Story | Mar 10, 2011 | 7:12 PM
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Story | Mar 6, 2011As I sat on a high ledge of the 734-year-old Mingalarzedi Temple, looking out over the hundreds of ancient temples around Bagan, I wondered how long it would take a visitor to see them all. Archaeologists say there once were about 5,000 temples, but earthquakes, decay and long-ago looters have destroyed more than half of them. Still, that's a lot of temples to explore in this 16-square-mile archaeological treasure trove.
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Story | Jun 20, 2012
The Japanese electrical utility that operated the now-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex acknowledged Wednesday that its managers were "too optimistic" that a devastating earthquake- and tsunami-triggered disaster would never occur.
Story | Oct 23, 2012
Three officials from an agency that advises the Italian government in emergencies resigned Tuesday in protest after a court convicted seven experts for failing to warn residents in the city of L'Aquila sufficiently before a devastating earthquake struck...