TENS of thousands of Syrian government supporters poured into the streets to protest an Arab League vote to suspend the country’s membership, as Turkey sent planes to evacuate diplomatic staff and their families after a night of attacks on embassies.
Mon, 14 Nov, 2011
A 13-YEAR-OLD boy was pulled from a collapsed building without injury five days after Turkey’s powerful earthquake struck, and state-run TV said he survived by drinking rain water that seeped through cracks in the wreckage around him.
Sat, 29 Oct, 2011
A powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Turkey today, collapsing dozens of buildings into piles of twisted steel and chunks of concrete. Desperate survivors dug into the rubble with their bare hands, trying to rescue the trapped and injured.
Sun, 23 Oct, 2011
Hezbollah supporters gathered in the streets of Beirut early today after a UN tribunal filed indictments over the assassination of former prime minister Rafik Hariri, prompting several schools to close as nervous parents withdrew their children from class.
Tue, 18 Jan, 2011