Tayyip Erdogan speaks at the coordination center of Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) in Ankara, Turkey. Reuters
Atsu, 31, was caught up in a 7.8-magnitude quake that rocked Turkey and Syria on February 6, killing more than 43,000 people in both countries. There were initial reports he had been rescued a day after the quake, but these turned out to be false.
A magnitude 5.6 earthquake that rocked Turkey once again, killing one person and injuring more than 100 people is indeed sad news (“1 killed, over 100 injured as new quake hits Turkey,” Feb.28, Gulf Today website). Although science has achieved numerous successes in many fields of life, it’s still unable to predict the exact time
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s plan to rebuild quickly after devastating earthquakes rocked the country risks courting another disaster unless urban planning and building safety are carefully re-considered, architects and engineers say. Days after Turkey’s worst earthquake in modern history, Erdogan vowed to rebuild the
A united opposition – an alliance of five parties – in Turkiye has announced Kemal Kilicdaroglu of the Republican People’s Party as the presidential candidate to fight incumbent Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has been in power for 20 years now. Kilicdaroglu, 74, served in the finance department of the government, and entered
In the Maldivian presidential election, Mohamed Muizzu of the Progressive Party of Maldives has won when he polled 54.06 per cent in the runoff after he won 46 per cent in the first round. Incumbent Ibrahim Mohamed Solih congratulated Muizzu and thanked the people “for the beautiful democratic example”.
Red hot sparks fly through the air as a worker in a heat-resistant suit pokes a long metal rod into a nickel smelter, coaxing the molten metal from a crucible at a processing facility on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. The smelter run by global mining firm Vale and powered by electricity from three dams churns out
As the Princess of Wales receives praise for her stylish new updo, some people have called attention to claims that Meghan Markle’s messy bun “broke royal protocol” during her time as a senior member of the royal family. On Wednesday, Kate Middleton stepped out in a departure from her usual hairstyle.
This was the week when just about everything that came gushing out of our Great News Funnels seemed to be sounding an all-too-real warning: Our world’s greatest democracy was shaking, shuddering and basically going to hell in a handbasket. (Whatever that means.) But we know the bottom line about what it