25 Aug 2014
Lima (Peru): A large 6.9-magnitude earthquake has struck a sparsely populated area of central Peru, the US Geological Survey has said.
18 Aug 2014
Tehran: Iran's official news agency reported a 6.1-magnitude earthquake on Monday which hit a sparsely populated mountainous area near the Iraqi border.
13 Aug 2014
Gerardo Martino admits he was only there to make up the numbers when he pulled on the Argentina shirt for his one and only cap in 1991 but he now has the chance to leave a lasting impression on the national side after being named coach on Tuesday.
15 Aug 2014
Buenos Aires: Gerardo Martino took over as the new coach of Argentina's national football team, saying he hoped to continue the work of his predecessor Alejandro Sabella, who led them to place second at the 2014 Brazil World Cup.
04 Aug 2014
Beijing: The toll from the 6.5-magnitude devastating earthquake that jolted southwest China's Yunnan province has now risen to over 380. The massive quake left a trail of destruction with more than 12,000 houses toppled and 30,000 damaged.
16 Aug 2014
Mumbai: A major national project involving deep drilling in the earthquake-prone Koyna intra-plate seismic zone in Maharashtra has been initiated by the central government for conducting scientific studies related to earthquakes.
30 Jul 2014
Buenos Aires: Alejandro Sabella, who steered Argentina to the World Cup final, has quit as national team coach with Gerardo Martino or Jose Pekerman in line to succeed him, Argentine media reported on Tuesday.
25 Jul 2014
Rio de Janeiro: Lucas Bazan Pontoni rifled through his pockets for the 45-cent lunch fee as he stood in line at a downtown soup kitchen. When he came up short, an acquaintance sprang for the government-subsidized meal.
06 Aug 2014
Beijing: The death toll in earthquake hit southwest China reached 600 on Wednesday as 4,200 people were evacuated after artificial lakes formed by the landslides posed a risk of flooding.
11 Jul 2014
Rio de Janeiro: Argentina's national team will be accompanied by legend Diego Maradona as they prepare for Sunday's FIFA World Cup final against Germany at the Maracana stadium.