Aug 25, 2012 09:18 EDT
Tropical Storm Isaac battered impoverished Haiti early Saturday as a hurricane warning was issued for southern Florida days before the opening of the US Republican convention.
Aug 25, 2012 05:25 EDT
Tropical Storm Isaac hit Haiti with driving rain and gale-force winds early Saturday as it came ashore in the impoverished Caribbean nation still reeling from the effects of a devastating 2010 earthquake.
Aug 25, 2012 02:25 EDT
Tropical Storm Isaac lashed Haiti with driving rain and gale-force winds early Saturday as it bore down on the impoverished Caribbean nation still reeling from the effects of a devastating 2010 earthquake.
Aug 25, 2012 00:00 EDT
Tropical Storm Isaac was expected to be near hurricane strength when it makes landfall in Haiti, threatening hundreds of thousands of people still living in squalid, makeshift camps after a devastating 2010 earthquake.
Aug 24, 2012 18:00 EDT
Tropical Storm Isaac gained strength Friday as it roared towards Haiti, where it was to make landfall later in the day, threatening survivors of a devastating 2010 earthquake.
Aug 24, 2012 16:18 EDT
Tropical Storm gained power Friday as it roared toward Haiti with rains and high winds that could wreak havoc for people still living in makeshift shelters after a devastating 2010 earthquake.
Aug 24, 2012 11:41 EDT
Haiti braced Friday as Tropical Storm Isaac roars toward it with rains and high winds that could wreak havoc for people still living in makeshift shelters after a devastating 2010 earthquake.
Aug 21, 2012 13:05 EDT
The United States on Tuesday lifted sanctions barriers on private groups that want to send relief funds to Iran in the wake of the August 11 earthquake disaster in the country's northwest.
Aug 20, 2012 22:54 EDT
The death toll from a strong earthquake that struck central Indonesia at the weekend has risen to six, an official said Tuesday, after rescuers reached villages that had been cut off by a landslide.
Aug 19, 2012 00:49 EDT
A powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake that shook the eastern Indonesian island of Sulawesi has killed at least three people and seriously injured a dozen others, according to an official.
Aug 18, 2012 11:13 EDT
A powerful 6.3-magnitude quake shook Indonesia's central Sulawesi province on Saturday, damaging buildings and injuring at least three people.
Aug 16, 2012 10:40 EDT
Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on Thursday visited villages in his country's northwest struck by twin deadly earthquakes at the weekend, where he reassured survivors and heard their criticism of relief operations, his website said.
Aug 15, 2012 11:26 EDT
Iran said on Wednesday it rejected a US offer of aid for survivors of twin deadly earthquakes that struck villages in its northwest on the weekend because it was not made in "good faith."
Aug 14, 2012 12:39 EDT
Two people were pulled out alive from the rubble on Tuesday three days after weekend quakes levelled villages in northwestern Iran, state media reported, and well after authorities halted rescue operations.
Aug 14, 2012 08:42 EDT
Two people on Tuesday were pulled alive from the rubble of weekend quakes the destroyed villages in Iran's northwest, state media reported -- days after officials called a halt to rescue operations.
Aug 14, 2012 02:18 EDT
A powerful 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck in the Sea of Okhotsk off the east Russian coast early Tuesday, US and Japanese monitors said, with the tremor felt as far away as Tokyo.
Aug 13, 2012 18:04 EDT
A moderate 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck the far northern region of Pakistan early Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
Aug 13, 2012 14:58 EDT
The United States said Monday that its citizens can donate food and medicine to Iran without fear of prosecution after the heavily sanctioned nation was hit by twin earthquakes.
Aug 13, 2012 06:24 EDT
Twin earthquakes that devastated rural villages in northwest Iran killed a total of 306 people, most of them women and children, Health Minister Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi said on Monday, adding that the search for bodies was ongoing.
Aug 13, 2012 02:42 EDT
Twin earthquakes that devastated rural villages in northwest Iran on the weekend killed a total of 306 people -- most of them women and children -- and injured 3,037, Health Minister Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi said on Monday.