A powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake rocks Mexico, killing at least 16 people in the quake-prone country's biggest one in a century.
Scientists freely acknowledge they don't know everything about how global warming affects hurricanes, but what they do know is enough to keep them up at night.
Japan pauses to mark six years since a deadly earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster devastated its northeastern coast, as more than 100,000 people remain unable or unwilling to return home.
An Indonesian tsunami survivor and Cristiano Ronaldo protege has been forced to take a break from his football career over a knee injury, he told AFP on Tuesday.
Scientists suggest that at least two huge tsunamis once swept across the Red Planet, triggered by large impacts.
A powerful earthquake has struck near the southern Japanese city of Kumamoto, a day after a tremor there killed at least nine people. The magnitude-7.1 quake at a depth of 10km (6 miles) hit at 01:25 on Saturday (16:25 GMT on Friday). A second - smaller - quake hit later. A tsunami warning was issued, but has now been lifted.
An eight-month-old baby has been rescued from a flattened house with no visible injuries after an earthquake in Japan.
Japan is marking the fifth anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that left more than 18,000 dead or missing.