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September 23, 2017 2:27 PM New quake sows panic in Mexico City

MEXICO (AFP) – A new quake sowed panic in Mexico City on Saturday (Sept 23), suspending rescue operations to free survivors from the earlier, more powerful earthquake this week that devastated parts of the capital. The seismic disturbance, with a magnitude of 6.1, was smaller and farther to the south than the 7.1-magnitude one that struck on Tuesday 3

September 23, 2017 4:20 AM Frida the rescue dog emerges as hero of Mexican earthquake

MEXICO CITY: For a country still in mourning and counting its dead from Tuesday's devastating earthquake, Frida the Navy rescue dog has emerged as a source of inspiration and pride in the search for survivors. Known for her custom-made doggy goggles and boots, the 7-year-old yellow Labrador has become a social media star, appearing on one man's tattoo 3

September 22, 2017 3:37 PM Three dead and two critical after bus mounts pavement in one of Hong Kong’s busiest districts

Three people were killed and 29 injured, two of them critically, when a double decker bus mounted a pavement and ploughed into pedestrians in one of Hong Kong’s busiest districts during rush hour on Friday. The accident, at around 6.30pm at the junction of Yen Chow Street and Cheung Sha Wan Road in Sham Shui Po, left four people trapped under the Citybus 3

September 22, 2017 12:35 PM May seeks Florentine renaissance for deadlocked Brexit talks

FLORENCE, Italy (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will try to rescue stalled Brexit talks on Friday and set out a vision for future ties in a speech in the Italian city of Florence she hopes will convince the European Union she is ready to cut a fair divorce deal. Europe’s capitals and boardrooms will be watching to see if May can offer 3

September 21, 2017 5:26 PM US-backed force ‘mopping up’ last ISIS holdouts in Raqqa

BEIRUT (AFP) – Syrian fighters backed by US special forces battled on Thursday (Sept 21) to clear the last remaining Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group militants holed up in their crumbling stronghold of Raqqa. Across the border in Iraq, security forces were attacking all remaining territory held by the extremists, who are fighting to prevent 3

September 21, 2017 3:15 PM Mexico Schoolgirl Buried Beneath Earthquake Rubble Has Nation Holding its Breath

Thousands of Mexicans followed rescuers working through the night at the site of a collapsed school the country's capital to rescue a girl who is thought to be alive under the rubble. Frantic search and rescue operations are under way in Mexico City and surrounding states to find survivors of the powerful 7.1 earthquake that killed more than 200 people 2

September 20, 2017 9:01 PM Mexico's capital in ruins, with buildings reduced to rubble

Magnitude-7.1 quake kills at least 225 people, as rescuers scramble to find survivors MEXICO CITY • Mexicans laboured amid ruins to revive their capital the day after an earthquake left hundreds dead, reduced buildings to rubble and brought one of the world's largest cities to a halt. The magnitude-7.1 quake that struck on Tuesday killed at least 225 people 3

September 20, 2017 4:47 PM At Mexican School Hit by Quake, Heartbreak and Moments of Joy

Many did, having rushed out before tumbling walls could trap them. Passers-by had also raced to the school immediately after the quake to pluck students from the cavities and openings of the buckled structure. But as the day and night wore on, mostly lifeless bodies were pulled from the wreckage, their names recorded by an army of volunteers keeping 4

September 20, 2017 1:58 PM 'We Can Hear Small Noises.' Video Shows Rescue Effort After Mexico School Collapses in Earthquake

Video recorded after a devastating earthquake struck Mexico shows the aftermath of a school collapse that killed at least 21 children and four adults. In the footage, spectators stand around the wreck of the building visibly shocked, screaming and shouting. Children can be heard crying in the background. Sounds were heard coming from the rubble of the Enrique 3

September 20, 2017 9:38 AM Earthquake death toll climbs to 225 in Mexico as frantic search continues for survivors

Rescuers searched massive piles of rubble for any signs of life Wednesday morning after dozens of buildings collapsed across central Mexico in Tuesday’s violent earthquake, which killed at least 225 people, injured at least 1,000 and caused chaos in Mexico’s capital. Firefighters, soldiers and volunteers worked through the night clearing debris and scrambling 1