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5.3 magnitude quake shakes southeast Turkey

Turkey's seismology center says a 5.3 magnitude earthquake has rattled the country's southeast, but authorities have reported no damage or injuries.

The Istanbul-based Kandilli Observatory says the

Ambushed, outgunned, Syrian rebels plead for arms


Puffing hard on a cigarette, the Syrian rebel relived the moment earlier this week when his band of fighters was caught in Syrian army crossfire as they tried to smuggle a wounded comrade over the hil

Boy rescued after 108 hours under Turkey quake rubble


Rescuers on Friday pulled a 12-year-old boy from the rubble of Turkey's earthquake after he had lain trapped more than 100 hours, as the death toll in the disaster rose to 573.

The end of Ferhat Toka

Turk quake survivors plead for tents as cold descends


Survivors of eastern Turkey's earthquake pleaded for more tents on Thursday, fearing death from cold after a tremor that killed at least 523 and left thousands sleeping in the open.

Some blamed the r

Search for Turkish quake survivors enters third day

Turkey clung to hopes on Wednesday of finding survivors under rubble three days after a powerful earthquake killed at least 459 people, and the government finally requested foreign help to shelter tho

Turkish tanks move on northern Iraq, near PKK camp

Turkish tanks and armoured vehicles crossed into northern Iraq headed in the direction of a Kurdish militant camp, Turkish security sources said on Monday.

The incursion came as cross-border operatio

Irish Gaza flotilla ship 'sabotaged' by Israel


Irish activists on Thursday accused Israel of sabotaging a ship due to join an aid flotilla to challenge an Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip, forcing the vessel to withdraw.

The Irish Ship to Gaza

Sublime Vettel leads home Red Bull 1-2


Defending drivers world champion Sebastian Vettel consolidated his lead in this year's title race with a near-flawless drive to victory for Red Bull in Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix.

The 23-year-old Ge

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