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  • Stuff the Turkey, Not the Sewer
    VOORHEES, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#InfrastructureMatters--New Jersey American Water provides tips for proper disposal of cooking grease to protect home plumbing and sewers.
    Business Wire.  Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:05:00 UTC.
  • Turkish capital Ankara bans all gay rights functions
    The governor's office says the move has been taken on security grounds and to protect public order.
    BBC News.  Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:32:43 GMT.
  • Adebayor scores another hat-trick in Turkey
    Emmanuel Adebayor scores his second hat-trick for Istanbul Basaksehir against Galatasaray this year in a thrashing.
    BBC News.  Sat, 18 Nov 2017 22:19:20 GMT.
  • Protests Erupt Over Turkey Campaigning in the Netherlands
    The Netherlands barred Turkey's foreign minister from Rotterdam in a row over Ankara's political campaigning among Turkish emigres.
    Voice of America.  Sat, 11 Mar 2017 20:53:00 -0500.
  • Seven dead including Russians in Istanbul helicopter crash
    March 11, 2017 12:17 AMISTANBUL (AFP) - Seven people were killed including four Russians when a privately-owned helicopter crashed in Istanbul after hitting a television tower on Friday (March 10), local media reported, quoting the city's mayor.
    Straits Times.  Sat, 11 Mar 2017 00:17:35 +0800.
  • Mercy Corps Aid Group Says Turkey Revokes Its License, Orders Shutdown
    One of the largest humanitarian organizations that delivers aid to Syrian refugees in Turkey says the government in Ankara has ordered it to immediately shut down its operations in the country.
    Radio Liberty.  Wed, 08 Mar 2017 15:42:30 +0000.
  • Mongolia should persist with systematic anti-corruption reforms
    Mongolia should persist with systematic reforms in its struggle against corruption, says a new report by the Istanbul Anti-Corruption Action Plan (IAP).
    OECD.  Acquired Tue, 21 Feb 2017.
  • The Top Five Shops For Design Lovers In Istanbul
    As the cultural, historic and economic hub of Turkey, Istanbul is brimming with creativity. Today I look at five Istanbul shops fit for lovers of great design from anywhere in the world.
    By Jordan Bishop, Contributor.  Forbes.  Tue, 7 Feb 2017 10:30:00 -0500.
Turkey map, showing Ankara, the Turkish capital, and other Turkish cities

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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