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Turkey: Mother, baby rescued 24 hours after quake

ELAZIG, Turkey A mother and her 2.5-year-old daughter were rescued 24 hours after a powerful earthquake hit eastern Turkey. The 6.8-magnitude quake shook Turkey's Elazig province late Friday. Tremors were also...

Death toll from Turkey’s earthquake rises to 35

ANKARA The death toll from Friday's powerful earthquake in eastern Turkey rose to 35, the country’s vice president said on Sunday. Fuat Oktay was speaking to reporters in the capital Ankara. So...

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 broadcast of rescue efforts showed...

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 his scheduled attendance at the...

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...

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...

Turkey advises citizens not to travel to Iraq

ANKARA Turkey’s Foreign Ministry issued a travel advisory on Friday, asking its citizens to delay trips to Iraq amid the strained tension in the country.  “Our citizens are advised to refrain...

Turkey: Erdogan chairs meeting on regional developments

ISTANBUL  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan chaired Friday a meeting to discuss recent developments in the region. The Istanbul meeting was held in the Dolmabahce Palace after the U.S. confirmed early...

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