- Electricity, Water Cut as Turkey Rebuilds Sur, But Some Residents Remain
Sur, a central district in Diyarbakir that was destroyed in the monthslong clashes in 2015 between Turkish security forces and the youth branch of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), is finally being rebuilt. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 27 May 2017 01:40:59 -0400.
- Turkish Forces Kill Nearly 30 Kurdish Militants
Turkish security forces killed 29 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in an operation in a mountainous area of eastern Turkey’s Agri and Van provinces, the Agri governor’s office said Friday. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 26 May 2017 02:51:15 -0400.
- Nato hit by Turkish veto on Austria partnership
Turkey has vetoed Nato's co-operation with Austria, a move which blocked the alliance's partnerships with 41 countries.
BBC News. Tue, 23 May 2017 20:00:03 GMT.
- Turkey crowd taunts coup suspects at mass trial near Ankara
Many of the 221 accused of trying to oust President Erdogan are marched past a hostile crowd.
BBC News. Mon, 22 May 2017 12:34:41 GMT.
- Turkcell and Huawei Are Deepening Their Cooperation to Create a Stronger Local Technology in Turkey
ISTANBUL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Turkcell and Huawei are deepening their cooperation to create a stronger local technology in Turkey.
Business Wire. Tue, 16 May 2017 15:46:00 UTC.
- Turkey Builds A Wall; Russians Move In
Turkey is building a wall against Iran. Meanwhile, the Russians lay pipe for new 'anti-Ukraine' natural gas line into Europe.
By Kenneth Rapoza, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 8 May 2017 17:26:00 -0400.
- 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.
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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