Marmara (Turkey)

Type: City
Name: Marmara (Turkey)
Country: Turkey
Latitude: 40.587502
Longitude: 27.5553
population: 2,138
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Turkey's Asyaport welcomes first vessel: MSC London

The 399-m container vessel MSC London passed through the Strait of Canakkale yesterday morning. Tuesday, 19.Aug.2014, 21:34 (GMT)The 399-m container vessel MSC London passed through the Strait of Canakkale yesterday morning.Escorted by 3 tugs of the Turkish ... [Published SeaNews - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Top court approves destruction of Istanbul’s silhouette-spoiling skyscrapers

ISTANBULPictures of the 37, 32 and 27 storey residences built near the Marmara coast in the Zeytinburnu district rising behind the minarets of the Süleymaniye Mosque caused a public outcry when they were published by daily Radikal in 2011.Turkey’s top ... [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Hard road ahead for Turkey's disabled

By Tuncay Kayaoglu AAISTANBUL - Istanbul’s newly elected local deputy Ozlem Yir is visually impaired. She shows me scars on her forehead, a result of hitting recklessly placed metal traffic signs on pedestrian roads in Turkey’s largest city. She tells ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

TODAY'S - Turkey's quake-readiness no better than before 1999

Turkey's quake-readiness no better than before 1999Although 15 years have passed since a devastating earthquake hit the Marmara region in 1999, Turkey has taken insufficient measures since then and is leaving the country vulnerable to another major quake.The ... [Published Zaman - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 2 reports

PAT - Around the Sea of Marmara: Exploring İstanbul's backyard

Around the Sea of Marmara: Exploring İstanbul's backyardRacing into İstanbul in a taxi from the airport, visitors rarely have time to appreciate the lovely stretch of water to their right. Then they wake up in their Sultanahmet hotels and find that breakfast ... [Published Zaman - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

‘Police monitored all emails, web traffic for months on court order’

İsmail SaymazISTANBULFour police officers, who were sought by police within the scope of the probe on the police, ‘the elements of the parallel state,’ surrendered. AA photoThe Istanbul police’s intelligence department monitored or accessed the web and ... [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Thunderstorms batter Istanbul

Home National Thunderstorms batter Istanbul Thursday, August 07, 2014 Heavy rain struck Turkey's largest city, the latest example of extreme weatherISTANBUL – Driving rain, strong winds and prolonged lightning disrupted traffic in Turkey’s biggest city ... [Published Turkish Press - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Nine Fine New Hotels 2014

From the Intercontinental to the The Castle in China check-in to one of the nine fine new hotels opening in the second half of 2014.InterContinental Double BaySydney, Australia.OPENING: November 2014The iconic 33 Cross Street property – once The Ritz-Carlton, ... [Published Qantas Travel Insider - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

IHH plans another Gaza flotilla

The Turkish Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) announced Sunday that it was planning to send a second flotilla carrying humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip. It did not announce any official date for the sail, dubbed the "Freedom Flotilla II."IHH Chairman ... [Published Israel Hayom - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Turkey Planning ‘Marmara II’

2010 cruise to Gaza ended so well, 'humanitarian activists' want to try it all again. ... [Published Jewish Press - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Turkey's wind energy capacity soars in first half

(ANSAmed) - ANKARA, JULY 23 - Turkey's wind energy capacityhas posted a 466 megawatt (MW) increase during the first half ofthe year, as Anadolu Agency reports quoting figures from theTurkish Wind Energy Association.The country's total wind energy capacity ... [Published Ansamed - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Turkey: 1/3 of households have mandatory quake cover

Just over one-third of Turkish households carry compulsory earthquake insurance. Although having earthquake insurance in Turkey is now required by law, only 6.3 million of the country's 17.6 million homes are insured, reported Today's Zaman citing the ... [Published Asian Insurance Directory - Jul 23 2014]

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Most believe that education is the key to solving these problems: "Two or three generations should be taught what it is like to be a disabled person so that it can create awareness and eliminate ignorance among the society" Yir, the local deputy, pointed out
...that the blockage of Gaza is lifted so that there can be movement of necessary goods and materials," EU Commission spokesman Peter Stano said. "That means all the blocked border crossings need to be opened so that Gaza can really develop."
The government launched building projects in Istanbul and across Turkey in 2012 to renew structures which are not quake resistant. "The most important project launched after the August 17 quake has been urban transformation" geologist Tuysuz says

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Top court approves destruction of Istanbul’s si... [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 20 2014]
Hard road ahead for Turkey's disabled [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 20 2014]
Turkey's Asyaport welcomes first vessel: MSC Lo... [Published SeaNews - Aug 20 2014]
TODAY'S - Turkey's quake-readiness no better t... [Published Zaman - Aug 17 2014]
Victims of Marmara earthquake remembered on 15t... [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 17 2014]
PAT - Around the Sea of Marmara: Exploring İsta... [Published Zaman - Aug 17 2014]
Around the Sea of Marmara: Exploring İstanbul's... [Published Kazinform - Aug 17 2014]
Istanbul: 5 Of The Best Hotel Bars In Istanbul [Published HotelChatter - Aug 15 2014]
ORHAN - Notes on election results [Published Zaman - Aug 14 2014]
‘Police monitored all emails, web traffic for m... [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 13 2014]
IHH director accuses Israel of genocide in Gaza [Published Israel Hayom - Aug 12 2014]
Earthquakes still threaten Istanbul [Published World Bulletin - Aug 11 2014]
PAT - Return to Tenedos -- a look at Bozcaada [Published Zaman - Aug 10 2014]
Thunderstorms batter Istanbul [Published Turkish Press - Aug 07 2014]
Nine Fine New Hotels 2014 [Published Qantas Travel Insider - Aug 07 2014]
The story of the silent Anzac [Published ABC Online - Aug 05 2014]
TODAYSZAMAN.COM - Almost half of Turkey's drink... [Published Zaman - Aug 03 2014]
Cold Turkey [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 01 2014]
Syrian refugees test tolerance in Turkish cities [Published AlMonitor - Jul 30 2014]
IHH plans another Gaza flotilla [Published Israel Hayom - Jul 28 2014]
Carbon capacity [Published Shipping & Marine - Jul 28 2014]
Turkish delight: Discovering the many faces of ... [Published Napa News - Jul 27 2014]
Turkey Planning ‘Marmara II’ [Published Jewish Press - Jul 27 2014]
Turkey's wind energy capacity soars in first half [Published Ansamed - Jul 23 2014]
Turkey: 1/3 of households have mandatory quake ... [Published Asian Insurance Directory - Jul 23 2014]
Despite Gaza Conflict, Turkey and Israel Would ... [Published Brookings Institution - Jul 22 2014]
Turkey’s wind energy capacity has posted a 466 ... [Published Regulación Eólica con Vehículos Eléctricos - Jul 22 2014]
Nordex inks 64.2MW Turkey orders [Published Renewable Energy News - Jul 22 2014]
CHARLOTTE - In a few split seconds, our lives c... [Published Zaman - Jul 20 2014]
İBRAHİM - Too young to retire, voices too faint... [Published Zaman - Jul 20 2014]
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M 3.6 - Asia Turkey [Bal?kesir] Marmara [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Jun 01 2014]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 01.06.2014 21:17:45 UTC Magnitude: M 3.6 Mercalli Scale: 2 Depth: 13km Coordinate: 40° 33.600, 27° 19.200 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Thursday, May 31, 2014 at 23:17 at night at ...
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