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Syrian man digs for 30 relatives buried by quake

Malek Ibrahim made it out of his home after the earthquake hit Syria and thought he could breathe a sigh of relief. But 30 relatives were still unaccounted for elsewhere. For the past two days, Ibrahim has been doggedly tearing at the rubble with his hands as he searches for

Ten at a time funerals for Turkey quake victims

Green metal coffins were lined up 10 at a time under a shelter at Gaziantep's main cemetery on Wednesday for an imam to bless victims of Turkey's devastating earthquake before their hurried burial. While rescuers searched rubble for survivors and aftershocks rattled Gaziantep,

Syria's White Helmets: war responders leading quake rescue

Leveraging years of experience gleaned during Syria's war, the White Helmets are spearheading rescue efforts in the country's rebel-held north following the powerful earthquake that rocked Syria and Turkey. Here is an overview of the group, whose volunteers are known for their

Fleeing war, Syrians lose adopted homes in Turkey quake

Ridwan Gurre had the instincts to hide from roaring warplanes when he lived in Syria during its civil war. But little prepared him for the rumble of the 7.8-magnitude quake that devastated his adopted home in Turkey on Monday. The 42-year old joined nearly four million Syrians

Ukraine’s President Zelenskyy to visit UK on Wednesday

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will on Wednesday make his first visit to the UK since the Russian invasion of his country, Britain said, announcing that it would offer fighter jet training to Ukrainian troops.For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel

What we know about the Turkey and Syria earthquake

A strong earthquake struck southeastern Turkey and neighbouring Syria in the early hours of Monday, devastating cities and killing and injuring thousands. Here's what we know about the disaster so far: - When and where - The first 7.8 magnitude quake occurred at 04:17 am (0117