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LIST: Major earthquakes that jolted Luzon in recent history

LIST: Major earthquakes that jolted Luzon in recent history

MANILA - The recent 6.1-magnitude Luzon quake that smashed establishments in Pampanga and rocked Metro Manila earlier this week was among the strongest temblors that hit the Philippines' largest island this decade, state seismologists said Wednesday.

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51 killed, 1,000 people displaced by floods in South Africa

51 killed, 1,000 people displaced by floods in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Devastating floods in South Africa have left 51 dead and forced more than a thousand people from their homes, according to an updated toll issued Wednesday as President Cyril Ramaphosa flew to the deluged region.

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World's first malaria vaccine to go to 360,000 African children

World's first malaria vaccine to go to 360,000 African children

(CNN)Some 360,000 children a year in three African countries will receive the world's first malaria vaccine as part of a large-scale pilot project, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday.

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OCD: 13 hurt, no major infrastructure damage in Visayas quake

OCD: 13 hurt, no major infrastructure damage in Visayas quake

TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines — The 6.5-magnitude earthquake that rocked Eastern Visayas on Tuesday afternoon injured 13 people and damaged roads, buildings and bridges.

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Twin quakes hit off Davao Oriental, Davao Occidental

Twin quakes hit off Davao Oriental, Davao Occidental

MANILA -- Two earthquakes struck waters off Davao Oriental and Davao Occidental provinces minutes apart early on Wednesday, Phivolcs said.

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Archdiocese eyes lockdown of 24 Pampanga heritage churches

Archdiocese eyes lockdown of 24 Pampanga heritage churches

A ministry of the Archdiocese of San Fernando, Pampanga on Tuesday recommended a lockdown of 24 heritage churches under the archdiocese until the structures are deemed safe.

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4.5-magnitude aftershock hits Zambales

4.5-magnitude aftershock hits Zambales

A magnitude 4.5 aftershock struck Zambales at 2:02 a.m. Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has reported.

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Sri Lanka attacks: What we know about the Easter bombings

Sri Lanka attacks: What we know about the Easter bombings

On Easter Sunday, Sri Lanka was rocked by a series of bombings that killed more than 300 people at churches and top-end hotels.

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6.5-magnitude quake hits Eastern Samar

6.5-magnitude quake hits Eastern Samar

ABS-CBN News Posted at Apr 23 2019 02:02 PM | Updated as of Apr 23 2019 02:50 PM MANILA (4th UPDATE) - A 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit Eastern Samar on Tuesday afternoon, less than 24 hours after a 6.1-magnitude temblor shook Zambales.

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LOOK College damaged after earthquake, appears to lean on adjacent building

LOOK College damaged after earthquake, appears to lean on adjacent building

Published April 22, 2019 11:27pm The Emilio Aguinaldo College (EAC) building in Manila was damaged by the magnitude 6.1 quake that jolted Luzon on Monday.

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6.1 quake leaves 8 dead in Pampanga

6.1 quake leaves 8 dead in Pampanga

EIGHT people were killed when at least two buildings collapsed in Pampanga after a 6.1-magnitude quake struck Luzon, including Metro Manila on Monday, driving terrified people into the streets.

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Fire razes Malate residential area

Fire razes Malate residential area

A few hours after an earthquake struck Manila, a two-hour fire broke out in a residential area in Leveriza, Malate, Manila yesterday.

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Bombs tear through Sri Lankan churches and hotels, killing 290 people

Bombs tear through Sri Lankan churches and hotels, killing 290 people

(CNN)The calm of Easter Sunday was shattered by gruesome bombings that killed at least 290 people in Sri Lankan churches and hotels.

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Sri Lanka explosions: 137 killed as churches and hotels targeted

Sri Lanka explosions: 137 killed as churches and hotels targeted

At least 137 people have been killed and hundreds more injured in explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, police and hospital sources say. At least seven blasts were reported. Three churches in Negombo, Batticaloa and Colombo's Kochchikade district were targeted during Easter services.

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Notre-Dame fire: Cathedral saved within crucial half hour

Notre-Dame fire: Cathedral saved within crucial half hour

Saving France's 850-year-old Notre-Dame cathedral came down to a crucial time window of 15-30 minutes, France's deputy interior minister has said.

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Expect a warm, humid Holy Week – PAGASA

Expect a warm, humid Holy Week – PAGASA

The whole country will have warm and humid weather condition during the observance of the Holy Week.

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Fire at Notre Dame Cathedral

Fire at Notre Dame Cathedral

(CNN)This week is Holy Week, when millions of Western Christians mark the death and resurrection of Jesus. Under normal circumstances, Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris would have been preparing to display its holy relics to the faithful on Good Friday.

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Holy Week is a time to know Jesus – Cardinal Tagle

Holy Week is a time to know Jesus – Cardinal Tagle

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on Sunday asked the faithful not to treat the Holy Week observance as a mere time for vacation but also as a time to get to know Jesus.

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Over 120 killed, nearly 600 wounded in Libya fighting – WHO

Over 120 killed, nearly 600 wounded in Libya fighting – WHO

TRIPOLI, Libya – Fighting near Tripoli has killed 121 people and wounded 561 since strongman Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive earlier this month to take the Libyan capital, the World Health Organization said Sunday.

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Luzon grid on red alert for 13 hours

Luzon grid on red alert for 13 hours

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 12) —The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) raised a red alert — the highest alert — for the Luzon grid for the third consecutive day on Friday.

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