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Turkey and Syria Earthquake Death Toll Tops 7,700 As Rescuers Fight Weather

Rescue workers carrying Salih Polat, 27, from a collapsed building in Malatya, on Tuesday.

Videos Show Desperate Search for Survivors Near Quake’s Epicenter in Turkey

Russia Pays a Bloody Price for Small Gains in Eastern Ukraine

A billboard with an image of a Russian service member and a slogan reading “Glory to the Heroes of Russia!” in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Monday.

How Russia Is Surviving the Tightening Grip on Its Oil Revenue

An oil tanker in Novorossiysk, Russia, in October. Russia is facing a gradual ratcheting up of Western oil sanctions.

As Sunak Tries to Move Ahead, He’s Haunted by Prime Ministers Past

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak of Britain shuffled his cabinet on Tuesday.

China Tries to Play Down Balloon Dispute With Censorship and Memes

Outside the Foreign Ministry in Beijing on Monday.

In a First, South Korea Is Ordered to Compensate a Vietnam War Victim

A memorial site marks the area in Vietnam where South Korean marines were accused of killing more than 70 unarmed Vietnamese civilians in 1968.

David Carrick Is Sentenced to Life for Rape and Sexual Abuse

Activists gathering for a protest outside Southwark Crown Court in London on Monday during the sentencing trial of David Carrick, a former police officer.

Biden Focuses on Domestic Issues in State of the Union Despite Global Tensions

Oksana Markarova, the Ukrainian ambassador, was a guest at the State of the Union address, as she was last year, but President Biden mentioned Ukraine only briefly this time.

After Spy Balloon Clash, U.S.-China Tensions Loom Over Biden’s Speech

President Biden has taken economic and military steps aimed at limiting China.

After Spy Balloon Incident, China Rejects Pentagon’s Request to Speak

The balloon after it was downed on Saturday. Navy divers are trying to recover its sensors and other surveillance equipment.

Felipe Calderón, Former Mexican President, Accused of Supporting Sinaloa Cartel

Felipe Calderón during an interview with The New York Times at his office in 2011, when he was the president of Mexico.

Baby Born in Rubble of Turkey-Syria Earthquake is one of Many Child Victims

A baby girl who was born under the rubble caused by an earthquake receives treatment at a children’s hospital in the town of Afrin, Aleppo province, Syria, today.

Mukarram Jah, Heir to an Opulent Throne He Abandoned, Dies at 89

Mukarram Jah, the former nizam of Hyderabad in India, in 1995. “The dispersal of the wealth of the nizam,” a historian of India said, was “one of the 20th century’s most dramatic reversals of fortune.”

Joy and Heartache Follow Earthquake Rescue in Turkish City of Gaziantep

Your Wednesday Briefing: Quake’s Death Toll Soars

After an intensive search, rescue workers saved Vacit Amuri, a 3-year-old girl from a Syrian family, from a collapsed building on Tuesday.

At Cooper Union, a Russian Design Show Caught in a Political Crossfire

Anna Bokov, an assistant adjunct professor, outside Cooper Union, in a neighborhood known as Little Ukraine. Her exhibition about a century-old Moscow design school was postponed when an article raised questions about its timing. On Monday, the school reinstated the show.

3 E.U. Countries Plan to Get Some Leopard 1 Tanks to Ukraine ‘Within Months’

Leopard 1 A5 tanks in a production facility in Germany.

Erdogan’s Response to Turkey’s Earthquake Could Determine His Re-Election

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey in Ankara in January.

Pentagon Lifts Trump-Era Ban on Release of Guantánamo Prisoners’ Art

The prisoner Mohammed Ahmed Ghulam Rabbani painted this scene at Guantánamo Bay and gave it to a lawyer before the Trump administration banned all such releases in 2017. Mr. Rabbani, who is one of 20 prisoners eligible for transfer, wants to take with him all the paintings he has at the prison when he is repatriated to Pakistan.

The Sole Border Crossing for U.N. Aid From Turkey to Syria Is Blocked

Mourning victims of the earthquake in Jandaris, a town in the opposition-held part of Aleppo Province, in Syria on Tuesday.

Soccer Player Christian Atsu Is Rescued From Turkey Earthquake

Christian Atsu in 2019. He was injured in the earthquake, according to the vice president of the Turkish club he plays for.

Searching for Survivors

Searching for survivors in Adana, Turkey, this morning.

‘Miracle’ Cystic Fibrosis Drug Kept Out of Reach in Developing Countries

Shwetha Sree, left, with her 5-year-old son Vihaan, who has cystic fibrosis. He would be eligible for Vertex’s drug on his 6th birthday were he to live in the U.S.

