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Race to find survivors as quake aid pours into Turkey, Syria

Feb. 07, 2023 14:00 PM EST

NURDAGI, Turkey (AP) — Search teams and aid poured into Turkey and Syria on Tuesday as rescuers working in freezing temperatures and sometimes using their bare hands dug through the remains of buildings flattened by a powerful earthquake. The death toll soared above 7,200 and was still expected...

Wreckage, rescue and hope in Turkey's earthquake epicenter

Feb. 07, 2023 13:55 PM EST

NURDAGI, Turkey (AP) — Zeliha Hisir tried to speak, but could barely move after her hourslong rescue Tuesday near the epicenter of a powerful earthquake that has devastated parts of Turkey and Syria. The 58-year-old woman's eyes darted around in shock and relief as a rescue crew...

Live Updates | Turkey-Syria earthquake search intensifies

Feb. 07, 2023 13:52 PM EST

ADANA, Turkey (AP) — A frantic race was underway Tuesday to find more survivors and help the injured as the death toll from the devastating earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria the previous day passed 7,200. The toll is likely to climb further as freezing weather and multiple aftershocks are...

Death toll in earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria tops 6,000 amid search for more survivors

Feb. 07, 2023 12:02 PM EST
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Death toll in earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria tops 6,000 amid search for more survivors.

Engineers, search dogs sent to Turkey, Syria after quake

Feb. 07, 2023 09:50 AM EST

Structural engineers, soldiers, paramedics and handlers with trained search dogs are heading to Turkey and Syria to help locate and rescue survivors of Monday’s earthquake. Here's a glance at the assistance that's being provided: — The European Union has mobilized search and...

Greece: 3 dead after boat with migrants hits rocks

Feb. 07, 2023 06:53 AM EST

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Three migrants died and 16 others were rescued off the Greek island of Lesbos on Tuesday after a dinghy transporting them from the nearby coast of Turkey hit rocks in high winds, authorities said. The coast guard said the three bodies were recovered off the eastern coast of...

A glance at the world's deadliest quakes in past 25 years

Feb. 07, 2023 06:09 AM EST

A magnitude 7.8 earthquake shook Turkey and Syria on Monday, killing thousands of people in the two countries. The death toll is expected to rise as rescuers working in cold and snow look for trapped people in the rubble of toppled buildings. Here are some of the world’s...

Former Chelsea forward Atsu rescued after Turkey earthquake

Feb. 07, 2023 04:27 AM EST

Former Chelsea and Newcastle forward Christian Atsu was rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building following the deadly earthquake that struck Turkey, the Ghana Football Association said in a Twitter post Tuesday. The Ghana international plays for Turkish club Hatayspor. A club...

Frantic race underway to find more survivors as staggering death toll after Turkey, Syria quake passes 5,000

Feb. 07, 2023 03:52 AM EST
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Frantic race underway to find more survivors as staggering death toll after Turkey, Syria quake passes 5,000.

Murray hits eight 3-pointers as Kings beat Rockets 140-120

Feb. 06, 2023 23:44 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Keegan Murray had a career-high 30 points and set a franchise rookie record with eight 3-pointers to help the Sacramento Kings snap a two-game skid with a 140-120 win over the Houston Rockets on Monday night. The fourth overall pick in last year’s NBA draft,...