiles invade flooded streets and attack dogs in terrifying footage SEVERE flooding has seen dozens of deadly crocodiles invading city streets – with footage showing one attacking a dog who failed to escape to safety....
20:48, 08/01/2019

Hong Kong protesters take to the streets in seventh week of mass marches Thousands of protesters in Hong Kong have taken to the streets for the seventh consecutive weekend amid an ongoing political crisis in the semi-autonomous Chinese city over a now-suspended extradition bill....
04:32, 07/21/2019

Jewish Activists Take Over Boston Streets to Protest Trump's Concentration Camps Yesterday, a group of 1,000 Jewish activists and allies took to the streets of Boston to protest the conditions in migrant detention camps on the southern border, according to the Boston Globe. The protest was organized by Jewish organization Never A...
06:00, 07/03/2019

Opposition in legislature, streets to Puerto Rico governor's pick for successor The lawyer tapped to succeed Puerto Rico's outgoing governor faced opposition on Wednesday largely over conflict of interest concerns, two days before the bankrupt U.S. territory's top executive plans to bow to the demands of protesters and resign....
01:48, 08/01/2019

Gerald Asamoah on Africa Cup of Nations 2019: When games are on, 'the streets are almost empty' Born in Ghana, Gerald Asamoah came to Germany as a child and went on to play in the Bundesliga and for Germany. He spoke to DW about the Africa Cup of Nations and why African players are in such high demand....
02:00, 06/21/2019

Streets Of Rage 2 Champ Pulls Off Nigh Impossible No Death Mania Run Speedrunner Anthopants is one of the best Streets of Rage players in the world, but even he couldn’t complete Streets of Rage 2 on Mania difficulty as the character Max without dying...until this weekend, that is, when he downed the final boss with a...
16:48, 05/28/2019

Stabbing of 17 Children Shocks Japan, Where Parents Trust Streets Are Safe Across the country, young students travel to school on their own every day. But a peaceful assumption was shattered by a rampage that killed a schoolgirl and a parent....
11:48, 05/28/2019

Venezuela's Guaidó takes to streets in 'military uprising,' frees López Opposition leader and self-declared president takes to streets, with jailed politician Leopoldo López and a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early Tuesday, callingfor the military to rise up and oust Nicolás Maduro....
07:00, 04/30/2019

Freak hailstorm in Mexico buries cars, swamps streets in up to 5 feet of ice One of Mexico's largest cities was transformed into a scene straight out of winter Sunday when a freak hailstorm dropped a deluge of ice that left streets impassable and cars buried....
11:32, 07/01/2019

Another cyclist killed on city streets amid spike in rider deaths A cyclist was fatally struck by a box truck while riding his bike in Greenpoint Tuesday afternoon — becoming the 17th bike rider killed in the city this year, just hours after the 16th died in Staten Island. The 58-year-old, whose name has not ...
16:16, 07/23/2019

Thousands flood London streets to protest Trump’s state visit The pomp and circumstance of President Trump’s three-day state visit to the UK turned into protests as he met with outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May. Thousands of demonstrators flooded the streets of London, bringing traffic to a standstill a...
08:00, 06/04/2019

André 3000 just wandering the streets, playing the flute for delighted strangers Aside from a handful of excellent guest verses and the sporadic release of a few new songs, André 3000 has mostly disappeared from music since Outkast’s last record, the soundtrack to their movie Idlewild, came out back in 2006. Lately, though, he’s ...
11:00, 07/18/2019

Chicago mayor: Police 'are losing the streets' to major eruptions of violence Chicago’s new mayor is taking issue with the city's police department as the city continues to see far more homicides than New York and Los Angeles, as well as major eruptions of other violence....
21:32, 07/17/2019

On 5th Anniversary of Eric Garner's Death, Protesters Will Take to New York City's Streets Once More On the fifth anniversary of Eric Garner’s death, New Yorkers will once again return to the streets in protest—this time, at the forefront of their minds will be the Department of Justice’s recent decision not to pursue civil rights charges against th...
10:48, 07/17/2019

Donald Trump baby blimp takes off for a second time as protesters take to the streets The giant inflatable Donald Trump 'baby' blimp has taken off over Parliament Square for a second time, as thousands of people were preparing to take to the streets in protest at the US president's official state visit to the UK....
02:32, 06/04/2019

Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Preparing to Take to the Streets After a Key Ultimatum Expires Today Hong Kong is bracing for more protests as a key deadline approaches for the government to withdraw a divisive extradition bill. Protesters have issued an ultimatum to the government to cancel the bill by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, local time. The Hong Ko...
22:32, 06/19/2019

Protesters flood the streets in Hong Kong in march against proposed extradition law The massive protest came three days before Hong Kong’s government plans to bring the bill to the full legislature, bypassing the committee process, in a bid to win approval by the end of the month....
04:16, 06/09/2019

Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece, shipping data shows The Grace 1, renamed the Adrian Darya 1, left anchorage off Gibraltar around 2100 GMT. Refinitiv ship tracking data showed early on Monday that the vessel was heading to Kalamata in Greece....
00:16, 08/19/2019

