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66 US Senators Sign Letter Calling on Turkey to Release Jailed Pastor

(Reuters) -- Sixty-six U.S. senators signed a letter released on April 20 calling on Turkish authorities to release an American pastor on trial in Turkey on charges he is linked to the Gülen network.
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The U.S Issues Three Warnings to Turkey in Two Days

The first of three warnings from Washington to Turkey came on Wednesday morning from the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC). Speaking before the committee was A.
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Turkish opposition leader says Erdogan will lose at polls

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) — The leader of Turkey’s main opposition party predicted Saturday that voters who backed President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the past would “side with democracy” instead of a “dictatorship” during the next elections in June. Republican People’s Party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu said he is confident of ousting Erdogan from office by winning […]
Tags: News, Turkey, Ap, Erdogan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Istanbul Turkey, People s Party, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics


Turkey's Erdogan Says U.S. Should Look at Its Own Actions if It Wants Jailed Pastor Freed

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan said the United States should look at its own actions if it wants the return of an American Christian...
Tags: Turkey, United States, Erdogan, Istanbul, Reuters, Tayyip Erdogan


Opposition Leader Predicts Turkish Voters Will Oust Erdogan

The leader of Turkey's main opposition party says he is confident of winning June 24 snap elections and ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan despite a lagging performance in past races.
Tags: Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan


Inflation Will Fall as Soon as Rates Lowered, Turkey's Erdogan Says

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Inflation will fall in Turkey as soon as interest rates are lowered, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, ahead of a...
Tags: Turkey, Erdogan, Istanbul, Tayyip Erdogan, Reuters Inflation, Rates Lowered Turkey


Turkey, Rebel Allies Have Lost Hundreds in Afrin Fighting, Erdogan Says

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey and its Syrian rebel allies have lost "hundreds" of fighters in total since the start of a campaign in northwest Syria...
Tags: Turkey, Erdogan, Istanbul, Reuters Turkey


The Last Of Istanbul's Public Scribes

The arzuhalciler, petition writers or public scribes who set up shop in the streets, go back to the early years of the Ottoman Empire, composing and writing legal documents for citizens to submit to courts and government offices. There are still a very few of them left (despite the efforts of Turkey's legal profession to […]
Tags: Art, Turkey, Words, Istanbul, 04.17.18


Turkey's Erdogan Says Emergency Rule Good for Economy as Stops Terrorism, Strikes

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Businesses should welcome Turkey's state of emergency because it guards against terrorism and prevents workers from going out...
Tags: Turkey, Erdogan, Istanbul, Reuters Businesses


Tiny Islands Make for Big Tensions Between Greece and Turkey

Incursions by Turkish military ships and jets into Greek territory have spiked and the potential for conflict is the greatest it has been in 20 years.
Tags: News, Greece, Turkey, Erdogan, Mediterranean Sea, Recep Tayyip, Politics And Government, Vis-photo, Border Disputes


Up up and away

Stumbling out of bed at 4.45am in a cold cave is a surreal experience. I am in Cappodocia in Turkey staying in a cave hotel and about to take my first ever hot air balloon ride and an early morning is required in order to see the sun rise. Personally I'm
Tags: Travel, Turkey, Cappodocia


EU Commission's Turkey Report Touches on Property Rights As Well

St. Gabriel Assyrian Monastry in Midyat, Turkey, founded in 397 A.D.Brussels (AINA) -- In its new report on accession, the European Commission in Brussels has given Turkey the worst testimonial yet, attesting that the country is facing serious regressions in the rule of law, freedom of expression and the independence of the judiciary.
Tags: News, Turkey, European Commission, Brussels, EU Commission, Midyat Turkey, St Gabriel Assyrian Monastry


Wild hot springs with amazing views

Ancient Egyptians did it. Romans did it. Even Beyoncé did it (in Iceland, for Jay-Z’s 42nd birthday). Since the beginnings of civilization, humans have enjoyed soaking in mineral-rich, geothermally-heated waters. In the past, communities formed around these natural resources, harnessing the steamy waters to create a hygienic social hub for religious ceremonies, celebrations, and small talk. While public bathhouses may have lost some of their necessity with the advent of indoor plumbing, natur...
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Two-Thirds of U.S. Senate Pushes Turkey to Release Pastor

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sixty-six U.S. senators signed a letter released on Friday urging Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan to release an American...
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Commentary: How Turkey’s Syria Policy Can Work for the U.S.

