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Nine Russian circus bears die touring Turkey

December 29th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A total of nine Russian circus bears died of smoke inhalation while touring Turkey, a Russian official said Thursday. The animals died when smoke filled ... Read more...

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Turkey to strengthen relations with Pakistan

August 12th, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Aug 12 (IANS) Turkey has vowed to consolidate its relations with Pakistan.Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu stated this during a joint press conference after holding talks with his Pakistani ... Read more...

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Fireworks blast kills eight in eastern China

December 12th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by BNO News
JINAN, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A fireworks explosion in eastern China killed eight people and injured several others on Sunday, state media reported.The blast happened at around 4.50 a.m. local time in ... Read more...

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Commerce ministry to organise India Show in Turkey

November 10th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The commerce ministry will organise a four-day export fair in Istanbul in February next year with over 150 Indian companies likely to showcase their advanced engineering products ... Read more...

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Turkish President Gul meets with Palestinian counterpart

June 8th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by BNO News
ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BNOP NEWS) – Turkish President Abdullah Gül met on Monday with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas prior to the beginning of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures' (CICA) 3rd summit ... Read more...

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A meeting of world’s tallest and shortest men

January 15th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Jan 15 (IANS) It was a giant handshake for He Pingping, world's shortest man, when he met in this Turkish capital Sultan Kosen, who has been crowned the tallest man on ... Read more...

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One killed in Turkey explosion

December 6th, 2009 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Dec 6 (IANS) One person was killed and another injured by an explosion in the Turkish capital city, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported Sunday. The blast occurred in a working place ... Read more...

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Action against 26/11 perpetrators focus of talks with Pak in New York: India

September 19th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravi ShankarIstanbul/London, Sep.19 (ANI): Indian External Affairs Minister Somanahalli Mallaiah Krishna has asserted that the main agenda of his meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi in New York would ... Read more...

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Tunnel digging reveals new chapter in Istanbul’s history

November 11th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Nov 11 (IANS) The chance uncovering of 8,000-year-old human urns, ashes, clothes and utensils while digging for an undersea metro tunnel in Istanbul is a stunning find that throws new light ... Read more...

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