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New Delhi: Turkey has raised the Kashmir issue at the United Nations Human Rights Council, with a call for resolving the issue on the basis of UN resolutions. “We reiterate our call to the Government of India to ease current restrictions in Jammu Kashmir,” Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told the 47-member Council in Geneva, according to news reports. “We wish for the resolution of the issue through peaceful means on the basis of the relevant…

As rescue teams in the Turkish port city of Izmir continue the search for survivors of Friday’s powerful (7.0 magnitude) earthquake, the death in the Turkish city has mounted to 75 and 1,000 are reported injured. Reportedly, there are nearly 6,000 rescuers who work day and night since Friday in Izmir, racing to free dozens of people still trapped in several collapsed apartment buildings. The recent survivor, a 70-year-old man was pulled out from the…