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2012-08-01 02:26:23

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James Firman, president and CEO of the National Council on Aging (NCOA), has been named one of The NonProfit Times Top 50 leaders in their Power & Influence list for 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100615/NCOALOGO) The full list was released today and can be found at www.thenonprofittimes.com. Firman is cited as "transforming NCOA from a membership organization to a true council of entities that share a common...

2012-06-12 10:22:26

Taner Akcam Speaks at Christian Solidarity International (CSI) Event on the Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East WASHINGTON and ZURICH, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Taner Akcam, Professor of History at Clark University, has urged President Obama and his European allies to encourage "Turkey to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, and to follow the post-Holocaust example of Germany by making appropriate compensation for lives and property." Dr. Akcam made this...

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...

2006-06-15 02:57:46

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A bomb left in a trash container at a major outdoor bus station injured three people in central Istanbul on Thursday, a police official told Reuters. The bomb was left in a container in Eminonu, a major departure point for buses in Turkey's largest city.

2006-04-08 11:38:21

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Unknown gunmen have taken at least two people hostage at a Burger King restaurant in central Istanbul on Saturday, television stations reported. Police have surrounded the restaurant in Istanbul's popular Taksim square. The incident comes amid an escalation in rebel-linked violence in the EU-applicant country.

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Scutum (shield) Constellation -- Location: Southern Hemisphere; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 19h; Declination: -10; Source: Astronomer Johannes Hevelius This constellation was originally named Scutum Sobiescianum, Latin for Shield of Sobieski. Jan III Sobieski was King of Poland from 1674 to 1696. At that time Poland was much larger than its current borders, including parts of what are now Lithuania, Belarus and Ukraine. The Ottoman Empire, based in Constantinople, was pushing at...

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