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Volcano-triggered tsunami kills over 200...

Search and rescue teams in Indonesia are scouring rubble for survivors, with 222 people confirmed dead, 843 people injured and 28 missing.

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When tsunamis strike: five deadliest disasters...

AFP takes a look at the five deadliest tsunamis recorded over the past century.

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Japan councils appeal tsunami death compensation...

"It's nearly impossible for the principal and other teachers, who are not anti-disaster experts, to predict a tsunami," Masato Chiba said.

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Indonesia marks tsunami 12 years ago with...

Some 170,000 lives were lost in the country when a 9.1-magnitude "megathrust" quake struck Aceh.


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How to safeguard your home while...

During this season, a number of people travel to their villages to join their family members in one big Christmas party and new year celebration.