A 7.1-magnitude earthquake left at least four people dead and injured dozens in the Philippines, where the temblor set off landslides, damaged buildings and prompted terrified crowds to rush outdoors.
US and Taliban representatives in the Qatari capital Doha worked on details to preserve $3.5 billion in Afghan central bank reserves "for the benefit of the Afghan people."
Emergency management official said at least five people were killed and 12 others injured in a powerful earthquake in southern Iran.
"Negotiations are under way and it is our expectation that a final proposal under discussion will be finalised," says Shah Mehrabi of Central Bank of Afghanistan.
In the next three months, 648 are in their last trimester or expected to give birth, the United Nations Population Fund said.
Afghan health ministry has called on the international community and humanitarian organisations to provide food and medicine as the survivors don’t have proper houses and shelters for living.
As Afghan officials appeal for humanitarian aid following the earthquake that rocked the country's east, calls urging the US to return Afghanistan's frozen assets grow.
The earthquake struck areas already suffering the effects of heavy rain, causing rockfalls and mudslides that wiped out hamlets perched precariously on mountain slopes.
An earthquake that struck a remote border region of Afghanistan has killed at least 1,000 people, with the toll expected to rise as desperate rescuers dig through collapsed dwellings.
The quake hit the Ljubinje municipality in southern Bosnia and Herzegovina, 182 kilometers (113 miles) southeast of the capital city of Sarajevo.
Magnitude 7.4 quake strikes the northeast coast of Japan, killing at least four people and leaving tens of thousands of households without power.
More than 13,000 people were displaced after a strong earthquake shook Sumatra island, killing at least 10 people and wounding nearly 400.
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