Earlier, a fire ripped through Tehran's iconic Plasco building. The tower is attached to a multistory shopping mall.
Rescuers battled atrocious weather conditions to reach the Hotel Rigopiano on the Gran Sasso mountain after earlier quakes triggered and avalanche.
Iranian TV filming the fire records the 17-story building crumbling to rubble in seconds.
A rescue team fought its way through snow and fallen trees to the small hotel in central Italy which had been struck by an avalanche.
A teenager kidnapped as a newborn is finally reunited with her biological parents. She defended the woman accused of abducting her from a hospital.