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From TheJournal.ie Oxfam aid workers used prostitutes during Haiti relief efforts, report claims Earthquake

Oxfam aid workers used prostitutes during Haiti relief efforts, report claims

A spokesperson has confirmed that no staff employed by Oxfam Ireland were involved in the case.

From TheJournal.ie 'We could hear his phone ringing' - Taiwanese rescuers brave leaning building collapse amid quake aftershocks Taiwan

'We could hear his phone ringing' - Taiwanese rescuers brave leaning building collapse amid quake aftershocks

At least nine people died in Tuesday’s earthquake in the popular tourist city of Hualien.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Search for survivors in precariously-tilted buildings after Taiwan earthquake Rescue Efforts

Pictures: Search for survivors in precariously-tilted buildings after Taiwan earthquake

Tower blocks have partially collapsed and it is unclear how many people remain in these buildings.

From TheJournal.ie Taiwan hotel collapses after 6.4-magnitude quake Trapped

Taiwan hotel collapses after 6.4-magnitude quake

Local media are reporting that a number of people are trapped inside.

From TheJournal.ie Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska Warning

Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska

The quake struck at 9.31am Irish time.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists are warning of an increase in powerful earthquakes this year Tremors

Scientists are warning of an increase in powerful earthquakes this year

It’s all down to tiny variations in the speed of the planet’s rotation, according to a new study.

From TheJournal.ie Iraq-Iran earthquake: Death toll rises to 328, over 2,500 injured 7.3 Magnitude Quake

Iraq-Iran earthquake: Death toll rises to 328, over 2,500 injured

Landslides have been hindering rescue efforts this morning.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins to visit people affected by deadly Christchurch earthquake New Zealand

President Higgins to visit people affected by deadly Christchurch earthquake

The centre of the city was largely levelled and a massive rebuilding project has been undertaken.

From TheJournal.ie Powerful earthquake hits off the coast of eastern Japan US Geological Survey

Powerful earthquake hits off the coast of eastern Japan

The quake had a depth of 10 kilometers.

From TheJournal.ie 'Frida Sofia' - the young girl trapped beneath rubble in Mexico City - never existed Earthquake

'Frida Sofia' - the young girl trapped beneath rubble in Mexico City - never existed

“We are certain that she was not real,” a top officer in the Mexican marines told reporters.

From TheJournal.ie Mexican rescuers race to free girl trapped under school rubble Earthquake

Mexican rescuers race to free girl trapped under school rubble

The magnitude 7.1 quake has killed at least 245 people in central Mexico and injured over 2,000.

From TheJournal.ie Frantic searches continue as 30 children are still missing after Mexico earthquake Disaster

Frantic searches continue as 30 children are still missing after Mexico earthquake

Over 40 buildings collapsed in the capital.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll now at 58 as Mexico reels from biggest earthquake in a century Earthquake

Death toll now at 58 as Mexico reels from biggest earthquake in a century

A powerful 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico late last night.

From TheJournal.ie The last child to be pulled from Italian earthquake rubble had just saved his younger brother Ischia

The last child to be pulled from Italian earthquake rubble had just saved his younger brother

Two women died when the quake struck the Italian holiday island of Ischia last night.

From TheJournal.ie 'I thought it was next door's washing machine': Earthquake strikes Donegal Richter Scale

'I thought it was next door's washing machine': Earthquake strikes Donegal

“I thought it was next door’s washing machine,” a local woman said.

From TheJournal.ie Advice issued to Irish travelling to Greece and Turkey following major earthquake Travel Agent

Advice issued to Irish travelling to Greece and Turkey following major earthquake

The Department of Foreign Affairs has said there are no indications of any Irish citizens being involved in the earthquake.

From TheJournal.ie Two dead, 120 injured, in massive earthquake in Greece and Turkey Devastation

Two dead, 120 injured, in massive earthquake in Greece and Turkey

The massive quake, which measured 6.7 on the Richter scale, struck at 11.30pm Irish time last night.

From TheJournal.ie Eating snow and singing: How people survived the Italian hotel avalanche Rescue Operation

Eating snow and singing: How people survived the Italian hotel avalanche

Rescuers are searching for 23 people still believed to be trapped in the hotel.

From TheJournal.ie A total of 11 people have now been rescued from the Italian hotel buried by snow Miracle Rescue

A total of 11 people have now been rescued from the Italian hotel buried by snow

Scores of emergency workers have worked round the clock to try and find more survivors.

From TheJournal.ie Hopes for new group of survivors at Italian mountain hotel following avalanche Not Giving Up

Hopes for new group of survivors at Italian mountain hotel following avalanche

More than 25 people are believed to have been staying at the hotel when it was hit.

