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2006-06-01 05:25:30

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Many people were injured in an explosion in Istanbul's Uskudar district on Thursday, Turkish media reported.

2006-02-09 08:20:18

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - An explosion rocked a district of Turkey's largest city Istanbul on Thursday and some people were injured, the state-run Anatolian news agency reported. It said the blast happened in Bayrampasa, an area not far from the airport on the European side of the city.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.