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  1. Walter Danny JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cleveland Daily Banner

    The world changed forever on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at 10 p.m. as we lost our family patriarch, doting husband, supportive father, big brother, giving uncle, faithful friend, and true Cleveland supporter, Walter Dan Jones. Visitation will be held at the historic Fillauer Lake House on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, from 5 to 8 p.m. Toasts to Danny Jones are scheduled at 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7 and 7:30 p.m. followed by a bag pipe procession.

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  2. Turkey plans first research base in AntarcticaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Peninsula

    Ankara: A group of Turkish scientists will travel to Antarctica in the near future to establish a Turkish base for scientific research, the head of the first Turkish polar research center said. The team will carry out pre-feasibility studies for the base, said Burcu Ozsoy, director of Istanbul Technical University Polar Research Center, also known as ITU PolReC, according to state-run Anadolu Agency.

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  3. Mari Spirito Steps Down as Director of Alt in IstanbulRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Artforum Intl.

    After joining Alt as director and curator of exhibitions just last year , Mari Spirito will step down from her position after February 28, 2017. The space originally opened on January 18, 2016.

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  4. The women pilots who are becoming stars on social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    With envy-inducing posts from inside and outside the cockpit, it's little surprise that female pilots are rising stars of social media. Sweden's Maria Pettersson was among the trailblazers, sharing photos of her jet-setting lifestyle as a pilot for budget airline Ryanair - and off-duty yoga sessions.

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  5. Fascinating pictures show life in 1890s ConstantinopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Daily Mail

    The final days of the Ottoman Empire: Fascinating colour pictures show life in 1890s Constantinople when it was Europe's biggest and richest city before being renamed Istanbul It was once the largest and wealthiest city in Europe, and a series of stunning postcard images now reveals what life was like on its streets. The ancient architecture of Constantinople, in Turkey, is shown in the pictures, taken in the last years before the fall of the Ottoman Empire, and carefully restored to add colour.

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  6. Is It Safe to Travel to Turkey?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | PR Log

    This question has been asked endless times in the past 2 years. However recent information has indicated that it is perfectly fine to fly to Turkey for a vacation.

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  7. One Danish tourist dies after falling off balloon in CappadociaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Turkish Daily News

    A Danish tourist has died on Feb. 18 after he fell of a hot air balloon in Turkey's Cappadocia region while the balloon was making a bumpy landing due to strong winds. 54-year-old Jensen Benny Karl boarded a hot air balloon together with 20 other customers, who were mostly tourists, at around 8:30 a.m. in Turkey's Central Anatolian province of NevAYehir, where the Cappadocia region is located.

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  8. Turkey extends scope of jet fuel subsidies to bring back touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkey has extended the scope of a $6,000 financial backing program for travel agencies carrying tourists to the country in a bid to enliven the sector, Reuters has reported. Airlines have already received $6,000 per flight when flying to airports in the Mediterranean resort of Antalya, Antalya's Alanya, the Aegean resorts of Dalaman, Bodrum and Izmir, as well as the Central Aegean province of Kutahya.

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  9. 8 mln foreign tourists 'expected to visit Antalya in 2017'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Turkish Daily News

    Around 7.5 to 8 million foreign tourists are expected to visit the Mediterranean province of Antalya over this year, following a daunting year for Turkey, a leading tourism player has said. The number of foreigners visiting Turkey, mainly Istanbul and Antalya, declined to 25.3 million in 2016, a 30 percent drop compared to 2015, after a series of bomb attacks, a diplomatic crisis with Russia, and the failed July 15, 2016 coup attempt.

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  10. Northern Cyprus to target tourists in Turkey and Europe with 'year round good weather'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Turkish Daily News

    Give us an overview of the tourism sector in Northern Cyprus. When we look at Northern Cyprus' tourism from the past until the present day, we tend to think about "sun, sea and sand."

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  11. UNL student discovers alternative way of lifeRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | News Net Nebraska

    With his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska being over 5,000 miles away, Corey Oldenhuis looked out the window of his plane and down at the foreign land that he would call home for the next five months. Studying abroad is an experience few students get to encounter, but for Corey, living in the Czech Republic was the most rewarding and life-changing adventure he's ever had.

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  12. Once upon a time in AnatoliaRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | TrekEarth

    Three children and a headless hen in a "less privileged" part of Afyon, a relatively small provincial capital in western Turkey, halfway between Ankara and Izmir on the Aegean coast. I spent a day and a half in Afyon in August 1974.

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  13. Chancellor Merkel comes to AnkaraRead the original story

    Friday Feb 3 | Turkish Daily News

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel was in Ankara on Thursday. This was her first visit after the July 15, 2016 failed coup attempt.

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  14. Turkey to Greece: Act like a neighborRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Turkish Daily News

    Prime Minister Binali YA ldA rA m has sent a letter to his Greek counterpart Aleksis Tsipras to convey Ankara's disappointment at the court decision rejecting the extradition of eight Turkish soldiers, calling on the Greek government to "act like a neighbor" and renewing his government's demand. "The refusal to extradite coup plotters is a frustration for us.

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  15. Paper museum draws visitors to YalovaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Turkish Daily News

    The A brahim MA1 4teferrika Paper Museum, which was opened in 2013 in the northwestern Turkish province of Yalova, has received 252,000 visitors over the course of three years. Thanks to the museum and its atelier, various pieces of Ottoman paperwork has begun to be revived.

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  16. War of words between Turkey and Greece over Aegean islets of KardakRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkish and Greek ministers have continued to engage in a war of words, as tension between the two countries rises over the Aegean islets of Kardak, over which both countries lay claim. Turkish Foreign Minister MevlA1 4t A avuAYoAYlu said Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos should "come to his senses," after the latter visited the Kardak islets on the Aegean Sea on Feb. 1 and called Turkey's acts "cowboy antics." 1 comment

  17. Stranded: Nowhere to go after Trump's Muslim banRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Al Jazeera

    Nael Zaino was not allowed to board a plane flying from Istanbul in Turkey to Los Angeles International Airport in the US. A Syrian, he had gone to Istanbul from Gaziantep and was hoping to join his refugee wife and son, an American citizen, in the US after receiving his visa on January 27, 2017.

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  18. Israel and Turkey to resume diplomatic dialogue after six yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Yuval Rotem, Director-General of the Israeli Foreign Ministry, will travel to Turkey on Tuesday where he will hold a diplomatic dialogue with local officials, for the first time in over six years. Rotem's visit to Ankara will continue until Thursday and will include, in addition to meeting with his Turkish counterpart, meetings with government officials, the Israeli embassy staff in Ankara and the Consulate General in Istanbul.

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  19. President Erdogan expected to hold 40 rallies during referendum campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Turkish Daily News

    President Recep Tayyip ErdoAYan is expected to travel 40 cities across Turkey to hold rallies during the campaign for the upcoming referendum and to "explain what constitutional changes will bring about for Turkey," sources told daily HA1 4rriyet over the weekend. The campaign process will begin after ErdoAYan approves constitutional amendments to shift Turkey to an executive presidential system and the Supreme Election Board announces the timetable for the referendum, which is expected to be held in the first half of April.

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  20. Turkish defense minister urges Germany to return suspected GA1 4lenist soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Is k urged German authorities on Jan. 29 not to cooperate with "terror" and drop the asylum applications of 40 Turkish NATO soldiers that were on duty in the country. German media outlets reported that 40 Turkish NATO soldiers, most of whom are high-ranking officers, applied to German authorities to acquire asylum in the country and that German immigration officials and the German Interior Ministry were conducting standard procedures on the individuals.

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