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    Van boat disaster

    https://cumhuriyet.com.tr/haber/vandaki-tekne-faciasinda-olu-60a-yukseldi-1752737 Details coming .... up date immigrants on the boat. It seems to have happened 27/28 june it is an update. Boat gone down on van lake
  2. K

    Italian Bridge disaster

    Motorway bridge across river in Genoa has collapsed in torrential rain. Many dead and injured. http://www.newsnow.co.uk/h/Hot+Topics/Italy+Bridge+Collapse%09 Genoa bridge collapse - YouTube
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    Tukish levels of disaster

    I think i have now worked out the three Turkish levels of charging- level one Problem - small bill, five minutes work level two - Big problem - work may require two people, bill higher level three - Kapput - Work may take more then half an hour, refreshments may be required, bill can be...
  4. T

    Disaster at Silver Sands beach

    just come back from a short break at Silver Sands Beach - was astounded to see that the Silver Sands, Star Beach and Moonlight beach restaurants have been razed to the ground? what happened? who is responsible? The beach itself is covered in winter detritus - totally covered in sticks and...
  5. mollag

    More sad news - another Istanbul bombing

    Three killed, more than 10 injured in suicide attack in central Istanbul - LOCAL
  6. mollag

    A hard year for Turkey.

    It seems that Turkish tourism, the sun and sand variety, is likely to suffer a bad season this year. Fear of violence will be the main reason but no doubt there will be other reasons. I personally take no pleasure from this, Turkey has its faults but its a living for so many folk there that I am...
  7. kemerkid

    Disaster Preparedness Center

    This isn’t funny at all but when I read it I could not help but laugh. ‘Lodos’ storm badly damages Bursa’s disaster preparedness center’ ?Lodos? storm badly damages Bursa?s disaster preparedness center - LOCAL The story just seems so typically Turkish.
  8. B

    New Years eve disaster.

    Shanghai New Year's stampede kills dozens - Asia-Pacific - Al Jazeera English Yet another disaster, surely there must be an end in sight. Bill.
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    No investigation for Soma mine disaster

    According to this article Gross negligence led to Soma mine disaster. Expert report: Gross negligence led to Soma mine disaster This article states Turkey mine disaster: 24 people held on suspicion of negligence Turkey mine disaster: 24 people held on suspicion of negligence | World news |...
  10. Yalides


    Oh no, opening a box of Stella with a box knife and this happens, to two cans !!!! What to do, lick the shed floor and spit out the polystyrene chips and dead spiders or just watch it sink into the wood. The shed stinks of booze and I just know I am going to accused of drinking it when she gets...
  11. bal canavar

    Soma Mine Disaster - Criminal charges filed

    A criminal complaint has been filed for the alleged crime of Voluntary manslaughter and criminal negligence in relation to the Soma mine disaster. The suspects in the complaint include the present PM Recep Tayip Erdogan , and mine owner CEO Alp Gurken. It was filed SOMAS prosecuter's office...
  12. shirleyanntr

    Turkish mining disaster 200 dead

    over 200 known to have died with many still unaccounted for in a mine explosion yesterday. A terrible tragedy condolences to all those who have lost loved ones. Turkeys work related accidents and deaths is an absolute disgrace with lack of the EUs health and safety standards. that we mock .this...
  13. B

    Afghan disaster in mudslide.

    Afghan landslide survivor search abandoned - Central & South Asia - Al Jazeera English This is just terrible for these poor Afghans. There are hundreds known to have died, and possibly more landslides to come...
  14. B

    Munich Air Disaster

    I am no lover of Manchester United, but today is the 55th Anniversary of the terrible air crash that took so many young lives. My thoughts go out to all the families who lost loved ones on that day. Bill.
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    A Disaster company

    In Answer to the recent question by a homeowner what is Artevs Intension , fairly obvious I would Think as you can see Artev have now formed a holiday rentals company A Disaster Company and you can very easily notice that they have now tied up all Sites, they are the controlling managers ...
  16. peter the postie

    The Munich air disaster

    It's the anniversary of the plane crash that destroyed the Busby babes today. The Munich air disaster. My respect goes out to them and their families.
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    Disaster has struck again! We were sitting quietly this lunchtime, deciding what to have for dinner tonight when ......... crash!! Dashed into the kitchen to discover a huge meter long wall cupboard had fallen off the wall! Well, it had come off the wall at the top and was sort of...
  18. P

    Disaster! Alcohol Restrictions in Turkey

    Disaster! Just went on-line to order our usual supply of wine from Migros in Bodrum - but they have stopped selling alcohol on-line (am asssuming they still sell it in the store!?). Anyone know why? Is it linked to the government's new alcohol restrictions? Turkish government under fire over...
  19. J

    Garden disaster!!!

    Hope somebody on here can help me. Our small complex has a swimming pool in a garden area which really needs changing. When I say "garden", I use the term loosely - it's a pool with a small marble surround and then the area had been grassed. The trouble is that the soil isn't the best - and...
  20. John O' Dreams

    Fans to mark Ibrox disaster

    Thousands of local Glasgow Rangers fans will pay their respects this weekend as they mark the 40th anniversary of the Ibrox disaster. A large contingent of Ulster-based supporters are expected to be in attendance at the famous stadium to honour the 66 people – including an eight-year-old boy –...
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