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    At least 3 dead in quake in eastern Turkey
    By the CNN Wire Staff
    updated 6:04 PM EST, Wed November 9, 2011

    (CNN) -- At least three people died and 50 more remained buried under rubble from a magnitude 5.7 earthquake that struck eastern Turkey Wednesday night, officials said.

    Eleven other people were rescued, state-run television TRT said.

    The epicenter was 16 kilometers (9 miles) south of the town of Van, the U.S. Geological Survey said, and its depth was 4.8 kilometers (3 miles). The quake struck at 9:23 p.m. (2:23 p.m. ET), it said.

    At least 18 buildings have collapsed in Van, including two hotels and one school, TRT said...

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    Another earthquake hits eastern Turkey

    A magnitude-5.6 quake has struck eastern Turkey just 2 weeks after a deadly tremor hit the region. Local media say 3 people are confirmed dead.
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    Thursday, November 10, 2011 08:16 +0900 (JST)

    2 Japanese in collapsed hotel

    A Japanese relief organization says 2 of its members were staying at one of the hotels that collapsed in Turkey's quake.

    Thursday, November 10, 2011 11:01 +0900 (JST)

    1 of 2 Japanese at collapsed hotel rescued

    The Japanese embassy in Turkey says one of 2 Japanese people trapped under a collapsed hotel in earthquake has been rescued.
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    Thursday, November 10, 2011 11:51 +0900 (JST) Atsushi Miyazaki, he is in state of cardiopulmonary arrest at Japanese news

    Japanese aid worker confirmed dead in Turkey

    A Japanese aid worker has been confirmed dead in Turkey after he was pulled out of the rubble of a hotel that collapsed in Wednesday's earthquake.
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    Thursday, November 10, 2011 21:15 +0900 (JST) RIP
    Mainichi jp(Kyodo, AP)

    At least 3 killed, scores trapped after M5.7 quake jolts Turkey

    CAIRO (Kyodo) -- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7 jolted eastern Turkey on Wednesday night, killing at least three people and leaving scores trapped under rubble, according to reports.


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      MIRACLE: Laptop light helps Japanese woman survive Turkey quake

      VAN, Turkey -- Trapped under the rubble after an earthquake brought down the hotel she was staying in, Japanese aid worker Miyuki Konnai had more to worry about than her fear of the dark, but a "ray of light" from her laptop helped her survive the ordeal.
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      Rescuers search for survivors in the rubble of a collapsed hotel in Van, eastern Turkey, late night on Nov. 9, 2011. An earthquake struck eastern Turkey on Nov. 9, leaving dozens trapped in the rubble of toppled buildings damaged in the previous temblor, which had killed 600 people. About 20 buildings collapsed in the provincial capital of Van following a 5.7-magnitude quake, according to media reports.(AP Photo)
      Mainichi jp(Kyodo, AP)

      Turkish quake: Japanese aid worker among the dead

      VAN, Turkey (AP) -- Japanese aid worker Atsushi Miyazaki came to Turkey in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake last month, tasked with assessing damage and distributing relief supplies to survivors. Then he too became a victim of Turkey's treacherous fault lines on Thursday, fatally injured when a hotel, weakened by the earlier tremor, collapsed in a second quake that killed at least 11 others.

      Japanese woman who survived quake in Turkey says laptop saved her

      JERUSALEM -- Miyuki Konnai, a Japanese aid worker who was trapped under rubble after an earthquake shook Turkey on Nov. 9, said she was saved by a glimpse of light coming from her laptop, Reuters reported.
      Sankei news

      Miyuki Konnai at Ankara airport


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        Re: 5.7 Earthquake in Turkey

        I'm very sorry to learn that this second quake added to the tragedy in Turkey and killed brave aid workers.
        Posted on Sat, Nov. 12, 2011 03:10 AM

        Turkish quake death toll rises to 32
        The Associated Press

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          Turkish quake death toll rises to 26

          VAN, Turkey (AP) -- Rescuers on Saturday recovered the body of a second journalist missing underneath the rubble of an earthquake-shattered hotel as the death toll in the second earthquake to hit eastern Turkey in about two weeks rose to at least 26.

          Aid worker dies after rescue / Coworker hopes to continue relief support in quake-hit Turkey

          VAN, Turkey--A 41-year-old relief worker for a Japanese nonprofit organization has been confirmed dead after he was rescued from the rubble of a collapsed hotel following an earthquake in Van, eastern Turkey, on Wednesday.
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            Turkish PM visits quake zone in eastern Turkey

            VAN, Turkey (AP) -- Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited thousands of quake victims in eastern Turkey on Saturday, where two deadly quakes over the last two weeks have killed at least 640 people and left many homeless.



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              Japanese serve curry to raise funds for Turkey's quake victims

              ISTANBUL (Kyodo) -- A group of Japanese volunteers living in Istanbul on Monday held a gathering serving Japanese curry to raise funds for those affected by major earthquakes that hit areas near the eastern Turkish city of Van last month and early this month.


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