46-member Bangladesh rescue team returns from Turkey

The 46-member Bangladesh team, which conducted rescue operations in the earthquake ravaged Turkey, returned home this evening

Another 6.4-magnitude earthquake hits southern Turkey

The quake hit the town of Defne at 8:04 pm (1704 GMT) and was strongly felt by AFP teams in Antakya and Adana, 200 kilometres (300 miles) to the north

Syrian baby born in earthquake adopted by aunt and uncle

On Saturday, her paternal aunt Hala and uncle by marriage Khalil Al-Sawadi finally picked up their niece - whom they named Afraa, after her deceased mother

Turkey quake causes 300-km-long fissure

The longer of the two ruptures stretches 300 kilometres (190 miles) northeast from the Mediterranean Sea's northeastern tip.

2-month-old rescued as Turkey-Syria quake toll passes 25,000

Rescuers pulled a two-month-old baby and an elderly woman from the rubble on Saturday, five days after an earthquake devastated Turkey and Syria, leaving more than 25,000 dead

Death toll from Turkey-Syria earthquake crosses 24,000

The United Nations World Food Programme appealed for $77 million to provide food rations to at least 590,000 newly displaced people in Turkey and 284,000 in Syria.

New Turkey quake: 1 killed, 69 injured

An earthquake shook southeast Turkey today, killing one person, injuring 69 and causing some buildings to collapse, Turkish authorities said..It hit three weeks after a massive quake that killed more than 50,000 people in Turkey and Syria..Yunus Sezer, head of Turkey's Disaster and E

Erdogan vows to rebuild, rescue work winds down

Damage assessment of buildings, of which tens of thousands were destroyed, will be completed in a week and reconstruction will begin within months, he said.

9 survivors pulled from rubble as Turkey quake death toll tops 41,000

Nine survivors were rescued from the rubble in Turkey on Tuesday, more than a week after a massive earthquake struck, as the focus of the aid effort shifted to helping people now struggling without shelter or enough food in the bitter cold

Turkey quake Europe's worst natural disaster in 'a century': WHO

The World Health Organization said Tuesday that last week's massive earthquake, the epicentre of which was in Turkey, constituted the "worst natural disaster" in 100 years in its Europe region

Over 7 million children affected: UN

Unicef fears many thousands of children have been killed

Saudi plane lands in Syria with aid, first in decade

A Saudi Arabian plane carrying aid to quake-hit Syria landed in second city Aleppo today -- the first in more than a decade of war, a transport ministry official told AFP.

Turkey-Syria quake toll passes 37,000; hopes fade for survivors

Rescuers worked through the night to rescue people clinging to life beneath the rubble eight days after Turkey's worst earthquake in modern history but hopes of finding many more survivors were fading on Tuesday.

Turkey-Syria quake toll rises above 35,000

The toll from last week's earthquake in Turkey and Syria rose above 35,000 on Monday, as rescue teams started to wind down the search for survivors and the aid effort shifted to hundreds of thousands of people made homeless

Miracle rescues continue

Rescuers pulled more survivors from the rubble a week after an earthquake struck Turkey and Syria leaving more than 35,000 dead, as the UN warned the toll was set to rise far higher.

Death toll in Turkey, Syria quake tops 33,000

Turkey began legal action over some building collapses