1. bickern

    Germany pledges 25 million euros to Turkey

    Germany pledges 25 million euros to Turkey for brick houses in Idlib. Germany pledged Turkey it would provide 25 million euros in fund for the construction of brick houses on the Syrian side of Idlib-Turkey border to accommodate displaced Syrians, diplomatic sources have told Hürriyet Daily...
  2. bickern

    Turkey hosts 4.7 million foreigners

    Turkey is home to some 4.7 million foreigners from 192 countries, according to an official of migration office. “It is not just Syrians living in Turkey. Today, we have 4.7 million foreigners among us. They contribute Turkey’s culture and create added-value,” said Gökçe Ok, deputy head...
  3. Tenpin

    QuadrigaCX - $190 Million in Crypto Possibly Lost

    An interesting article for anyone thinking of investing in crypto currency:
  4. suzyq

    12 million square meter tourism city in Bodrum

    Turkey’s Ağaoğlu Group has said it signed a letter of intent with investors from China and Hong Kong to build a 12 million square meter tourism city in the Aegean resort of Bodrum. In a statement on Sept. 15, the company said the tourism city, which will be Europe’s largest when it is...
  5. F

    Antalya eyes over 10 million tourists in 2017

    Hürriyet Daily NewsLEADING NEWS SOURCE FOR TURKEY AND THE REGION Antalya eyes over 10 million tourists in 2017 If no “negative developments” occur, the Mediterranean resort of Antalya will likely close this year with more than 10 million local and foreign tourists, Antalya Governor Münir...
  6. Tenpin

    Nearly half a million ‘zombie cars’ create big risk on Turkey’s roads

    Now here is something I can believe :27: Nearly half a million ?zombie cars? create big risk on Turkey?s roads - BUSINESS Snippet: According to a fresh report from the Insurance Information and Monitoring Center (SBM), more than 43,000 vehicles were banned from hitting the roads in 2016 after...
  7. suzyq

    1 million bees killed

    What a terrible thing to do. One million bees have been killed in the Aegean province of Manisa after unidentified suspects covered the entrances of beehives with soil on July 29. The incident occurred in Manisa’s Saruhanlı district. Zafer Şahin, the owner of the beehives, replaced 122...
  8. teosgirl

    ECHR fines Turkey 1 million Euro

    ECHR fines Turkey to pay 1 million euros to main opposition CHP - POLITICS That will hurt (not financially of course). The number of rulings against Turkey continues to rise... Turkey tops ECHR list in freedom of expression violations in 2015 - RIGHTS Charlotte
  9. immac

    One Million Posts

    I notice at the side of the forum page that the number of posts has ticked over the one million mark. Surely something to recognise in the Geeky Stuff section? Ian
  10. suzyq

    Turkey population rises by more than one million in a year

    Interesting article, but too long to cut and paste Turkey population rises by more than one million in a year - LOCAL
  11. Jaycey

    The $1 million potato

    A potato photo sold for $1 million Irish-born Kevin Abosch has become the hottest photographer in the world, according to Business Insider. He has even sold a photograph of a potato for $1 million, making it one of the top 20 most expensive photos ever sold... A potato photo sold for $1...
  12. bickern

    Turkey Has Spent Nearly $8 Billion Caring For 2.2 Million Syrian Refugees

    I am not too sure of the accuracy of the $8 Billion but they sure have done their bit. I for one think Turkey should be applauded for some of the work they have done. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ANKARA — Turkey, which hosts the world's...
  13. bickern

    3 million tents, but not a single refugee allowed

    Only 8 km from Mecca in Saudi Arabia, this giant tent camp is located. It can accommodate 3,000,000 (3 million) people, but not a single refugee is allowed. It has tents with air condition and all tents are fire proof. It is used once a year, during the "mass visit" of Muslims for the...
  14. bickern

    5 million Scots could determine the fate of 60 million people in the rest of the UK.

    The terrifying prospect of the Scots ruling England is now all too real. To most of us, it seems like an eternity ago that David Cameron stood outside Downing Street the morning after the Scottish electorate rejected independence, and declared: ‘The people of Scotland have spoken. It is a...
  15. bickern

    Windows 10 Already Has 2.8 Million Users

    Microsoft launched the very first Windows 10 Technical Preview build in October 2014, and since then, the Windows Insider program has remained available to all those interested to find out what this new OS is all about, so it's no surprise that the number of testers is growing really fast...
  16. T

    10.3 Million Signatures for Peace and Freedom for Öcalan

    Article extract: In March 1999, when the International Initiative “Freedom for Abdullah Öcalan—Peace in Kurdistan” was founded, it was unthinkable. Unthinkable, that Abdullah Öcalan would ever – get out alive. After his forceful abduction from Kenya with the help of Western intelligence...
  17. teosgirl

    15 million approve violence in the name of Islam

    Survey: 20 pct of Turkish public approves of use of violence in name of Islam Disturbing statistics (if you believe them). Nearly 33 million Turkish people (43.6%) believe the Muslim world was the real victim of the Paris attack (only 21% said French citizens). Charlotte
  18. suzyq

    Turkey’s population rises to over 77 million

    Turkey’s population rose to 77.7 million people in 2014, an increase of 1.28 million over the course of the year, according to data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute on Jan. 28. Some 50.2 percent (38.98 million) of the population is male, while 49.8 percent (38.71 million) is...
  19. Philogic

    Million Pound Prize.

    All you have to do is spot a driver NOT on a phone. Just send his vehicle registration number to the following Nigerian phone number.....0853@#$^&.o
  20. Tommie

    Didim Council owes 180 million TL

    It has been reported in Voices today that Didim Council owes 180 million TL. TURKEY’S tax authorities have named and shamed individuals and local councils who owe the state more than 1 million TL. Didim Council comes in at number 26 on the list – owing 180 million Turkish Lira. Do they have...
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