Tsunami causes floods in S America

2011-03-13 09:40:28

Resident walk past a damaged boat which was dragged from the sea after a tsunami hit a small bay of Dichato, near the coastal city of Concepcion, on the Pacific coast, north of Santiago March 12, 2011.

In pictures: Japan quake aftermath

2011-03-13 08:25:21

A massive earthquake hit Japan hard, leaving thousands dead.

15 killed in NYC tour bus accident

2011-03-13 07:22:21

A deadly New York City tour bus accident took place early Saturday morning has claimed 15 lives, and many of the victims are of Chinese descent.

Japan reports emergency at second nuclear reactor

2011-03-13 06:34:34

Japan's nuclear safety agency is reporting an emergency at a second reactor in the same complex where an explosion had occurred earlier.
Latest: Over 1,700 likely dead,missing; 3,000 rescued
DevelopmentsNuclear debate in Italy, Russia
China: Assistance anytimeRescue team to depart; Full Coverage

World sends disaster relief teams to Japan

2011-03-12 19:38:04

The international community started to send disaster relief teams on Saturday to help Japan after it suffered a massive earthquake and tsunami, with the United Nations sending a group to help co-ordinate work.

Explosion at Japan's quake-hit nuclear plant

2011-03-12 18:12:35

An explosion blew the roof off an unstable reactor north of Tokyo on Saturday, Japanese media said

Japan's tsunami triggered enormous whirlpool

2011-03-12 10:36:39

The biggest earthquake to hit Japan on record struck the northeast coast on Friday, triggering a 10-metre tsunami that swept away everything in its path.

Australia to send emergency team to help Japan

2011-03-12 10:36:02

Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd on Saturday announced that it will send a team of emergency workers and sniffer dogs to help Japan cope with the massive earthquake and tsunami.

US readies relief for quake-hit Japan

2011-03-12 10:34:28

The United States would provide any help its close ally needed after a massive earthquake and tsunami killed hundreds.

Tsunami waves damage harbors on US West Coast

2011-03-12 08:02:53

The tsunami waves set in by the devastating Japanese earthquake swept across the Pacific on Friday to the US West Coast...

Daybreak reveals huge devastation in tsunami-hit Japan

2011-03-12 07:01:02

Japan confronted devastation along its northeastern coast on Saturday, with fires raging and parts of some cities under water after a massive earthquake and tsunami that likely killed at least 1,000 people..
Japan: Emergency at nuke plant; no sign of leak
World: Evacuation; Developments; Global reaction; UN
China: Chinese rescuers on standby for relief
US: Tsunami waves damage West Coast

Aid offers pour in after Japan quake

2011-03-12 00:41:56

More than 45 countries were awaiting a request from Tokyo after offering to help Japan deal with a huge earthquake and tsunami, the United Nations said on Friday.