Greece elections: Alexis Tsipras and his left-wing mandate face uphill battle Greeks will elect a new parliament on Sunday. Leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is fighting for his political survival as polls put his Syriza party well adrift of their conservative rivals....
21:00, 07/06/2019

Body Believed to Be British Astrophysicist Found in Greece Weeks After Murder of American Biologist The body of a woman believed to be a missing British scientist was discovered on the Greek island of Ikaria on Wednesday, just a month after an American scientist was murdered on another Greek island and left in a bunker built by Nazis during World W...
15:48, 08/07/2019

Russian suspect in $4B Bitcoin fraud is sued in California; US, Russia seek his extradition from Greece A Russian suspect linked to a $4 billion Bitcoin fraud case -- whose extradition from Greece is sought by U.S. authorities -- has now been hit with a civil lawsuit in California....
19:48, 07/27/2019

Earthquake Hits Uttarakhand, Nicobar Islands: IMD An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale hit Chamoli district of Uttarakhand in the wee hours of Saturday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD)....
17:16, 05/17/2019

Earthquake In Southwest China Kills 11, Injures Over 100 The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 11 dead and 122 injured on Tuesday, as rescuers pulled survivors from wrecked buildings....
21:00, 06/17/2019

Deadly earthquake strikes southern China At least 11 people have been reported killed and more than 120 injured after an earthquake hit Sichuan province. The epicenter was outside a city home to more than 4.4 million people....
21:16, 06/17/2019

Strong earthquake strikes northern Peru An earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 stuck northern Peru in the early hours of Sunday morning, the United States Geological Survey reported....
04:32, 05/26/2019

Philippines earthquake leaves at least seven people dead Two strong earthquakes hours apart have hit a group of sparsely populated islands in the Luzon Strait in the northern Philippines, killing at least seven people....
02:16, 07/28/2019

Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines A moderately strong earthquake has struck the northeastern coast of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines. Officials have reported injuries and damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure....
08:16, 07/13/2019

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
02:48, 06/17/2019

‘I’d drink my jacuzzi’: how earthquake scientists prepare for the 'big one' After major temblors rock California, four earthquake scientists in areas of high seismic risk reveal their own plans for when the worst hitsTwo back-to-back earthquakes, of magnitude 6.4 and 7.1, hit southern California in less than 24 hours last we...
23:16, 07/13/2019

A massive 6.8 earthquake hit Indonesia. Now, a tsunami warning A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesia's Java island, swaying buildings as far away as the capital.        ...
12:48, 08/02/2019

6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes off of Indonesia, kills 1 One person died of a heart attack amid the panic in the province of Banten on Java and at least four others were injured, Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said in a statement....
21:48, 08/02/2019

New Zealand Says No Threat From Tsunami After 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake New Zealand authorities said Sunday there was now no threat from a tsunami following a powerful 7.4 earthquake which struck near the uninhabited Kermadec islands north of the country, updating their......
20:00, 06/15/2019

6.4-magnitude earthquake shakes Southern California A 6.4-magnitude earthquake shook Southern California on Thursday morning in the Mojave Desert about 120 miles from Los Angeles, according the U.S. Geological Survey....
16:00, 07/04/2019

4 Killed In 6.8-Magnitude Earthquake Off Indonesia Islands A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, the nation's disaster agency said on Saturday....
04:16, 08/03/2019

No impact from Broome earthquake on Australia oil, gas operations Oil and gas operations onshore and offshore Western Australia were unaffected by a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that struck off the northern coast of the state on Sunday, the country's offshore petroleum safety regulator and companies said....
22:32, 07/14/2019

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern Indonesian island of Halmahera, which is part of the country's eastern Maluku island chain, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
22:32, 07/14/2019

4.3 magnitude earthquake hits San Francisco area A magnitude 4.3 earthquake reportedly shook San Francisco area Tuesday afternoon less than two weeks after the two large earthquakes hit Southern California....
03:00, 07/17/2019

'This is not a "what if" story': Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. Can hi-tech solutions save Tokyo?これは”もしも”の話じゃない-100年に一度の震災に備える東京Every day, at 5pm, the gentle melody...
12:16, 06/12/2019

Yellowstone feels earthquake aftershocks – 60 years later A gargantuan number of earthquakes hit Yellowstone National Park in 2017 and 2018, sparking worries that it could trigger an eruption of the world's largest super volcano. But a new study suggests that the quakes may have actually been aftershocks fr...
08:16, 05/29/2019

Strong earthquake hits southwestern China BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake has hit Sichuan province in southwestern China. There were no immediate reports of serious damage or injuries, but the USGS warned there could be damage and casualties. It says the ea...
11:32, 06/17/2019

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes central Philippines A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the central Philippines on Monday, the U.S Geological Survey (USGS) said, and a Reuters witness said office buildings swayed in the main business district of the capital, Manila....
09:48, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Strong aftershock follows California earthquake LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Southern California’s strongest earthquake in 20 years (all times local): 7:05 a.m. A vigorous aftershock sequence is following the strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years. A magnitude 5.4 qu...
10:00, 07/05/2019

