{FD} Explosion at Japanese chemical plants kills one, injures 11

A blast at a chemical plant in central Japan on Friday has left at least one person dead and 11 injured, reports said.

{FD} As Bali volcano bubbles, thousands flee while others stay put

When an enormous volcano belches ash and the people who live around it flee, you get out too, right?

{FD} Bali volcano: Lava pools up in crater, ‘will certainly spill over to the slopes’

Indonesian disaster agency says 100,000 people should evacuate expanded danger zone around Bali volcano.

{FD} Bali volcano: Danger zone is expanded, 100K told to flee

Indonesian disaster agency says 100,000 people should evacuate expanded danger zone around Bali volcano.

{FD} Six years after tsunami, debate on what to do with Fukushima’s tanks

More than six years after a tsunami overwhelmed the Fukushima nuclear power plant, Japan has yet to reach consensus on what to do with a million tons of radioactive water, stored on site in around 900 large and densely packed tanks that could spill should another major earthquake or tsunami strike.

{FD} British sailor dies in round-the-world yacht race after swept overboard in rough seas

A British sailor on one of the world’s toughest yacht races died Saturday after he was swept overboard in rough seas, officials said.

{FD} Missing Argentine Navy sub may have sent distress signals, US Navy sends help

Hope grew Saturday night that the crew of Agentina’s missing submarine, the ARA San Juan, might still be alive.

{FD} Iran-Iraq earthquake kills more than 400, officials say

More than 400 people were killed when a powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near Iraq-Iran boarder on Sunday, sending residents fleeing as thousands of residents were left injured, officials said on Monday.

{FD} Iran-Iraq earthquake kills hundreds, officials say

The death toll continued to climb early Monday after a powerful earthquake shook the Iran-Iraq border region.

{FD} Iran-Iraq earthquake death toll surpasses 200, officials say

The death toll continued to climb early Monday after a powerful earthquake shook the Iran-Iraq border region.

{FD} Iran-Iraq earthquake kills more than 140, injures at least 860, officials say

More than 140 people were killed and at least 860 others were hurt in a powerful earthquake on the Iran-Iraq border region Sunday, Iranian officials revealed.

{FD} Iran-Iraq earthquake kills at least 67, injures more than 500, officials say

At least 61 people were killed and more than 300 others were hurt in a powerful earthquake on the Iran-Iraq border region Sunday, Iranian officials revealed.

{FD} Iran-Iraq border reels from 7.3-magnitude quake; at least 30 reported dead

At least 30 people were killed and more than 200 were hurt during an earthquake on the Iran-Iraq border region, according to an Iranian official.

{FD} Iran-Iraq border reels from 7.3-magnitude quake; at least 10 reported dead

At least ten people died and dozens were hurt after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolted the “Iraq-Iran border region” on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announced, as reports of serious structural damage started to emerge.

{FD} Iran-Iraq border reels from 7.3-magnitude quake; at least 6 reported dead

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake in the Middle East jolted “the Iraq-Iran border region” on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) tweeted.

{FD} 7.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Iran-Iraq border area; structural damage reported

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake in the Middle East jolted “the Iraq-Iran border region” on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) tweeted.

{FD} Ferry stops on Mallorca after catching fire

Spanish authorities say a fire broke out on a ferry in the Mediterranean Sea after it left the French port of Marseille, forcing it to make an emergency stop on the Spanish island of Mallorca.

{FD} Several countries issue travel advisories about US citing natural disasters, ‘political violence’

Several countries have issued warnings recently to their citizens about traveling to the United States.

{FD} Bali volcano has ‘quite big’ chance of eruption; 120,000 flee

Indonesian officials said more than 120,000 people have evacuated Bali to avoid the looming volcano eruption as authorities warned earlier it could erupt in “a matter of hours.”

{FD} Bali volcano eruption could be ‘hours’ away as 75,000 evacuate

As Mount Agung in Bali is shaken by unprecedented levels of seismic activity and 75,000 people evacuate from the surrounding area, local officials are warning the volcano could erupt in “a matter of hours.”