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U.S. Secretary of State to visit Turkey on March 30, says Turkish minister

Added: 16.03.2017 20:11 | 1 views | 0 comments

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Turkey on March 30, Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, in what is likely to be the most high-level meeting with Ankara since U.S. President Donald Trump took office in January.

U.S. Secretary of State to visit Turkey on March 30, Turkey says

Added: 16.03.2017 19:11 | 3 views | 0 comments

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Turkey on March 30, Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told broadcaster Haberturk on Thursday.

Report: Police Foil 'Sensational' IS Attack In Istanbul

Added: 16.03.2017 16:10 | 5 views | 0 comments

France24 reported Thursday two suspected members of the Islamic State group are in Turkish police custody after they were arrested while allegedly planning a “sensational attack” similar to the massacre at an Istanbul nightclubb on New Year’s night, state run media reported. Istanbul police raided a suspected ISIS cell in the Kagithane district on the European side of the city, detaining two men – identified as C.C. and I.D. –who are said to be of Uzbek origin, the news agency Anadolu said. The two "were readying for a sensational attack like the one" at the Reina night club that killed 39 people, mainly foreigners, and was claimed by IS jihadists, the report said. As a result of the...

Cat dad uses piano to induce feline bliss

Added: 13.03.2017 18:18 | 3 views | 0 comments

Some dog people wonder: Are cats evil? Probably not, but they are definitely better at giving zero f*cks about your human feelings than, say, every other furry pet on earth. Nevertheless, one talented cat dad in Istanbul proves that if you can generate the proper amount of musical entertainment, cats will not only pretend to care about you, they might actually love you.  SEE ALSO: Every day a sweet dog peeks out from under a gate, waiting for his friend Musician Sarper Duman regularly serenades his large clowder of cats as the furry audience watches from the window in front of his piano at home.  But it's one new video Duman posted on Instagram that really has animal lovers gushing with interspecies joy.  Müzik sevdalısı, dünya tatlısı evladım benim ♩ A post shared by Sarper Duman (@sarperduman) on Mar 7, 2017 at 4:19pm PST Last week, Duman posted a new video of one of his performances as one of his many cats sat on his lap.  Midway through the performance, the cat seems to realize just how amazing this particular human is and decides to shower him with a rare bit of cat affection.  Bu fotoğrafı yakın zamanda paylaşmıştım fakat bugün Dünya kediler günü  8 kedimle toplu karemiz yok henüz ama maximum 6sıyla olanı paylaşmak istedim bugün için ☺ Dünyanın en güzel canlılarının günü kutlu olsun 珞 A post shared by Sarper Duman (@sarperduman) on Feb 17, 2017 at 10:52am PST Then, after a brief smooch, the feline settles into a nook on Duman's lap to continue listening to the music, with a posture and cat face that emits more bliss than any cat has ever let slip publicly.  Find someone who plays music for you and lets you chill in their lap like this. #CatGoals WATCH: Meet the dog who's basically a saint

Adebayor scores on Basaksehir debut

Added: 12.03.2017 19:07 | 3 views | 0 comments

Former Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor scored his first goal for Istanbul Basaksehir in his full debut for the club. The 33-year-old Togo international had not found the net since February 2016 when he signed for the Turkish Super Lig club in January, but he opened his account within 55 minutes of [...]

Life with a parrot in Istanbul

Added: 12.03.2017 15:00 | 4 views | 0 comments

Forty-three-year-old background actor Nazim Cihan’s parrot, Pasha, attracts people’s attention in Istanbul. Cihan, an Ottoman Empire enthusiast, wears Ottoman-style clothes in his daily life.

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Helicopter crashes in outskirts of Istanbul; 5 killed

Added: 10.03.2017 10:56 | 3 views | 0 comments

The governor for Istanbul has confirmed that at least five people were killed in a helicopter crash on a highway in the outskirts of the city


International Women's Day rallies

Added: 09.03.2017 1:15 | 4 views | 0 comments

From New York and L.A. to Istanbul and Manila, women rallied in cities across the globe


Turkey accuses Germany of 'Nazi' practices; rift deepens

Added: 05.03.2017 15:36 | 2 views | 0 comments

AMSTERDAM A diplomatic rift between Turkey and key European nations deepened Sunday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Germany of "Nazi practices," days after a local authority prevented a Turkish minister from addressing a rally. Over at an election campaign event in Amsterdam, meanwhile, Dutch right-wing populist Geert Wilders also resorted to extreme-right comparisons, calling Erdogan an "Islamo-fascist leader." The diplomatic tensions have been rising in recent days amid Turkish plans to have government ministers to address rallies in Germany and the Netherlands in support of an upcoming constitutional referendum that would give Erdogan new powers. Speaking in Istanbul, the...

Recep Erdogan Claims Germany Aids and Abets Terrorism

Added: 03.03.2017 22:03 | 2 views | 0 comments

After relations between Germany and Turkey reaching tense points this past week, Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Germany of "aiding and abetting" terror in their harboring of Deniz Yucel on Friday, according to The Guardian. Said during a speech in Istanbul, Erdogan said that the correspondent for Die Welt was a German spy and represented the Kurdish rebel groupc PKK. His comments were hours after Turkey's justice minister, Bekir Bozdağ who was prevented from hosting a rally in a German town ahead of next month's referendum that would greatly empower the Turiskh presidential powers.“Germany today has become a shelter for all those who commit crimes against Turkey, the PKK, Feto, DHKP-C members....

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