ELAZIG, Turkey A woman and her young child were pulled out alive from under a collapsed building before Turkey began winding down its rescue operation on Sunday following an earthquake that killed at least 38 people.
ELAZIG, Turkey, Jan 26 Rescue teams working
through the night in sub-zero temperatures pulled 45 people from
collapsed buildings, Turkey's disaster authority said on Sunday,
as the death toll from a powerful earthquake in the country's
east rose to 31.
ELAZIG, Turkey Rescuers searched on Saturday for survivors trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings after a powerful earthquake hit eastern Turkey late on Friday, killing 29 people and injuring more than 1,400. | Video
ELAZIG, Turkey, Jan 25 A powerful earthquake
struck eastern Turkey late on Friday, killing at least 20 people
and collapsing buildings in towns near the centre of the tremor,
which was strong enough to be felt in several neighbouring
ELAZIG, Turkey A powerful earthquake struck eastern Turkey on Friday, killing at least 18 people and collapsing buildings in affected towns near the centre of the tremor, which was strong enough to be felt in several neighbouring countries.
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey Riot police fired water cannon and tear gas to disperse protesters demonstrating in southeast Turkey on Tuesday against the ousting of three Kurdish mayors five months after they were elected.
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey Turkey on Monday replaced Kurdish mayors with state officials in three cities and detained more than 400 people for suspected militant links, the Interior Ministry said, a move likely to fuel tensions in the mainly Kurdish southeast. | Video
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey Turkish police fired water canons and detained some members of a group of about 100 that attempted on Monday to visit the grave of a member of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) who died in prison, a Reuters witness said.
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey A Turkish court on Friday released a Kurdish lawmaker who was jailed last year for criticising Ankara's military operation in Syria and has been on hunger strike for nearly three months.
DIYARBAKIR/ISTANBUL Mehtap Yoruk used to teach in a nursery school in southeast Turkey, until she was sacked last year in a purge of tens of thousands of state employees. Now, she ekes out a living selling chicken and rice from a food cart on a side street, dreaming of being reunited with her classroom full of children.