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World - Region
2/14/2023 1:56:40 PM
More than seven million children have been affected by the massive earthquake and a major aftershock that devastated Turkey and Syria last week, the United Nations said Tuesday, voicing fear that "many thousands" more had died.

World - Region
2/14/2023 1:14:37 PM
Qatar plans to send 10,000 cabins and caravans from last year's World Cup to provide shelter for survivors of the Turkish earthquakes, officials said.

World - Region
2/14/2023 11:09:03 AM
A Saudi Arabian plane carrying aid to quake-hit Syria landed in second city Aleppo Tuesday -- the first in more than a decade of war, a transport ministry official told AFP.

World - Region
2/14/2023 10:59:16 AM
Among the rubble, hundreds of thousands of homeless people face cold and hunger as authorities in Turkey and Syria tackle the dire humanitarian disaster caused by the earthquake that has left more than 35,000 dead.

World - Region
2/13/2023 8:58:09 PM
The smashed dome of the ancient mosque, considered to be Turkey's oldest, covers rubble that used to be a prayer hall.

World - Region
2/13/2023 7:28:21 PM
The UN Security Council meets behind closed doors Monday to address ways to boost humanitarian assistance to Syria following the devastating recent earthquake, amid growing calls to open new border crossings to deliver aid.

World - Region
2/13/2023 5:32:17 PM
The toll from last week's earthquake in Turkey and Syria rose above 35,000 on Monday, as rescue teams started to wind down the search for survivors and the aid effort shifted to hundreds of thousands of people made homeless.

World - Region
2/13/2023 10:28:12 AM
Rescue crews on Monday pulled a 40-year-old woman from the wreckage of a building a week after two powerful earthquakes struck, but reports of rescues are coming less often as the time since the quake reaches the limits of the human body's ability to survive without water, especially in sub-freezing temperatures.

World - Region
2/12/2023 9:52:00 PM
After years of war, residents of areas in northwest Syria struck by a massive earthquake are grappling with their new and worsening reality.

World - Region
2/12/2023 4:35:38 PM
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday thanked the United Arab Emirates for pledging tens of millions of dollars in aid to the quake-hit country, the presidency said in a statement.

World - Region
2/12/2023 4:01:18 PM
The UN denounced Sunday a failure to get desperately needed aid to war-torn regions of Syria, while warning that the death toll of nearly 30,000 from an earthquake that also devastated Turkey could at least double.

World - Region
2/12/2023 2:56:00 PM
Greece's foreign minister visited Turkey on Sunday in a show of support after the country was hit by a devastating earthquake last Monday, despite a longstanding rivalry between the two NATO countries.

World - Region
2/12/2023 12:59:04 PM
An earthquake measuring 3.7 degrees struck the city of Kahramanmaras on Sunday, the Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said.

World - Region
2/12/2023 10:20:34 AM
Ibrahim Zakaria lost track of time drifting into and out of consciousness while trapped for nearly five days in the rubble of his home following the massive earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria this week.

World - Region
2/11/2023 10:22:21 PM
With temperatures below freezing, the line of earthquake victims waiting for steaming hot stews and soups stretches out into the dark in the Turkish city of Gaziantep.

World - Region
2/11/2023 9:13:41 PM
Almost 26 million people have been affected by the deadly earthquake that ravaged Turkey and Syria this week, the WHO said Saturday, warning that dozens of hospitals had been damaged.

World - Region
2/11/2023 8:07:48 PM
Turkish authorities have arrested 48 people for looting after a powerful earthquake hit Turkey, state media reported Saturday.

World - Region
2/11/2023 6:12:03 PM
Turkish police have detained 12 people over collapsed buildings in the southeastern provinces of Gaziantep and Sanliurfa, local media reported on Saturday, following the huge quake that hit Turkey.

World - Region
2/11/2023 3:46:03 PM
A border crossing between Armenia and Turkey opened for the first time in 35 years on Saturday, to allow humanitarian aid through after a massive earthquake hit the region, an official said.

World - Region
2/11/2023 2:42:41 PM
Living for years in a tent camp for displaced people in Syria's rebel-held northwest, Ali Abu Yassin used to envy friends and relatives who had brick walls around them and solid ceilings over their heads.

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