lives

  1. immac

    Black Lives Matter

    I have been following this idea for a few weeks. They have a Web site, which is quite clear, but on closer looking is a little vague in its aspirations (link below); the USA and UK sites are largely the same. There are a few things which make me wonder where this will go. For example, there is...
  2. Tenpin

    Muhammad Ali and Black Lives Matter

    Muhammad Ali’s son says dad would have hated ‘racist’ Black Lives Matter https://nypost.com/2020/06/20/muhammad-alis-son-says-he-wouldve-hated-black-lives-matters/ Extract: On the fourth anniversary of his death, Muhammad Ali’s only biological son says that his father would be against Black...
  3. bickern

    Traffic accidents claim 50 lives

    Traffic accidents claim 50 lives during Eid al-Adha. Fifty people lost their lives in road accidents across Turkey this year during Eid al-Adha, the Interior Ministry has said. A total of 45 accidents occurred from the eve of Eid al-Adha on Aug. 11 to the last day of the holiday on Aug. 14...
  4. IbrahimAbi

    Gambling with lives

    I am disturbed by this take-over of shirt sponsorship by Gambling companies. My own championship club is also sponsored by a gambing company. this was interesting https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/jul/19/half-of-premier-league-clubs-to-have-gambling-sponsors-for-201920 I would like to...
  5. Spurs

    Life for lives

    Well I hope the guilty parties are dealt with accordingly, if ever a life sentence was merited its NOW. Lorry drivers charged over M1 fatal crash - BBC News
  6. B

    Black Lives Matter

    Black Lives Matter movement 'needed in UK' - BBC News Personally, I think that all lives matter. Whether they are Black, White or any other colour. Bill.
  7. bickern

    Share the good things about your lives or holidays in Turkey

    Well the challenge was given by Ann so feel free to post all the uplifting stuff here. To kick it off I will just mention that the people of Toparlar, as in my immediate neighbours, are really spiffing, what-ho, and I count them as extended family. Hopefully this will be a positive thread...
  8. bickern

    I am prepared to take lives

    'I am prepared to take lives': Dutch Imam sparks outrage by saying he is ready to kill and die for Islam. Turkish Imam Halil Celik works at Mosque in Dieren, eastern Netherlands. He told a journalist: 'I am prepared to die for my religion and also take lives' Journalist Mehmet Cerit said 'it is...
  9. bickern

    Turks overwhelmingly opposed to gov't interference in private lives

    A recent survey has shown that the Turkish public is overwhelming opposed to the government interfering in private lives, with a significant number of people saying the government has actually been meddling in the private sphere. The survey by the MetroPOLL Strategic and Social Research Center...
  10. E

    Turkish Man Im dating that lives in my area in the U.S.A But is From Istanbul

    Thank you everyone for their advice
  11. christella

    trying to find Pauline mavisehir turkey/ lives in portsmouth

    trying to find Pauline mavisehir turkey/ lives in portsmouth or anybody else who was on the thomas cook flight on the 4th june (bank holiday) 2012 bodrum to gatwick remember we had a chat as we were waiting to get our seats for the flight after watching the martin lewis money program tonight on...
  12. K

    sad News 5 people loose their lives

    Chances are fighting fires caused by carless people having picnics etc Firefighting helicopter crashes, five dead
  13. K

    Transform the lives of young children in Antalya

    A wonderful volunteering program to make a change, and get to know friendly, unique and heart-warming Turkish families! By teaching English to poor, lower class children between the ages of 5-20 you can help make a positive contribution to the community. The children are generally beginners...
  14. Yalides

    The Battle of Britain spirit lives on.

    Conversation overheard on the VHF Guard (emergency) frequency 121.5 MHz Argentine Air Defence Site: 'Unknown aircraft you are in Argentine airspace. Identify yourself.' Aircraft: 'This is a British aircraft. I am in Falklands airspace.' Argentine Air Defence Site: 'You are in...
  15. S

    Our lives in Bulgaria update

    I thought that a few of you would be interested to hear how we are getting on, so here is an update of our lives here in Bulgaria. Where we are and what we are doing. Well we are still loving life here and there have been a couple of changes since I last wrote, the main one being that we have...
  16. suzyq

    When a ‘Turkish Passport’ saved thousands of lives

    I never knew about this until I read this article. What a wonderful true story. “Turkish Passport” is an unusual story about the Holocaust; it is unusual simply by having the word “Turkish” in its title, since Turkey was a neutral country during WW II. The documentary, directed by former...
  17. giglets

    Denial costs lives.

    Stupid and inhumane denial of clear facts is adding to the misery of these famine victims. BBC News - Somali Islamists maintain aid ban
  18. John O' Dreams

    'Waterboarding saved lives' – Bush

    Former US president George Bush said information obtained from terrorist suspects through “waterboarding” prevented attacks and saved British lives. In his memoirs, serialised in The Times, he said the use of the controversial interrogation technique - which simulates drowning - had helped to...
  19. N

    Dog need home in Didim, owner dumped her and went to UK

    You were playing outside my place in the sun, I clapped you a few times and you smiled. You followed me to the bank and waited at the gate for leftover food and treats. My wife thought your were cute, called you Kelly and bought a nice collar to kill the fleas. You came into the garden to shade...
  20. ceemac

    Lives marred due to a lack of testing

    Sorry, have to reproduce this in full as stories from this publication do not link for some reason. "Three children developed mental disabilities as a result of not receiving a mandatory test for a genetic disorder. Treatment would have been possible had the children been diagnosed earlier for...
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