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Voices: Refugee crisis from the Turkish shoreline | Syrian crisis

<b>Kucukkuyu, Turkey -</b> By official estimates, Turkey is hosting nearly 1.9 million refugees from Syria, while hundreds of thousands of unregistered refugees from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Iran live and work in major Turkish cities.<p>Most stay just long enough to earn the substantial sum of money …

North Africa

Who Are The Kurds? In Turkey, ISIS Syria Conflict Threatens To Derail Reconciliation Between Kurdish Militants And Turkish Government

Recent violence in Turkey has reignited generations-long tensions between outlawed Kurdish parties and the Turkish government, threatening to derail …

Middle East

Washingtonpost.com: Terrorism Report

<b>Background: The Kurds</b><p>The Kurds have been subjugated by neighboring peoples for most of their history. In modern times, Kurds have tried to set up independent states in Iran, Iraq and Turkey, but their efforts have been crushed every time.<p><b>The Kurdish People</b><p>* 15 million to 20 million Kurds live in a …

Middle East

First World War centenary: how the Great War changed Britain forever

Over a quarter-of-a-million Britons lost their lives in the First World War. As we approach the centenary, it’s time to pause, reflect, and pay tribute to their sacrifice, writes Andrew Roberts<p>The carnage of the <b>Great War</b> the centenary of whose outbreak we will be commemorating in 2014, had far more …

First World War: Same Protests of Futility, Folly Heard Today

A ration party of the Royal Irish Rifles in a communication trench during the Battle of the Somme. The date is believed to be July 1, 1916, the first …

World History

Walking wounded: The British economy in the aftermath of World War I

p Walking wounded: The British economy in the aftermath of World War I /p strongNicholas Crafts/strong span class=date-display-single27 August …

Economics

First world war: How British society changed at home

As the fighting raged abroad and amid accusations of deceit and disloyalty, British society faced fierce and fundamental changes at home, writes Joanna Bourke<p>Fear, grief, sorrow: these are the overriding emotions of war. For men, women, and children confined to the home front between 1914 and 1918, …

Working-class

BBC iWonder - Did World War One nearly bankrupt Britain?

Did World War One nearly bankrupt Britain?<p>Presented byHugh PymEconomic Correspondent<p>1. The economic situation in 1914<p>Presented byHugh PymEconomic Correspondent<p>Before World War One, Britain was the world’s economic superpower. With rapid growth and a vast empire, the country enjoyed significant …

Finance

Germany During World War One

Sponsored Links<p>The Great War, World War One, consisted of two stages: conventional warfare that lasted from 1914 to 1916, and a war of desperate …

World History

The Great War | Making peace | Reaction to the Treaty of Versailles | Source 1

• According to this source, how did Germans react to the announcement of the terms of the Treaty?<br>• What actions were opponents of the Treaty …

History

Weimar Republic | gcse-revision, history, germany-1918-1945, situation-after-world-war-1

How the Weimar Republic came to exist:<p>The Kaiser has abdicated and left Germany<br>• A power vacuum has been created as there is no established form of …

World History

BBC - GCSE Bitesize - Weimar - crisis of 1923

Economic issues in the 1920s – The Holocaust Explained: Designed for schools

ADVANCED CONTENT<p>DID YOU KNOW...<p>DID YOU KNOW...<p>Hyper-inflation<p>With the<p>economy in ruins, and the Allies claiming reparations and taking control of …

Adolf Hitler

World War I: Aftermath

Burdensome reparations imposed after World War I, coupled with a general inflationary period in Europe in the 1920s—another direct result of a …

Impact of World War One on the Weimar Republic

World War One had a devastating impact on Germany. Throughout World War One, the people of Germany had been led to believe by their government that …

Europe

Turkish official says Kurdish militia intent on taking control in Syria

Ömer Çelik, strategist and adviser to Turkish president Erdoğan, says YPG is taking areas for its own that were taken from Isis with help of US airstrikes<p>A senior official in Turkey’s ruling party and close confidante of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said US-backed Kurdish militia in northern …

Who are Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) rebels?

<b>The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has been a thorn in Turkey's side for decades.</b><p>The group, which has Marxist-Leninist roots, was formed in the late 1970s and launched an armed struggle against the Turkish government in 1984, calling for an independent Kurdish state within Turkey.<p>Fighting flared up …

Turkey: media crackdown amid escalating violence

The past two weeks has seen the arrest followed by deportation of three foreign journalists; crowds including a parliament member from President …

North Africa

Turkish PM blames Ankara bombing on Islamic State

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1199000/1199913_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1517219262_7208fe11186f3a5ebb940a74d3edb6c0<p><b>The Islamic State (IS) group is the prime suspect in the Ankara bombings that killed nearly 100 on Saturday, Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu has said.</b><p>No …

Extremism

Turkey launches airstrike on PKK camps in Iraq after ceasefire bid

REUTERS - Turkish warplanes struck Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant targets in northern Iraq and southeastern Turkey on Saturday and Sunday, …

Middle East
Middle East