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World extends condolences over deathly quake in Turkey

ANKARA Condolences from around the world are pouring in as a powerful earthquake in Turkey’s east claimed at least 22 lives and injured over 1,030 others. The 6.8-magnitude quake hit eastern...

Death toll from eastern Turkey earthquake rises to 22

ANKARA/ELAZIG The death toll from Friday's powerful earthquake in eastern Turkey has risen to 22, the country's interior minister said on Saturday. "Four people died in Malatya's Doganyol and 18...

Magnitude 6.5 quake jolts eastern Turkey

ANKARA A 6.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Friday eastern Turkish province of Elazig, according to Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul. The country's Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) first announced...

Turkey not to leave Libya’s Sarraj alone: President

ANKARA  Turkey will not leave Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj alone, and it is “determined to provide as much support as it can,” Turkish president said Friday. Speaking in a joint...

EU urges Syrian regime to stop Idlib offensive

BRUSSELS The EU in a statement on Thursday called the Syrian regime and its allies to stop a new offensive hurting civilians near Idlib in northwestern Syria, the second time...

Turkish embassy warns citizens against travel to China

ANKARA/BEIJING Turkey's embassy in Beijing warned its citizens on Thursday against traveling to China due to an emerging severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus. The coronavirus, also known as 2019-nCoV, which causes...

Removing Haftar a must for Libyan democracy: Official

TRIPOLI  Removing renegade commander Khalifa Haftar is a must for democracy process and holding elections in Libya, a prominent official said. In an interview with Anadolu Agency, Khalid al-Mishri, chairman of...

Magnitude 4.5 quake jolts Turkish capital

ANKARA Turkey’s capital was rattled by a magnitude 4.5 earthquake early Thursday, the country's disaster agency reported. The Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) said in a statement that the quake’s...

Bezos tweets #Jamal tribute after Saudi hacking reports

WASHINGTON Jeff Bezos tweeted a tribute to slain columnist Jamal Khashoggi Wednesday after reports indicated that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman personally hacked the Amazon CEO and Washington Post...

World should vow non-interference in Libya: UN chief

BERLIN The UN chief on Sunday urged world powers and regional actors not to interfere in Libya's internal affairs, calling for stronger support for efforts to achieve a lasting cease-fire...

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Woman rescued 17 hours after deadly quake in Turkey

ELAZIG, Turkey A woman was rescued on Saturday from the rubble of a collapsed house 17 hours after a powerful earthquake hit eastern Turkey. The live...

Erdogan arrives in quake-hit eastern Turkish province

ANKARA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday arrived in Turkey's eastern province of Elazig that was hit by a deadly earthquake on Friday. Erdogan canceled...

World extends condolences over deathly quake in Turkey

ANKARA Condolences from around the world are pouring in as a powerful earthquake in Turkey’s east claimed at least 22 lives and injured over 1,030...

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