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15 May, 2018 2:07 PM Seven migrants killed as boat sinks off Turkish coast

Istanbul: At least seven people, including two children, drowned when a boat carrying migrants to a Greek island sank off Turkey's Aegean coast. The boat was carrying at least 20 refugees to the Greek island of Lesbos late Monday when it capsized near Ayvacik district of Turkey`s Canakkale province, the Haberturk daily said on Tuesday. The Aegean Sea was once a main route 181

16 April, 2018 10:53 AM Turkey warns Greece after flag is hoisted on disputed islet

Turkey’s Prime Minister has warned Greece to refrain from “provocations” after a Greek flag was hoisted on a disputed, uninhabited islet in the Aegean Sea off the Turkish coast. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told reporters on Monday that the Turkish coast guards removed the flag from the island off the coast of the Aegean resort of Didim. Mr. Yildirim 84

21 July, 2017 11:29 AM Nearly 80 injured in Turkey by quake: Report

Many of the injuries were caused by people jumping out of building windows and falling after reacting in panic to the overnight quake, NTV broadcaster said. The wounded were being treated in the garden of the hospital in Bodrum as the quake caused slight damage to the hospital's ceiling, Bodrum district governor Bekir Yilmaz said, quoted by Hurriyet 42

21 July, 2017 7:59 AM Greece: Quake kills two, sends island tourists into panic

A powerful earthquake sent a building crashing down on tourists at a bar on the Greek holiday island of Kos and struck panic on the nearby shores of Turkey early Friday, killing two people and injuring some 200 people. Rescue authorities said two men from Turkey and Sweden died in the collapse at the White Corner Club when the 6.5-magnitude quake struck 65

21 July, 2017 4:36 AM Two killed and 120 hurt in an earthquake in Greek Islands

A powerful earthquake shook the Greek resort island of Kos early Friday morning, damaging older and historic buildings and the main port, killing at least two people and causing more than 120 injuries, authorities said. The 6.5-magnitude quake rattled other islands and Turkey’s Aegean coast as well, but Kos was nearest to the epicenter and appeared to be the worst-hit 55

21 July, 2017 4:08 AM Two Killed, 100 Injured as 6.7-Magnitude Quake Rattles Greece and Turkey

The epicentre of the quake was approximately 10.3 kilometres (6.4 miles) south of the major Turkish resort of Bodrum, and 16.2 kilometres east of the island of Kos in Greece. Kos: A powerful earthquake struck Greek islands early Friday morning, damaging buildings and a port, killing at least two people and causing more than 100 injuries, authorities 73

21 July, 2017 2:01 AM Earthquake damages buildings on Greek island; 2 killed, 100 hurt

KOS: A powerful earthquake struck Greek islands early morning today, damaging buildings and a port, killing at least two people and causing more than 100 injuries, authorities said. The island of Kos was nearest to the epicentre and appeared to be the worst-hit, with two deaths and structural damage to older buildings. Minor damage — cracks in buildings 50

28 June, 2017 11:24 AM UN-hosted Cyprus talks resume in Swiss Alpine resort

Turkey today has over 35,000 troops in Cyprus. Sticking points include security guarantees and hopes among Greek Cypriot leaders for the removal of those forces.  Geneva: A new round of UN-sponsored peace talks between Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot leaders has opened in a Swiss Alpine resort, aiming to reunify their Mediterranean island after a decades-long 65

4 May, 2017 12:01 PM Prince Philip, The 'Strength' Behind Britain's Throne

London: Prince Philip, who announced Thursday he was stepping back from public life, has been Queen Elizabeth II's loyal consort for almost 70 years but has often hit the headlines for his salty off-the-cuff comments. The 95-year-old has attended countless British and foreign engagements, as well as being patron or president of almost 800 organisations 49

24 March, 2017 10:32 PM Is Ram Sethu a natural shoal? ICHR to delve under the sea

Indian archeological researchers and historians will carry out an underwater exploration in search of material evidences in a bid to find out whether Ram Sethu is man-made or a natural phenomenon. Ram Sethu is a chain of limestone shoals between Pamban Island off TN and Sri Lanka’s Mannar Island. NEW DELHI: Indian archeological researchers and historians 93