Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000 in less than week

Sep 22, 2014

Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000 in less than week

The number of refugees seeking shelter in Turkey from the Islamic State group’s advance across northern Syria has hit 100,000 in less than a week, an official said Sunday. The head of Turkey’s disaster management agency, Fuat Oktay, said the figure relates to Syrians ...

Jul 23, 2014

Lawmakers aid school serving Syrian refugees

A group of lawmakers that crosses party lines, led by former Defense Minister Yuriko Koike, is raising funds to help Syrian refugee children in Turkey go to school. The money will go toward transforming a home in southern Turkey into a school through cooperation ...

Jan 15, 2014

Disaster victims send warm clothing to Syria refugees

A group of citizens displaced by the 2011 disaster that ravaged the northeast is sending warm clothing and other supplies to Syrian refugees now stranded in the Turkish border city of Kilis, an aid worker said Tuesday. Some 20 people who survived the earthquake ...