Parents Grieve Death of Daughter in Turkey–Syria Earthquake Tragedy

Emergency response of the Turkish authorities during a earthquake in Turkey
Emergency response of the Turkish authorities during a earthquake in Turkey. Photo: EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid / flickr.

BANGKOK (NNT) – A 29-year-old Thai woman, Chaimaiporn Homsantia, has been found dead following a massive earthquake in Turkey. The earthquake, with a magnitude of [Read More…]

Thai PM Prayut Offers Condolences Over Losses in Turkey, Syria Quake

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at US-ASEAN Business Council
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at US-ASEAN Business Council. Photo: ประยุทธ์ จันทร์โอชา Prayut Chan-o-cha  / Facebook.

BANGKOK, Feb 7 (TNA) — Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday conveyed his deepest condolences to the families of the victims of the massive [Read More…]

Thousands killed in major earthquake on the Turkey-Syria border

Collapsed buildings and debris in Van, Turkey due to an earthquake
Collapsed buildings and debris in Turkey due to an earthquake. Photo: IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation.

A strong earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale shook southeastern Turkey and northern Syria early Monday morning. It was followed by several aftershocks and another 7.6 magnitude earthquake that has hit the already devastated area of Turkey.

Israel Warns Russia Over ‘Dangers’ Of Supplying Syria With Advanced Air Defenses

Benjamin Netanyahu with Greek PM
Benjamin Netanyahu with Greek PM. Photo: Math Knight / Flickr.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Russian President Vladimir Putin against delivering an advanced air-defense system to Syria, saying it will further destabilize the [Read More…]

Explosions at Damascus Airbase Not Caused by Israeli Strike: Syria

Syrian soldiers, who have defected to join the Free Syrian Army
Syrian soldiers, who have defected to join the Free Syrian Army, hold up their rifles as they secure a street in Saqba, in Damascus suburbs, in this January 27, 2012. Photo: Youtube.

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Blasts heard at the Mezzeh airbase near Damascus were caused by missile strikes targeting the base and by Syrian air defense systems [Read More…]