Firemen battle a blaze at a textile factory that started shortly after a strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake jolted southern Taiwan, Thursday. AP
A man looks at broken statues inside a temple damaged by a quake that hit Shanlin Township, Kaohsiung County, southern Taiwan, Thursday.. An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 shook Taiwan early on Thursday, injuring 11, stopping transport and causing minor damage and fires in the southern half of the island. Reuters
Smoke rises from a fire at a textile factory, which started shortly after an earthquake hit Tainan, Taiwan, early Thursday. A 6.4-magnitude earthquake shook Taiwan, injuring 11, stopping transport, and causing minor damage and fires in the southern part of the island. National Airborne Service Corps/Reuters
A woman walks inside a temple damaged by an earthquake on Thursday morning in Taiwan. Reuters
A landslide occurs in Jiaxian Township, Taiwan, almost immediately after an earthquake struck the area on Thursday morning. Reuters
In Chaiyi county, Taiwan, evacuated students sit outside in the playground protecting their heads after a strong earthquake shook Taiwan on Thursday. AP
A local Taiwanese resident in Kaohsiung county inspects the damage to his home after an earthquake jolted the island on March 4. AP
Damage from an early morning earthquake is seen in a home in Kaohsiung county Taiwan, on March 4. AP
Firemen put out a blaze at a textile factory in Tainan, Taiwan, on Thursday in the aftermath of a 6.4-magnitude earthquake. Reuters
Director Ku Kai-wen of Taiwan Seismology department at the Central Weather Bureau points to Richter Scale graphs after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit Taiwan on Thursday. AP
More than a year after President Goodluck Jonathan vowed to eradicate the radical Islamists, the group is taking towns in the northeast. Can it create an Islamic caliphate?
ByHeather Murdock, Correspondent
Early this month a purported Boko Haram spokesman phoned reporters and spoke in gloating tones. Abu Zinnira, as he called himself, said his extremist group now controlled towns and villages in northern Nigeria.