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Daily Archives: February 7, 2023

Former Newcastle and Ghana winger Christian Atsu pulled from rubble alive after being trapped in Turkey earthquake

Former Newcastle winger Christian Atsu has been found alive after being buried under rubble in the earthquake that hit Turkey. The 31-year-old Ghana international, now playing for Turkish Super Lig side Hatayspor, was said to be missing after team-mates and members of the club’s technical staff had reportedly been pulled from the rubble. More than 5,000 people have been killed …

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Rebel-held Syrian town bombed ‘immediately’ after earthquake, death toll rises to over 5200

The Syrian government bombed an opposition-held area of the country in the immediate aftermath of the earthquake, according to the UK government. President Bashar al-Assad launched a “truly callous and heinous attack” on Marea, a town in northwestern Syria affected by the earthquake, said MP Alicia Kearns, who chairs the Foreign Affairs Committee. Foreign Secretary James Cleverly criticised the Assad …

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