Members of the Russian Orthodox Church have held an annual ice sculpture competition on ( Saturday 7 JAN.
In New Zealand a ceremony’s been held to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the earthquake that struck Christchurch, killing 185 people and
Pope Francis has named 20 new cardinals to the top of the Roman Catholic Church hierarchy. They include 15 who are under 80 years old and would
In South Korea, an estimated 800,000 people turned out to see Pope Francis conduct a Beatification ceremony of Korean martyrs on Saturday. The
The Anglican cathedral in Christchurch is to be demolished after experts decided the damage caused to it during last year’s earthquake could not be
One year on and the people of Christchurch, New Zealand have been marking the anniversary of the earthquake which killed 184 people and injured many
The earthquake-devastated New Zealand city of Christchurch has been hit by a further series of strong quakes. One of the tremors was a magnitude
The nightmare continues for New Zealand’s quake-hit city of Christchurch, which continues to be hit by significant aftershocks. Only months after a
In New Zealand a series of powerful tremors have shaken the city of Christchurch. In February 181 people died after a strong earthquake caused
The remains of the late Pope John Paul II have been moved to a new resting place under the altar of a side chapel in Saint Peter’s Basilica, near
Scores of Christian pilgrims arrived at the West Bank site of Qasr Al-Yahud, next to the Palestinian city of Jericho, where they re-enacted the
The New Zealand city of Christchurch on Monday started burying the victims of last week’s earthquake that killed at least 148 people. Hundreds of
Startling images have emerged of the first moments after the devastating earthquake that hit New Zealand earlier this week. The never-before-seen
In New Zealand a fresh attempt is being made to find survivors from Tuesday’s deadly earthquake in Christchurch. A team from Britain is joining
The survivors of the Christchurch earthquake are lucky to be alive, but are in a state of shock, and have memories that may be hard to
With at least 65 people killed and upwards of 100 more people trapped in shattered buildings, New Zealand’s second city Christchurch is counting the
From the air, the extent of the damage to Christchurch and the surrounding area is all too clear to see. The few high-rise buildings in the city
The clean-up has begun, but strong aftershocks and gale-force winds continue to rock New Zealand’s second biggest city, Christchurch, following the
Thousands of people are spending a second night in shelter after a 7.1 magnitude quake struck New Zealand’s second bigest city, Christchurch.
A state of emergency has been declared in the city of Christchurch in New Zealand, which has borne the brunt of damage from a major earthquake.
A state of emergency has been declared in the city of Christchurch in New Zealand, which has borne the brunt of damage from a major earthquake. The
In New Zealand dawn brought the true extent of the damage caused by the earthquake which struck Christchurch in the early hours of the