{FD} Iran-Iraq earthquake kills more than 400, officials say

More than 400 people were killed when a powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near Iraq-Iran boarder on Sunday, sending residents fleeing as thousands of residents were left injured, officials said on Monday.

{FD} Iran-Iraq border reels from 7.3-magnitude quake; at least 10 reported dead

At least ten people died and dozens were hurt after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolted the “Iraq-Iran border region” on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announced, as reports of serious structural damage started to emerge.

{FD} Lives lost in Mexico quake could have been saved, engineers say

Mexico City officials were widely lauded for tightening their building codes after thousands died in the 1985 earthquake, but they left out one crucial reform: a prohibition on the building technique that caused 61 percent of the building collapses in last month’s magnitude 7.1 quake, which killed 369 people and blanketed tree-lined avenues in rubble.