Nov 11, 2013 at 12:14 | Source: CNBC
The storm is estimated to have killed up to 10,000 people and destroyed towns and villages across on the island of Leyte and neighboring island Samar, after storm surges as high as trees and wind gust reaching 175 miles per hour ravaged the region.
Nov 10, 2013 at 12:08 | Source: Reuters
Most of the deaths appear to have been caused by surging sea water strewn with debris that many described as similar to a tsunami, leveling houses and drowning hundreds of people in one of the worst natural disasters to hit the typhoon-prone Southeast Asian nation.
Oct 15, 2013 at 08:33 | Source: Reuters
The quake struck at a depth of about 35 km (22 miles) around Bohol island, to the north of Mindanao island. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
Sep 30, 2013 at 09:48 | Source: CNBC
India`s 60-and-over population is currently estimated at 100 million - equivalent to the size of the UK and Canadian populations combined - and projected to reach 240 million by 2050.
Sep 20, 2013 at 09:33 | Source: Reuters
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 struck Fukushima Prefecture in Japan early Friday morning.
Sep 03, 2013 at 08:33 | Source: Reuters
The government is set to announce on Tuesday a package of measures to deal with the crisis at the Fukushima plant, which was wrecked by a massive earthquake and tsunami in March 2011.
Jul 18, 2013 at 14:00 | Source: Reuters
The utility, widely known as Tepco, said the levels of radioactivity around the plant had remained unchanged and it was still looking into what triggered the emission.
Jun 24, 2013 at 15:35 | Source: Forbes India
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May 28, 2013 at 07:52 | Source: Reuters
The Nikkei stock average opened down 1.4 percent, extending Monday's 3.2 percent plunge. The Nikkei average dropped 7.3 percent on Thursday, its largest single-day loss since the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Apr 19, 2013 at 15:22 | Source: Reuters
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 struck islands off northern Japan on Friday but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.