California’s earthquake has generated 1,700 aftershocks: seismologists A magnitude 5.4 quake at 4:07 a.m. Friday is so far the strongest aftershock of Thursday's 6.4 quake, which struck in the Mojave Desert near the town of Ridgecrest....
21:02, 07/05/2019

5.4-Magnitude Earthquake Aftershock Has Californians on Their Toes The strongest of hundreds of aftershocks jolted Southern California on Friday morning, the day after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake was felt in Los Angeles and elsewhere....
09:00, 07/05/2019

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocks Southern California A magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday night, just a day after the region was hit with a magnitude 6.4 quake.        ...
07:51, 07/06/2019

'There's going to be aftershocks': Southern California hit by second, stronger earthquake A magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Southern California on Friday, triggering fires, buckling part of a highway, damaging buildings but causing few reported injuries....
10:02, 07/06/2019

Istanbul unprepared for next big deadly earthquake, say experts The question is not if — but when — a devastating earthquake will hit Istanbul. Experts say the city of 15 million people is unprepared for the next big tremor....
09:00, 08/18/2019

6.4-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southern California In US A powerful quake of magnitude 6.4 on Thursday struck Southern California near the city of Ridgecrest, some 320 km northeast of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
13:32, 07/04/2019

California desert town by epicenter of earthquake A California official says there are some injuries and two house fires have been reported in a town near the epicenter of a 6.4 quake that rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada. (July 4)       ...
17:32, 07/04/2019

Violent earthquake hits Papua New Guinea A powerful earthquake has struck an island chain off Papua New Guinea's north coast. A tsunami warning was briefly issued but later lifted. The extent of any damage was expected to become clear after sunrise....
16:00, 05/14/2019

7.3 earthquake strikes Indonesia, shakes Australia A strong 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near Indonesia in the Banda Sea Monday, causing buildings to sway in the northern Australian city of Darwin....
01:48, 06/24/2019

Aftershock hits during earthquake news conference A strong earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California on Thursday, rattling nerves and causing some damage in a town near the epicenter, followed by a swarm of aftershocks including one during a news conference. (July 4)   ...
21:32, 07/04/2019

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Southern California A magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook Southern California. It's epicenter is located 150 miles north of Los Angeles.        ...
21:32, 07/04/2019

California braced for more aftershocks after 7.1 magnitude earthquake Powerful tremor strikes 125 miles north of Los Angeles Communities already assessing damage from 4 July quakeEmergency officials in southern California’s high desert are braced for strong, potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake tha...
05:33, 07/06/2019

7.1-magnitude earthquake felt in Southern California The epicenter of Friday's powerful quake was 11 miles north-northeast of Ridgecrest, according the U.S. Geological Survey.        ...
21:01, 07/05/2019

6.9-magnitude earthquake shakes southern California Buildings have been damaged and injuries have been reported in California, after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake in hit the region, just two days after a 6.4-magnitude tremor hit the state....
22:17, 07/05/2019

Colin Cowherd experienced his first earthquake on live TV Colin Cowherd paused his sports talk show Thursday when an earthquake in Southern California caused his desk to shake.       ...
21:16, 07/04/2019

Japan ends tsunami alert after earthquake Japan officials lifted a tsunami warning for the country's northwest coast, following a strong earthquake in the area. Only a small wave ended up reaching the shore....
14:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong delays extradition bill debate as thousands take to the streets in protest HONG KONG — Hong Kong delayed a legislative session on a contentious extradition bill as thousands of protesters amassed to block entry to the building Wednesday out of concern the measure signaled greater Chinese control and further erosion of civil...
23:32, 06/11/2019

Puerto Rico: thousands flood streets in push to oust governor – in pictures Photographer Angel Valentin accompanied our reporter Oliver Laughland to capture the growing protests in Puerto Rico against Governor Ricky Rosselló. The street demonstrations have been sparked by leaked text messages showing the US territory’s top o...
13:16, 07/18/2019

5.3 magnitude quake shakes Greek capital, sends residents to the streets in fear A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and firefighters to check for people trapped in elevators....
09:32, 07/19/2019

Puerto Ricans return to streets as Democratic hopefuls call for Rosselló's resignation Several Democratic presidential candidates called for Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's resignation as residents of the territory returned to the streets Saturday to protest disparaging text messages....
15:48, 07/20/2019

Hundreds of thousands take to streets in renewed Hong Kong protests – video report Protesters dressed in black have marched through central Hong Kong demanding a full retraction of the China extradition law. The huge new rally comes after Hong Kong's chief executive, Carrie Lam, announced an indefinite halt to the proposed bill, wh...
08:00, 06/16/2019

72 Philadelphia police officers taken off streets over alleged racist social media posts Philadelphia has placed 72 of its police officers on administrative duty pending an investigation into alleged bigoted social media posts. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
15:16, 06/20/2019

PGA Championship leaderboard: Record-breaking Brooks Koepka streets ahead after day two at Bethpage Brooks Koepka set a new record for a 36-hole score at a Major championship to take a seven shot lead into the weekend of his PGA Championship defence while Tiger Woods missed the cut....
22:16, 05/17/2019

