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  1. Migrant boat sinks en route to Greece, 27 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Istanbul: Coastguards have confirmed 27 migrants, 11 of them children, drowned off Turkey's Aegean coast as they tried to reach the Greek islands. The news broke as Greece confirmed it would soon have refugee processing centres open, which locals fear will only attract more migrants to their coast.

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  2. The EU's refugee crisis: A smuggler's-eye view of Turkey's effort to stop the migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Economist

    IN BASMANE, a gritty neighbourhood in the heart of the Turkish port city of Izmir, a plump, smartly-dressed young man, who asks to be known only as Uday, flips through videos on his expensive smartphone. In one of them, recorded last summer, a rubber boat heaving with passengers begins to motor toward Greece.

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  3. Istanbul Ataturk, Sabiha Gokcen among Europe's top airports: AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    According to statistics released by the Airports Council International Europe , Istanbul's AtatA1 4rk has become the third busiest airport of Europe in 2015 with a 9.1 percent increase of passengers, bringing its total to nearly 62 million visitors. The statistics have also showed that amongst top European airports with the capacity of 10-25 million passengers, Istanbul's Sabiha GA kA en International Airport recorded the fastest growth in passenger numbers, with a 19.7 percent of growth.

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  4. Turkey wants EU to open key chapter before re-admissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    As German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Turkey for another round of talks about Syrian migrants, Ankara calls on the European Union to open up a key chapter of membership negotiations before the re-admission agreement concerning immigrants comes into effect in June. Turkey's EU Affairs Minister and Chief Negotiator Volkan Bozk r told Hurriyet Daily News that it was the EU Council's responsibility to fulfill the commitment made by the EU Commission and he believed "they would find a way to do that."

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  5. Hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia, Turkey: The best way to see CappadociaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Stuff.co.nz

    Sailing over the Anatolian plains in a hot air balloon is the best way to see Cappadocia in Turkey and it's diverse landscape of limestone caves, river valleys and villages. Goreme is called the land of the beautiful horses.

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  6. The Latest: 6 asylum seekers arrive in LatviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " The Latest on the movement of refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe : Six asylum-seekers have arrived in Latvia, the first of 531 the nation has agreed to accept as part of the European Union's relocation scheme. Interior Ministry spokeswoman Ilze Petersone-Godmane says the two families of two adults and one child each "have expressed willingness to learn Latvian and integrate" in this Baltic country of nearly 2 million inhabitants.

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  7. The Latest: Turkish official says no plan for more refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | 12NewsNow.Com

    A senior government official says Turkey is caring for some 30-35,000 displaced Syrians on the Syrian side of the border and has no immediate plans to let them in. Governor Suleyman Tapsiz of the border province of Kilis said Saturday Turkey had the ability to care for the Syrians inside Syria for the time being but had made preparations to allow them in in the event of an "extraordinary crisis."

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  8. Ten Reasons You Ought To Tour TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Huffington Post

    Turkey's number one treat may be lokum the sugar gel candy flavored with rosewater, orange, cinnamon, or lemon -- popularly called "Turkish Delight," but the nation stretching from the Aegean to the Black sea encompasses beaches, mountains, rolling plains, endless archaeological sites, an historic blend of East and West, and is a trove of rich and varied travel destinations . For travelers understanding the risks inherent in the region and avoiding southern and eastern borders near Iran and Syria, the country the size of Texas offers a wealth of places to explore .

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  9. Midnight in the Orient Bar with AtaturkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Weekly Standard

    Traffic on the Bosphorus goes one way and then the other. One day it leads from the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara and from there through the Dardanelles, to the Aegean and then the Mediterranean.

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  10. Special show by Anadolu Atesi for 15th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The Fire of Anatolia dance troupe will mark 15 years in the public eye with a special performance in Istanbul on Feb 13 bringing together dancers young and old Turkey's world famous dance troupe Anadolu AteAYi is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a special show in Istanbul that will commemorate the contributions the company has made for Turkey's image at home and abroad. "We will have films featuring our progress since our formation, our world travels and adventures.

