• Chile quake-zone still shaking, death toll unclear

    Aftershocks rattled south-central Chile on Friday, seven days after one of the strongest earthquakes on record ravaged the area, and the government said it was revising faulty death toll figures.
  • Chile steps up search for victims in quake-hit areas

    Chilean rescue crews fanned out with sniffer dogs on Wednesday around quake-ravaged cities and villages, some still hoping to find survivors and others to begin the daunting task of recovering the bodies buried under mountains of rubble.
  • Chile sends more troops to stop looting after quake

    Chile's government sent more troops to restore order and hand out aid in the country's second-largest city on Tuesday after a devastating earthquake unleashed a wave of looting.
  • Chile struggles to keep order in quake-hit city

    Chilean authorities extended a curfew in the country's second-biggest city on Tuesday as troops struggled to contain worsening looting and crime in the wake of a devastating earthquake.
  • Chile mines reopen after quake

    Chile's mines returned to service on Monday after the massive weekend earthquake briefly shut nearly a quarter of the top copper producer's output, while improving power supply eased concerns of further disruption.
  • Quake, tsunamis kill more than 700 in Chile

    A massive earthquake and tsunamis killed 350 people in one Chilean coastal town, doubling the total death toll on Sunday as the government tried to get aid to hungry survivors and halt looting.
  • Chile quake halts refineries, copper mines

    A powerful earthquake that hit Chile on Saturday halted production at two oil refineries and two major mines in the world's top copper supplier, but exports of the metal will not be affected, officials said.
  • Chile quake damages refineries, mines halted

    A powerful earthquake that hit Chile on Saturday halted production at two oil refineries and two major mines in the world's top copper supplier, but exports of the metal will not be affected, officials said.
  • Massive earthquake strikes Chile

    One of the most powerful earthquakes in decades battered Chile on Saturday, killing at least 147 people, knocking down buildings and triggering a tsunami that rolled menacingly across the Pacific.
  • Huge earthquake strikes Chile, 85 dead

    A massive magnitude-8.8 earthquake struck south-central Chile early on Saturday, killing at least 85 people, knocking down buildings, homes and hospitals, and triggering a tsunami.