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Rescuers press to save 18 trapped Turkish miners

Rescuers press to save 18 trapped Turkish miners

Oct 29, – After canceling some festivities for a national holiday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu both visited the town of Ermenek in Karaman province, where the Has Sekerler mine is located close to Turkey’s Mediterranean coast. Rescue workers desperately pumped water out of a coal mine in southern Turkey and […]

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Al Qaeda driving exodus of Syrians

Al Qaeda driving exodus of Syrians

Sep 24, – Al Qaeda and its affiliates are forcing Syrians to flee to neighboring countries such as Turkey. Many of the refugees have harrowing stories to tell of how they escaped the clutches of the militant brigades. Dozens of Syrian refugees cluster night and day around the wooden picnic tables of a park on […]

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