In our news wrap Monday, early voting began in Georgia's two U.S. Senate run-offs to determine which party controls the chamber, the U.S. formally blamed Iran for the abduction and presumed death of a former FBI agent, Major League Baseball's…
Gebran Bassil is a current lawmaker who leads the biggest bloc in parliament and a son-in-law of President Michel Aoun.
By Associated Press
According to Turkish rescuers, operations had been completed at all 17 buildings that fell in the Turkish city of Izmir. Of the 1,035 people injured in last week's earthquake, 137 remained hospitalized.
By Andrew Wilks, Associated Press
But on the third day since the disaster, search-and-rescue teams appeared to be finding more bodies than survivors in Izmir, Turkey's third-largest city. They continued searching in eight toppled buildings, but work was paused at one when authorities determined the…
By Mehmet Guzel, Zeynep Bilginsoy, Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, an earthquake rattled parts of Turkey and Greece, killing at least 19 people and injuring more than 700. The tremor knocked down buildings and triggered a small tsunami. Also, an investigation into Australia’s devastating wildfire…
By Zeynep Bilginsoy, Elena Becatoros, Associated Press
A strong earthquake struck Friday in the Aegean Sea between the Turkish coast and the Greek island of Samos, collapsing buildings in the city of Izmir in western Turkey, and officials said at least six people were killed and scores…
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
In unusually strong language, the Pentagon is condemning Turkey's decision to test a Russian-made air defense system that has created a rift between Washington and one of its oldest NATO allies.
Washington has strongly objected to NATO member Turkey’s acquisition of the Russian anti-aircraft system and suspended Turkey from its F-35 fighter jet program.
By Simon Ostrovsky
Fighting has broken out between two former Soviet republics, Azerbaijan and Armenia, over Nagorno Karabakh, an enclave of ethnic Armenians. Hundreds of lives have been lost since the violence started on September 27th, but with most of the world distracted…
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