A metal tank exploded and launched into the sky Wednesday after a raging fire engulfed a chemical factory in Istanbul, injuring two firefighters battling the blaze and sending bystanders fleeing for cover.
Stephen Sorace. Fox News. Thu, 19 Sep 2019 17:17:50 GMT.
Russian tourist Mark Mitrofanov and his mother were left flying out of control in strong winds after their parasailing cable to a speedboat became detached at 200ft above the sea in Turkey.
Daily Mail. Tue, 17 Sep 2019 16:02:04 GMT.
"Domestic violence never happens because there's a problem with the woman. The men are killing. They are the problem," says a rights activist in Istanbul.
Joanna Kakissis. NPR. Sun, 15 Sep 2019 08:02:25 -0400.
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian opposition activists say a car bombing in a town in northern Syria controlled by Turkey-backed opposition fighters has wounded several people. There were no reports of deaths in the explosion. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 13 Sep 2019 06:56:28 -0400.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Former Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has announced his resignation from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party and plans to form a new political movement. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 13 Sep 2019 05:40:36 -0400.
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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