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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...

Live Updates | Turkey-Syria earthquake search intensifies

Feb. 07, 2023 09:49 AM 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 5,000. The toll is likely to climb further as freezing weather and multiple aftershocks are...

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

Feb. 07, 2023 08:43 AM EST

NURDAGI, Turkey (AP) — Search teams and emergency aid from around the world poured into Turkey and Syria on Tuesday as rescuers working in freezing temperatures dug — sometimes with their bare hands — through the remains of buildings flattened by a magnitude 7.8 earthquake. The death toll...

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,...

Aid, rescuers rushed to Turkey, Syria after deadly quake

Feb. 06, 2023 23:26 PM EST

Many governments and aid groups have rushed to dispatch personnel, funds and equipment to help the rescue efforts in quake-stricken areas of Turkey and Syria. Here's a glance at what's being provided so far: — The European Union has mobilized search and rescue teams to help Turkey,...

A glance at the world's deadliest earthquakes since 2000

Feb. 06, 2023 23:24 PM EST

A magnitude 7.8 earthquake shook Turkey and Syria on Monday, killing more than 4,000 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...