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Children pulled from rubble as Turkiye -Syria quake toll tops 9,500

Children pulled from rubble as Turkiye -Syria quake toll tops 9,500

ANTAKYA: Heartrending scenes of a newborn plucked alive from the rubble and a broken father clutching his dead daughter’s hand have laid bare the human cost of the earthquake in Syria and Turkiye that by Wednesday had claimed over 9,500 lives. For two days and nights since the 7.8 magnitude quake an impromptu army of...

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Zelensky due to visit UK on Wednesday

Zelensky due to visit UK on Wednesday

LONDON: Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky will on Wednesday make his first visit to the UK since the Russian invasion of his country, Britain said, announcing that it would offer fighter jet training to Ukrainian troops. Zelensky will meet Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and address parliament, Sunak’s office said, adding that the UK was planning “to...

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Kolo Muani double guides Frankfurt to German Cup quarters

Kolo Muani double guides Frankfurt to German Cup quarters

BERLIN: France striker Randal Kolo Muani warned he was “getting better” after scoring two and assisting another in Eintracht Frankfurt’s 4-2 derby defeat of visiting Darmstadt in the German Cup on Tuesday. The five-time Cup winners needed to come from behind for the victory and once again it was in-form Kolo Muani who proved crucial...

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TotalEnergies posts record $20.5 bn net profit

TotalEnergies posts record $20.5 bn net profit

PARIS: France’s TotalEnergies said Wednesday that high oil and gas prices bolstered its net profit to a record $20.5 billion in 2022 and announced higher dividend payments for shareholders. The 28 percent gain would have been much higher save for the nearly $15 billion in charges linked to its leaving the Russian market, with adjusted...

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Children pulled from rubble as Turkey-Syria quake toll tops 8,300

Children pulled from rubble as Turkey-Syria quake toll tops 8,300

Mesut Hancer holds the hand of his 15-year-old daughter Irmak, who died in the earthquake in Kahramanmaras, close to the quake´s epicentre, the day after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck the country´s southeast, on February 7, 2023.. — AFP Volunteers stand on rubble of a destroyed building in Kahramanmaras, southern Turkey, a day after a 7.8-magnitude...

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Children pulled from rubble as Turkey-Syria quake toll tops 8,300

Children pulled from rubble as Turkey-Syria quake toll tops 8,300

A view shows a semi collapsed building following the earthquake in Adana, Turkey, February 7, 2023. — Reuters  Death toll from disaster could yet double.  Dozens of nations including US, China, Gulf States pledge to help. Three-month state of emergency in Turkey’s 10 southeastern provinces declared. SANLIURFA, TURKEY: Heartrending scenes of a newborn plucked alive...

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Children pulled from rubble as Turkiye-Syria quake toll tops 8,300

Children pulled from rubble as Turkiye-Syria quake toll tops 8,300

Heartrending scenes of a newborn plucked alive from the rubble and a broken father clutching his dead daughter’s hand have laid bare the human cost of violent earthquakes in Syria and Turkiye that by Wednesday had claimed 8,300 lives. For two days and nights since the 7.8 magnitude quake an impromptu army of rescuers have...

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TotalEnergies posts record net profits of $36.2bn in 2022

TotalEnergies posts record net profits of $36.2bn in 2022

PARIS: French oil major TotalEnergies posted a record adjusted net profit of $36.2 billion in 2022, double the level of a year earlier, joining in the sector’s bumper earnings due to higher oil and gas prices since Russia invaded Ukraine. TotalEnergies’ fourth-quarter adjusted net income was $7.6 billion, including a $4.1 billion impairment related to...