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2008-09-02 09:00:36

Text of report in English by Turkish semi-official news agency Anatolia Beijing, 2 September: Turkish State Minister Kursad Tuzmen said [on] Tuesday [2 September] Turkey must cooperate with China not only in nuclear energy but also wind and solar energy projects. "There is energy deficiency in Turkey. We plan to erect a nuclear power plant in Turkey. We are aware of the level China possesses in nuclear energy issues," Tuzmen said. "To date, there has not been any nuclear power plant in...

2008-08-29 09:00:56

Text of report in English by Turkish semi-official news agency Anatolia Istanbul, 29 August: State-owned Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) is set to drill seven or eight new, deep oil wells in the Black Sea, TPAO Chairman Mehmet Uysal said on Friday [29 August]. "TPAO projects to drill new wells in the five-year period between 2009 and 2014. These works would cost around 150-200m US dollars," Uysal told the Ninth Energy Arena, an international conference held in Istanbul. TPAO...

2008-08-25 09:01:39

Text of report in English by Turkish semi-official news agency Anatolia Ankara, 25 August: Turkish energy minister said on Monday there was no delay on the date of bidding for the tender process on nuclear power station which was set as 24 September. At a news conference in Ankara, Energy and Natural Resources Minister Hilmi Guler said, "We will open envelopes on 24 September because we don't have time to waste." The government attached great importance to nuclear energy since it was...

2008-08-08 06:00:50

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia Erzincan, 7 August: Turkish energy minister said [on] Thursday [7 August] a fire on a Turkish section of a major westbound oil pipeline was expected to extinguish in a couple of days, when the remaining oil in an isolated part of the pipeline all burnt out. The blaze, which hit the Turkish section of the Baku-Tbilisi- Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline [on] Tuesday in Refahiye in Erzincan Province, disrupted oil flow to Turkey's Mediterranean...

2008-08-02 09:00:26

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia Konya, 2 August: Death toll from a collapsed dormitory building in central Turkey rose to 18 after rescue teams pulled the body of another girl from the debris on Saturday. A gas explosion wrecked the three-storey building early on Friday morning in the central province of Konya, leaving 27 girls injured. At least two girls were in critical condition with serious burns and they were transported to a university hospital in Turkish...

2008-08-01 06:00:35

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia Nusaybin, 1 August: Turkey has swept land mines in a southeastern town to open a new border crossing at its border with Syria, an executive of the company that cleaned the mines, said on Friday [1 August]. Turkey's Tusan Yapi Sanayi (construction industry company) won the tender opened to clean an area in Nusaybin town of the southeastern province of Mardin in order to construct a new border crossing. A technical team, comprised...

2008-07-27 09:00:29

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia Semdinli, 27 July: Three people died on Sunday [27 July] when a land-mine, planted by the PKK [Kurdistan Workers' Party] terrorists, exploded when a truck passing by hit it in Semdinli town of south- eastern province of Hakkari. The three people were reported to be from the same family. Originally published by Anatolia news agency, Ankara, in English 1044 27 Jul 08. (c) 2008 BBC Monitoring Newsfile. Provided by ProQuest...

2008-07-25 12:01:00

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia ["MINE BLAST: 2 SOLDIERS KILLED" - AA headline] SIRNAK (A.A) -Two Turkish soldiers were killed when a land mine planted by PKK terrorists exploded in the south-eastern province of Sirnak's Guclukonak town on Friday. A wide scale operation has begun in the region against the terrorists. Originally published by Anatolia news agency, Ankara, in English 1305 25 Jul 08. (c) 2008 BBC Monitoring Newsfile. Provided by ProQuest...

2008-07-17 12:01:01

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia Ankara, 17 July: Turkey's new generation communication satellite Turksat 3A has begun giving service after being located in the orbit of "42 degree east". Launched from the Kourou base of French Guiana on 13 June, the satellite was located in the orbit after being controlled by ground stations. The satellite, which replaced Turksat 1C satellite, will serve in a vast geography covering Turkey, Europe, Middle East, North Africa and...

2008-07-16 06:00:25

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia ANKARA (A.A) -16.07.2008 -Turkish General Staff said on Wednesday that 11 terrorists were neutralized in security operations that started in Buzul mountainous region in the southeastern province of Hakkari on July 13th, 2008. General Staff said number of terrorists who were rendered ineffective in the past 5 days reached 33 together with those neutralized in the operation in Incebel mountainous region in the southeastern province...


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Sea of Marmara
2013-04-18 22:26:30

The Sea of Marmara, or otherwise known as the Sea of Marmora or the Marmara Sea, is the inland sea that connects the Black Sea to the Aegean Sea, thus dividing Turkey’s Asian and European parts. The Bosphorus strait connects it to the Dardanelles and the Black Sea to the Aegean. The sea has an area of 11,350 square kilometers (280 kilometers x 80 kilometers) with the greatest depth reaching 1,370 meters. The salinity of the sea averages about 22 parts per thousand, which is slightly...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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