Building collapses

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to people as he visits the site of a collapsed building in Istanbul, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. Erdogan says there are "many lessons to learn" from the collapse of a residential building in Istanbul where at least 17 people have died. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
February 09, 2019 - 6:42 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president was among hundreds of mourners who attended the funeral Saturday for nine members of a family killed in the apartment building collapse in Istanbul as the overall death toll increased to 17. Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other officials joined the funeral prayers for...
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Rescue workers continue to remove rubble from an eight-story building which collapsed two days earlier in Istanbul, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. Turkish rescue workers on Friday pulled out a 16-year-old boy from the rubble of an eight-story apartment building in Istanbul two days after it collapsed, Turkey's interior minister Suleyman Soylu said. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
February 09, 2019 - 5:21 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the Istanbul apartment building collapse (all times local): 2:15 p.m. A relative of a woman missing in the rubble of an eight-story apartment building in Istanbul says he is hopeful that she may still be alive but denies earlier reports that she had been in contact...
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Rescue workers try to remove rubble from an eight-story building which collapsed a day earlier in Istanbul, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. A 5-year-old girl was rescued from the rubble of the eight-story apartment building in Istanbul on Thursday, raising the number of survivors of the collapsed structure to 13. At least three people have been found dead. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
February 08, 2019 - 6:41 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish rescue workers on Friday pulled a 16-year-old boy out alive from under the rubble of an Istanbul apartment building two days after it collapsed, a Turkish official said. They also recovered three more bodies from the wreckage of the eight-story building, raising the death...
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Rescue workers carry 5-year old girl Havva Tekgoz, after she was pulled from the rubble of an eight-storey building, some 18-hours after it collapsed, in Istanbul, Turkey, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. The girl, Havva Tekgoz, was seen on Thursday being carried by stretcher to a waiting ambulance, as one person in a crowd of onlookers chanted: "God is great!." Istanbul Gov. Ali Yerlikaya told reporters early Thursday that rescue teams working overnight pulled 12 people out of the rubble with injuries and at least three people are confirmed dead. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
February 07, 2019 - 11:32 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — As emergency teams worked around the clock in search of any more survivors trapped in the rubble of an eight-story apartment building in Istanbul, its collapse put the spotlight on illegal construction and raised alarms over the scope of possible destruction in the event that a...
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Rescue workers try to remove rubble from an eight-storey building which collapsed a day earlier in Istanbul, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. An eight-storey building collapsed in Istanbul Wednesday, and Istanbul Gov. Ali Yerlikaya told reporters early Thursday that rescue teams working overnight pulled 12 people out of the rubble with injuries and at least three people are confirmed dead. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
February 07, 2019 - 10:41 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the apartment building collapse in Istanbul (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Turkish officials have raised the death toll from the collapse of an eight-story apartment building in Istanbul to 10. State-run Anadolu Agency quoted the Istanbul governor's office as saying that...
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Rescue workers and people try to remove debris of an eight-story building which collapsed in Istanbul, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. An eight-story building collapsed in Istanbul on Wednesday, killing at least one person and trapping several others inside the rubble, Turkish media reports said. (DHA via AP)
February 06, 2019 - 1:13 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — An eight-story building collapsed in Istanbul on Wednesday, killing at least two people, Turkish officials said. Rescue workers pulled six others out of the rubble and were working to free more who were trapped. The building, which had 43 people living in 14 apartments, had a street...
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, people inspect a destroyed building where, according to SANA, the five-story building collapsed early Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, killing most of those who were inside and only one person was rescued alive, in the northern city of Aleppo, Syria. SANA said that a building damaged during years of war in the northern city of Aleppo has collapsed killing 11 people. (SANA via AP)
February 02, 2019 - 11:14 am
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A building damaged during years of war in the Syrian northern city of Aleppo collapsed Saturday, killing 11 people, including four children, said Syria's state news agency. SANA said the five-story building collapsed early Saturday, killing most of those who were inside and...
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In this photo provide by Abancay police, officers and firefighters stand by a collapsed area of the Alhambra hotel in Abancay, Peru, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. Civil defense officials say the hotel wall collapsed during a wedding celebration, killing at least 15 people. (AP Photo/Abancay police via AP)
January 27, 2019 - 11:24 am
LIMA, Peru (AP) — A hotel wall collapsed during a wedding celebration in Peru, killing at least 15 people on Sunday, authorities said. National civil defense chief Jorge Chavez said dozens of people who had been dancing were caught under the collapsing wall and a roof early Sunday at the Alhambra...
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January 05, 2019 - 1:42 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A new city policy requiring public signs on brick buildings warning they might collapse in an earthquake is part of a long history of white supremacy aimed at forcing black people to move out of neighborhoods, the NAACP of Portland, Oregon, says. The group on Thursday decried...
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This photo provided by the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry taken from tv footage shows shows an Emergency Situations employee holding a cat rescued from debris of damaged parts of a collapsed section of an apartment building, in Magnitigorsk, a city of 400,000 about 1,400 kilometers (870 miles) southeast of Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. Search crews have pulled more bodies from a huge pile of rubble at a collapsed Russian apartment building. (Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations photo via AP)
January 03, 2019 - 2:32 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — After three-and-a-half days of fighting a mountain of concrete, cold weather and time, rescue teams in an industrial Russian city ended a search for people who were inside an apartment building where an explosion triggered a partial collapse, giving a final death toll Thursday of 39...
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