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14 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

CARICOM and Turkey to strengthen relations

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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18 hrs ago | EurasiaNet

Turkey: A Dispatch from the Capital of Baklava

In a previous post, this blog wrote about the grill masters of Gaziantep, considered by many to be Turkey's culinary capital.

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19 hrs ago | The Atlantic

The Refugee-Poets of a Forgotten War

An abandoned amusement park in Idlib on the eve of the Eid al-Fitr festival, marking the end of Ramadan.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Turkey's Erdogan trumpets high-speed rail link as election looms

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan inaugurated a $4 billion high-speed train link between Istanbul and Ankara on Friday, the latest in a series of "mega projects" he hopes will help him win a presidential election in a few weeks time.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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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Groong

Andrew Mango obituary

Andrew Mango obituary Writer on Turkey who produced a notable biography of Atatürk Jonathan Fryer theguardian.com, Monday 21 July 2014 12.01 BST http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/jul/21/andrew-mango Andrew Mango produced his best books about Turkey in his retirement, including a biography of the founder of modern Turkey, Atatürk.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

CaHSR Blog

Turkey Looks to Expand HSR Network

As California HSR finally moves toward construction, Turkey is moving ahead with plans to expand its own existing HSR network, including the all-important Ankara to Istanbul line set to open on Thursday: The Ankara-Istanbul highspeed rail line, the next stage of the high-speed train project, part of the government's plan for a major overhaul of the ... (more)

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The Daily Star

Anatomy of Travelling

An exact itinerary, bookings, guided tour plans, medicines and a nervous mind have long been companions on my trips.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

4 Hoteliers

News from around the EMEA region, July 22.

Hotel, industry and travel news from around Europe, Middle East & Africa; this week: Thailand-based Fico expands into Europe, Accor increases revenues, 4 UK Holiday Inns, and more... Fico Coporation Expands Into Europe With Latest Acquisition Thailand-based conglomerate Fico Corporation has purchased a portfolio of eight hotels across Germany and ... (more)

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The Indian Express

Ten Istanbul wonders you can't afford to miss

Like Taj Mahal is to India and Great Wall to China, the 1650 built Blue Mosque in Istanbul holds similar status in Turkey.

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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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Yahoo!

Thrilling ride over fairyland

Most tourists start with a glowing description of the balloon ride when they talk about Cappadocia, a district in the middle of the Anatolia region in Turkey which features such weird landscapes you half expect Mary Poppins or Fred Flintstone to pop up around the next fairy chimney.

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The Star Online

Turkish PM's anti-Israel rhetoric 'anti-Semitic' - Netanyahu

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's comparison of Israel's offensive in Hamas-controlled Gaza to the Nazis was "anti-Semitic in tone," the Israeli leader said on Sunday.

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Arab Times

Interfaith trek: A Muslim and a Christian journey to Istanbul

TRAVELING back to Kuwait from Ankara, Turkey, where we attended a conference on human smuggling, we got the chance to pass through Istanbul.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

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Israel advises citizens against travel to Turkey

Israel on Saturday advised its citizens not to travel to Turkey amid protests in support of the Gaza Strip in several Turkish cities, saying travel to Turkey should be avoided if not essential, Anadolu Agency reported.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Daily Star

Anatomy of Travelling

An exact itinerary, bookings, guided tour plans, medicines and a nervous mind have long been companions on my trips.

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Jerusalem Post

Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party

Israel is recalling the families of diplomats in Ankara and Istanbul following violent protests outside the embassy and consulate in those cities Thursday night, Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman said Friday.

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Jerusalem Post

Israel brings home families of diplomats in Turkey

Israel is recalling the families of diplomats in Ankara and Istanbul following violent protests outside the embassy and consulate in those cities Thursday night, Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman said Friday.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Nor'Wester

The nor'wester

By Tim Hollett Special to The Packet It's a typical early start the next day. We wander past a huge Roman fort onto the delta of the Esen River.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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ANKARA: Ara Guler's 'Anatolia' Captures A Disappearing Past

ARA GULER'S 'ANATOLIA' CAPTURES A DISAPPEARING PAST Hurriyet Daily News, Turkey July 16 2014 Hilal ÝþlerWASHINGTON This is the last week to catch Ara Guler's never-before-seen works, on display at the Smithsonian in Washington DC since the end of last year Ara Guler is known as one of Turkey's most prominent photojournalist and since Dec.

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