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Rescue ops continue after quake in eastern Turkey

IZMIR Search and rescue operations continued Sunday in eastern Turkey after a magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck the region late last week, killing 35 people and injuring many others. Burial ceremonies were...

Turkish quake victims call Syrian rescuer 'hero'

ELAZIG, Turkey They say not all heroes wear capes. Durdane and her husband Zulkuf Aydin owe their lives to a young Syrian man who rescued them after a powerful earthquake...

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...

Industrial flour products can generate $1B for Turkey

ISTANBUL Turkey's main flour exports reached its limits in 2019 and income from exports in this sector can be doubled by selling industrial flour products, such as biscuits and frozen...

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...

Turkey: Up to 650,000 refugee kids enrolled in schools

ANKARA Turkey has quickly figured out how to use public resources to get more than half a million refugee children enrolled in schools, head of a Turkish charity working on...

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...

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