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2008-07-13 06:00:24

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia Izmir, 13 July: Turkey's Energy Minister Hilmi Guler said Sunday that an American oil company asked for permission from their ministry to seek oil in the Black Sea. Guler told reporters in the Aegean city of Izmir that they were worried over soaring fuel oil prices and indicated that oil drilling in the Black Sea would begin in 2009. Guler pointed out the high costs of drilling, both in sea and land, and said they did not want to...

2008-07-12 06:00:25

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia Ankara, 11 July: Turkey's Energy and Natural Resources Minister Hilmi Guler said Friday [11 July] the draft intergovernmental agreement regarding the NABUCCO Project was sent to relevant partners. Gul received the US Special Envoy for Eurasian Energy Boyden Gray over lunch on Friday. "We discussed important issues pertaining to energy with Mr Gray and his delegation. We went over the matters of Nabucco Project, Shah Sea and Iraq,"...

2008-07-09 12:00:04

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia ADANA/ANKARA (A.A) -09.07.2008 -US Consul in the southern province of Adana thanked Wednesday the Turkish police for the bravery displayed during the armed attack on police post outside the US Consulate General in Istanbul. US Consul Eric Green said they were saddened by the armed attack and said, "we are grateful to the Turkish police for the bravery they displayed." "We always take the necessary measures for our security, and...

2008-07-09 12:00:04

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia ISTANBUL (A.A) -09.07.2008 -Istanbul Governor Muammer Guler said Wednesday that police identified the perpetrators of the armed attack on US Consulate General in Istanbul. Guler told reporters after visiting wounded police officers at the Istinye State Hospital in Istanbul that all current evidence indicated that three of the assailants, who were killed during the attack, were of Turkish origin. Guler said the attack was captured...

2008-07-09 09:00:04

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia ISTANBUL (A.A) - 09.07.2008 - The chief judge in Istanbul has said that evidences in the shootout outside the US consulate general in Istanbul pointed to an act of terror. Aykut Cengiz Engin told reporters after examining the scene of the attack, "a vehicle carrying 4 people came to the scene at around 10:30 in the morning. Three of the assailants got out of the car and fired at police officer standing sentry in front of the US...

2008-07-09 06:00:14

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia ISTANBUL (A.A) - 09.07.2008 - An armed attack outside the US Consulate General in Istanbul killed at least three police officers on Wednesday. Unidentified assailants opened fire on police officers at an entrance gate of the US Consulate building in Istinye neighbourhood, witnesses said. A clash occurred between the assailants and police officers, leaving at least three police officers dead. Some citizens were wounded in the...

2008-07-05 12:00:19

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia Ankara, 4 July: Turkey's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party made public on Friday [4 July] the contents of its defensive statement against charges in a case filed to disband the party. Deputy Premier Cemil Cicek submitted AK Party's verbal defence in a more than six-hour hearing at the Constitutional Court on Thursday. "It is a waste of time to claim that the AK Party constituted a threat for democracy and the democratic...

2008-07-05 12:00:19

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia Ankara, 4 July: Turkey's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party made public on Friday [4 July] the contents of its defensive statement against charges in a case filed to disband the party. Deputy Premier Cemil Cicek submitted AK Party's verbal defence in a more than six-hour hearing at the Constitutional Court on Thursday. "AK Party does not have a secret understanding, policy guidelines, programme or intention. The AK Party...

2008-07-04 09:00:43

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia ["PALESTINIANS THANK TURKISH RED CRESCENT" - AA headline] GAZA (A.A) - 03.07.2008 - Palestinian Ministry of Health officials have said that medicine sent by the Turkish aid organization Kizilay (Red Crescent) a few months ago, became remedy for many people. In an interview with the A.A, Palestinian Ministry of Health Director for Medicine Dr Munir Bursch said on Thursday that they had difficulties in finding medicine after Israel...

2008-07-02 15:00:45

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia Istanbul, 2 July: Turkey's Energy and Natural Resources Minister Hilmi Guler said [on] Wednesday [2 July], "The Turkish government wishes for an energy sector based on innovation to surpass the automotive sector in Turkey." Speaking at the inauguration of the Fifth Turkey Energy Forum, taking place under the theme of "New regional power in energy: Turkey" in Istanbul, Guler said, "There is a need for radical changes in the energy...


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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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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