1.7 Million Protesters Throng Hong Kong Streets, Largest Rally In Weeks A sea of democracy activists flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday in a defiant show to the city's leaders that their movement still pulls wide public support, despite mounting violence and......
23:16, 08/18/2019

Bird snaps up Scoot, letting its electric scooters return to the streets of San Francisco Bird, a giant in the burgeoning electric scooter market, has bought smaller company Scoot, enabling its two-wheelers to return to the streets of San Francisco.The likes of Bird and Lime didn't endear themselves to the authorities when they flood...
06:48, 06/13/2019

Black-clad, anti-extradition protesters flood streets of Hong Kong Thousands of black-clad protesters blocked roads and surrounded police headquarters in Hong Kong on Friday in the latest demonstrations over an extradition bill that has triggered violent protests and plunged the Chinese-ruled city into crisis....
05:32, 06/21/2019

Massive crowds storm Hong Kong’s streets to protest extradition bill A crowd estimated to be larger than 1 million took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to voice their opposition to legislation that would allow ​China to extradite people to mainland China in the most massive protests since Britain handed back con...
20:48, 06/09/2019

San Juan streets packed with protesters demanding Puerto Rico's governor resign Thousands of people poured into the streets of San Juan on Monday in protests aimed at forcing Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello to resign over offensive chat messages, the latest scandal to hit a bankrupt island struggling to recover from deadly...
08:32, 07/22/2019

UN chief 'commends' leadership of Greece and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as name dispute draws to final close The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Greek Parliament over its ratification of a name change for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on Friday, and commended the leaders of both countries for signalling the en...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Greece's conservative party just won its national election, unseating the country's left-wing prime minister AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris Greece's conservative party claimed victory in a national election on Sunday, ousting left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Official results revealed Kyriakos Mitsotakis of the New Democracy party led with more than ...
12:32, 07/08/2019

Southern California earthquake triggers reports of damage A magnitude 7.1 earthquake on Friday in Southern California triggered reports of damage in communities in the northwest area of San Bernardino County, near where the temblor hit, the county Fire Department said on Twitter....
23:02, 07/05/2019

| WATCH: Aftershock hits during earthquake news conference A strong earthquake has rattled a large swath of Southern California, followed by a swarm of aftershocks including one during a news conference. WATCH NOW....
01:32, 07/05/2019

At Least 1 Dead After a Strong Earthquake Hits Eastern Indonesia (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — A strong, shallow earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on Sunday, damaging homes and killing at least one person, officials said. Some people sent the night outdoors as numerous aftershocks rocked the Maluku island chain w...
23:16, 07/14/2019

Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake In Japan Triggers Tsunami, 16 Injured A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked Japan, sparking a tsunami advisory that was later lifted with no reports Wednesday of major damage and only a handful of light injuries....
20:48, 06/18/2019

Californians jolted by aftershock following strongest earthquake in 25 years A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the strongest earthquake in the region in 25 years on July 4, which was felt by more than 20 million people....
16:32, 07/05/2019

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes off southern Alaska coast HOMER, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck off the coast of southern Alaska, but no damage has been reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit around 1:50 a.m. Monday southwest of the Kenai Peninsula at a depth of 40 miles (6...
11:00, 05/27/2019

1 Dead As 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Indonesia's Bali A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person and causing panic among residents....
00:32, 07/16/2019

Major 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Sunday, sending panicked residents running into the streets, but no tsunami warning was issued....
10:32, 07/14/2019

4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Parts Of North Gujarat A magnitude 4.3 earthquake shook parts of Banaskantha and adjoining districts in north Gujarat Wednesday night, though no damage to property or casualties were reported....
17:00, 06/05/2019

Strong earthquake recorded in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, no tsunami JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong earthquake struck Monday in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, but authorities said there is no tsunami threat. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.3 quake was centered 208 kilometers (129 miles) below the earth...
04:48, 06/24/2019

How some of the world's rarest fish dodged a California earthquake There are fewer than 200 Devils Hole pupfish on Earth, so it’s a good thing they employed some survival tacticsDevils Hole pupfish – among the rarest fish on earth – know a thing or two about earthquake safety. After all, they managed to ride out a h...
03:16, 07/29/2019

AP source: Aces-Mystics to finish earthquake game on Aug. 5 AP Source: Washington Mystics and Las Vegas Aces on Aug. 5 will finish their game that was suspended because of an earthquake.       ...
10:48, 07/29/2019

Large earthquake off Indonesia felt in northern Australia A deep earthquake in the Banda Sea shook parts of Indonesia, East Timor and Australia. The giant tremor did not cause a tsunami and there no initial reports of major damage or injury....
01:00, 06/24/2019

The Brexit divide: Britain's EU election earthquake – podcast A wave of support for populists and Greens has disrupted centrist parties across the EU. Daniel Boffey considers what it means for the bloc and Brexit. Plus: Julia Kollewe on the world’s first raspberry-picking robotNigel Farage’s Brexit party will b...
23:48, 05/27/2019

