Paolo Santalucia, Frances D'Emilio and Nicole Winfield, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 1:41pm
A strong earthquake in central Italy reduced three towns to rubble as people slept early Wednesday, killing at least 120 people and injuring hundreds more as rescue crews raced to dig out survivors with bulldozers and their bare hands.
Suzan Fraser and Zeina Karam, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 1:20pm
Turkey on Wednesday launched its first major ground assault into Syria since the country's civil war began, sending in tanks and special forces backed by U.S. airstrikes to help Syrian rebels retake a border town from Islamic State militants.
Esther Htusan and Min Kyi Thein, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 12:03pm
A powerful earthquake shook Myanmar on Wednesday, killing at least three people and damaging nearly a hundred ancient Buddhist pagodas in the former capital of Bagan, a major tourist site, officials said.