Strong quake in Japan kills at least nine, nuclear plants safe

By Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO, Apr 15 : A strong earthquake hit southwestern Japan, bringing down some buildings, killing at least nine people and injuring hundreds, local media said, but the nuclear regulator reported no problems at power plants. The initial magnitude 6 tremor struck 11 km east of the city of Kumamoto, according to the […]

Strong quake hits Japan, nuclear plants safe, dozens injured – media

By Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO, Apr 14 : An earthquake of magnitude 6 hit southern Japan today, bringing down some buildings and injuring dozens of people, local media reported, but the nuclear regulator reported no problems at power plants. The quake struck 11 km east of the city of Kumamoto, the US Geological Survey reported. It […]

Magnitude 6 quake hits south Japan, nuclear power plants safe

By Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO, Apr 14 : An earthquake of magnitude 6 hit southern Japan today, bringing down some buildings, a government spokesman said, but there were no immediate reports of injuries and the nuclear regulator reported no problems at power plants. The quake struck 11 km east of the city of Kumamoto, the US […]

Six dead in Pakistan after strong quake rattles South Asia

By Asad Hashim ISLAMABAD, Apr 11 : Six people were killed across northern Pakistan although there appeared to be no widespread damage after a strong earthquake rattled major cities across South Asia at the weekend, authorities said today. The 6.6-magnitude quake yesterday startled residents in the Afghan capital, Kabul, and forced some in high-rise buildings […]