Nevsehir (Turkey)

Type: City
Name: Nevsehir (Turkey)
Country: Turkey
Latitude: 38.630001
Longitude: 34.720001
population: 75,565
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

From ‘Mama Jatha’ to patates

Aylin Öney Tan - aylinoneytan@yahoo.comHigh up in the Peruvian plateaus of the Andes Mountains, “Mama Jatha,” meaning nurturing mother, is how the natives call potatoes. The story of the potato is a long one, but its history in Turkey is rather short. ... [Published Turkish Daily - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

TURKEY: What will happen to state-confiscated places of worship?

By Mine Yildirim, Norwegian Helsinki Ctte The use and ownership of Turkey's many state-confiscated places of worship raises many questions, including how to address past injustices and the present needs of religious communities and historical preservation. ... [Published Forum 18 - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Arabs: Turkey's new minority

A Syrian refugee looks out from a refugee camp in the Turkish border town of Boynuyogun in Hatay province, June 30, 2011.  (photo by REUTERS/Osman Orsal) Author: Haber Turk (Turkey) Posted September 12, 2014Which is more important for Turkey: joining ... [Published AlMonitor - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

From Afghanistan to Turkey, a refugee’s extraordinary journey from an ‘ordinary war’

Mehmet İren—ISTANBUL“I started my life as a fugitive,” Shafai says. Twenty-five years ago, Shafai’s family fled Afghanistan for Iran. His mother was pregnant at the time, and Shafai was born in the first village his family reached after crossing the Iranian ... [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

PAT - Cappadocia through writers' eyes

Cappadocia through writers' eyesIt probably doesn't take a lot of guessing to work out that I am the sort of person whose cave home is filled with books. Books on the shelves, books on the tables, books on the floor, books on the radiator (although the ... [Published Zaman - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Turkey: Water levels still low in basins despite heavy rains

According to the Turkish State Meteorological Service, water levels remain low in 24 out of Turkey's 25 drainage basins despite heavy rains in May.After a dry winter, Turkey is struggling with drought. The agency's latest report said that although 17 ... [Published EMWIS/SEMIDE Latest Uploads - Jun 18 2014]
Entities: Turkey, Konya, Drought

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...oundations, including the Federation of Alevi Associations, have called for the return of property confiscated from them under the 1925 Law No. 677 ( "Closure of Dervish Convents and Tombs, the Abolition of the Office of Keeper of Tombs and the Abolition and Prohibition of Certain Titles" ) (see Forum 18's Turkey religious freedom survey http://www.forum18.org/ archive.php?article_id=1916 )...

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From ‘Mama Jatha’ to patates [Published Turkish Daily - Sep 28 2014]
TURKEY: What will happen to state-confiscated p... [Published Forum 18 - Sep 24 2014]
Arabs: Turkey's new minority [Published AlMonitor - Sep 13 2014]
From Afghanistan to Turkey, a refugee’s extraor... [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 30 2014]
PAT - Cappadocia through writers' eyes [Published Zaman - Aug 25 2014]
Turkey: Water levels still low in basins despit... [Published EMWIS/SEMIDE Latest Uploads - Jun 18 2014]
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