Rescue teams in Turkey have pulled more survivors from collapsed buildings, days after a powerful earthquake hit the country’s east, leaving at least 38 people dead.
The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey has climbed to 29 as rescue crews continue the search for people trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings.
A 6.8-magnitude earthquake rocked a sparsely-populated part of eastern Turkey on Friday, killing at least 18 people, injuring more than 500 and leaving some 30 trapped in the wreckage of toppled buildings, Turkish officials said.
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on the international community to stand against the “merchants of blood and chaos”, as he headed to a Berlin summit seeking to resolve the Libya conflict.
Turkey’s government has submitted a motion to the country’s parliament seeking approval to deploy troops to Libya.
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US president Donald Trump has spoken out against the “carnage” involving thousands of civilians in a rebel stronghold in Syria.
Syrian government forces were pushing deeper in their offensive on the last remaining rebel stronghold in the country’s northwest on Sunday, opposition activists said.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he still will not agree to a Nato defence proposal for Poland and the Baltic nations until the alliance supports Ankara’s concerns related to Syrian Kurdish fighters.
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A coroner has urged surgeons conducting the “Brazilian butt lift” to consider whether it is safe to continue to offer the operation following the death of a mother-of-three.
A 26-year-old man arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terror offences as he landed on a flight to Heathrow Airport was deported from Turkey over claims he was a member of so-called Islamic State, the PA news agency understands.
Authorities have barred the wife of a former British army officer who founded the White Helmets volunteer group from leaving Turkey pending the investigation into his death, according to reports.
Amnesty International has called for an “exhaustive” investigation into the death of a British civil defence worker who fell from a balcony in Istanbul just days after Russia accused him of being a spy.
A British diplomat has said the UK will look “very closely” at an investigation into how a former British soldier died in Turkey days after Russia accused him of being a spy.
A former British army officer who helped found the White Helmets volunteer organisation in Syria has been found dead in Istanbul, Turkish officials said.
Turkey has captured the older sister of the killed leader of the so-called Islamic State group in north-western Syria, a senior official said, calling the arrest an intelligence “gold mine”.
Thirteen civilians have been killed in a car bomb blast in a northern Syrian town along the border with Turkey.
George Clooney has said he was appalled US president Donald Trump partly justified the decision to withdraw US troops from Syria by stating Kurds “didn’t help us with Normandy” during the Second World War.
A father-of-two has spoken of his disappointment after finding out his family holiday is in jeopardy.
An Aberdeen woman has spoken of her disappointment that her family will now miss out on their holiday to Turkey.
Turkey’s highest court is scheduled to review Wikipedia’s appeal against the Turkish government’s more than two-year ban on the online encyclopaedia.
An extra weekly flight has been added to a popular tourist destination from Aberdeen airport.
Farmers battled hard to bring Christmas dinner to our tables this year – due to the heatwave’s effect on crops and livestock, according to experts.
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A north-east mum told today how her family holiday in Turkey turned “terrifying” after her baby son was hospitalised with suspected pneumonia.
A north-east academic is to remain in prison in Turkey after criticising the country’s president online.
The chairman of a Turkish football club which claims to be the first to use Bitcoin to sign a player says he is “sure” big teams will use the cryptocurrency in the next five or 10 years.
Police were today hunting thieves who stole 40 turkeys worth hundreds of pounds from a North-east store.
A former Dons player has told of his fear after an earthquake hit Turkey and Greece last night.