Shallow, strong earthquake rattles Indonesia’s Papua ABEPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong, shallow earthquake has rocked Indonesia’s easternmost province, and authorities say there have been no initial reports of major damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.1 quake was ...
00:00, 06/24/2019

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits California near Pacific Coast SCOTIA, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has hit near the Pacific coast of Northern California. The agency says the earthquake struck at 8:53 p.m. at a spot 17.3 miles (27.9 kilometers) southwest of Scotia, a t...
00:16, 06/23/2019

Southern California struck by powerful earthquake on Independence Day Emergency crews in Southern California are responding to at least 24 medical and fire incidents after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Ridgecrest....
13:00, 07/04/2019

Magnitude 8 earthquake strikes Amazon jungle in Peru A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake has struck a remote part of the Amazon jungle in Peru early Sunday, collapsing buildings and knocking out power to some areas but causing only one reported death...
07:48, 05/26/2019

Strong earthquake hits Greek island of Crete ATHENS, Greece — Greek authorities say an earthquake with preliminary magnitude 5.2 has struck the southern resort island of Crete but no injuries or damage has been reported. The Athens Geodynamic Institute says the earthquake occurred at 7:40 a.m. ...
04:48, 07/31/2019

Strong earthquake hits off coast of El Salvador, tsunami possible SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — A strong earthquake hit off the coast of El Salvador early Thursday, sending frightened residents running out of their homes in the predawn hours. Authorities say a tsunami is possible. The U.S. Geological Survey reported ...
07:00, 05/30/2019

Earthquake makes waves in California swimming pools The 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck Southern California on Thursday definitely made waves. Videos posted on Twitter by locals in the aftermath of the morning quake shows water in outdoor pools sloshing around fiercely and creating ocean-worthy w...
16:48, 07/04/2019

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Off Vanuatu, No Tsunami Warning A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck near the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued....
19:48, 07/31/2019

Largest earthquake in decades hits southern California No serious damage or injuries reported after 6.4 magnitude earthquake, the most powerful to strike region since 1994The largest earthquake to hit southern California in decades rumbled across the region on Thursday morning, striking a remote part of ...
20:32, 07/04/2019

Earthquake rattles Indonesia, sparking tsunami warning Indonesians along the coast are being told to head to higher ground after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake triggered tsunami warnings for the island nation....
07:48, 08/02/2019

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after powerful earthquake A magnitude 6.9 earthquake has struck off Indonesia's Java island, rocking the capital Jakarta. After initially urging people in coastal areas to move to higher ground, officials later ended a tsunami warning....
09:16, 08/02/2019

6.3-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Japan, No Tsunami Warning A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Honshu, the largest and most populous island of Japan, in the pre-dawn hours of Sunday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said....
16:16, 07/27/2019

6.2-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Japan, No Tsunami Warning An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 hit off the coast of northeastern Japan on Sunday but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency said....
06:48, 08/04/2019

Tsunamis expected in Japanese coastal regions after earthquake Japan's meteorological agency has issued a tsunami warning after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 10:22 p.m. local time Tuesday (9:22 a.m. ET) off the coast of Yamagata Prefecture in the north of the country....
10:16, 06/18/2019

California governor declares state of emergency after second earthquake Gavin Newsom warned residents to be wary of new tremors on Saturday after a 7.1 magnitude quake on FridayCalifornia governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency and warned residents to be wary of new tremors on Saturday, after the southern par...
11:16, 07/06/2019

Seafloor survey confirms earthquake risk near Istanbul By analyzing shifts in the seafloor, scientists were able to confirm, for the first time, the presence of significant tectonic strain along the North Anatolian fault in the Sea of Marmara....
12:16, 07/09/2019

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: agency An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
00:00, 06/17/2019

Taiwan braces for typhoon hours after earthquake strikes A powerful typhoon will hit Taiwan later on Thursday, bringing the risk of landslides and high seas, weather forecasters said, hours after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck the island....
23:16, 08/07/2019

Earthquake shakes northern Netherlands, no injuries reported A magnitude 3.4 earthquake has shaken the northern Dutch province of Groningen, the latest in a series of tremors blamed on decades of gas extraction from underground reserves...
03:00, 05/22/2019

Washington tops Vegas in earthquake-delayed game, 99-70 It took two arenas, four weeks, four referees and one earthquake before the Washington Mystics finally could take down the Las Vegas Aces       ...
22:48, 08/05/2019

6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes coast of Japan near Fukushima A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit off of the coast of Japan near Fukushima on Sunday morning. People reported feeling the quake in the capital, Tokyo, approximately 155 miles away....
13:16, 08/04/2019

7.1 magnitude earthquake in California rocks buildings - video A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck southern California on Friday, resulted in fires, damaged buildings and roads, and swaying rollercoasters. The latest tremor, which followed a 6.4 magnitude quake on 4 July, was the most powerful in the region for 20...
07:17, 07/06/2019

7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Papua New Guinea Island A violent 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck an island chain off the north coast of Papua New Guinea late Tuesday, knocking out power and sending residents fleeing for safety....
22:00, 05/14/2019

