Ghana soccer player Christian Atsu dies in Turkey earthquake

Christian Atsu, the Ghana international forward who played for Premier League clubs Chelsea and Newcastle, has died in the earthquake in Turkey. He was 31. Atsu currently plays for the Turkish club Hatayspor in the Hatay province, which was hit hard by the quake.  Search teams recovered Atsu’s body in the ruins of a luxury … Read more

A week after catastrophic earthquakes, focus shifting to misery — and anger among survivors

As time goes on and the death toll steadily rises in Turkey and Syria from the massive earthquakes a week ago — and with hopes for finding people alive amid the rubble all but gone — homeless, grief-stricken and, in many instances, injured survivors struggle mightily in frigid temperatures amid the total devastation all around … Read more

Turkey probes contractors as earthquake deaths pass 33,000

ANTAKYA, Turkey — Turkish authorities are targeting contractors allegedly linked with buildings that collapsed in the powerful Feb. 6 earthquakes as rescuers found more survivors in the rubble Sunday, including a pregnant woman and two children, in the disaster that killed over 33,000 people. The death toll from the magnitude 7.8 and 7.5 quakes that … Read more

Tech Volunteers Rush to Save Turkey’s Earthquake Survivors

New projects are being developed all the time, as more volunteers join with ideas and take on open tasks. But it’s not possible to direct every volunteer to a project. “Too many people applied at once to help, and we have different working styles. It’s been challenging at times to organize everyone with a role,” … Read more

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

KAHRAMANMARAS/ANTAKYA, Turkey – The official death toll of a devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria jumped to more than 8,700 people on Wednesday as overwhelmed rescuers warned that the number would grow significantly with families still trapped under the rubble. In Turkey, many people spent a second night of freezing temperatures sleeping in their cars … Read more

6.8 magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico, 1 dead

Soldiers walk on a damaged road, a day after an earthquake near Chinicuila, Michoacan state, Mexico, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. A magnitude 7.6 earthquake shook Mexico’s central Pacific coast on Monday, centered 37 kilometers (23 miles) southeast of Aquila near the boundary of Colima and Michoacan states and at a depth of 15.1 kilometers (9.4 … Read more