Thursday August 27, 2015
Fracking by a Canadian subsidiary of Malaysian oil and gas giant Petronas triggered one of the world's largest earthquakes linked to the controversial practice, Canadian media reported last night.
Monday August 17, 2015
A round-up of other stories from Ireland and around the world
Thursday August 13, 2015
The death toll from massive explosions at an industrial area in the Chinese port of Tianjin is reported to have risen to 50.
Tuesday August 11, 2015
Japan has restarted its nuclear power programme after a two-year shutdown sparked by public fears following the Fukushima crisis.
Friday August 07, 2015
Large quakes in Nepal this year only partially relieved stress on a major Himalayan fault line, and chances for a big tremor are as high as before according to researchers.
Monday July 27, 2015
A round-up of national and international news.
Friday July 17, 2015
Three men and one woman remain unaccounted for after a fire and two subsequent explosions at a wood flour mill.
Friday June 12, 2015
A British woman blamed for triggering an earthquake after stripping on top of a sacred Malaysian mountain has been fined €1,368 and sentenced to three days in jail.
Thursday June 11, 2015
A round-up of national and international news stories
Wednesday June 10, 2015
Malaysian authorities have detained four tourists - two Canadians, a Briton and one Dutch national - for allegedly stripping naked on Mount Kinabalu, an act some locals say angered tribal spirits and caused a deadly earthquake, officials said.