Suspected Islamic State chief Qurayshi killed in Syria, Turkey says

Abu Hussein al-Qurayshi is believed to have taken over the group after his predecessor died in a raid in February.

Mr Erdogan told broadcaster TRT Turk the IS leader was "neutralised" in a Turkish MIT intelligence agency operation on Saturday.

IS has so far made no comment on the reported operation.

The BBC has been unable to independently verify President Erdogan's claim.

The MIT intelligence agency had been following Qurayshi for a "long time", Mr Erdogan said.

Six killed after fresh earthquake hits Turkey-Syria border

Monday's quake, this time with a magnitude of 6.4, was centred near the southern Turkish city of Antakya and was felt in Syria, Egypt and Lebanon.

Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said there had been 90 aftershocks. Six thousand tents were sent to the area overnight for residents alarmed by the new quake.

The Hatay provincial governor's building, already damaged in the 6 February quakes, collapsed in the latest tremor, television footage showed.

Fresh earthquake hits Turkey-Syria border two weeks after disaster

Reuters reports Monday's quake, this time with a magnitude of 6.4, was centred near the southern Turkish city of Antakya and was felt in Syria, Egypt and Lebanon.

It struck at a depth of 10 km, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

Hatay Mayor Lutfu Savas told HaberTurk broadcaster that he had received reports about some people stuck under rubble after the latest quake. Three people were killed and more than 200 injured, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said.

Nine wrestlers dead with fears for those trapped under rubble after Turkey earthquake

The earthquakes hit both countries on February 6, the first one reaching 7.8 in the magnitude scale, with second hitting 7.5.

About 40,000 people have so far been declared dead and rescuing forces remain searching for those who have still not been found reports InsidetheGames.

Amongst the destruction is the a training base for wrestlers in Turkey, with Turkish wrestling gold medallist Taha Akgul pleading for "urgent help".

But hope is fading that they will be alive. 

Earthquake tears apart a Turkish-British family

It is increasingly remote terrain, yet it feels so familiar - village after village bears the same devastating scars.

We stop at a small place we learn is called Ördekdede and stumble into a Turkish community where their dead now outnumber the living.

This is a grim new reality for so many dots of the map across the huge corridor of this region where the ground shook most violently.

The last people we expect to find among the survivors in this secluded spot - huddling around a fire, sipping tea - are two Londoners.

Turkey earthquake rescue disrupted by security concerns as death toll rises

The combined death toll in Turkey and Syria from the earthquake has surpassed 28,000, and hope of finding many more survivors is fading despite some miraculous rescues.

German rescuers and the Austrian army paused search operations on Saturday, citing clashes between unnamed groups.

Security is expected to worsen as food supplies dwindle, one rescuer said.

And nearly 50 people have been arrested for looting, with several guns seized, local media reported.

Turkey's president said he would use emergency powers to punish anyone breaking the law.

Thousands offer to adopt baby pulled from the rubble

When she was rescued, baby Aya - meaning miracle in Arabic - was still connected to her mother by her umbilical cord.

Her mother, father and all four of her siblings died after the quake hit the town of Jindayris.

Aya is now in hospital.

"She arrived on Monday in such a bad state, she had bumps, bruises, she was cold and barely breathing," said Hani Marouf, the paediatrician looking after her.

She is now in stable condition.

Turkey-Syria earthquake: Combined death toll tops 11,500

The World Health Organisation has suggested the final toll could rise as high as 20,000, and thousands are complaining about the lack of resources and slow official response.

Across a swathe of southern Turkey, people sought temporary shelter and food in freezing winter weather, and waited in anguish by piles of rubble where family and friends might still lie buried.

Turkish president declares emergency as Turkey-Syria quake death toll passes 7000

A day after the quakes hit, rescuers working in harsh conditions struggled to dig people out of the rubble of collapsed buildings.

As the scale of the disaster became ever more apparent, the death toll looked likely to rise considerably. One United Nations official said it was feared thousands of children may have been killed.

And residents in several damaged Turkish cities voiced anger and despair at what they said was a slow and inadequate response from the authorities to the deadliest earthquake to hit Türkiye since 1999.

Powerful earthquake causes damage in southern Turkey

The US Geological Survey said the 7.8 magnitude tremor struck at 4.17am (local time) at a depth of 17.9km near the city of Gaziantep.

It said on Twitter extensive damage was probable.

The earthquake was felt in the capital Ankara and other Turkish cities, and also across the region.

Reports are coming in that several buildings have collapsed, and a number of people may be trapped.

A BBC Turkish correspondent in Diyarbakir reported that a shopping mall in the city had collapsed.