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Local news for Istanbul, Turkey continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

14 hrs ago | Ecology Global Network

Smart Recycling Bin Aids Istanbul's Stray Dogs and Cats

Istanbul, Turkey, a city of 11.3 million people is estimated to have a population of stray dogs and cats reaching 150,000.

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16 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Turkish business world backs boycott of Israeli goods

A group of people stage a demonstration to protest Israeli ongoing onslaughts within the 'Operation Protective Edge', killed at least 828 people and injured 5300 others since July 7, after Friday Prayer outside the New Mosque, also known Eminonu Mosque, in Istanbul, Turkey on july 25, 2014.

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18 hrs ago | K103

Vending Machine That Feeds Stray Animals

Turkey has over 150,000 stray cats and dogs. The solution, pet vending machines , which are just THE CUTEST thing ever.

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20 hrs ago | UPI

Protests in Turkey over Syrian refugees

Violent demonstrations in Turkey suggest the country is overwhelmed by the influx of over a million refugees from Syria, and feeling the strain.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Jewish News Weekly

Rocket fire halts filming in Israel

The television drama will move its operations to Istanbul, Turkey, Variety reported July 16. Air raid sirens and ongoing rocket fire from Gaza have disrupted the production, and members of the cast and crew have posted on social media about the stresses of running to bomb shelters.

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Voice of America

Turkey Feeling Strain From Hosting Syrian Refugees

Syrian refugee children scuffle with a waiter as they try to get a pack of food at an iftar event open to public during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan in central Istanbul, July 17, 2014.

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TrekEarth

Rainbow

Chalcedon was an ancient maritime town of Bithynia, in Asia Minor. It was located almost directly opposite Byzantium, south of Scutari and it is now a district of the city of Istanbul named KadA kA y.

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Hospitality Net

HVS In Focus: Istanbul, Turkey

Spanning two continents, Istanbul is a unique destination. This article provides an overview of the supply and demand factors currently affecting the city and a review of the hotel market performance.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Time

Recycle Plastic Bottles in This Machine, and It Will Dispense Food for Stray Dogs

In Istanbul, Turkey, where an estimated 150,000 stray dogs and cats reportedly wander the streets, a Turkish company called Pugedon believes it has come up with a way to feed the animals: "Smart Recycling Boxes," a machine that dispenses food and water in exchange for recycled plastic bottles , Big Think reports.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Daily Star

Turkey's top preacher calls new 'caliphate' illegitimate

From left, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's President of Religious Affairs, Mehmet Gormez and Deputy Prime Minister Emrullah Isler attend the 'World Islamic Scholars Peace, Moderation and Commonsense Initiative' conference at the Dolmabahce Palace in Istanbul, Turkey on July 17, 2014.

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ContactMusic.com

Tyrant Production Moved Amid Israeli/palestinian Conflict

Production on new U.S. drama series Tyrant has been relocated from Tel Aviv, Israel to Istanbul, Turkey amid the ongoing political unrest in the Middle East.

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SciDev.Net

Highlights from Humanitarian Innovation Conference

This was one of the debates happening in the run up to the UN's World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, in 2016, where one of the main themes will be "transformation through innovation".

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Groong

First international flight since Crimea became part of Russia leaves for Istanbul

First international flight since Crimea became part of Russia leaves for Istanbul Economy July 20, 1:46 updated at: July 20, 2:54 UTC+4 SIMFEROPOL, July 20. /ITAR-TASS/.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Examiner.com

The Year of James Baldwin now in full classic literary swing

"By the time I was 17, you had done everything that you could to me. The problem is now, how are you going to save yourselves?" --James Baldwin, Interview with Dr. Kenneth Clark The Year of James Baldwin rightly had its genesis in New York City and remains anchored there.

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MindaNews

GPH, MILF end four-day "workshop" in Manila; major issues unresolved

Hopes of crafting a "mutually acceptable" draft Bangsamoro Basic Law before President Benigno Simeon Aquino III delivers his State of the Nation Address on July 28 have dimmed as the government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front peace panels ended their four-day "workshop" in Manila on Monday with no major issues resolved, no joint press statement ... (more)

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NBC Los Angeles

Not Guilty Plea in Alleged Plan to Help Terrorist Group

Adam Dandach, 20, who is accused of trying to board a flight to Istanbul, Turkey, with a fake passport so he could allegedly join Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, rebels, pleaded not guilty Monday, July 21, 2014, to federal charges.

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Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

Luxury Portfolio InternationalA Expands Coverage in Five Countries

Luxury Portfolio InternationalA , the luxury marketing division of Leading Real Estate Companies of the WorldA , has welcomed seven new member firms in five countries, expanding its global coverage to encompass over 200 firms in 30 countries.

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CNN

The Grand Bazaar of Istanbul, Turkey - One of the Largest Jewelry Markets in the World

The Grand Bazaar located in Istanbul, Turkey has between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors who come to shop and browse its 3,000 plus stores every day.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Turkey a reliable partner of CARICOM, says foreign minister

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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The Wichita Eagle

Aiken professor creates art treasures abroad

This summer, the USC Aiken fine arts professor has returned from India with more art work - among them an amber fort and a lake palace in Jaipur, the Taj Mahal in Agra and the Lordi Gardens with the Sikander Lodi Tomb in New Delhi.

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