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Monday | National Public Radio

Mystery Writer Finds Istanbul's Byzantine Past Hiding In Plain Sight

The Hagia Sophia is one of the city's most well-known Byzantine monuments, but it's also home to a lesser-known memorial: a plaque for the man who encouraged the Fourth Crusade's plundering of the city.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Examiner.com

Touristanbul offers Turkish Airlines passengers a taste of real Istanbul

Passengers flying Turkish Airlines to any of their more than 200 destinations around the world normally go through Istanbul, the airline's main hub.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Independent

Travel agenda: From skating in the Italian Dolomites to wine tours in Turkey

Thomson Cruises has an excellent option for the last two weeks of November: sail from Malaga to Barbados for A 900 New winter options from Exodus include a skating course in the Italian Dolomites, starting in January and based in the scenic village of Versciaco di Spore.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

How I became the 'creepy old man' on a bus tour

There are 42 passengers on board this Busabout tour of Turkey. Thirty-seven of them are girls.

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TurkishPress.com

Ahmet Davutoglu has played a crucial role in Turkish foreign policy for more than a decade

A former academic, Ahmet Davutoglu has served the Justice and Development Party faithfully since 2002, as an adviser to prime ministers Abdullah Gul and Recep Tayyip Erdogan and, for the past five years, as foreign minister.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Turkish Daily News

Turkish authorities refute claims that foreign tourists suffer due to 'e-visa' system

The Foreign Ministry has refuted media reports suggesting that thousands of foreign tourists had not been allowed to enter Turkey with e-visas at Dalaman Airport and Milas-Bodrum Airport, and that some of them had even been sent back to their home countries.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

AME Info

Qatar Airways to ramp up flights to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport

Qatar Airways is responding to the increased demand for its services to Istanbul by announcing an addition of three weekly flights to Istanbul Sabiha GA kA en Airport making the route daily, commencing October 26, 2014.

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Courier News

In Turkey, Ephesus recalls an ancient metropolisIn Turkey, Ephesus...

Unearthed in 1869, Ephesus dates back to the 16th-century B.C.E. It is the world's most complete remains of a Roman Empire city.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Arsenal FC

Travel advisory for Besiktas

Due to the outlying location of the stadium we highly recommend that all supporters take advantage of the complimentary coaches being operated by the club between the centre of Old Town Istanbul and the Ataturk Olimpic Stadium.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

US News & World Report

Turkey's Affordable Mediterranean Coast Retirement Spots

Usually overlooked in favor of more established Mediterranean destinations, Turkey's coast offers diverse, beautiful and affordable lifestyle options .

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Erdogan wins Turkey's 1st direct presidential vote

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan won Turkey's first direct presidential election Sunday, striking a conciliatory tone toward critics who fear he is bent on a power grab as he embarks on another five years at the country's helm.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Downey Patriot

The trip of a lifetime

From Croatia I then spent time in Hungary, Italy, Czech Republic and Greece with some friends before making my way solo to my last stop in Istanbul, Turkey.

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AVHerald

4YOU A320 near Antalya on Aug 6th 2014, loss of cabin pressure

A 4YOU Airlines Airbus A320-200 on behalf of Eurolot, registration UR-CME performing flight K2-6242 from Antalya to Poznan with 177 passengers, was climbing through FL340 about 120nm north of Antalya and 140nm south of Istanbul when the crew initiated an emergency descent to 10,000 feet due to the loss of cabin pressure, the passenger oxygen masks ... (more)

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Groong

Mashdots College's Annual Pilgrimage: Stunning Moments With Our History

MASHDOTS COLLEGE'S ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE: STUNNING MOMENTS WITH OUR HISTORY Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 http://asbarez.com/125714/mashdots-college%E2%80%99s-annual-pilgrimage-stunning-moments-with-our-history/ Near Mt.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Examiner.com

Cappadocia Guide

Take a tour of the Cappadocia region in Cappadocia, Turkey, and learn about its history, unique landscape and underground cities connected by inner chambers.

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Deutsche Welle

Opinion: Democratic but unfair

For the first time, citizens of Turkey living abroad can vote in the country's presidential election, including in seven German cities.

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PanArmenian Network

U.S. Senate to recess for August without confirming envoy to Turkey

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Armenian National Committee of America welcomed the U.S. Senate's decision to recess for August without confirming an ambassador to Turkey as a meaningful opportunity for both Senators and American civil society to review both Ambassador-designate John Bass' positions as well as the range of issues that are rapidly reshaping ... (more)

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

SFGate

Many layers and faces of Istanbul

Built in the early sixth century on a grand scale, the Hagia Sophia was later converted into a mosque.

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Al Bawaba

The soap opera effect? Turkey most popular vacation destination for Jordanians this Eid

Outbound tour operators told The Jordan Times the majority of bookings are for all destinations in Turkey, including Istanbul, Antalya and Marmaris.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Cold Turkey

Given the hostility of the administration in Ankara, average Israelis have only their pride to gain by standing firm and reevaluating the purchase of Turkish products.

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