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Turkey-Armenia border gate reopens after 30 years for quake aid

Ankara, Turkey | Xinhua | A border gate between Turkey and Armenia has been opened for the first time in 30 years for the passage of humanitarian assistance for victims of the devastating earthquakes hitting southern Turkey, the state-run Anadolu News Agency reported Saturday. An Armenian delegation with five trucks of aid …

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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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Turkey to start mass production of indigenous air defense systems

Ankara, Turkey | Xinhua | Turkey decided on Tuesday to start mass production of its indigenous air defense systems and its first national tactical ballistic missile Tayfun, the country’s defense industry executive committee said. The committee made such decisions regarding 25 important defense industry projects during a meeting chaired by President Recep …

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Explosion hits Türkiye’s Istanbul, leaving casualties: governor

Istanbul, Turkey | Xinhua | An explosion hit Türkiye’s largest city Istanbul on Sunday, causing casualties, says Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya. The explosion hit the busy pedestrian Istiklal avenue on the European side of the city at 4:20 p.m. local time (1320 GMT), said Yerlikaya on his Twitter account. “We have casualties …

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