WNBA looking at dates to makeup game suspended by earthquake The WNBA is looking into dates to finish up the Washington and Las Vegas game that was suspended at the half Friday because of the 7.1-magnitude earthquake in California       ...
00:48, 07/09/2019

Dutch Groningen region hit by 3.4 magnitude earthquake -KNMI A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Dutch region of Groningen, home of one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
23:32, 05/21/2019

Earthquake rocks Japan; tsunami advisory issued A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off northwestern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami advisory for three prefectures in the region.        ...
09:32, 06/18/2019

Tsunami Warning Issued in Japan After Powerful Earthquake (TOKYO) — A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan on Tuesday night, and officials warned of a tsunami up to one meter (3.3 feet) high along parts of the coast. Japan’s Meteorological Agency said the quake registered magnitude 6.8 ...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake hits Turkey's southwest: observatory An earthquake of 5.7 magnitude rocked Turkey's southwestern city of Denizli on Thursday, the country's monitoring service said, sending about two dozen people to hospital though there were no reports of fatalities....
12:48, 08/08/2019

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after magnitude 6.9 earthquake The Indonesian Geophysics Agency issued a tsunami warning that later expired in the wake of an earthquake that struck off the country's eastern coast on Sunday....
12:32, 07/07/2019

Southern California Communities Brace For Aftershocks Of 7.1 Earthquake High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday assessed damage and braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that shook buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked......
08:48, 07/07/2019

Trona, California, was trying to bounce back. Then an earthquake hit. Then a bigger one. "If we have another quake, I am not going to have a house," said a resident coping with damage in the 1,500-person town of Trona, California.        ...
04:32, 07/07/2019

Papua New Guinea earthquake triggers tsunami alert A powerful earthquake measuring magnitude 7.5 struck Papua New Guinea today, triggering a tsunami alert for coastal areas up to 1,000 kilometres (620 miles) away....
09:32, 05/14/2019

That Big California Earthquake Left a Scar That's Visible From Space Friday’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake near Ridgecrest, California, was nothing to sneeze at. The shake, which triggered gas leaks, power outages, and fires, was felt from San Diego to Sacramento. And it ripped open a new fissure in the Earth that didn’t ...
18:32, 07/08/2019

USGS: Magnitude-6.4 earthquake hits Chile’s coast SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A powerful magnitude-6.4 earthquake has shaken Chile’s Pacific coast but there were no immediate reports of major damages or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck at a depth of 10 kilometers and its e...
21:16, 06/13/2019

Earthquake tests new wireless network in far-flung Alaska ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A major earthquake that rocked Alaska proved to be a trial run in the state’s largest city for a new national wireless network dedicated to first responders. Anchorage Police Chief Justin Doll and other commanders had j...
22:48, 06/12/2019

5 Dead, Several Injured After 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia Five people died and several were injured after a powerful undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia's heavily populated Java island, triggering a brief tsunami warning, the national disaster agency said......
22:48, 08/03/2019

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes in southern Philippines, 25 injured An earthquake of 5.5 magnitude struck northern Mindanao in the south of the Philippines early on Saturday, injuring 25 people and causing damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure, Philippine authorities said....
05:00, 07/13/2019

7.1-magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California: Here's what we know A 7.1 magnitude earthquake centered near Ridgecrest rocked Southern California late Friday, a day after the region was rattled by powerful quakes that ignited fires and raised concerns about even more powerful jolts.       &...
04:16, 07/06/2019

California earthquake: Here's what we know about injuries, damage and aftershocks A 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked Southern California late Friday. Here's what we know about injuries, damage and aftershocks.        ...
04:32, 07/07/2019

Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes north-central Peru LIMA, Peru (AP) — A large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 struck north-central Peru early Sunday, the U.S. Geological survey reported. The quake, at a moderate depth of 114 kilometers (71 miles) struck at 2:41 a.m., 80 kilometers (50 m...
02:00, 05/26/2019

Mystics-Aces game in Las Vegas postponed because of earthquake The surging Mystics, winners of five straight, were leading 51-36 at halftime when their game was suspended after an earthquake struck Southern California....
00:16, 07/06/2019

| 51 injured as shallow earthquake rocks southern Philippines Fifty-one people have been injured and several homes, churches and other buildings were damaged when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the southern Philippines fleeing their homes before dawn....
14:48, 07/13/2019

Earthquake brings entire NBA Summer League to a halt LAS VEGAS — Friday night’s Pelicans-Knicks matchup was expected to be a showstopper, just not like this. The summer league game was halted in the middle of play with 7:53 left in the fourth quarter, the Pelicans leading the Knicks, 80-74, after a 7.1...
23:48, 07/05/2019

7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia, causes panic A 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Moluccas islands on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, creating panic and causing damage to houses in eastern Indonesia....
09:48, 07/14/2019

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes near Iraq's Sulaimaniya: USGS A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck near the Iraqi Kurdish city of Sulaimaniya on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. Local medics said no injuries were reported and officials said there was no significant material damage....
07:00, 05/11/2019

