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Homeless in Turkey, Syrian orphans turn to ‘the flame’

On the streets of Istanbul, amid the throngs of tourists, a new disturbing sight is increasingly common: Syrian orphans, refugees of the war next door, are turning to drugs. Dressed in worn-out clothes and often barefoot, these children can be seen staggering around after inhaling a newly discovered substance, nicknamed “the flame.” Sometimes they are also trying […]