Help for Syrian refugees in Mardin

English Translate original post with Google Translate Dear friends if you have some spare cash, please think about supporting this voluntary group from Mardin who are trying to help Syrian refugee children in the area. There are about 785,000 Syrian refugees in Turkey and over 50% of them are under 18. In Mardin in South East

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Turkey Protests – update

English Translate original post with Google Translate A short summary for those who do not speak Turkish based on info I have gleaned from friends, Twitter, and the Turkish press and TV that are covering  events. The protests  continue all over Turkey and have been joined by large numbers of workers, who went on strike

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a turbulent tour…

English Translate original post with Google Translate Tours are always tiring but this one definitely goes down in my book as the most exhausting ever. I arrive in Ankara full of cold and rapidly degenerate due to lack of sleep,lack of food,everything that could possibly go wrong actually going wrong, and the general stress of

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Van Earthquake – England Aid Points

English Türkçe Translate original post with Google Translate URGENT EARTHQUAKE APPEAL FOR VAN/TURKEY The number of people known to have been killed in Sunday’s earthquake in Turkey has risen to 523. Officials say 1,650 people were injured in the 7.2-magnitude quake which had its epicentre in Van province – 185 people have been rescued alive.

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