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Ursula von der Leyen snubbed in chair gaffe at EU-Erdoğan talks (The Guardian)

This afternoon.

Izmir Province, Turkey.

A strong earthquake struck the Aegean Sea on Friday and was felt in both Greece and Turkey, where some buildings collapsed in the coastal province of Izmir, authorities said.

People flooded onto the streets in the tourist city of Izmir, witnesses said, after the quake struck the region with a magnitude of up to 7.0.

Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Twitter that six buildings had collapsed in two districts of Izmir province.

Strong earthquake strikes Aegean Sea, shaking Turkey, Greece (Reuters)

This afternoon.

O’Connell Street, Dublin 1.

Members of the Kurdish Community in Ireland and their supporters Protest against the current situation facing Kurdish fighters and Kurdish people in Syria, as Turkey begins operations against them in Northern Syria.

Kurdish civilians flee as Turkish forces bomb Syria for third day (The Guardian)

Related: Why Is Turkey Bombing The Kurds In Syria? (BBC)

Sam Boal/Rollingnews



There’s a woman near and around my sprouts.

This morning.

Henry Street, Dublin 1

A nearly naked Peta volunteer calls on people to extend the “spirit of holiday kindness” and “try to relate to what’s on your plate”.

PETA Director Elisa Allen. said:

“Thanks to the array of mock meats available, it’s easier than ever to enjoy a festive meal packed with all the flavour but none of the cruelty of meat.”

It certainly makes you tNOMNOMNOM