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Monolith in Turkey Is Revealed to Be Government Stunt

Monolith in Turkey Is Revealed to Be Government Stunt

Monolith in Turkey Is Revealed to Be Government Stunt Monolith in Turkey Is Revealed to Be Government Stunt A mysterious metal slab that appeared in southeastern Turkey last week, then quietly disappeared, turned out to be a government publicity stunt to promote Turkey’s new space program. The monolith, which stood about 10 feet tall, was discovered in a rural area …

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A Monolith Appears in Turkey

A Monolith Appears in Turkey

A Monolith Appears in Turkey A Monolith Appears in Turkey Much like the coronavirus, monoliths refuse to be left behind in 2020. The discovery of a new mysterious metal slab in Turkey on Friday was a throwback to a momentary craze from the olden days of November and December. Back then, a shiny, metal monolith appeared in the Utah desert …

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Turkey Offers Uncertain Refuge for Iranians Fleeing Persecution

Turkey Offers Uncertain Refuge for Iranians Fleeing Persecution

Turkey Offers Uncertain Refuge for Iranians Fleeing Persecution Turkey Offers Uncertain Refuge for Iranians Fleeing Persecution ISTANBUL — He is American, she is Iranian and they live together in a small seaside town in Turkey. Yet what they hoped would be an idyll has become a living nightmare. Fatemeh Khoshro said her phone buzzed constantly with threatening messages, and that …

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Cargo Ship Sinks Near Turkey, Leaving at Least 3 Dead, Officials Say

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Cargo Ship Sinks Near Turkey, Leaving at Least 3 Dead, Officials Say Cargo Ship Sinks Near Turkey, Leaving at Least 3 Dead, Officials Say A cargo ship sank off Turkey’s Black Sea coast near the northern province of Bartin on Sunday, leaving at least three people dead, according to Turkish state media. Emergency workers have rescued at least six of …

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Turkey and Brazil Say Chinese Vaccine Effective, With Sparse Supporting Data

Turkey and Brazil Say Chinese Vaccine Effective, With Sparse Supporting Data

Turkey and Brazil Say Chinese Vaccine Effective, With Sparse Supporting Data Turkey and Brazil Say Chinese Vaccine Effective, With Sparse Supporting Data Turkish officials announced Thursday that a vaccine from the Chinese company Sinovac has an efficacy rate of 91.25 percent, but the finding was based on preliminary results from a small clinical trial and none of the data was …

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Turkey Jails Hundreds for Life Over Roles in 2016 Coup Attempt

Turkey Jails Hundreds for Life Over Roles in 2016 Coup Attempt

Turkey Jails Hundreds for Life Over Roles in 2016 Coup Attempt Turkey Jails Hundreds for Life Over Roles in 2016 Coup Attempt ISTANBUL — A Turkish court sentenced hundreds of defendants to multiple life terms on Thursday for involvement in the failed 2016 coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, culminating one of the most important mass trials of defendants accused …

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Ditching the Turkey: Thanksgiving Memories (and Misadventures) of Reporters Abroad

Ditching the Turkey: Thanksgiving Memories (and Misadventures) of Reporters Abroad

Ditching the Turkey: Thanksgiving Memories (and Misadventures) of Reporters Abroad Ditching the Turkey: Thanksgiving Memories (and Misadventures) of Reporters Abroad “Think quantity,” I pleaded to guests. Alex and Rami brought two turkeys, Helen and Felix cheese from Paris, Carly and Claire all their forks and knives. Chinese sticky-rice stuffing — my aunt’s recipe — thunked onto the table alongside Hwaida’s …

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Carving a Turkey and Becoming a Man

Carving a Turkey and Becoming a Man

Carving a Turkey and Becoming a Man Carving a Turkey and Becoming a Man My uncles and the few friends my father had always approached him as though he were an unexploded bomb they were ordered to defuse. Their responses to anything he said were one version or another of “You’re absolutely right, Jack.” Only his father, my grandfather, dared …

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House Hunting in Turkey: A Spruced-Up Olive-Oil Factory for $1.8 Million

House Hunting in Turkey: A Spruced-Up Olive-Oil Factory for $1.8 Million

House Hunting in Turkey: A Spruced-Up Olive-Oil Factory for $1.8 Million House Hunting in Turkey: A Spruced-Up Olive-Oil Factory for $1.8 Million Two small rooms behind the great room function as private living rooms.Credit…Engel & Volkers Bodrum The ancient city of Milas “is a very prominent summer holiday destination,” Ms. Tanbay said, though this home is in a quieter area. …

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Toddler Rescued From Rubble After Turkey Earthquake

Toddler Rescued From Rubble After Turkey Earthquake

Toddler Rescued From Rubble After Turkey Earthquake Toddler Rescued From Rubble After Turkey Earthquake A 3-year-old girl — her tiny frame wrapped in a foil blanket, her face and hair caked with dust — wrapped her small hand around the gloved thumb of a rescue worker and looked into his face with wide eyes. Moments earlier, the child, Elif Perincek, …

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