It's been a year since a devastating earth quake hit Nepal, killing 9000 people and destroying 900,000 homes Billions of Euro have been readied but haven't yet reached the communities where the money is desparately needed.
Nepal is distancing itself more and more from its powerful neighbor India and turning to China. But more dependence on Beijing could entail certain risks for the developing country, says DW’s Frank Sieren.
Strong aftershocks have rocked Papua New Guinea's highlands, with rescue crews struggling to reach remote villages. The Red Cross has said 67 people were killed in last week's initial quake.
A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of southern Peru, killing at least one person and injuring more than 60. The jolt damaged roads and homes, and authorities warned the death toll could rise.
Thousands of people left homeless after a massive earthquake struck western Iran are still without tents, food and water. The quake has led to an outpouring of solidarity in Iran.
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