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Angry Turks rally in front of Israel consulate past midnight

June 1, 2010
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A mass demonstration in front of the Israeli consulate in Istanbul lasted until beyond midnight, with many protestors saying that they would not leave the area until they knew the fate of their relatives and friends on the humanitarian ships attacked by Israeli forces. The number of protestors, around 1,500 people during the day,...
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Speak no Turkish, hear no Turkish in Istanbul café as teacher seeks to improve English language skills

January 31, 2010
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Speak no Turkish, hear no Turkish in Istanbul café as teacher seeks to improve English language skills

The top floor of Konak Café’s three-storey building in Istanbul’s historic Süleymaniye neighbourhood is crowded with students, idlers and opportunity-seekers. Everything is Turkish about the place in, except the language used to communicate. Speaking Turkish is “totally forbidden” at the café run by a young English teacher who wanted to give Turks a chance...
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Istanbul lures young romantics

January 3, 2010
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Istanbul lures young romantics

  Yanıyor Mu Yeşil Köşkün Lambaları!!s Eman and Nizar during their honeymoon in Istanbul. More and more Arabs want to spend memorable times in the famous Turkish city. Eman flashed a smile as her husband of three days Nizar took her picture while she was standing among the pigeons of Beyazit Meydani in Istanbul....
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