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  1. Zomato taste for Turkey firmRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | The Telegraph

    Mumbai, Jan. 29: Online restaurant guide Zomato has acquired Turkey's restaurant search company Mekanist in an all-cash deal for an undisclosed sum. After the acquisition, Zomato is expected to cover more than 50,000 restaurants in the region, up from its present portfolio of around 27,500 in Istanbul and Ankara.

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  2. Ministry reaping yields of card system in tourist areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry's move to revamp some of its card systems for Turkey's most famous sites begins to pay dividends The revenues from museums and ancient sites, together with commercial operations, increased 39 percent last year to reach 435 million Turkish Liras, the Culture and Tourism Ministry has reported. The ministry has begun to reap the results of its innovative policies that were initiated in 2013 and continued in 2014, it said in a statement.

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  3. 'Gateway to Cappadocia' on rise in tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The Central Anatolian province of Aksaray has become so popular among tourists in recent years thanks to its Ihlara Valley, underground cities, caravanserais and the investments in accommodation Eight archaeological sites in the Central Anatolian province of Aksaray, which dates back to 10,000 years ago, were visited by more than 1 million tourists last year, a 17 percent increase in comparison to the previous year. Aksaray, which is adjacent to Turkey's famous Cappadocia region, became a province in 1989 after 56 years, and since then, the province has been revived with successful promotional works by the municipality and cultural directorate.

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  4. Kurds push Islamic State out of Kobani after four-month battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | AlertNet

    A Kurdish People's Protection Units flag flutters on a lookout point between the Iraqi-Syrian border town of Rabia and the town of Snuny, north of Mount Sinjar December 20, 2014. REUTERS/Massoud Mohammed BEIRUT/ISTANBUL Jan 26 - Kurdish forces took full control of the Syrian town of Kobani on Monday, driving out remaining Islamic State fighters to end a four-month battle that became a focal point of the international fight against the ultra-hardline Islamist group.

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  5. Kurds drive ISIS out of Kobani after 4-month struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Jerusalem Post

    BEIRUT/ISTANBUL - Kurdish forces took full control of the Syrian town of Kobani on Monday, driving out remaining Islamic State fighters to end a four-month battle that became a focal point of the international fight against the ultra-hardline Islamist group. Monitoring group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Syrian Kurdish YPG forces had retaken the town, close to the Turkish border, but were still proceeding carefully in the eastern outskirts where Islamic State had planted mines before fleeing.

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  6. Turkish Intellectuals Who Have Recognized The Armenian Genocide: Tuba CandarRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | Groong

    Turkish Intellectuals Who Have Recognized The Armenian Genocide: Tuba Çandar By MassisPost Updated: January 23, 2015 By Hambersom Aghbashian Born in 1948, Tuba Çandar completed her education in the United States after secondary schooling in Austria High School in Turkey. She graduated from the International Relations Department of the Ankara University Faculty of Political Science.

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  7. Take a bus road trip around TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Star Online

    Ancient beauty: The Temple of Domitan in Ephesus, Turkey. Pieces of the temple entrance have been restored to their former glory.

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  8. Number of cruise tourists visiting Turkey decreases in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Data compiled by the Transportation Ministry has shown that the number of cruise tourists who visited Turkey in 2014 decreased by 20 percent from the previous year. Black Sea ports doubled the number of cruise tourists in 2014 from 2013, although leading cruise ports attracted lower numbers of cruise tourists than they had done in 2013.

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  9. Argos selling black and Asian dolls for A 10 less than white toyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Daily Mail

    Argos accused of racism after selling black and Asian dolls for A 10 less than white toy despite them being exactly the same High street chain Argos has been accused of racism after selling black and Asian dolls for A 10 less than the white version of the children's toy. The store has been branded 'unacceptable' for pricing a white doll, called 'Maria', at A 34.99 - A 10 more than black doll 'Naima' and Asian doll 'Yang'.

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  10. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | KTVN Reno

    Macau, the Chinese territory known for casino gambling, outperformed the rest of the world's major cities econom... . FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2014 file photo, tourists gather in front of old and new Casino Lisboa during a Chinese New Year celebration in Macau.

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  11. Macau ranks No. 1 in economic performance among world citiesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Albany Times Union

    In this photo taken Nov. 23, 2014, People walk across a road in front of the Venetian Macao casino resorts in Macau. Macau, the Chinese territory known for casino gambling, outperformed the rest of the world's major cities economically last year, according to a report out Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.

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  12. Sweden to greet richness of immigration with culture, artsRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Last-minute preparations are underway at the Swedish Embassy in Ankara to celebrate 50 years of migration from Turkey to the Nordic state with various cultural activities, which were kicked off with a classical music concert in Ankara. Swedish Ambassador to Ankara Lars Wahlund will have guests from his homeland quite often during the rest of the year due to the cultural activities.

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  13. Turkish president receives NA speaker, hopes Pakistan would soon come out of current challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Daily Times

    Sadiq is visiting Turkey to lead a parliamentary delegation from Pakistan to the 10th session of the Parliamentary Union of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation member states being held in Istanbul. President Erdogan said that Turkey and Pakistan enjoy exemplary relations which are not affected by the change of governments and are deep rooted in our common history, culture and ethos of our people.

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  14. Turkey's porous Syria border no barrier for jihadistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Yahoo!

    On grainy Istanbul airport security footage, she is shown entering the country like any tourist. A week later, she is in Islamic State-controlled Syria, without ever being apprehended.

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  15. Pak-Turkey enjoy bilateral brotherly relations: Erdogan : January 20, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Daily Times

    ANKARA Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan extended warm welcome to Pakistani parliamentary delegation led by National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq upon arrival in Turkey on Tuesday to attend the 10th session of the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation member states being held in Istanbul. The president said that Turkey and Pakistan enjoy exemplary relations which are not affected by the change of governments and are deep rooted in our communication, on history, culture and ethos of our people.

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  16. Business Traveler: The Growth of Last-Minute Hotel BookingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Skift

    In 2010, Hotel Tonight changed the travel industry by making same-day bookings mainstream. The company has enjoyed stratospheric growth including over $80M in funding and it's even spawned a host of competitors .

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  17. Turkish Press ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | TurkishPress.com

    Tuesday's newspapers dedicated their front pages to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's chairing Turkish government's Council of Minister's meeting for the first time as head of state at the Presidential Palace in Ankara on Monday. HABERTURK ran with the headline, "The picture of a new term," describing the first cabinet meeting chaired by Erdogan as "historic."

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  18. Spotlight: China, Turkey usher in golden era of economic, trade cooperationRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Xinhuanet

    China and Turkey have in recent years enjoyed booming development in bilateral trade and economic relations, with comprehensive promotion of cooperation in such fields as trade, investment and project contracting. In 2004, China was only Turkey's sixth largest source of import and its 19th largest export destination, while in 2013 China became its second largest source of import and 11th largest export destination.

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  19. Foreign students speak after Turkish wilderness ordealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | TurkishPress.com

    "I am really hungry. I want to eat pizza, hamburger and kebap" - these were the first words by a relieved David Mackie, one of three foreign students who were found alive after five days missing in the wilds of Antalya, southwestern Turkey.

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  20. Israel appoints female charg d'affaires to embassy in AnkaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Ynetnews

    In an unusual move, the Foreign Ministry recently decided to appoint a woman as chargA d'affaires at the Israeli Embassy in Turkey. The diplomatic crisis between Israel and Turkey in the wake of the Mavi Marmara incident led then-Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to expel the Israeli ambassador and the Israeli embassy was downgraded to having a chargA d'affaires rather than an ambassador.

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