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

11 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency

Davutoglu Elected Leader of Turkey's Ruling AK Party

Justice and Development party`s chairman and appointed Pime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu wave during a congress of Turkey`s ruling Party AKP for the election of a new new Prime Minister in Ankara, Turkey, 27 August 2014.


Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, World News, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

11 hrs ago | The China Post

Turks claim record for 'world's largest Ataturk portrait'

Thousands of people on Tuesday came together in Ankara to form the world's largest portrait of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of the modern Turkish republic who remains its number one national hero.


Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, World News, World Records

12 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

University of Utah biologist wins Turkey's top science prize

University of Utah biologist Cagan Sekercioglu, who campaigns to save wetlands in his native Turkey, has won that nation's highest science prize, which is similar to the U.S. National Medal of Science.


Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, University of Utah

22 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

Turkish party to confirm Erdogan's successor

ANKARA, Turkey Turkey's ruling party is holding a congress to confirm Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as its new chairman and prime minister-designate, to replace president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan.


Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, World News, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Globe and Mail

The best images from the past 24 hours

The sun emits a mid-level solar flare which erupted on the left side of the sun in this image captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Solar Flare, Turkey

The White House

President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to Turkey to Attend ...

President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Ankara, Turkey to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Recep Tayyip ErdoAYan, President-elect of the Republic of Turkey on August 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Voice of America

Turkey's Davutoglu Expected to Be a Compliant PM

Turkey's president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu sit together during a party meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Aug. 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, World News, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Business Journal

Two Sanford companies looking to create 44 jobs

The Seminole County Commission on Aug. 26 will look at incentives for two companies to create 44 jobs in Sanford.


Related Topix: Turkey, World News

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Newstime Africa

US officer suspended after threatening AA journalist to death Anadolu ...

The St. Louis Police Department has indefinitely suspended an officer from its force after he drew his weapons and threatened demonstrators and journalists, including Anadolu Agency correspondent Bilgin Sasmaz.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO, Turkey, World News, St. Louis, MO

Sofia News Agency

Turkey's Ruling Party to Name New PM

A handout picture provided by Turkish Preidental press office shows Turkish President Abdullah Gul and Turkish President elect, Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a meeting at the last reception of Abdullah Gul at the Presidental Palace in Ankara, Turkey The ruling Justice and Development Party is due to pick a successor to take over from Recep Tayyip ... (more)


Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, World News, Abdullah Gul, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Daily Star

Clash over Kurdish rebel statue in Turkey kills 1

ANKARA, Turkey: Turkey's state news agency says Kurdish protesters clashed with security forces over the removal of a statue of a Kurdish rebel fighter.


Related Topix: Turkey, World News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

ENR-Engineering News-Record

BL Harbert Picked for $153.5M U.S. Embassy Job in Jordan

The State Dept. has awarded BL Harbert International LLC, Birmingham, Ala., a $153.5-million design-build contract to renovate the U.S. embassy in Amman, Jordan.


Related Topix: Jordan, World News, Turkey, Travel, Amman, Jordan Travel, Middle East Travel, Jordan Travel, us Travel


Turkey calls German ambassador over spying claims

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Turkish company guilty of smuggling fake Avastin into US

Turkish nationale Sabahaddin Akman, owner of Ozay Pharnmaceuticals based in Istanbul has pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, in St. Louis, MO to charges of smuggling misbranded and adulterated cancer treatment drugs into the United States.


Related Topix: Prison, Turkey, World News

Fri Aug 15, 2014

State Department

Press Releases: The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces ...

The Department of State's Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations has selected Ennead Architects of New York, New York as the architect for the new U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey.


Related Topix: Turkey, World News, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News

New York Daily News

Jet Airways plane plunges 5,000 feet as co-pilot checks iPad: report

The Boeing 777-300 suddenly dropped from 34,000 feet to 29,000 feet during a flight from Mumbai to Brussels.


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Turkey, World News

The Globe and Mail

Turkey's Erdogan says expects to announce new prime minister next week

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the members of his ruling Justice and Development Party in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.


Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, World News, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Jerusalem Post

GALLERY: MDA helps evacuate 18 wounded Turkey-bound Gazans

Magen David Adom cooperated with the Foreign Ministry and the Turkish Red Crescent to transfer wounded to a hospital in Ankara.


Related Topix: World News, Turkey, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Israel

Wed Aug 13, 2014


18 injured Palestinians arrive in Ankara

A Palestinian injured in the Israel i military attacks in Gaza Strip arrives in Ankara, Turkey on Aug. 13, 2014.


Related Topix: Palestinian Territories, Middle East, World News, Turkey


New York Times Reporter Is Being Treated In Turkey After Iraq Helicopter Crash

A member of the Iraqi security forces stands guard in central Baghdad on August 13, 2014.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Turkey