A political solution for Syria requires Washington to resolve differences with Ankara over Kurdish fighters.
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Turkish Lawmakers Approve Early Elections Called by Erdogan

Turkey's parliament has approved holding the country's presidential and parliamentary elections a year-and-half early, a change President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said is needed because of uncertainties over Syria.
Tags: Turkey, Erdogan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan


Erdogan's Shock Election Call Brings Cherished Powers Within Reach

By Dominic Evans and David DolanISTANBUL (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan's shock announcement of snap elections in June has caught Turkey's troubled...
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Turkey in shock after ‘night football died’

Istanbul (AFP) – Turkish football was reeling on Friday from one of the grimmest nights in its recent history that saw an ill-tempered Istanbul derby abandoned after a club manager needed stitches in his head after being hit by an object hurled out of the stands. Besiktas coach Senol Gunes required five stitches and was hospitalised after the incident in his side’s chaotic and violent... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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5 Players We’d Love to See in “OneLeague”

It’s inevitable. We know it will happen at some point (soon), it’s just a question of when. An agreement, a partnership, a merger, some sort of unity is destined to happen between the Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) and the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL). Fueled by the strong beliefs of the players and with fans dying to see the best of the best all housed in one premier collection of competition, what has commonly become known as “#OneLeague” is poised to come to fruition. It is fo...
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Turkey Says Enemies See Greece as 'Safe Haven'

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's enemies have been seeing Greece as a "safe haven" and the Greek attitude regarding individuals Ankara sees as...
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Turkey: Vasıta Kullanarak El Atmada Kiracının Hukuki ve Cezai Sorumluluğu Olarak; El Atmanın Önlenmesi ve Ecrimisil Davası İle Hakkı Olmayan Yere Tecavüz Suçu - Ozogul Yenigun & Partners

Vasıta kullanarak el atmada; örneğin kişi, kendi taşınmazı ile birlikte komşunun taşınmazının tamamını veya bir kısmını kiraya vermek suretiyle el atmaktaysa bu durumda kiracı fiilen el atan
Tags: News, Turkey, Partners, VAS, Cezai Sorumlulu, Ozogul Yenigun, Kullanarak El Atmada Kirac, Hukuki, Olarak, El Atman


Turkey: White Appliances Sector Is Under Turkish Competition Authority's Spotlight - ACTECON

Upon the application made by an anonymous party to the TCA on October 21, 2017, the TCA has initiated a preliminary investigation in order to determine whether Article 4 of the Law on the Protection of the Competition is violated
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Indiana Woman Samantha Sally Claims Husband Duped Her Into Joining ISIS

An Elkhart, Indiana, woman claimed in a recent interview she and her children were duped by her husband into joining Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria and that she wished to return home to the United States.  In an interview with CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh, 32-year-old Samantha Sally said four years ago her family left their home in Indiana for a vacation in Turkey and it was during this trip her husband, Moussa Elhassani, forced her and her children into joining the jihadist terrorist organization. 
Tags: Isis, News, Turkey, Syria, Indiana, Cnn, United States, Islamic State ISIS, Nick Paton Walsh, Elkhart Indiana, Samantha Sally, Moussa Elhassani


Austria Says Will Bar Turkish Politicians From Campaigning on Its Soil

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria's right-wing coalition government, which is strongly opposed to Turkey joining the European Union, will bar Turkish...
Tags: European Union, Turkey, Austria, Vienna, Reuters Austria


Underground overground Wombling free

Another travelling day sees us eating up the miles on our way from Konya to one of the most iconic districts of Turkey the natural wonders of Cappodocia. As usual on travel days our clever tour company has included interesting stops along the way. Our fi
Tags: Travel, Turkey, Konya


Turkey Meatballs Recipe from Aureole Las Vegas

Have you ever eaten at a restaurant while traveling and loved a menu item so much you wished you could recreate it at home? That’s what happened after a meal at Aureole at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas when I tried their delectable turkey meatballs recipe. They were one of the many appetizers we sampled […] The post Turkey Meatballs Recipe from Aureole Las Vegas appeared first on Eat Move Make. Copyright ® 2009-2018. All rights reserved.
Tags: Lifestyle, Turkey, Recipes, Las Vegas, Mandalay Bay, Aureole, Chef Charlie Palmer, Turkey Meatballs, Aureole Las Vegas


U.S. Has 'Concerns' About Turkey Holding Fair Vote Under State of Emergency

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday it had concerns about Turkey's ability to hold free and fair elections given the ongoing...
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Day 9 Jerash and The Dead Sea.

Our last day of the tour we left the hotel around 8am and got to Jerash around 9am. Jerash is a very large ancient Roman site on par with Ephesus in Turkey. I didnt even know about it until we had booked this tour. They even have a chariot race and gla
Tags: Travel, Turkey, Ephesus, Jerash


How Erdogan Wins

Nationalism, strong economic growth and control of the media will help the president of Turkey’s re-election in June.
Tags: News, Turkey, Kurds, Erdogan, Meral, Demirtas, Recep Tayyip, Economic Conditions and Trends, Politics And Government, Kemal, Legislatures and Parliaments, Selahattin, Coups D'Etat and Attempted Coups D'Etat, Voting and Voters, Kilicdaroglu, Justice and Development Party (Turkey