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Türkiye to hold elections on May 14 despite quakes: Erdogan

Ankara, Turkey | Xinhua | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Wednesday that his government plans to hold the presidential and parliamentary elections on May 14, as the country is still recovering from two devastating earthquakes that struck a large swathe of its southern region in early February. “The time …

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Lives buried under rubble in Türkiye quake epicenter

Istanbul, Türkiye | Xinhua | Selahhatin Elbistan’s life will not be the same after the deadly twin earthquakes shook the southern part of Türkiye and buried everything under rubble. Selahattin burst into tears when confronted with the earthquake’s damage to his business facility in the Elbistan district of the southern …

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Earthquake kills over 4,000 in Türkiye, Syria

Ankara, Türkiye | Xinhua | More than 4,000 people were killed and tens of thousands injured after strong earthquakes jolted parts of Türkiye and neighboring Syria early Monday, as rescue teams are battling harsh winter conditions to search for survivors. In Türkiye, at least 2,921 people were killed and 15,834 others were …

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