From TheJournal.ie 'No signs of life' at Italian hotel as 30 feared dead after massive avalanche Hotel Rigopiano

'No signs of life' at Italian hotel as 30 feared dead after massive avalanche

At least two bodies have been removed from the hotel, but bad weather conditions are slowing rescue efforts.

From TheJournal.ie Italy avalanche: Several children confirmed missing as extent of devastation emerges Hotel Tragedy

Italy avalanche: Several children confirmed missing as extent of devastation emerges

Prospects of anyone being rescued alive from the ill-fated Hotel Rigopiano look bleak.

From TheJournal.ie 7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes the Philippines Jolo Island

7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes the Philippines

No tsunami warnings have been issued.

From TheJournal.ie The farmers, their little pigs and the wolves: An Italy earthquake survival tale Aftershocks

The farmers, their little pigs and the wolves: An Italy earthquake survival tale

A month after the quakes, the Fausti family managed to get itself up and running again – but it was no easy task.

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand on tsunami alert after massive earthquake Earthquake

New Zealand on tsunami alert after massive earthquake

The earthquake struck this morning.

From TheJournal.ie At least 97 dead and hundreds injured in Indonesian earthquake Sumatra

At least 97 dead and hundreds injured in Indonesian earthquake

The province was devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

From TheJournal.ie Tsunami warnings issued as hurricane and earthquake hit Central America at same time Tsunami Warning

Tsunami warnings issued as hurricane and earthquake hit Central America at same time

The earthquake led to a tsunami warning being issued in El Salvador.

From TheJournal.ie 'The fear that I felt almost six years ago came back': Relief as tsunami warning lifted in Japan Japan

'The fear that I felt almost six years ago came back': Relief as tsunami warning lifted in Japan

The powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake sparked fears of a repeat of the 2011 disaster.

From TheJournal.ie 'Evacuate immediately': Tsunami warning after magnitude 7.3 earthquake hits off Fukushima Japan This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Up to 100,000 landslides in New Zealand as rescuers airlift stranded tourists Earthquake

Up to 100,000 landslides in New Zealand as rescuers airlift stranded tourists

It is estimated the earthquake repair bill will reach billions of dollars.

From The42 'I made sure my wife and 2-year-old were safe': All Black stars turn thoughts to home after earthquake Half A World Away

'I made sure my wife and 2-year-old were safe': All Black stars turn thoughts to home after earthquake

Seismic tremors are almost part of daily life in Christchurch, but when a big quake hits, it’s a worrying time for everyone.

From TheJournal.ie These three cows have been left stranded after New Zealand's powerful quake Can't Mooove

These three cows have been left stranded after New Zealand's powerful quake

Helicopters are circling the Kaikoura area after last night’s magnitude-7.8 earthquake.

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand sends military helicopters to rescue tourists stranded by earthquake Kaikoura

New Zealand sends military helicopters to rescue tourists stranded by earthquake

A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake killed two people and caused massive infrastructure damage in New Zealand last night.

From The42 All Blacks legend Richie McCaw joins earthquake rescue effort New Zealand

All Blacks legend Richie McCaw joins earthquake rescue effort

The double World Cup winner, now a commercial helicopter pilot, flew rescue and reconnaissance missions to Kaikoura.

From TheJournal.ie At least two killed as massive earthquake hits New Zealand Earthquake

At least two killed as massive earthquake hits New Zealand

Christchurch was the location of a powerful earthquake in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie "I don't see any possible future" - 15,000 people left homeless by Italy's most powerful earthquake in 36 years Destruction

"I don't see any possible future" - 15,000 people left homeless by Italy's most powerful earthquake in 36 years

Experts said it was remarkable that the quake had not resulted in any more fatalities.

From TheJournal.ie 14th century basilica reduced to rubble after Italy's most powerful quake in 36 years Italy

14th century basilica reduced to rubble after Italy's most powerful quake in 36 years

There were several people injured, but there have been no reports of fatalities.

From TheJournal.ie Two separate earthquakes within two hours hit central Italy Earthquake

Two separate earthquakes within two hours hit central Italy

Quakes measuring 5.4 and 6.1 struck the same area of Italy where 298 people died in August of this year.

From TheJournal.ie An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude has hit Tibet Seismic

An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude has hit Tibet

The US Geological Survey said the quake hit at a depth of 25km (16 miles) about 300km (186 miles) northwest of the city of Qamdo.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis pays surprise visit to town devastated by earthquake Disaster

Pope Francis pays surprise visit to town devastated by earthquake

Vatican spokesman Greg Burke tweeted pictures of the pope greeting youngsters and shaking hands with a visibly-moved middle-aged man.