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Earthquake damages ancient citadel in Syria's Aleppo

Hindustan Times 06 Feb 2023
More than 850 people were killed across Syria as buildings collapsed after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck neighbouring Turkey, state media and rescuers said ... Turkey, Syria earthquake ... The city of Aleppo is renowned for its ancient citadel, its UNESCO-listed historic centre and its centuries-old covered markets.

Before and after images show destruction of Turkey quakes

The New Arab 06 Feb 2023
The Cukurova district in Adana, southern Turkey, was heavily damaged in the earthquake ... Parts of Turkey and Syria are considered part of the cradle of civilisation, boasting countless relics and ancient cities such as Aleppo - which was also heavily damaged during the quake.

Ancient Gaziantep Castle damaged by earthquakes in Turkey

Sandhills Express 06 Feb 2023
An ancient castle in Turkey was one of the historic monuments damaged when major earthquakes hit the country and neighboring Syria, killing more than 2,000 people on Monday ... Death toll #Update from #Turkey–#Syria #earthquake rises to 408, more than 1,700 injured.

Huge Turkish earthquake was felt as far away as GREENLAND

The Daily Mail 06 Feb 2023
Tremors from the earthquake that wrought devastation across Turkey and neighbouring Syria today were felt as far away as Greenland ... The tremors started just eight minutes after the earthquake in Turkey and could be felt right across Greenland which is more than three times the U.S.

What caused the Turkey-Syria earthquake and what is the Anatolian fault?

The Times/The Sunday Times 06 Feb 2023
Turkey and Syria earthquake ... In few places is civilisation older than on the borders of Turkey and Syria ... a reminder, though, that however ancient and.

Turkey arrests ISIS members allegedly targeting Istanbul synagogues

Cleveland Jewish News 06 Feb 2023
citizens residing in Turkey that terror attacks could be imminent against diplomatic institutions and places Westerners are known to congregate, specifically naming churches and synagogues ... They are focused on Khorasan, a region that historically covered the eastern frontier of the ancient Persian Empire.

Rescuers dig with their bare hands as they work through the night to find survivors ...

The Daily Mail 06 Feb 2023
Rescuers are digging using their bare hands as they work through the night to find survivors of earthquakes in Turkey which have killed at least 3,800 people. Thousands of buildings in Turkey and Syria were flattened on Monday after a series of tremors, including two measuring 7.8 and 7.5 in magnitude ... TURKEY.

Ten ghost cities rediscovered by tourists: From a Mongolian metropolis to medieval village in Italy

The Daily Mail 05 Feb 2023
Kayaköy is a town in the southwestern part of Turkey and is an example of the aftermath of the Greco-Turkish war which took place between 1919 and 1922 ... Turkey's Kayaköy is an example of the aftermath of the Greco-Turkish war which took place between 1919 and 1922 ... Site of the ancient Greek city of Karmilissos from the 18th century.

Who will Guard the Guardians: Direct Democracy as Suspicion of Authority

Resilience 02 Feb 2023
In this ancient urban settlement built by the Trypillia civilization, scientists haven’t discovered any sign of elite rule over the majority of dwellers ... [6] https.//

Smyrna: The History of Asia Minor's Greatest Greek City

Greek City Times 31 Jan 2023
Smyrna was one of the greatest Ancient Greek cities in Asia Minor, today's Turkey ... The ancient city of Smyrna, a hub of Greek and Armenian cultures. Located at a strategic point on the Aegean coast of Anatolia, the oldest remains of the city, likely founded by indigenous peoples, are in the town now called Izmir, Turkey.

Georgiadis: "We laugh at Erdoğan's nonsense, the Rafale and Viper jets would crush the Turkish air force"

Greek City Times 28 Jan 2023
Adonis Georgiadis spoke about Turkish provocations and Greece's readiness to respond to every move by Turkey, especially as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is escalating his rhetoric against Greece more than usual in the lead up to the presidential election ... "We have no war mood, we are not purchasing the aircraft to make war with Turkey.

The best winter sun destinations with a direct flight from Scotland

The Times/The Sunday Times 28 Jan 2023
Best for. a quick-fix sun hit just over three hours from Scotland ... Best for ... Best for ... .com) ... The Roman ruins of the Temple of Apollo in Side on the coast of Turkey. GETTY IMAGES. Southern Turkey ... sunshine guaranteed, plus ancient sites and historic old towns ... Or stay at five-star Miracle Resort on the edge of Lara, 30 minutes’ drive from ancient Antalya ... .

Crisis in the Caucasus: Two Facts You Aren’t Being Told

Greek City Times 27 Jan 2023
The Turkey-Caucasus-Caspian-Central Asia belt, however, has long posed an existential challenge for its northern neighbor ... Azerbaijan, an ally of Turkey and Israel, has fallen into line with Georgia. Turkey and Azerbaijan (“Two countries, one nation”) closed their borders with Armenia three decades ago.

Six Abandoned Cities and Their Haunting Histories

Ancient Origins 27 Jan 2023
14 Stunning Pictures of Ancient Ghost Towns The Haunted Ruins of Khara Khoto, The Black City of Mongolia ... The Ancient Ruins of Salamis, the Once Thriving Port City of Cyprus Ani ... Today, this ancient stronghold is a ghost town; all that’s left are the rotting vestiges of 70 abandoned homes ... An Abandoned Greek Village in Turkey.

Plants can be more valuable than gold

The Galveston Daily News 25 Jan 2023
I enjoy reading about ancient history and civilizations ... The plant was considered extinct for centuries until recently, when it was found in the foothills of Mount Hasan in central Turkey, hundreds of miles and across the Mediterranean Sea from its ancient source ... The problem is that there is no source of the ancient silphion plant to compare it to.

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