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TOPIC: gaziantep earthquake

FOCUS: Russia-Ukraine War

What I Missed In Turkey's Earthquake — A Ukrainian Reflection On Caring From Afar

One Ukrainian writer looks back on a year of international support for her nation, and what happened when the world’s attention shifted to the earthquake in Turkey and Syria.


One year after Russia’s invasion began, 74% of Europeans, 60% of Britons and 65% of Americans want their respective countries to continue to support Ukraine.

Hundreds of millions of people in the West, and well beyond, are thinking about the destiny of my mid-sized country and the safety of our people. Maybe not hour-by-hour like those first weeks of the war — and the way I still do — but we can see that day-in, day-out support is holding strong.

There are simply no words to express my gratitude.

The past year of support has been crucial for the survival of Ukraine, and I will never take it for granted — both past and future. But I have been reminded of that in a whole new way this past week as events unfold elsewhere in the world.

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“Apocalisse Turchia”: Turkey-Syria Earthquake On 24 World Newspaper Front Pages

International newspapers are relaying the destruction and drama after a powerful earthquake devastated southeastern Turkey near the Syrian border Monday, killing more than 5,000.

More than 5,000 people were killed and at least 15,000 injured in southeastern Turkey and over the border in Syria, as a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck in the early hours of Monday near the city of Gaziantep, followed by numerous powerful aftershocks.

The race against the clock has now begun for rescuers to find survivors in the rubble, amid winter weather conditions. The World Health Organization is warning that the death toll may rise dramatically as more victims are found amid the debris.

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