Earthquake rocks Japan, triggering fears of tsunami A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off northwestern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami advisory for three prefectures in the region.        ...
16:16, 06/18/2019

| WATCH | Hong Kong protesters flood city streets for largest rally in weeks A sea of democracy activists flooded the streets of Hong Kong under torrential rains in a peaceful demonstration to city leaders that their movement still draws wide public support....
20:16, 08/19/2019

Escalating Their Campaign Into a Push for Political Freedom, Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets Angry protesters once again occupied the political heart of Hong Kong on Friday—forcing the hurried evacuation of multiple government offices—after the embattled administration of Chief Executive Carrie Lam refused to meet an ultimatum fo...
02:00, 06/21/2019

Venezuela’s Guaidó calls for general strike, but streets of Caracas remain largely calm ​​​​​​​Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for public employees to stage strikes to put pressure on embattled President Nicolas Maduro appeared to gain little traction by Thursday afternoon as the streets of Caracas are said to remain cal...
12:32, 05/02/2019

Hong Kong police say they want to begin clearing streets of protesters after letting them stay all night. HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police say they want to begin clearing streets of protesters after letting them stay all night. ....
20:48, 06/16/2019

Paris shuts down streets around Notre Dame to remove lead contamination left by fire Paris is closing streets around the Notre Dame cathedral for the rest of August in order to remove lead contamination caused by the April 15 fire.       ...
15:00, 08/14/2019

Naked Bike Ride in Cologne joins world call for safer, cleaner streets About 60 bicyclists bared nearly all to cycle around the western city of Cologne promoting safety on the streets. German laws restrained the Naked Bike Ride motto 'bare as you dare' to a degree of modesty....
13:48, 07/12/2019

'People are dying horrible deaths' the Louisiana town where cancer haunts the streets – video Residents of the town on the banks of the Mississippi River have watched a family members and neighbors have been lost to cancer. Official figures show the risk of cancer from toxic air is 50 times higher in Reserve than the national average. Feeling...
03:32, 05/06/2019

Earthquake-resistant paint could help brick buildings survive tremors Brick buildings could be made more earthquake resilient with a glass fibre paint. It improves their overall strength and helps them flex during shakes....
10:00, 04/28/2019

| Tsunami warning as strong earthquake hits off Indonesia coast A powerful earthquake has struck off Indonesia's Java island, prompting a tsunami warning for a neighbouring area, the country's geophysics agency said....
20:16, 08/02/2019

Mexico arrests owner of school devastated by 2017 earthquake Mexican police have arrested on manslaughter charges the owner of a Mexico City school that collapsed during a devastating 2017 earthquake, killing 19 children and seven adults, authorities said on Saturday....
12:32, 05/11/2019

Major earthquake hits Indonesia, triggers tsunami warning Indonesians along the coast are being told to head to higher ground after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake triggered tsunami warnings for the island nation....
14:16, 08/02/2019

Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Hits Southern Japan, No Tsunami Threat A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit southern Japan Friday, the US Geological Survey said, but Japanese authorities said there was no tsunami threat....
03:16, 05/10/2019

4.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Kansas; other states possibly affected A 4.2 magnitude earthquake shook portions of Kansas on Friday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The center of the quake was roughly 3 miles from Hutchinson.        ...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Earthquake causes Tokyo buildings to shake ahead of Trump visit A medium-strength earthquake hit eastern Japan on Saturday, NHK national television said, causing buildings to shake in Tokyo hours before the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump....
05:32, 05/25/2019

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes near Panama-Costa Rica border A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck 29 miles (47 km) northwest of Panama's coastal city of David on Sunday near the country's border with Costa Rica, the U.S. Geological Survey reported....
13:16, 05/12/2019

Tsunami Warning As Magnitude 7 Earthquake Strikes Off Indonesia's Sumatra Indonesian authorities on Friday urged people living near the coast to move to higher ground, after issuing a tsunami warning in the wake of a magnitude 7 earthquake off the islands of Sumatra and......
08:16, 08/02/2019

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes Panama area near Costa Rica A strong earthquake has struck as a lightly populated area of Panama near its border with Costa Rica, and there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries...
14:32, 05/12/2019

Earthquake strikes Tokyo ahead of Trump’s visit to Japan President Trump’s trip to Japan started with a bang – a magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near the golf course where he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are set to play golf Sunday. The temblor, which rattled Tokyo just hours before Trump’s arrival, bri...
09:48, 05/25/2019

A Powerful Earthquake Triggered a Tsunami Alert in Papua New Guinea (CANBERRA, Australia) — A powerful earthquake struck Papua New Guinea late Tuesday evening, triggering a tsunami alert for coastal areas up to 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) away. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake measured magnitude 7.5 a...
09:16, 05/14/2019

After criticism over lack of warnings, California's earthquake alert app gets an upgrade The first smartphone app in the country designed to alert the public before an earthquake has lowered the warning threshold across Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says....
20:32, 08/14/2019

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude jolts southern Japan, no tsunami warning An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 hit off the coast of southern Japan on Friday but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage, the Japan Meteorological Agency said....
23:00, 05/09/2019

