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2014-06-24 12:28:11

Healthcare solutions company to expand IH Systems' reach in Turkey and surrounding region WINNIPEG, Manitoba, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelligent Hospital Systems (IH Systems), maker of the RIVA fully-automated IV compounding system, today announced a distribution agreement with Simeks in Istanbul, Turkey. The healthcare solutions provider, which also has offices in Izmir and Ankara, will serve as IH Systems' exclusive distributor in Turkey, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan,...

2014-04-29 23:03:52

Garland Technology partners NEOX NETWORKS and Fonitec Network Solutions at EMEA Intelligence 2014. EMEA Intelligence is an international intelligence, forensic sciences and surveillance technologies conference and exhibition, which will take place in Ankara/Turkey. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Garland Technology partners NEOX NETWORKS and Fonitec Network Solutions will be traveling to the EMEA Intelligence conference in Turkey. The partnership will showcase the joint network...

2009-06-19 07:30:00

Expands Patient Access to the Benefits of Whole Body Radiosurgery SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that the Turkish Ministry of Health has purchased two CyberKnife(R) Robotic Radiosurgery Systems for installation in Ankara and Istanbul, Turkey. Turkey's first CyberKnife System was installed at Anadolu Medical Center in January 2005. A second system was installed in Turkey...

2009-05-26 09:48:00

New York's Cultural Elite Step Out For Turkey's Premier Fashion Event NEW YORK, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight, the prestigious Ankara Olgunlasma Institute, Turkey's equivalent to New York'sFashion Institute of Technology, will showcase an extravagant women's collection of hand-embroidered garments inspired by the splendor of the Ottoman Empire. The fashion show begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Broad Street Ballroom and is presented under the patronage of The Honorable Mehmet Samsar, Consul...

2008-10-08 12:00:32

Text of report in English by Turkish semi-official news agency Anatolia Ankara, 8 October: Turkey's Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan welcomed the energy agreement signed [on] Wednesday [8 October] between Czech Cez and Turkey's Akenerji companies, expressing his hope that it would contribute to relations between the two countries. Following delegation and tete-a-tete meetings, Erdogan and his Czech counterpart Mirek Topolanek held a joint press conference in Ankara. Erdogan thanked Czech...

2008-09-28 12:00:10

By Suzan Fraser Associated Press ANKARA, Turkey -- Outside the Zekai Tahir Burak maternity hospital stands a bronze statue of a mother nursing a baby with an inscription from the Prophet Muhammad: "Paradise lies at the feet of the mother." In July, the Ankara facility became the scene of any parent's hell. A total of 27 newborns died there within two weeks, most of them from infection. Now Turkey is reeling from a similar tragedy at another hospital, this time in the western city of...

2008-09-28 03:00:10

By Akyuz, Aygul Guvenc, Gulten; Ustunsoz, Ayfer; Kaya, Tulay Purpose: To describe the experiences of Turkish women with gynecologic cancer and their partners. Design and Methods: Qualitative research using a descriptive phenomenological approach. Setting: Gynecologic oncology outpatient clinic of the Gulhane Military Medical Academy in Ankara, Turkey. Nineteen women with gynecologic cancer aged 43-70 years and 12 partners aged 46-73 years were recruited. Data were obtained through...

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...

2008-08-26 09:01:02

Major news items in leading Turkish newspapers ANKARA, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- The following are major news items in leading Turkish newspapers on Monday. ZAMAN (Time): -- Beijing 2008 Olympics closed on Sunday with a ceremony at the "Bird's Nest" the Olympic Stadium and China topping the gold medal table and United States following second. Turkish athletes won one gold, four silver and three bronze medals, ranking 37th. YENI SAFAK (New Dawn): -- Turkey is home to rich resources...


Latest Ankara Reference Libraries

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2007-12-13 13:18:30

The Turkish Angora is an ancient, naturally occurring breed of cat which originated in the Ankara region of central Turkey. It was one of the cats inter-bred to improve the coat on the Persian. Its coat is silky and mostly white; it is a medium-long coat with no undercoat. Although they are known for their white coat, they may be bred in at least twenty varieties of color and pattern. The Ankara Zoo in Turkey has a meticulous breeding program to protect and preserve the pure white Turkish...

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2007-12-13 13:16:22

The Turkish Van is a rare breed of cat from Turkey's Lake Van region. The coat on a Turkish Van is semi-longhaired, with only one hair type instead of the usual three. This makes their coat feel soft like cashmere or rabbit fur. The cats have a coat that grows very thick in the winter with a large ruff and then sheds to be short in the warmer months. Its tail is full year round. The term Van in their name refers to their color pattern; the cat's entire body is white with a tiny bit of...

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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'