Freezing temperatures deepened the misery Thursday for survivors of a massive earthquake in Turkiye and Syria that killed at least 16,000 people, as rescuers raced to save countless people still trapped under rubble ... They are trapped under the ruins and there is no sign of life,” said Semire Coban, a kindergarten teacher, in Turkey’s Hatay.
With hope of finding survivors fading, stretched rescue teams in Turkey and Syria searched Wednesday for signs of life in the rubble of thousands of buildings toppled by the world\u2019s deadliest earthquake in more than a decade ... \u201cAs of today, there is no hope left in Malatya,\u201d Pikal said by telephone.
According to the Palestinian Seismology observatory, the main earthquake was south of Nablus, with a magnitude of 4.4 around midnight ... The earthquake was felt in Jerusalem and Ramallah, some 36 kilometres to the south of the earthquake epicentre ... The death toll of the earthquake in Syria and Turkey reached 11.000.
The FBI and the law enforcement agencies of four U.S ... Sextortion schemes, in which victims are coerced into sending explicit images and extorted for money, have victims of all ages but recent incidents suggest teenage boys are the primary targets ... of such cases over the past year.
PresidentBiden just delivered the first speech of the 2024 president campaign ... His State of the Union speech offered a pointed contrast to Republicans who want to run by rallying voters to fight the culture wars ... Biden’s speech was a call for unity at a time of ugly division.
The widely anticipated event, which marked the founding anniversary of its army, comes as North Korea continues to push ahead with the development of nuclear capable weapons amid tensions with the West... the parade as of Thursday morning local time.
Nigerians were due to turn in old 1,000, 500 and 200 naira banknotes in exchange for newly designed notes by Friday as part of a central bank initiative to curb cash in circulation and control double-digit inflation ... Some politicians have criticised the timing ahead of Feb.
Lu accused the US government of “exaggerating” this issue, and repeated the Chinese official claim that the device was part of a civilian meteorological research effort, not espionage ... The device was shot down by a US fighter jet off the coast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on Feb.
Recent telescope data revealed that a small planet in the far reaches of our solar system has a dense ring round it ...The planet, Quaoar, is one of roughly 3,000 small planets that orbit the sun beyond Neptune, and at 690 miles (1,110-kilometers) wide, it’s about the seventh largest, with Pluto and Eris ranking as the biggest.
“The idea shooting down a balloon that’s gathering information over America and that makes relations worse?” Biden told PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff in a wide-ranging interview a day after his second State of the Union address ... “The idea that it was a dereliction of duty is a bizarre notion,” Biden said in the interview.
An audit of surveillance equipment, conducted by the shadow cybersecurity minister, James Paterson, has confirmed that more than 900 products built by Chinese companies Hikvision and Dahua are installed at government locations.