Turkey

New England News
6:30 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

New Hampshire Governor Leads Trade Trip To Turkey

Governor Maggie Hassan
Credit New Hampshire Governor's office

New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan is leading a trade mission to Turkey in hopes of spurring trade with the Granite State. She discussed the trip on a conference call this week.

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Commentary & Opinion
12:50 pm
Sat March 29, 2014

David Nightingale: A Coup In Turkey In 1963

There had been a roar, waking me up, and as I rubbed my eyes I realized there'd been a whole background of roars, which hadn't exactly been dreams.

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Commentary & Opinion
12:26 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Herbert London: What We Can Learn From The Turkish Economy

The confluence of bad news items has thrown the Turkish economy into a tailspin. Once the darling of Wall Street and a model for emerging markets, Turkey is now in the economic doldrums. Since the world downturn in 2008 Turkey has been faltering. The miracle of economic prosperity from 2002 to 2003 attributed to Premier Erdogan, now seems like a chimera.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

David Nightingale: Christmas in Turkey, 1961

Christmas in the Middle East, 1961. The Moslem headmaster had insisted we take the Christian holiday, although we hadn't asked for it.

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Commentary & Opinion
1:50 pm
Wed January 1, 2014

Herbert London: Turkey At The Barricades

The dreams of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister of Turkey, for the recrudescence of the Ottoman Empire are evaporating under the Istanbul sky. His party The Justice and Development party (AKP), is in disarray; a major corruption and bribery scandal has led to accusations about cabinet members and their families. The investigation prompted Erdogan to say “The judiciary will pay.”

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World News
11:52 am
Tue January 8, 2013

Quake in Aegean Sea shakes Turkey and Greece

Large sharp rocks sticking out from the emerald waters of the Aegean Sea.
Credit Horia Varlan / Flickr

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — An earthquake centered beneath the Aegean Sea shook cities and islands in Turkey and Greece on Tuesday, causing panic in some areas but no injuries or damage, officials said.

The Istanbul-based Kandilli Observatory said the quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2, occurred at 4:16 p.m. (1416 GMT) off the coast from Turkey's northwestern Canakkale province.

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