On August 24, 2016 Amatrice was devastated by a powerful earthquake. Almost 300 people were killed. One year on from the disaster, many survivors are still waiting for the help they were promised.
The archaeological dig site's director hailed the "rarity" as a glimpse into middle-class Roman life. The discovery also included frescoes, wine and a partially preserved garden.
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.
The death toll for Monday's earthquake in Papua New Guinea stands at 15 as rescuers struggle to reach the hardest-hit mountainous highlands. It is expected to rise as rescuers reach more remote areas.
Mexico City is reeling from a devastating earthquake that has left more than 200 people dead. Local residents are scrambling to lend a hand in rescue efforts. DW's Veronica Calderon reports from the Mexican capital.
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