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Umit Ozdal

Turkey's wedding halls reopen with lace-trimmed masks and muted celebrations

Jul 02 2020

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey Bride-to-be Merve Kacar adjusted her gown, placed a crown on her head and added the finishing touch of a lace-trimmed white face mask as she prepared for her wedding in southeast Turkey after a three-month delay.

Turkey resumes limited mass prayers at mosques as virus curbs ease

May 29 2020

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey Turkey resumed mass prayers at a limited number of mosques on Friday after a break of more than two months, as Ankara eased restrictions imposed to curb the coronavirus outbreak.

Turkey searches for last people missing from quake that killed at least 38

Jan 26 2020

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.

Rescuers pull dozens from rubble as Turkey quake death toll hits 31

Jan 26 2020

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.

Rescuers dig for survivors after Turkey quake kills at least 29

Jan 25 2020

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

Powerful earthquake jolts eastern Turkey, killing 18

Jan 25 2020

ELAZIG, Turkey A powerful earthquake struck eastern Turkey on Friday, killing at least 18 people and collapsing buildings in affected towns near the center of the tremor, which was strong enough to be felt in several neighboring countries.

Death toll up to 20 after strong earthquake jolts eastern Turkey

Jan 25 2020

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 countries.

Turkish police use water cannon, batons on Kurdish protesters

Aug 20 2019

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.

Turkey ousts three Kurdish mayors for suspected militant links, launches security operation

Aug 20 2019

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

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