updated on 09 February 2023
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Turkey was hit by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake that struck near the city of Gaziantep in the early hours of the morning on Monday 6 February. At the time of writing, the death toll in Turkey and Syria had passed 17,000. If you’re able to, there are several ways you can help. The Disaster Emergency Committee launched a campaign to raise funds to help provide emergency aid and rapid relief and the British Red Cross has also launched an appeal for both Turkey and Syria.
As we continue to read about the ongoing rescue efforts, we’ve put together a short summary of five commercial news stories that should be on your radar for this week’s round-up.
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