Japan's quake-tsunami disaster in 2011 triggered global warming, ozone loss
Japan's quake-tsunami disaster in 2011 triggered global warming, ozone loss

A new study has recently revealed that Japan's quake-tsunami disaster in 2011 triggered global warming andozone loss , as it released tons of harmful chemical in the atmosphere.

Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall to fend off tsunamis

Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 400-kilometre chain of cement sea walls, at places nearly five stories high.

Debris washing up in US 4 years after Japan tsunami

Four years after a deadly earthquake and tsunami struck Japan, debris is still washing ashore in the Northeastern US states of Oregon and Washington.

UN disaster meeting opens in tsunami-hit Japan

Policymakers gathered for a ten-yearly meeting on disaster risk reduction Saturday, with hopes high that the conference in tsunami-hit Japan might provide a springboard for real efforts to tackle natural disasters and costly climate change.

UN disaster meeting to open in tsunami-hit Japan

Policymakers gathered for a 10-yearly meeting on disaster risk reduction on Saturday, with hopes high that the conference in tsunami-hit Japan might provide a springboard for real efforts to tackle natural disasters and costly climate change.

Japan marks 4th anniversary of quake-tsunami disaster

 Japan marked the fourth anniversary Wednesday of the quake-tsunami disaster that swept away thousands of people and sparked a nuclear crisis, a tragedy that has left visible scars on the landscape and continues to wreak misery for many.

Magnitude 6.4 quake strikes off Indonesia, no reports of damage

An earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude struck off the Indonesian island of Sumatra on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties.

Taiwan opposition demands halt to overseas nuclear waste plan

Taiwan`s main opposition party weighed in on the fight over a controversial plan to process the island`s nuclear waste overseas Monday, calling for an immediate halt to the proposal.

Prince William travels to tsunami-hit northeast Japan

Britain`s Prince William on Sunday made a pilgrimage to port communities devastated by a huge tsunami that hit Japan in 2011, receiving origami paper cranes from survivors before the fourth anniversary of the disaster.

Powerful undersea earthquake shakes central Indonesia

A powerful undersea earthquake shook parts of south-central Indonesia on Friday, but no major damage or tsunami were expected because of its depth.

Japanese tsunami victims' blanket measuring 464 square metres makes Guinness record

A blanket measuring 464 square metres (4,994 square feet) stitched together by the victims of the earthquake and tsunami that rocked northeastern Japan in 2011 has entered the Guinness World Records 2015 as the largest one in the world, media reported Monday.

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake off northeast Japan, no damage expected

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 hit off the northeast coast of Japan on Friday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

Tsunami advisory issued in North Japan after 6.9 quake: Agency

Japan issued a tsunami advisory Tuesday morning following a 6.9-magnitude earthquake in northern Japan, the meteorological agency said.

Minor tsunami hits Japan after undersea quake

 A minor tsunami hit northern Japan Tuesday after a strong undersea earthquake struck off the coast, in the same area that was devastated by a killer tsunami in 2011.

Nuclear weapons to blast dangerous asteroids?
Nuclear weapons to blast dangerous asteroids?

 US researchers are looking into the possibility of using nuclear weapons to protect Earth from the threat of incoming asteroids.

Petra Nemcova feels 'lucky' to survive tsunami

Supermodel Petra Nemcova considers herself to be lucky after she survived the tsunami in 2004.

A decade on, tourist survivors revisit tsunami-hit Thai beaches

Ten years after the Indian Ocean tsunami, foreign tourists who survived the crushing waves still return to the Thai beaches where thousands lost loved ones, seeking recovery and solace.

On 10th anniv, IAF officer releases book on Tsunami tales

New Delhi: A decade after tsunami struck the eastern coast of the country killing thousands, an Indian Air Force officer today published a book chronicling the despair and heroism that the force's personnel faced while tackling the wrath of the sea.

The devastating 2004 tsunami: A timeline

Ten years ago, on Sunday, December 26, 2004, a massive earthquake struck off Indonesia, unleashing a devastating tsunami which left more than 220,000 dead across the Indian Ocean in hours.

A timeline:

-- SUNDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2004 --

Asia remembers devastating 2004 tsunami with tears and prayers
Asia remembers devastating 2004 tsunami with tears and prayers

Survivors of Asia`s 2004 tsunami and relatives of its 226,000 victims cried and prayed as they gathered along Indian Ocean shorelines on Friday for memorials to mark the 10th anniversary of a disaster that still leaves an indelible mark on the region.