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  11. Turkey Seeks Energy from AzerbaijanRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 30 | Groong

    Voice of America News January 29, 2016 Turkey Seeks Energy from Azerbaijan Dorian Jones January 29, 2016 12:14 PM ISTANBUL- With Russian-Turkish relations remaining sour after Turkey downed a Russian bomber, Ankara is looking to Azerbaijan and Central Asia for support in helping to ease its dependency on Russian energy. The first country Turkish Prime Minster Ahmet Davutoglu visited after the November downing was neighbor Azerbaijan.

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  12. Travel experiences worth getting up early forRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    There are few sounds in the world that are worse than the blaring of an alarm clock. Beep, beep, beep.

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  13. Turkey accuses Russia of new airspace violationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Yahoo!

    Turkey on Saturday accused Russia of a fresh violation of its airspace, warning Moscow it would "face consequences" as relations between the two countries hit a new post-Cold War low. The Turkish foreign ministry said a Russian Su-34 plane violated Turkish airspace at 0946 GMT on Friday despited repeated warnings from Turkish air radar units in Russian and English.

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  14. Turkey Hunts For Alternatives To Russian EnergyRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Groong

    Value Walk Jan 27 2016 Turkey Hunts For Alternatives To Russian Energy With Russian-Turkish relations bottoming out after Turkey's downing of a Russian military jet last November, Ankara is scrambling to reduce its dependency on Russian gas. But the help it needs from post-Soviet energy producers may not be swift in coming.

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  15. Istanbul ranks ninth in world's top destinations listRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Istanbul took ninth place, and Antalya was ranked 11th in Euromonitor's "Top 100 City Destinations" list, a report which monitors the number of international tourist arrivals has said. Artvin, a Black Sea destination in Turkey's northeast, was placed at number 100 in the list, which was released Jan. 29. Wouter Geerts, a travel analyst at Euromonitor in London, noted that top cities like Istanbul and Antalya saw increased tourism in 2014 despite geopolitical tensions.

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  16. Turkish 2015 tourism revenues fall 8.3 pct to $31.46 bln: DataRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Tourism revenues in Turkey declined 14.3 percent to $6.57 billion in the final quarter of 2015, the Turkish Statistics Institute said on Jan. 29. In 2015 as a whole, tourism revenues fell 8.3 percent, reaching $31.46 billion amid the decrease in the number of Russian and European tourists. The number of visitors to Turkey fell 1.61 percent in 2015 from the previous year, data from the Tourism Ministry showed on Jan. 28. While some 81.3 percent of tourism income was obtained from foreign visitors, the remaining 18.7 percent was obtained from citizens residing abroad, according to TAoeA K data.

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  17. Midnight in the Orient Bar with AtaturkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Weekly Standard

    Traffic on the Bosphorus goes one way and then the other. One day it leads from the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara and from there through the Dardanelles, to the Aegean and then the Mediterranean.

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  18. Mysterious underground city on remote island to become modern tourist attractionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Daily Star

    To the untrained eye it looks like nothing special but the stone doorway leads to a mysterious underground city. Until recently the dwelling was so secret that it still doesn't have an official name.

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  19. Founders of Wildland Adventures Lead New Culinary Adventure In Northern Spain to Celebrate 30th YearRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | PR Log

    They treat themselves to a gala dinner. This is Kurt and Anne Kutay's way of celebrating the 30th anniversary of their company, Wildland Adventures .

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  20. New Ulm men part of international filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Journal

    Terry Sveine, traveler, musician, writer, and story-teller extraordinaire, and his childhood friend Jim Christiansen, appear to be spreading New Ulm's fame far and wide! A film, which just premiered in Brussels on Thursday, Jan. 21, contains footage of Sveine, having a good time while also promoting his favorite city! Belgian film maker Isabelle Wuilmart filmed her travels as part of a government-sponsored project. She met various people and filmed these encounters.

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