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On October 30th Izmir, Turkey was hit by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake. Many buildings were damaged and several buildings collapsed. One of the apartment buildings that collapsed was near an area I would go by from time to time. As soon as buildings fell, people began to try to rescue others trapped in the rubble....
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For the past almost two years, my wife and I have lived in Turkey. We have had the opportunity to visit several places and see and meet people from all over Turkey. Most people when they think of Turkey think of the Middle East or deserts. But Turkey is much different than most of the...
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On Tuesday evening, Turkey shot down a Syrian jet. Tensions between Syria and Turkey have been increasing over the past few days. This is the third jet that Turkey has shot down in the last few days. There has been several casualties of the conflict on both sides, as well as many Syrian civilians killed...
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This week, Turkey shot down two Syrian fighter jets in a move to strengthen their help of Syrian rebel groups against the Russian backed Assad regime. This has obviously caused tension between Russia and Turkey. More fighting could easily break out in the Syrian region causing more deaths and injuries. For more details on what...
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On Sunday morning an earthquake struck in Iran that affected both villages in Iran and Turkey. In the region of Van, Turkey 9 people were killed in the earthquake and at least 50 were injured. Almost 700 buildings were also damaged or destroyed because of the earthquake. To find out more read this story. One...
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