Baby born under rubble of Syria-Turkey earthquake named Aya

A baby girl born under the rubble of homes destroyed by the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that hit Syria and Turkey this week has been given a name and a home. More than 10 hours after the earthquake devastated the country, an infant was found still attached to his mother through the umbilical cord, beneath a […]

Death toll from Syria-Turkey quake rises to more than 8,700

KAHRAMAMMARAS/ANTAKYA, TURKEY – The official death toll following devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria jumped to more than 8,700 on Wednesday. Overwhelmed rescuers warned that the number would rise significantly as families were still trapped under the rubble. In Turkey, many people have been sleeping under blankets in their cars and on the streets for […]