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Death toll in Türkiye from earthquakes surpasses 12k: Agency

Death toll in Türkiye from earthquakes surpasses 12k: Agency

09 Feb 2023 | 9:54 AM

Ankara, Feb 9 (UNI) The number of people who died in powerful earthquakes in southern Türkiye has surpassed 12,000, a government agency said on Thursday.

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Quake death toll surpasses 15,000 in Türkiye, Syria

Quake death toll surpasses 15,000 in Türkiye, Syria

09 Feb 2023 | 8:37 AM

Ankara/Damascus, Feb 9 (UNI) The death toll from Monday's devastating earthquake in Türkiye and Syria has risen to 15,383, according to data released by authorities and rescuers.

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Biden says intends to run for reelection in 2024 but has not made final decision

Biden says intends to run for reelection in 2024 but has not made final decision

09 Feb 2023 | 8:36 AM

Washington, Feb 9 (UNI) President Joe Biden said during an interview that he plans on running for re-election in 2024 despite his age but he has not yet made a firm decision.

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Over 200 NBC, MSNBC employees plan walkout to protest layoffs - Statement

Over 200 NBC, MSNBC employees plan walkout to protest layoffs - Statement

09 Feb 2023 | 8:22 AM

Washington, Feb 9 (UNI) More than 200 NBC, MSNBC and Today Show employees will walk off the job on Thursday to protest company layoffs of union workers, the NBC news guild said in a statement.

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Death toll from gas explosion in Russia's Novosibirsk region rises to 2 - Governor

Death toll from gas explosion in Russia's Novosibirsk region rises to 2 - Governor

09 Feb 2023 | 8:13 AM

Moscow, Russia, Feb 9 (UNI) The number of people that have been killed in a household gas explosion in the city of Novosibirsk in Russia's Novosibirsk region has risen to two, Governor Andrey Travnikov said on Thursday.

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Death toll from Turkey's deadly earthquake rises to 13,391 - Reports

Death toll from Turkey's deadly earthquake rises to 13,391 - Reports

09 Feb 2023 | 8:10 AM

Ankara, Feb 9 (UNI) The number of people that have been killed in Turkey as a result of the devastating earthquake has reached 12,391, the Anadolu news agency reported on Thursday, citing the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).

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Pentagons awards $3.5bln in fuel contracts

09 Feb 2023 | 8:08 AM

Washington, Feb 9 (UNI) The US awarded a combined $3.57 billion worth of fuel contracts to eighteen energy suppliers, the Defense Department said in a press release.

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Türkiye U-turns on rejection of Cypriot rescue aid

09 Feb 2023 | 1:31 AM

Nicosia, Feb. 8 (UNI) Türkiye has accepted Cyprus' offer of rescue teams to help in the search for victims of the earthquake which hit the southern part of the country on Monday. Türkiye had originally rejected the offer.

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French unions plan 5th day of protests against pension reform

09 Feb 2023 | 1:04 AM

Paris, Feb. 8 (UNI) The CGT, France's largest union, is planning a new day of nationwide demonstrations against the government's planned pension reform on Feb. 16.

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Impossible to get prepared for calamity like Monday's earthquakes : Erdogan

09 Feb 2023 | 1:00 AM

Ankara, Feb. 8 (UNI) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that it was impossible to get prepared for a calamity like the earthquakes that struck the country on Monday and left more than 9,000 people dead, but he vowed to exert utmost efforts to save citizens' lives.

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Armenia sends rescue teams to Türkiye, Syria

09 Feb 2023 | 12:25 AM

Yerevan, Feb. 8 (UNI) Armenia has sent 56 rescuers to the quake-hit Türkiye and Syria to assist in the search-and-rescue operations, the Internal Affairs Ministry said Wednesday.

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NATO must not be part of Russia-Ukraine conflict : German Chancellor

NATO must not be part of Russia-Ukraine conflict : German Chancellor

08 Feb 2023 | 11:22 PM

Berlin, Feb. 8 (UNI) Despite providing military assistance to Ukraine, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) must not become a party to the country's conflict with Russia, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday.

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Bangladesh declares one-day state mourning over deadly quakes in Turkey, Syria

08 Feb 2023 | 7:52 PM

Dhaka, Feb. 8 (UNI) The Bangladeshi government has declared one- day state mourning Thursday for the deaths in earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.

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UN says 8.3 mln people require humanitarian aid in Somalia

UN says 8.3 mln people require humanitarian aid in Somalia

08 Feb 2023 | 7:01 PM

Mogadishu, Feb. 8 (UNI) More than 8.3 million people require humanitarian assistance in Somalia where significant segments of the population are on the brink of famine, the United Nations relief agency said Wednesday.

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Quake death toll exceeds 11,000 in Türkiye, Syria

Quake death toll exceeds 11,000 in Türkiye, Syria

08 Feb 2023 | 6:03 PM

Ankara, Feb. 8 (UNI) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday during his visit to the worst-hit region after a massive earthquake that the death toll in his country has surged to 8,574, bringing the total fatalities with neighboring Syria to over 11,000.

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