At least 373 dead as rescuers work in tsunami-struck Indonesia

At least 281 people have died and more than 1,000 have been injured.

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Tsunami warning lifted after quake strikes in south Pacific

The magnitude 7.5 quake hit near the French territory of New Caledonia at a shallow depth.

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Tsunami alert issued after earthquake rocks Alaska

Office workers hid under desks during the 6.6 magnitude tremor in the US state.

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Two brothers orphaned in the 2004 tsunami are giving back with a new tour of Sri Lanka

Brothers Rob and Paul Forkan, founders of the Gandys lifestyle brand, have teamed up with Kuoni for their new tour. Priya Joshi tries it out.

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Earthquake triggers tsunami warning for Alaska

A tsunami warning has been issued for British Columbia and the Alaskan coastline after an earthquake measuring 7.7 in magnitude has struck off the coast of Alaska.

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Tsunami warning as Japan reports earthquake

A strong earthquake has shaken northern Japan, and regional tsunami advisories have been issued.

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Tsunami girl re-united with family after seven years

A girl who was swept away in the Indian Ocean tsunami seven years ago told today how she broke down in tears after tracking down her parents, who had long lost hope of finding her alive.

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Pacific quake sparks tsunami alert

A major earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.2 hit the Pacific Ocean off Alaska’s remote Aleutian Islands today, prompting a tsunami alert and sending people fleeing to high ground.

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Earthquake sparks tsunami warning

A strong earthquake has shaken central Indonesia, causing tall buildings in the capital Jakarta to sway and prompting a tsunami alert.

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13 confirmed dead in Solomon Islands tsunami

Thirteen people have died following a tsunami off a remote Solomon Islands town today.

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Thousands flee as quake sparks tsunami warning

A powerful magnitude 8.3 earthquake struck off Japan’s northern coast in the Pacific today, sparking tsunami warnings and sending thousands of residents along the archipelago’s eastern coast fleeing to higher ground, officials said.

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Pacific region on tsunami alert

A huge 8.3 magnitude earthquake off Japan’s northern coast sparked a tsunami warning today, sending thousands along the archipelago’s eastern coast fleeing to higher ground.

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Tsunami danger 'has passed'

A Japanese Meteorological Agency official says danger of a destructive tsunami “has passed".

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'No threat' of Pacific-wide tsunami

The Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said there was no threat of a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami, based on historical earthquake and tsunami data, but that they would not know for about an hour what the threat might be to Taiwan or the Philippines.

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Tsunami death toll reaches 327 as rescue efforts continue

Tearful parents searched today for missing children and soldiers dug through the debris of homes flattened by the second tsunami to hit Indonesia in as many years.

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Tsunami death toll at 262, 160 missing

Tearful parents searched today for missing children and soldiers dug through the debris of homes flattened by the second tsunami to hit Indonesia in as many years.

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Pope offers prayers for victims of last year's tsunami

Pope Benedict XVI today offered his prayers for the victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami, saying those struck by natural disasters throughout the world were still waiting for effective solidarity.

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Aceh rebels disband armed wing

Indonesia’s Aceh rebels formally disbanded their armed wing today, fulfilling the next step of a tsunami-inspired peace plan to end one of Asia’s longest separatist conflicts.

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Bush vows to continue support for tsunami victims

US President George Bush today vowed to remember the “days of sorrow” following the tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean a year earlier and killed more than 200,000 people.

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World recalls the fury of the tsunami

The world remembered the fury of the Indian Ocean tsunami that swept away at least 223,000 people in 12 countries and laid waste to entire communities in one of the worst natural disasters in memory.

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Taoiseach pays tribute to tsunami response

Taoiseach Bertie Ahern today remembered the victims of the tsunami which devastated Asia one year ago.

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Call for professionals to volunteer in tsunami-affected areas

Voluntary Services Overseas has appealed for professionals to volunteer to work in areas affected by the Asian tsunami, which happened this day last year.

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Irish Red Cross received €31m in tsunami donations

The Irish Red Cross collected almost €31m towards the tsunami relief effort, the most it had ever received for a single natural disaster.

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World marks tsunami anniversary

The world’s grief and compassion returned to the Indian Ocean’s tsunami-battered shores today, marking a year since giant waves crashed ashore in a dozen countries, laying waste to communities and sweeping away at least 216,000 lives.

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