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Turkey (i/ˈtɜːrki/; Turkish: Türkiye [ˈtyɾcije]), officially the Republic of Turkey (Turkish:  Türkiye Cumhuriyeti ), is a parliamentary republic in Eurasia, largely located in Western Asia, with the smaller portion of Eastern Thrace in Southeast Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries: Syria and Iraq to the south; Iran, Armenia, and the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan to the east; Georgia to the northeast; Bulgaria to the northwest; and Greece to the west. The Black Sea is to the north, the Mediterranean Sea to the south, and the Aegean Sea to the west. The Bosphorus, the Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles (which together form the Turkish Straits) demarcate the boundary between Thrace and Anatolia; they also separate Europe and Asia. Turkey's location at the crossroads of Europe and Asia makes it a country of significant geostrategic importance.

Turkey has been inhabited since the paleolithic age, including various ancient Anatolian civilizations, Aeolian, Dorian and Ionian Greeks, Thracians, Armenians, and Assyrians. After Alexander the Great's conquest, the area was Hellenized, a process which continued under the Roman Empire and its transition into the Byzantine Empire. The Seljuk Turks began migrating into the area in the 11th century, starting the process of Turkification, which was greatly accelerated by the Seljuk victory over the Byzantines at the Battle of Manzikert in 1071. The Seljuk Sultanate of Rûm ruled Anatolia until the Mongol invasion in 1243, upon which it disintegrated into several small Turkish beyliks.

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Turkish drillship setting out to sea, will operate outside Cypriot waters

Greek City Times 01 Dec 2022
Turkey will on Friday dispatch a drillship to waters off its southern coast, but outside CyprusExclusive Economic Zone ... The fourth of Turkey’s drillships, it can operate in rough sea conditions and drill into high-pressure gas reservoirs ... cypriot news, Cyprus, Drill ship, EEZ, Greek news, Turkey ... You must be logged in to post a comment....

All the fall dessert recipes you need this year

The Arizona Republic 01 Dec 2022
While the traditional Turkey Day dessert (pie) is well known, the options for tasty post-dinner offerings abound and come in so many different forms ... ....

Halkidiki Among Lonely Planet's Top Destinations for 2023

Greek City Times 01 Dec 2022
Halkidiki has been named in the 30 best tourist destinations of 2023 by travel guide book publisher Lonely Planet ... To eat. To learn. To travel. To relax. To connect ... Food. Umbria (Italy). Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) ... Istanbul (Turkey) - Sofia (Bulgaria) by train ... 0. 0 ... You must be logged in to post a comment ... Turkey says it ‘expects’ Greece to demilitarize islands....

The Weston Column: Frozen Warnings

The Daily Independent - Ridgecrest 01 Dec 2022
I received a winter weather advisory this morning via text. It's in place until 10 a.m ... I posted a grinning selfie of my mom and me looking thrilled before heading out for turkey dinner against a backdrop of snow. It snowed again later that year ... I posted again on Facebook, with a comment about how the strangest year on record kept getting stranger ... ....

Study: Major motorcycle rallies see boost in organ donations

Press Telegram 01 Dec 2022
By Raenu Charles . CNN. Organ donations and transplantations increase during major US motorcycle rallies due to crashes, according to a new study, signaling a need for increased safety measures ... Each of these events draws 200,000 to 500,000 attendees every year ... Safer riding ... Experts say don’t blame the turkey for your post-meal snooze ... ....

Bender: Post-turkey tryptophan tangents

The Jamestown Sun 30 Nov 2022
I'll admit I'm not in peak form today. I've got the tryptophan shakes. Legalize it now, you heartless monsters! For the love of God, get this turkey off my back! “Oh, just a taste,” they said. “It's safer than that demon rum,” they said. “Or cranberries.” The next thing you know you're snorting giblets ... The test was foolproof ... ADVERTISEMENT ... The end ... One ... ....

How quickly can you find a pumpkin among turkeys in this brain teaser?

Hindustan Times 30 Nov 2022
Case in point, this brain teaser that shows turkeys wearing colourful accessories ... The mind-boggling brain teaser was posted on Instagram by Hungarian artist Gergely Dud�s ... "Happy Thanksgiving! Can you find a pumpkin among the turkeys?" read the caption of the brain teaser posted online. The brain teaser shows turkeys in orange and yellow colours....

Sam Bankman-Fried and Other Turkeys

The American Spectator 30 Nov 2022
“Sam Bankman-Fried and Other Turkeys,” editorial cartoon by Yogi Love for The American Spectator, Nov. 29, 2022. The post Sam Bankman-Fried and Other Turkeys appeared first on The American Spectator . USA News and Politics ... ....

Lacey Evans: WWE fans react to amazing cowgirl modelling photo

Fight Fans 30 Nov 2022
Evans posted the image with the caption. “The face you make when he starts carving the turkey ... As of writing, the post on Instagram has over 70,000 likes, and that number is only likely to go up in the following days and weeks ... View this post on Instagram....

It's Not Too Late—The Best Post Black Friday Sales to Shop During Cyber Week

The Daily Beast 30 Nov 2022
Whether you were still too lethargic from your turkey-day coma to scroll through the endless deals or simply are looking for extra savings to be found ahead of the holidays, these post-Black-Friday and Cyber Monday sales are basically just as good as last week's, so no FOMO is in order....

Wack 100 Responds To Bobby Shmurda’s Threats

Vibe Magazine 30 Nov 2022
“@itsbobbyshmurda We have somebody to your liking,” the controversial commentator wrote in the caption of a photo of Naughty Nerd Ninja posted on his Instagram account ... View this post on Instagram. A post shared by Dinero Jones (@wack100) ... Related Story NBA YoungBoy's Team Donates 500 Turkeys In His Hometown....

How to avoid falling for fake online reviews

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 30 Nov 2022
• Pay attention to reviewer profiles ...Consumers who use these three tactics – being aware, being a detective and verifying – this holiday season can feel more confident that they are landing a great bargain and avoiding a post-turkey letdown that will leave them wondering who or what to trust while shopping online,” he said in a statement ... ....

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