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Massive 5,000-year-old underground city uncovered in Cappadocia in Turkey, in 2014, which through the ages has been governed by the Hittites, Persians, Alexander the Great, Rome, The Byzantine Empire, Ottoman Empire, and Turkey.


Kayaköy abandoned Greek Village . Near Fethiye Turkey


Library of Celsus in Ephesus, İzmir, Turkey The apostle Paul preached in Ephesus and caused a riot when he condemned the use of idols. A silversmith who made idols stirred up the crowds and they almost killed Paul.


Oil Firm DNO to Add Export Capacity from Northern Iraq -

Noah's Ark found? Interesting read.Great article. Bloody big boat whoever it belonged to!

from Mail Online

Wikileaks comes under 'sustained attack' over Turkey government docs

Wikileaks has promised to reveal 300,000 emails and 500,000 documents related to Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP), four days after a failed coup attempt in Turkey.

Artemis statue in Selcuk Museum, Ephesus, Turkey. Upis, Great Goddess of Lydia, better known as Artemis Ephesia Her temple at Ephesos in western Asia Minor was one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient Mediterranean, with a colossal statue of the goddess some 40 feet high and 127 columns, all 60 feet tall.

from The Independent

Corbyn: Cameron is failing in his duty as a human being over inadequate response to refugee crisis

'Britain has granted asylum to less than 300 Syrian refugees since the start of 2014 - an embarrassing number compared to Germany, where up to 800,000 refugees are expected to be registered this year alone .. "The government's response to the refugee crisis has been wholly inadequate, and we are being shamed by our European neighbours. It is our duty under UN law, but also as human beings, to offer a place of safety, and play a role internationally to share our responsibilities ..


"In 1923 the Greeks living in Kayakoy, Turkey departed after a population exchange between the Greek and Turkish governments was mandated, leaving it an abandoned village. Some two million families, Greek Christians and Turkish Muslims alike, were uprooted from the homes and the country they had lived in, many for generations. Today some 500 original homes remain in Kayakoy, all now in ruins."


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