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2010-03-12 05:30:00

LOS ANGELES, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Anatolian Cultures and Food Festival is returning to capture California's hearts, minds and taste buds.

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.

2008-08-01 09:00:08

Turkish officials indicated a gas canister explosion caused a girls' school dormitory to collapse Friday, killing 16 students and injuring 27 others.

2005-12-16 08:20:00

Irina and her friends have no regrets about traveling thousands of miles from their native Latvia to this gray Anatolian town in mid-December. But then they have not come for the weather or the scenery.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.