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A powerful earthquake in Taiwan felled a 16-storey apartment complex full of families who had gathered for Lunar New Year celebrations Saturday, with at least seven dead and more than 30 feared trapped. The death toll was rising in the historic city of Tainan, which bore the brunt of the 6.4-magnitude quake, as rescuers scoured rubble for survivors. An entire residential complex of four buildings containing almost 100 homes toppled, left on its side with twisted metal girders exposed and clouds of dust rising from the jumbled concrete.
Turkey was preparing Saturday for a new influx of refugees fleeing a major offensive by Syria's Russian-backed regime, with tens of thousands of Syrians camped out near a closed border crossing. The United Nations said some 20,000 people have gathered at the Bab al-Salam crossing, hoping to reach Turkey, which already hosts more than two million refugees from the bloody conflict. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights for its part estimated some 40,000 people had been forced to leave their homes since last Monday.