Category : BBC

News / BBC - 8 hours ago

Turkey quake: Heavy rain hampers rescue efforts

One search and rescue team on their way to the city, their van loaded with specialist equipment and supplies, told the BBC they were eager to get there and start looking for survivors, but they had no idea how bad the devastation would be when they a...

News / BBC - 15 hours ago

Turkey earthquake: Aleppo among worst-hit areas in Syria

In government-controlled areas, all of the country's emergency services have been made available, including the army and student volunteers. However, BBC Monitoring's Hesham Shawish, a Middle East specialist, says this is not enough to deal with the...

News / BBC - 19 hours ago

BBC on the scene of earthquake devastation in Turkey

Rescue workers are racing to save people trapped in collapsed buildings after two powerful earthquakes devastated parts of southern Turkey and northern Syria.Our Middle East Correspondent Anna Foster is in Adana, Turkey, one of the cities hit by the...