Sunday May 31, 2015
Seismologists have warned Japan to stay vigilant for the next "Big One" after a powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of the quake-prone nation, injuring a dozen people.
Friday May 29, 2015
A volcano on the remote southern Japanese island of Kuchinoerabujima erupted without warning this morning.
Monday April 27, 2015
Nepal's record of earthquakes dates to at least the 13th Century, with significant quakes striking every 75 years or so.
Tuesday March 10, 2015
The frontman of German electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk has sued a company for dubbing its new electric smartphone charger with the same name as the band.
Monday October 13, 2014
Powerful typhoon Vongfong barrelled into Japan this morning, with at least one person missing and dozens injured.
Wednesday October 08, 2014
European Union regulators have approved Britain's proposed €20bn nuclear power station in Somerset, 240km from the Irish coast.
Thursday September 11, 2014
A former Japanese Prime Minister has told a conference in Dublin that Ireland should not go down the nuclear energy route for safety reasons.
Tuesday July 08, 2014
Hundreds of flights have been cancelled in Japan and more than 500,000 people urged to evacuate as a powerful typhoon brought torrential rain and high winds to southwestern islands.
Tuesday January 21, 2014
A remote control robot has uncovered a stream of highly radioactive water in the building housing a reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
Thursday October 03, 2013
The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has said that another tank holding highly contaminated water has overflowed.