HEART OF TURKEY| 1 December 2014 Tuba Unsal: The face of an online generation

Half the population of Turkey is under 30. In such a young society, social media is hugely important. Nikki Bedi tells this story through the work of one person – Tuba Unsal. Tuba is an actress, model and ...

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Baby’s body found buried on Maroubra beach in Sydney

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