Rescue workers stand near the collapsed CTV building that housed the King's Education Group following an earthquake in Christchurch in this still image taken from video on Feb. 22. Twelve Japanese students at the school were believed to be missing, an official in Japan told Reuters.
Prime Minister John Key said Tuesday's 6.3 New Zealand earthquake has killed at least 65 people in what 'may well be New Zealand's darkest day.' Authorities are still trying to glean information to mobilize rescue efforts.
New Zealand earthquake: Air traffic control operations for New Zealand are located in Christchurch, where the air traffic control building may have been damaged by Tuesday's earthquake. All international flights from New Zealand have been suspended.
New Zealand earthquake: a major quake hit New Zeland's second largest city Tuesday, local time. Initial reports indicate collapsed buildings and possible casualties from the New Zealand earthquake.
A 5.0 earthquake shook the city of Christchurch, New Zealand, Tuesday morning.
A two-week-old Malay fish owl waits to be fed at the Jurong Bird Park in Singapore on Thursday. This owl was born and bred in the park as part of its efforts in wildlife conservation.
New Zealand earthquake causes road damage in Christchurch, but no injuries reported.
New Zealand quake wakes up the South Pacific nation early in the morning. Initial reports only mention minor damage to the area.
Researchers will be gathering data during the Perseid meteor shower. August 2010 is part of a renaissance for meteor science in the US after nearly two decades of neglect.