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  1. Selcuk hopes to lure tourists with historic churchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The town of Selcuk, in the western province of Izmir, wants to increase its popularity by opening all its churches to worship in order to attract more Christian tourists The town of Selcuk, in the western Turkish province of Izmir, which hosts around 2.5 million tourists visiting the nearby ancient site of Ephesus every year, is hoping to improve its faith tourism potential and draw more tourists. Selcuk Mayor Zeynel Bak c said Ephesus was one of the most important centers for the Christian world after Jerusalem, and the nearby Virgin Mary House and four churches currently drew the most tourists to the town.

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  2. Poppies to commemorate WWI Gallipoli campaignRead the original story

    Yesterday | Art Daily

    Visitors pay their respects to Australia's Anzac soldiers as they visit a Wall of Remembrance covered with poppies, in front of the Queen Elizabeth cruise ship in Sydney on March 3, 2015. Red poppies were placed on the Wall of Remembrance for each of the 11,500 Australians and New Zealanders who died on the World War I Gallipoli campaign.

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  3. Turkey continues excavations in Ani, targets UNESCO World Heritage ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Work is continuing at the ancient ruins of Ani, a 5,000-year-old Armenian city located in present-day Turkey near the Armenian border in the eastern province of Kars, with an eye on including the site on UNESCO's World Heritage List, according to Asbarez. Located some 40 kilometers from the city of Kars, another historic Armenian city, Ani is today one of major tourist attractions in Turkey.

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  4. Foreign Correspondence: Return visits can mean fresh perspectivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | My Edmonds

    T he first time I went to Turkey, I was traveling with my mom. We might never have made it east of Austria were it not for the patron saint of Edmonds, Rick Steves.

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  5. Curio - " A Collection by Hilton Makes its European DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Bottom Line

    Upon completion in Q2 2015, Reichshof Hamburg will include 280 guest rooms and suites, 11 meeting rooms and a 177 square metre ballroom. Credit: Curio - A Collection by Hilton.

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  6. Jumeirah Group to open second hotel in TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Hospitality Net

    Following the signing of the agreement, the hotel formerly known as the Golden Savoy will be operated under the Jumeirah brand as , Turkey with an official opening scheduled for 1st May 2015. The hotel is situated approximately 10 minutes from Bodrum city centre, nestled in the natural beauty of Zeytinlikahve Cove, and 20 minutes from Bodrum International Airport.

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  7. Antalya top convention tourism destination in TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkey's Mediterranean province of Antalya, an international tourism destination with numerous facilities, has become the country's leading convention tourism city, according to a sector representative. Some 24.3 percent of convention and event managing companies pick Antalya, said Volkan Ataman, the general manager of Turizm Medya Grubu, at the ACE of M.I.C.E. Exhibition in Istanbul last week.

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  8. Turkey's Erdogan to talk to central bank governor, warns of 'treason'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Daily Star

    ISTANBUL: Defending high interest rates is tantamount to treason, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan warned at the weekend, and said the governor of the central bank and deputy prime minister in charge of the economy needed to "shape up." Deepening a standoff which has rattled investor nerves, Erdogan was quoted Monday as saying he would hold talks with Central Bank Governor Erdem Basci, under fire for failing to cut rates as sharply as Erdogan wants.

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  9. Surveillance video appears to show missing London girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | KYTX-TV News

    Now you can have your coffee and eat the cup it comes in, too. KFC is teaming with Seattle's Best Coffee to create the Scoffee cup.

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  10. A still image grab of the three girls taken from surveillanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Courier News

    Surveillance video has emerged that appears to show three missing girls from London at a bus station in Turkey, before they crossed into Syria to join the Islamic State. Surveillance video appears to show missing London girls LONDON - Surveillance video has emerged that appears to show three missing girls from London at a bus station in Turkey, before they crossed into Syria to join the Islamic State.

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  11. Missing UK teens seen on video in Turkey before going to SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | WTVR Richmond

    Three teen British girls suspected of traveling to Syria to join ISIS appeared on surveillance video in Turkey before they went to their destination. Images show the teens boarding a bus in Istanbul, Turkish HBR television reported.

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  12. Missing teens on video before going to SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | WPTV Local News

    Three teen British girls suspected of traveling to Syria appeared on surveillance video in Turkey before they went to their destination. Images show the teens boarding a bus in Istanbul, Turkish HBR television reported.

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  13. Surveillance video appears to show London missing girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | USA Today

    Surveillance video has emerged that appears to show three missing girls from London at a bus station in Turkey, before they crossed into Syria to join the Islamic State. Surveillance video appears to show missing London girls LONDON - Surveillance video has emerged that appears to show three missing girls from London at a bus station in Turkey, before they crossed into Syria to join the Islamic State.

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  14. Ankara disapproves of British call to Turkish Airlines CEO over missing schoolgirlsRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The Turkish Foreign Ministry disapproves of British parliamentarians' call for Turkish Airlines CEO Temel Kotil to appear before them about three Londoner schoolgirls believed to have joined Islamists in Syria after flying to Turkey last week, a spokesperson has said. "We saw that the U.K. parliament has called the THY chief executive for information.

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  15. Head of Turkey Culture & Tourism NY Office Shares Tips on Where to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | PRWeb

    We attracted more than 37 million visitors in 2014 and Turkey is currently the 17th largest economy in the world and sixth largest economy among European countries. To many travelers, Turkey is as intriguing and mysterious as it is historical - biblically.

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  16. It's Bohemian: Bulgaria's Plovdiv is Among World's Most Attractive CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sofia News Agency

    Plovdiv has entered a list of the most attractive cities to live in according to the ranking of the tourist website It's bohemian. The website listed six of the most inspiring places where one could live for a while in no particular order.

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  17. It's Bohemian: Bulgaria's Plovdiv in Among World's Most Attractive CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sofia News Agency

    Plovdiv has entered a list of the most attractive cities to live in according to the ranking of the tourist website It's bohemian. The website listed six of the most inspiring places where one could live for a while in no particular order.

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  18. KandovanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | TrekEarth

    O O3OaO U O O O O O U O O U O O U U . O USO3OaO U U U O USO U Kandovan Kandovan a village in East Azerbaijan province, which is located in the village of Sahand central city ESCO. The village tourist attractions Fravanyast that because the houses that have been dug in the mountains Bhmannd beehive. Vernacular architecture Kandovan architecture is rock, rock and architectural features of the village due to the specific context of the national index has been registered. Kandovan one of three villages that caused the rock world has its unique charm. Kandovan architecture and flow of life in the old people in the world is the one exception. Because in Cappadocia, Turkey and South Dakota America who does not live. Archaeological and historical identity is in fact what the hive, there are 117 households and housing within a cone and ... (more)

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  19. Amsterdam, How It's ChangedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Coastal Breeze News

    I first visited Amsterdam in the 70s; my husband and I were last there in the 80s. On that trip, after a week in the city, we traveled on to Brussels.

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  20. New feature! Stadium Guide: Atatirk Olympic stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | World Soccer

    Besiktas have moved into the stadium while their own purpose-built stadium is built. Unloved venue was originally built as part of Istanbul's Olympic bid.

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