Lecturers fail to call off strike after meeting with FG
Lecturers fail to call off the strike after meeting with FG.
North Korea confirms sixth nuclear test
North Korea says its carried out its sixth nuclear test, this time using a newly built hydrogen bomb. The blast is the most powerful to date and caused a significant earthquake.
At least 20 dead in China's Sichuan quake
A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck China's southwestern province of Sichuan on Tuesday, traces of damage are visible two days after the deadly disaster.
Pope Francis leads prayers for avalanche victims
Pope Francis leads prayers for the victims of earthquakes an avalanche which hit Italy and their families, and expressed his encouragement to rescue workers.
7.4 magnitude quake hits Japan
The Japan Meteorological Agency says a magnitude 7.4 struck off the coast of Fukushima, triggering a tsunami warning that was later lifted.
Two killed as powerful earthquake hits New Zealand
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key says at least two fatalities were confirmed and 'waves as high as 2 meters' were experienced after a 7.8 magnitude quake, but that a Tsunami warning was downgraded to 'coastal warnings.'
Another powerful quake hits central Italy
Another powerful earthquake has brought down buildings across central Italy just days after the last destructive tremors.