Wednesday, 5 February 2014
Turkey started turning away Syrian families after a refugee influx filled up its refugee camps
Monday, 21 October 2013
The number of Syrian refugees in Turkey has exceeded 600,000 and more than 400,000 of them are living outside refugee camps, the Turkish disaster management agency said on Monday. “We conducted a study before the Eid (al-Adha) holidays and the numbers have increased above 600,000,” said Mustafa Aydogdu, spokesman for the Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate (AFAD). Turkey, which shares a 900-km (560-mile) border with Syria, is a strong critic of Syrian President Bashar ...