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  • Death toll rises in Istanbul building collapse

    The number of people confirmed dead after a multistory residential building collapsed in Istanbul has climbed to 16, Turkish state news agency Anadolu reported Saturday. "Since our last statement, two more children have died," Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu is quoted as telling reporters at the scene. Rescuers continue to comb through the wreckage of the building in an eastern suburb of Istanbul, Turkey's biggest city, more than two days after it fell down. Hopes that more survivors...

  • Brazil dam disaster death toll rises to 169

    The official death toll from a dam burst in the Brazilian town of Brumadinho rose to 169, authorities in the state of Minas Gerais said on Sunday night. In addition, 141 people have yet to be located.

  • Death toll in Istanbul building collapse rises to 21

    The death toll from the collapse of an eight-storey building in Istanbul has risen to 21 while 14 others were injured, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu has told Turkey's Demiroren news agency.

  • Death toll rises to 16 In Istanbul building collapse

    ISTANBUL (AP) " Turkey's interior minister has said the death toll in the collapse of an eight-story apartment building in Istanbul has risen to 16.Suleyman Soylu said early Saturday that another body had been found in the rubble.The building in Istanbul's mostly-residential Kartal district collapsed on Wednesday. The cause is under investigation but officials have said its top three floors were illegally built.Soylu was speaking to reporters at the site as emergency [

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