- Police close Gezi Park during Women's Day demonstrations in Istanbul
Police has prevented a group from organizing a demonstration to mark International Women's Day at the entrance of Istanbul's Gezi Park in Taksim
Hurriyet. Sat, 08 Mar 2014 20:55:00 +0200.
- Turkish ex-military chief freed
Turkey's former army chief Ilker Basbug is released from prison in Istanbul after a local court overturns his conviction for plotting a coup.
BBC News. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 23:52:32 GMT.
- In Istanbul, Derision And Defiance At Erdogan's Threat To Ban Facebook, YouTube
Young Istanbul residents say a ban on major social networks would be harmful, but would come as little surprise given Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's disdain for the services.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:37:42 +0000.
- Turkey PM warns social media sites
Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan says his government could ban Facebook and YouTube, amid leaks suggesting government corruption.
BBC News. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:21:53 GMT.
- Turkey Sets Aug. 10 for Presidential Election - Source
Turkey will hold a presidential election on August 10 after incumbent Abdullah Gul's seven-year term expires, a source in the prime minister's office said on Friday. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 10:36:39 -0500.
- US naval destroyer heading to Black Sea
A U.S. Navy destroyer is passing through Istanbul's Bosporus straits on its way to the Black Sea for exercises near the fraught Crimean peninsula.
Miami Herald. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 10:28 EST.
- Net Food Brand Turkey Dried Apricots Recalled Because of Undeclared Sulfites
Net Foods Import & Export at 711 2nd Street, Secaucus, NJ 07094 is recalling Net Food Brand Turkey Diced Apricots because they contain undeclared sulfites. ...
Food and Drug Administration. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 07:52:00 -0500.
- Erdogan: Turkey Could Ban Facebook and YouTube
Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey could ban Facebook and YouTube, which he claims have been abused by his political enemies, after local elections on March 30. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 02:28:06 -0500.
- Transit permits expected to help Turkey and Bulgaria
A new liberalised transit permit regime between Bulgaria and Turkey should help businesses and develop the economy in both countries, officials and business owners say.
Southeast European Times. 2014-03-07.
- The Rise Of Turkey: The Twenty-First Century's First Muslim Power
In an interview with Soner Cagaptay, Director of the Turkish Research Program at The Washington Institute, we discussed his new book titled The Rise of Turkey: The Twenty-First Century's First Muslim Power, which was published in February.
By Rahim Kanani. Forbes. Thu, 6 Mar 2014 00:35:00 GMT.
Facts About Turkey
The Republic of Turkey lies partly in Europe and partly in Asia.
Its capital city is Ankara, and its largest city is Istanbul.
Turkey's currency is the Turkish Lira.
In 2007, Turkey's estimated population was 71,159,000, and Turkish is
the primary language used in Turkey.
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