6.1-Magnitude Earthquake In Panama Leaves One Injured, Minor Damage A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Panama on Sunday, injuring one person and causing minor damage to businesses and homes, the Central American country's president said....
22:16, 05/12/2019

Tsunami warning lifted after 6.9-magnitude earthquake strikes off Indonesia At least one person died of a heart attack and four others were injured after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the shore of Indonesia Friday night, according to a report....
04:16, 08/03/2019

U.S. Geological Survey says magnitude 7.5 earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — U.S. Geological Survey says magnitude 7.5 earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea....
07:00, 05/14/2019

Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake in Southern California Is Second Major Quake in Two Days A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck southern California on Friday night at around 8:19 p.m. local time, with a reported epicenter around 10 miles to the northeast of the town of Ridgecrest—the second major quake to hit the region in two days.Read more....
17:00, 07/06/2019

Pope dons helmet to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy CAMERINO, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis donned a white firefighter’s safety helmet Sunday to enter a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy, where he gave encouragement to people still struggling three years after devastating earthquakes...
05:48, 06/16/2019

7.1 Earthquake Hits Southern California; Houses Damaged, Say Firefighters Some building damage was reported after the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said a powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday, a day after the strongest quake in the region in......
21:48, 07/05/2019

| Strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes NE of Tonga: US quake monitor A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck centred 97 kilometres (60 miles) north-east of Ohonua, on the Pacific island of Tonga, the US Geological Survey reported....
23:16, 06/15/2019

Massive crack from California earthquake becomes bizarre tourist attraction Curious tourists have traveled for miles to check out the damage from the California earthquake, with many taking selfies. Some people even stuck body parts in the crack to see how deep it goes....
12:32, 07/10/2019

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes northern Mindanao, Philippines - USGS An earthquake measured at a verified magnitude of 5.8 struck northern Mindanao in the Philippines archipelago early on Saturday local time, the U.S. Geological Survey said (USGS)....
16:00, 07/12/2019

Indonesian earthquake measuring 7.3 damages homes, causes mass exodus Indonesia, home to more than 260 million people, is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions due to its location along the Pacific ``Ring of Fire.'' A powerful Indian Ocean quake and tsunami in 2004 killed a total of 230,000 people in a dozen coun...
08:48, 07/14/2019

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Southern California following another quake on the Fourth of July Chad Mayes/AP An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 magnitude hit Southern California Friday evening, just one day after another massive quake (6.4 magnitude) hit the region on the Fourth of July. According to United States Geological Su...
08:18, 07/06/2019

UPDATE 1-No impact from Broome earthquake on Australia oil, gas, port operations Oil and gas operations onshore and offshore Western Australia were unaffected by a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that struck off the northern coast of the state on Sunday, the country's offshore petroleum safety regulator and companies said....
01:48, 07/15/2019

6.9-magnitude earthquake felt in Southern California, could be largest in 20 years The epicenter of Friday's powerful quake was 11 miles north-northeast of Ridgecrest, according the U.S. Geological Survey.        ...
22:01, 07/05/2019

Pope dons helmut to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy Pope Francis has donned a white firefighter's safety helmet to enter a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy, where he is giving encouragement to people still struggling three years after devastating earthquakes struck....
08:48, 06/16/2019

A second earthquake hit Southern California in as many days. It's five times bigger than Thursday's A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake swayed buildings and cracked foundations in Southern California on Friday night, sending terrified residents sleeping on the streets a day after another temblor hit....
06:01, 07/06/2019

New 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California -- 1 day after largest temblor in decades A magnitude-7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday evening -- just a day after a magnitude-6.4 earthquake that was the largest temblor in the region in two decades, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed....
01:49, 07/06/2019

California governor: Trump committed to helping earthquake recovery Gavin Newsom says damage from 7.1 quake is ‘deceiving’Fires and cracked buildings but no fatalities or major injuriesOfficials in southern California expressed relief on Saturday that damage and injuries were not worse after the largest earthquake th...
13:00, 07/07/2019

6.9-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Indonesia, Tsunami Warning Cancelled A strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off Indonesia on Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, triggering a brief tsunami warning that sent panicked residents fleeing to higher ground....
14:32, 07/07/2019

Another earthquake shakes Southern California, day after most powerful quake in 20 years _____ LOS ANGELES — For the second day in a row, a powerful earthquake shook Southern California. Friday’s 7.1-magnitude quake knocked out power in the desert city of Ridgecrest and rattled people from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. It came one day ...
19:00, 07/06/2019

Rescue Efforts Are Underway After an Earthquake Kills at Least 12 in Southwest China (BEIJING) — Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured. The Yibin city press office said on its social media account that 73 houses had collapsed. The Chinese Minist...
04:16, 06/18/2019

US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China BEIJING (AP) — US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China....
11:32, 06/17/2019

California residents warned of earthquake scams after recent temblors After two major earthquakes within days last week in Southern California, authorities are warning area residents that scammers may be trying to take advantage of their renewed anxiety....
10:16, 07/10/2019