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
The U.N. Security Council is expected to vote this week on a resolution that would end Israel's 47-year occupation of Palestine within three years. The current draft of the resolution, which the US has the power to veto, is not expected to pass.
ByEditors, Associated Press
The Palestinians are pressing for a U.N. Security Council vote this week on a resolution that would call for an end to Israel's occupation within three years.