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Turkey Earthquake

5.0-Magnitude Quake Shakes Turkey

AP | Posted 07.22.2012 | World

ANKARA, Turkey -- Turkey's seismology center says a moderately strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 has shaken central Turkey. There...

Powerful Quake Rattles Greece And Turkey

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.10.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- A powerful earthquake shook Greece's island of Rhodes and southwestern Turkey on Sunday. No deaths or serious damage were reported,...

Earthquake Shakes Turkey

AP | Posted 05.26.2012 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — A moderate earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 shook eastern Turkey on Monday, demolishing barns and causing some da...

Turkey's Quake Victims Struggle Amid Freezing Temperatures And Heavy Snow

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU | Posted 04.11.2012 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Freezing temperatures and heavy snow in Turkey are making life miserable for the more than 140,000 residents who were left home...

Turkey's Quake Victims Struggle Amid Freezing Temperatures And Heavy Snow

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU | Posted 04.11.2012 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Freezing temperatures and heavy snow in Turkey are making life miserable for the more than 140,000 residents who were left home...

Remember How Insane The World Was In 2011?

Posted 12.23.2011 | World

When Mohamed Bouazizi, a young Tunisian fruit seller, set himself on fire toward the end of December 2010, he did so out of economic despair and outra...

Death Toll In Turkish Earthquake Tops 20

AP | BERTAN AYDUK and MEHMET GUZEL | Posted 01.11.2012 | World

VAN, Turkey — Rescuers on Saturday recovered the body of a second journalist missing underneath the rubble of an earthquake-shattered hotel as t...

WATCH: Earthquake In Turkey Levels Hotels

Posted 01.11.2012 | World

When a 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit Turkey's eastern province of Van on Wednesday, many of the city's buildings had already been evacuated. Yet two ho...

Turkey Quake Survivor: Laptop Light 'Gave Me A Hope To Live'

Posted 01.11.2012 | World

She came to help the victims of the devastating earthquake that hit Turkey in October, yet when a second tremor struck the country, Japanese aid worke...

7 Killed, Dozens Trapped By Turkey Earthquake

AP | BERTAN AYDUK and MEHMET GUZEL | Posted 01.09.2012 | World

VAN, Turkey — Japanese aid worker Atsushi Miyazaki came to Turkey in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake last month, tasked with assessing...

Earthquake Hits Eastern Turkey

AP | SUZAN FRASER | Posted 01.09.2012 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Rescue workers have pulled out 23 survivors from the rubble of three buildings, collapsed by an earthquake in eastern Turkey, t...

3 More Bodies Recovered From Turkish Rubble

AP | Posted 01.04.2012 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Rescue workers on Friday pulled out the bodies of a blind locksmith and his two daughters from the rubble of a collapsed buildi...

Turkey Looks For Survivors In Final Day Of Rescue Search

AP | By BURHAN OZBILICI | Posted 12.29.2011 | World

ERCIS, Turkey -- Turkish rescue teams on Saturday were digging through the remains of four collapsed buildings in what the deputy prime minister said ...

U.S. Military Provides Humanitarian Aid To Turkey

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 12.28.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON — The U.S. military will begin airlifting blankets, sleeping bags, hygiene kits and other supplies to Turkey in the next day or two t...

Boy Uses Rock To Help Dig Self Free From Quake Rubble

AP | BURHAN OZBILICI and SUZAN FRASER | Posted 12.28.2011 | World

ERCIS, Turkey — A 13-year-old boy was pulled from a collapsed building without injury on Friday, five days after Turkey's powerful earthquake st...

WATCH: 'Baby Azra,' 2-Week-Old Girl Miraculously Saved From Rubble Of Turkey Quake, Reunited With Mother

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.27.2011 | World

2-week-old Azra Karaduman has been reunited with her mother after they were pulled separately from the rubble of an apartment block that collapsed in ...

Death Toll In Turkish Earthquake Reaches 534

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU and SUZAN FRASER | Posted 12.27.2011 | World

ERCIS, Turkey — Rescuers, working under floodlights, pulled a 13-year-old boy alive from the rubble of a collapsed apartment building early Frid...

Two Teachers, University Student Pulled From Rubble

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU and SUZAN FRASER | Posted 12.26.2011 | World

ERCIS, Turkey — Murat Sonmez's mother, wife and four daughters were crushed to death in their home by Turkey's 7.2-magnitude earthquake, leaving...

Official: Turkey To Accept Foreign Aid, Including From Israel

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU and SUZAN FRASER | Posted 12.25.2011 | World

ERCIS, Turkey (AP) -- A foreign ministry official says Turkey will accept foreign assistance to cope with the aftermath of a powerful earthquake, incl...

Aftershock Reportedly Sparks Riot In Turkish Prison

Posted 12.25.2011 | World

By SELCAN HACAOGLU -- The Associated Press ERCIS, Turkey - A Turkish news agency says prisoners, panicked by a strong aftershock, have started riot...

Hundreds Dead In Turkey Earthquake: How You Can Help

Posted 12.25.2011 | Impact

The deadly 7.2 magnitude earthquake in eastern Turkey -- one of the country's poorest regions -- has left hundreds dead and thousands injured. The cat...

Despite Near-Freezing Temperatures, Thousands In Quake-Stricken Turkey Spent Second Night Outdoors

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU | Posted 12.25.2011 | World

ERCIS, Turkey -- After 48 hours, a miracle emerged from a narrow slit in rubble of a Turkish apartment building: a 2-week-old baby girl, half-naked bu...

Fiancé Saves Teacher Trapped After Earthquake

Posted 12.24.2011 | World

Her fiancé's determination saved a 25-year-old woman from the rubble in Turkey's earthquake-stricken city of Ercis, Reuters reports. One day afte...

PHOTOS: Hundreds Killed In Turkey Earthquake, Rescuers Search For Survivors Among Pancaked Buildings

AP | Posted 12.23.2011 | World

UPDATE: A 4.9-magnitude earthquake hit 14 miles northwest of Van at 11:28 am EDT, the National Earthquake Information Center reports. By SELCAN HAC...

Deadly Earthquake In Turkey Causes Destruction And Casualties, Officials Say

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU and SUZAN FRASER | Posted 12.23.2011 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Cries of panic and horror filled the air as a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Turkey, killing at least 138 people as bu...