How Deepfake Videos Are Used to Spread Disinformation

Turkey Earthquake: Time Is Running Out to Find Survivors

The Quest to Find Rectangles in a Square

One Turkish Apartment Tower Collapsed in The Earthquake, While Those Around It Did Not

Emergency personnel during a search and rescue operation at the site of a collapsed building in Adana, Turkey, on Tuesday.

The U.S. aid agency deploys two search and rescue teams to Turkey.

Members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department preparing for deployment to Turkey on Monday.

Zelensky Could Leave Ukraine to Visit EU Leaders in Brussels

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine at a meeting with European Union leaders in Kyiv on Friday.

These Are the Deadliest Earthquakes of the 21st Century

A woman walking through Port-au-Prince in 2010 after a 7.0 quake hit Haiti, killing over 200,000 people.

How to Help Earthquake Victims in Turkey and Syria

Injured earthquake survivors waiting to be treated at the entrance of a hospital on Monday in Iskenderun, Turkey.

Russian Attacks Intensify in Eastern Ukraine Ahead of Expected Offensive

Tatyana, 51, and her sister Halina, 56, hugged goodbye as Halina prepared to evacuate the village of Nevske in eastern Ukraine on Saturday.

Powerful Quake Strikes Turkey and Syria, Killing More Than 4,300

Emergency workers attempting a search and rescue operation at the site of a collapsed building in Adana, Turkey, on Tuesday.

Your Tuesday Briefing: A Devastating Quake

Rescuers searched for victims and survivors amidst the rubble of a building that collapsed in Adana, Turkey, on Monday.

Humanitarian Crisis in Syria Is Exacerbated By Deadly Earthquakes

Searching for victims and survivors amid the rubble of collapsed buildings on Monday in the village of Besnia in Idlib Province in northwest Syria.

For Syrians Who Endured a Brutal Civil War, an Earthquake Is a Reminder

Syrian rescuers retrieved an injured man from the rubble of a collapsed building in Azaz, Aleppo Province, on Monday.

Despite an Enormous Rescue Effort in Turkey, Many People Are Waiting For Help

Turkey Hit By Unusually Large Aftershock After First Earthquake

Search and rescue operations in Diyarbakir, Turkey, on Monday.

Kamala Harris Announces Funding to Address Migration Crisis

Crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border remain at record highs, posing logistical and humanitarian challenges for President Biden.

Another Chinese Balloon Flew Over Colombia, Officials Confirm

A Chinese balloon floating off the coast of South Carolina before being shot down by an American fighter jet on Saturday.

Parts of Ancient Gaziantep Castle Collapsed in the Earthquake in Turkey

The Gaziantep Castle in Turkey sustained major damage during the earthquake on Monday.

Eastern Ukraine Braces for New Russian Offensive

Loved ones at the funeral of a Ukrainian soldier, Anton Pushkar, who died in the fighting near Bakhmut, in Kharkiv on Monday.

U.K. Court Hears Details of David Carrick’s Years of Sexual Abuse

Members of the London Assembly’s Police and Crime Committee, an oversight panel, questioned police officials about the Carrick case in January.

What It Takes to Keep the Keeling Curve Going

Aidan Colton, an atmospheric technician with NOAA, held his breath while collecting an air sample atop Mauna Kea in Hawaii.

Avalanches in Alps Kill at Least 11, as Weather Hampers Rescues

Rescuers after an avalanche on Saturday near the town of Fieberbrunn in western Austria.

Russia’s Foreign Minister Lavrov Heads to Mali

Sergei Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister, meeting with South Africa’s Foreign Minister, Naledi Pandor, in Pretoria last month. Mr. Lavrov will visit Mali on Monday, in his third visit to Africa in about six months.

China’s Balloon Dispute Aims Attention at Xi’s Leadership

Mao Ning, a Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman, fielding questions about the stray balloon that traversed the United States, at a news conference in Beijing on Monday.

Turkey Earthquake: Governments Are Sending Rescue Teams and Offers of Aid

Rescue workers at the site of a collapsed building in Adana, Turkey, on Monday.

Seven Surprises

Ukrainian soldiers firing into the Russian controlled town of Pisky, Ukraine, last month.

How News of the Earthquake Spread in Gaziantep, the Epicenter

Reveling in the Eerie and the Spooky, but Finding ‘True Horror’ in Real Life

Mariana Enríquez said that her work returns the violence and trauma that are part of life “to the realm of the horrible, rather than the quotidian to which we grow accustomed.”