Italy's worst quake since 1980 has reduced historic buildings to rubble and toppled sections of a Roman wall that had stood for 2000 years. Though thousands of people have sought help and communication is limited, no lives seem to have been lost.
Seismologists have urged caution in the wake of a devastating earthquake due to the likelihood of powerful aftershocks. Italy has witnessed its strongest earthquake in 36 years, miraculously without fatalities.
A year after the deadly earthquake, popular committees have done their best to pressure authorities on reconstruction efforts. But the process continues to fall short of survivors' dreams for their homeland.
A fresh earthquake has rocked central and southern Italy, with tremors felt in Rome and other cities across the country. The powerful quake comes days after a series of tremors hit the region. Read the latest here.
A powerful tremor brought down numerous buildings across Italy only days after a series of quakes in the same area. The people are "starting to despair," according to officials.
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