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Items filtered by date: November 2016

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U.S. defense and security agencies said they believed the threat of militant attacks inside the United States was low during this New Year's holiday, yet some chance of an attack was "undeniable," according to security assessments reviewed on Friday.

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A winter storm lashed New England with heavy snow and high winds on Friday, cutting power lines as some areas were blanketed with more than 24 inches of snow, the U.S. National Weather Service said.

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Twenty people and a ride operator were rescued on Friday after being trapped for several hours about 100 feet (30 m) above the ground in an enclosed cabin of an amusement park ride in Southern California.

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A North Carolina judge on Friday temporarily blocked a state law hours after incoming Democratic Governor Roy Cooper sued to void Republican-backed legislation lessening his control over state and county elections boards, local media reported.

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Social media firm Snap Inc may be the highest profile tech IPO planned for 2017, with the potential to raise billions.

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As its name suggests, crowdfunding is the practice of funding a personal or business project through online platforms like Kickstarter. A new law is soon expected to be put into force in Turkey to allow SMEs and young entrepreneurs to find financial donation for businesses via registered platforms

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Maybe it was not the best year for Turkish sports, but 2016 ends with some memorable moments for Turkey.

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On the eve of 2017, wishes for the new year usually center around health and happiness. Doctor Ender Saraç gave hints to ensure a healthy life through alternative medicines and treatments through herbs and traditional techniques

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  • Published in Turkey


As the clock ticks down to midnight on Saturday night, crowds will cheer in the major city squares around the world. A number of Turkish cities are ready to host guests for the new year with two-day programs

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Ending a gloomy year overshadowed with a string of tragedies, Turks will welcome 2017 with street celebrations as per usual, with heavy snowfall predicted on New Year's Eve unlikely to daunt revelers

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Named after his interest in botanics, Buhurizade Mustafa Itri was a leading musician who contributed greatly to Turkish classical music, and was active in the palace with the protection of sultans

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Her diligence and face cream cleaned Nimrud's most famous ivory. She captured the archaeological dig on celluloid and Kodak film, developing the prints in water painstakingly filtered from the nearby Tigris River.

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Despite bearing witness to the rise of anti-establishment populism that resulted in political uncertainties swaying over commodities and markets, the year has ended in a rather profitable condition for the global markets with stocks surging in the last trading day

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  • Published in U.S.


Malware code linked to Russian hackers and found on a Vermont electric utility's computer is further evidence of "predatory" steps taken by that country against the U.S., a Vermont Democratic congressman said Saturday.

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Supporters of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump have appropriated the phrase "basket of deplorables" - used by Hillary Clinton during the campaign to pillory some of his backers - to plan an inauguration party called the "Deploraball."

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  • Published in Sports


The first half of Europe's biggest basketball club competition ends

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  • Published in Turkey


Declassified files show UK, Turkish leaders discussed Cyprus, NATO, Yugoslavia during 1990 meeting in Turkey

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Turkish Technic will provide maintenance services for military command and control aircraft

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  • Published in World


Nuclear-armed neighbors begin and finish the year with series of 'successful' missile tests

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Hashim Thaci tells Anadolu Agency a change in attitude from Russia towards Kosovo would make 'positive contribution'

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Vladimir Putin's envoy to Afghanistan speaks about the country's past, present, and future in wide-ranging interview

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Amid recent heightened tension between the United States and Russia over email hacking during the U.S. presidential elections and the U.S. decision to expel Russian diplomats, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said that Turkey does not want a new Cold War atmosphere between the two global powers.

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Amid questions about whether the recently agreed nationwide cease-fire in Syria will affect Turkey's anti-PYD fight in the country, Turkish authorities asserted that it will not prove to be an obstacle for the Turkish military to hit PYD elements

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Turkish Defense Minister says are in contact with Russia to make cease-fire 'permanent'

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As 2016 draws to a close, revelers around the world are bidding a weary adieu to a year filled with political surprises, prolonged conflicts and deaths of legendary celebrities.

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  • Published in Turkey


Binali Yildirim says Turkey to become center of stability and power in region

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A winter storm socked New England with heavy snow and high winds on Friday, with some areas receiving more than 24 inches (60 cm) of snowfall, the U.S. National Weather Service said.

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Law enforcement fatalities hit a five-year high in 2016 with 135 officers killed in the line of duty, including eight killed in ambush attacks in Dallas and Louisiana in July that raised nationwide concerns, a study released on Thursday said.

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Turkish president says country's 'strong memory' will see it through present difficulties

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While president congratulates military for capturing Boko Haram stronghold, experts ask why no key commander has been held

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All fighting parties will shake hands and work together for the future of Syria, Binali Yildirim predicts

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Cristiano Ronaldo's agent says the Real Madrid star has been offered "more than 100 million" euros per season to move to the Chinese Super League.

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2016 has been a long and painful year with the death of accomplished artists, musicians, actors and actresses around the globe, all of whom are going to be remembered forever

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Turkey's exports in November surged by 9.7 percent from a year earlier, while imports advanced six percent, the Turkish Statistical Institute, TurkStat, said on Friday.

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More than a dozen Nobel laureates on Thursday urged the United Nations to "end the human crisis" of Myanmar's Rohingya minority group, whose members have been fleeing to Bangladesh to escape a bloody military crackdown.

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  • Published in Health


Data released by the International Coffee Organization (ICO) indicates a consistent increase in the quantity of coffee consumed per person in Turkey over the past years.

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  • Published in Tech


Amazon.com Inc has filed for a patent to use airships to store products and serve as a base for delivery-drones.

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  • Published in World


Police in Brazil said Thursday they suspected the Greek ambassador to the country may have been murdered, after they found a body in a burnt-out car.

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said "RIP" to the outgoing U.S. administration of Barack Obama on Twitter on Friday, after the White House decided to expel 35 Russian diplomats.

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Hollywood star and singer Lindsay Lohan praised Turkey's refugee efforts once again, and urged more countries to join Turkey in helping refugees fleeing war-torn Syria and the region.

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The Interior Ministry announced on Friday that five high-ranking terrorists from the Kurdish Communities Union (KCK), an umbrella network including the PKK, were arrested in operations across various cities.

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29 police officers stand accused of orchestrating July 15 coup plot

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Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), congratulated Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu for Turkey's contribution to securing a successful ceasefire agreement for Syria during a phone call on Friday.

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  • Published in World


Azerbaijani lawmaker Kudret Hesenguliyev said on Friday that Iran cannot warn or threaten Azerbaijan over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Azerbaijan.

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Assad regime warplanes carried out at least 16 air strikes against the opposition in northern Hama province on Friday in the latest violence to interrupt a Russian and Turkish backed ceasefire, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, after reports of clashes between regime forces and opposition fighters in an area outside Damascus.

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