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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,...

2014-03-12 16:28:14

MORRISVILLE, N.C., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance One International, Inc. (NYSE: AOI) today announced that its Turkish subsidiary, Alliance One Tütün A.?. ("AOT") and Öz-Ege Tütün Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.?. ("Öz-Ege"), have entered into a joint venture, Oryantal Tütün Paketleme Sanayi A.?., ("OTP") located in Torbali, Izmir in Turkey. Both AOT and Öz-Ege will contract with OTP for oriental tobacco processing and storage, while continuing to maintain separate farmer...

2009-06-30 07:52:00

U.S. television talk show diva Oprah Winfrey has been honored in Turkey with a traditional Ottoman Mehteran band and whirling dervishes, observers say. Winfrey arrived in Istanbul Monday aboard the ship Norwegian Gem along with all 1,600 of her employees, including some part-time contractors and their families, whom she had taken on a Mediterranean cruise, the Anatolian News Agency reported. Winfrey threw a party for them at the Ciragan Palace Hotel as part of a sea cruise that started in...

2008-10-10 09:00:40

Gregory Isenor, P.Geo., President and CEO of Merrex Gold Inc. ("Merrex")(TSX VENTURE: MXI) announces that Merrex and its Turkish strategic partner, AgeanGold Madencilik Ltd. Sti, ("AgeanGold") have optioned to Roscan Minerals (BVI) Corp. ("Roscan") a 50% interest in four properties in the Republic of Turkey. Commentary "Our Siribaya Gold Project in Mali continues to be our flagship" said President Gregory Isenor. "While keeping Siribaya front and centre, Merrex continues to search...

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...

2008-09-23 18:00:09

AN investigation has been launched after 13 premature babies died yesterday - possibly from infection-in a hospital in Izmir, Turkey. (c) 2008 Daily Mirror. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

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...

2005-10-20 19:05:05

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A moderate earthquake shook western Turkey early on Friday, causing slight damage to several buildings and resulting in 15 casualties from the ensuing panic, the local governor said. The Kandilli earthquake observation center said the tremor, at 0:40 a.m. (2140 GMT), measured 5.9 on the Richter scale and its epicentre was in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Seferihisar in Izmir province. Izmir Governor Oguz Kagan Goksal told the CNN Turk television channel 15...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.