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Putin Not Currently Planning Talks With Erdogan In Istanbul On 5 March - Kremlin

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Erdogan said on Wednesday that he was most likely to discuss the developments in Syria's Idlib with Putin on 5 March in Istanbul.
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Listen: The Sound Of The Hagia Sophia, More Than 500 Years Ago

Two scholars at Stanford have joined forces to recreate what a Christian choir might have sounded like inside Istanbul's Hagia Sophia before it became a mosque in the 1400s.
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Turkish Court Delays Verdict In Rights Activists' Trial

A court in Istanbul on Wednesday delayed handing down its rulings in the case of 11 prominent human rights activists on trial for terror-related charges and adjourned proceedings until April.      During the court session, the activists asked to...
Related topics: Human Rights, Activism, Turkey

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This Ai Could Reunite Families After An Earthquake

A new AI prototype could transform how earthquake aftermaths are managed, by predicting the safest routes that families can take to find their loved ones. The idea first emerged in the ImpactHub Istanbul, a social innovation centre in a city where...
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At Least 3 People Have Died After A Plane Skidded Off The Runway In Turkey, Split Into 3 Parts, And...

Pegasus Airlines flight PC 2193, from Izmir to Istanbul, had 183 people on board when it skidded off the runway and split into three.
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Airliner Skids, Breaks Open In Istanbul; 3 Dead, 179 Injured

Three people are dead and at least 179 have been taken to hospitals after a Turkish airliner skidded off a runway, crashed into a ditch and broke apart while landing in Istanbul
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One Person Killed In Hard Landing Of Turkish Plane In Istanbul, Number Of Injured Rises To 157

ANKARA (Sputnik) - One person was killed as a result of the hard landing conducted by a Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-86J plane in Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen International Airport, while the number of injured people climbed to 157, Turkish Health...
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Besiktas Appoint Ex-turkey Star Yalcin As Coach

Istanbul (AFP) – Top Istanbul club Besiktas on Wednesday appointed former international star Sergen Yalcin as coach, the official Anadolu news agency reported. Yalcin, 47, who made his name as a brilliant playmaker at the Super Lig club, joins...
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Turkish Court Defies Europe, Leaves Philanthropist Behind Bars

An Istanbul court has defied the European Court of Human Rights, ruling in favor of the continued detention of prominent philanthropist Osman Kavala. In December, the European Court demanded the immediate release of Kavala, who is on trial for...
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Istanbul Will Host Second International Jazz Day, Un Announces

The Turkish city of Istanbul will be the global host city of the second International Jazz Day, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Government of Turkey announced today.
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 putin, Erdogan Urge Restraint In Iran Crisis, Cease-fire In Libya

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a joint call for restraint by Washington and Tehran. The declaration made Wednesday in Istanbul is the latest sign of deepening regional cooperation by the leaders,...
Related topics: Vladimir Putin, Tayyip Erdogan, Iran, Libya, Tehran, Turkey

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Ex-nissan Boss Carlos Ghosn Holds Press Conference In Beirut Following His Escape From Japan - Video

Former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn was reportedly "snuck" out of Japan to Istanbul in a musical instrument box after being put under house arrest in Tokyo.
Related topics: Lebanon, Japan, World Videos, Turkey, Tokyo

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Putin To Visit Istanbul Amid Increasing Differences Over Syria, Libya

Russian President Vladimir Putin is visiting Istanbul Wednesday, where he will meet his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Bilateral relations have dramatically improved much to Ankara's western allies' concern, but escalating regional...
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Plane Skids Off Runway In Istanbul, Flights Suspended

ISTANBUL — A passenger plane skidded off the runway in the Turkish city of Istanbul on Tuesday, temporarily shutting down the airport. The Boeing 737-800 from Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, operated by Turkish low-cost airline Pegasus, skidded as...
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Turan Returning To Barcelona From Basaksehir

Istanbul (AFP) – Turkish international Arda Turan ended his loan spell with Basaksehir Istanbul on Tuesday and will return to Barcelona after two years marked by violence on and off the pitch. “During a meeting yesterday, our player Arda...
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Erdogan Says Turkey Already Sending Soldiers To Libya

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s president said Sunday that the country was deploying military units to Libya, where Ankara is supporting the embattled U.N.-recognized government in Tripoli. Turkey’s parliament authorized the deployment of troops to Libya...
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Ex-nissan Chief Made Escape To Beirut Aboard Charter Flights

Charter flights that spirited ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn from Japan to Istanbul and from there to Beirut — an escape made possible with the help of an airline employee who falsified records. Security camera footage reportedly showing he simply...
Related topics: Lebanon, Japan, Turkey

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Turkey Detains 7 In Probe Into Ghosn Fleeing Bail In Japan

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish authorities have detained seven people as part of an investigation into how former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, who skipped bail in Japan, was able to flee to Lebanon via Istanbul, Turkish media reported Thursday. The...
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Erdogan's 'dream' Canal Project Gets Ecological Green Light As Opposition Vows To Oppose It

The megaproject, heavily promoted by the Turkish president, was first announced back in 2011 with its construction commencing in 2013. Its implementation, however, came into question after opposition member Ekrem Imamoglu became the mayor of...
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Turkey Arrests 7 People Over Carlos Ghosn’s Flight To Lebanon

ISTANBUL — Seven aviation workers including four pilots have been detained for questioning in Turkey over former Nissan chairman Carlos
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