Tokyo and Yokohama have been declared the cities at highest risk of natural disaster by Zurich-based Swiss Reinsurance (Swiss Re) in a 2013 study, whose findings were recently announced.

Rescuers digging through the debris of a monster landslide in the U.S.

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Chile’s northwestern coast on Sunday, the latest of at least seven quakes to hit the region in recent days.

Japan unveiled its first draft energy policy since the Fukushima meltdowns three years ago, saying nuclear power remains an important source of electricity for the country.

Singapore on Wednesday topped an international survey of the best cities in Asia for expatriates while the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka was named the worst.

The U.N. nuclear watchdog has urged Japan to consider “controlled discharges” into the sea of contaminated water used to cool the crippled reactors at Fukushima.

Fukushima Gov Yuhei Sato said Tuesday that Okuma and Futaba towns will accept interim nuclear waste storage facilities as planned, although a third designated site—at Naraha town—rejected the propo

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the east coast of Japan on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, but no tsunami warning was issued.

Britain faced travel chaos on Monday and more than 10,000 homes were without electricity in northwestern France as a massive storm swept in from the Atlantic Ocean.

Contaminated water remains the greatest challenge at the Fukushima nuclear plant after the 2011 meltdown, the worst atomic disaster in a generation, the U.N.‘s nuclear watchdog said Tuesday.