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2014-10-27 04:21:07

PARIS, October 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain has just finalized the acquisition of Turkey-based Atlas Zimpara, a long-standing partner of Saint-Gobain Abrasives.

2014-10-22 08:29:12

Brazil's leading digital payment company now providing local payment options for STEAM users in Mexico and Turkey SÃO PAULO, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazilian-based

2014-10-14 23:01:32

With an emphasis to boost tourism and narrow its current financial deficit — also known as its main economic weakness — Turkey is on a mission to raise awareness for medical treatment abroad.

2014-10-06 23:00:33

When the USA Basketball Women’s World Championship Team captured the 2014 FIBA World Championship title in Istanbul yesterday, they did so on the championship Connor Sports® hardwood basketball

2014-09-30 23:07:26

VisitandCare.com reports that revenue for its plastic surgery providers in Turkey has gone up more than 79 percent in 2014, marking five straight years of growth.

2014-09-24 23:06:36

Inside the sleek and modernized clinics of Turkey, the greatest hair transplant doctors in the world are offering proven and permanent solutions to hair loss for men and women.

2014-09-22 08:34:46

Brazil's Digital Payments Giant Now Offering Full-Coverage Local Payment Options for Online Games in Turkey ISTANBUL, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UOL


Latest Turkey Reference Libraries

Lake Van Monster
2013-09-17 13:16:12

The Lake Van Monster is a legendary creature said to inhabit Lake Van in Eastern Turkey. The first reported sighting was in 1995. However, in a article from April 29, 1889, in the newspaper Saadet, a report tells of a man who was dragged into the water by a creature while he was doing wudu. After this report the Turkish Government sent a scientific survey group to the lake but no evidence was found of a creature. An ancient engraving is said to be within a church on one of the four islands...

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2012-04-03 18:08:27

The Compass Jellyfish, (Chrysaora hysoscella), is a fairly common species of jellyfish that is found in the coastal waters around the United Kingdom and Turkey. It has a diameter of up to 12 inches. It has 24 tentacles arranged in eight groups of three. It is typically colored yellowish white, with some brown.

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2009-02-27 14:42:24

The Krüper's Nuthatch (Sitta krueperi) is a species of nuthatch found in southeast Europe and southwest Asia. It occurs in Turkey, Georgia, Russia and on the Greek island of Lesvos. It inhabits pine forest at lower altitudes, and it is also found in spruce, fir, cedar and sometimes juniper forests at higher altitudes. In Turkey it is abundant in Turkish pine. In the Caucasus region the bird lives in spruce forests between 3200 and 6500 feet in elevation. This species is declining in...

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2008-05-27 14:17:13

The Kangal Dog is a mastiff type sheep dog which originated in Turkey. It is a large breed, not used to herd, but instead used as a guardian for livestock. The ancestors of the breed likely migrated from central Asia to Turkey with the Oghuz Turks who fled from Genghis Khan. The breed is one of over 30 livestock guardian breeds in Europe and Asia and is regarded as a treasure in Turkey. Major interest in the breed occurred during the 1980s, and the Turkish army began to train the Kangal...

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2008-05-06 14:47:35

The Nine-spined Stickleback (Pungitius pungitius), is a species of fish in the Gasterosteidae family. It is found in Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Republic of, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.