Republic of Turkey


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Noun1.Republic of Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the BalkansRepublic of Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
Dardanelles campaign, Dardanelles - the unsuccessful campaign in World War I (1915) by the English and French to open a passage for aid to Russia; defeated by the Turks
Aga, Agha - title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey)
bulghur, bulgur, bulgur wheat - parched crushed wheat
IBDA-C, Islamic Great Eastern Raiders-Front - a Turkish terrorist organization that claimed responsibility for bombing a British consulate and bank in Istanbul; a violent opponent of Turkey's secular government and its ties to the European Union and NATO
Jerusalem Warriors - ethnic Turkish Sunni terrorists who are linked with the Turkish Hizballah; killed a United States Air Force sergeant in 1991
Kurdistan Labor Pary, Kurdistan Workers Party, Partiya Karkeran Kurdistan, PPK - a Marxist-Leninist terrorist group of Kurds trying to establish an independent Kurdish state in eastern Turkey
Revolutionary People's Liberation Front, Revolutionary People's Liberation Party - an extreme Marxist terrorist organization in Turkey that is opposed to NATO and the United States; attacks Turkish security and military officials
Turkish Hizballah - an ethnic Kurdish group of Sunni extremists formed in the late 1980s in southeastern Turkey; seeks to replace Turkey's secular regime with an Islamic state and strict shariah law; responsible for bombings and the torture and murder of Turkish and Kurdish journalists and businessmen; receives support from Iran
NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization - an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
Anatolia, Asia Minor - a peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey
Balkan Peninsula, Balkans - a large peninsula in southeastern Europe containing the Balkan Mountain Range
Middle East, Mideast, Near East - the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century; "the Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization"
Adrianople, Adrianopolis, Edirne - a city in northwestern Turkey; a Thracian town that was rebuilt and renamed by the Roman Emperor Hadrian
Kurdistan - an extensive geographical region in the Middle East to the south of the Caucasus
Abydos - an ancient Greek colony on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles; scene of the legend of Hero and Leander
Adana, Seyhan - a city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River
Angora, Ankara, capital of Turkey, Turkish capital - the capital of Turkey; located in west-central Turkey; it was formerly known as Angora and is the home of Angora goats
Adalia, Antalya - a port city in southwestern Turkey on the Gulf of Antalya
Antakiya, Antakya, Antioch - a town in southern Turkey; ancient commercial center and capital of Syria; an early center of Christianity
Canakkale Bogazi, Dardanelles, Hellespont - the strait between the Aegean and the Sea of Marmara that separates European Turkey from Asian Turkey
Halicarnassus - an ancient Greek city on the southwestern coast of Asia Minor in what is now Turkey; site of the mausoleum at Halicarnassus
Constantinople, Istanbul, Stamboul, Stambul - the largest city and former capital of Turkey; rebuilt on the site of ancient Byzantium by Constantine I in the fourth century; renamed Constantinople by Constantine who made it the capital of the Byzantine Empire; now the seat of the Eastern Orthodox Church
Brusa, Bursa - a city in northwestern Turkey
Izmir, Smyrna - a port city in western Turkey
Pergamum - an ancient Greek city located in the western part of what is now modern Turkey; the technique of preparing sheepskins as parchment was developed here
Sardis - an ancient Greek city located in the western part of what is now modern Turkey; as the capital of Lydia it was the cultural center of Asia Minor; destroyed by Tamerlane in 1402
Aegospotami, Aegospotamos - a creek emptying into the Hellespont in present-day Turkey; at its mouth in 405 BC the Spartan fleet under Lysander defeated the Athenians and ended the Peloponnesian War
Ararat, Mount Ararat, Mt. Ararat - the mountain peak that Noah's ark landed on as the waters of the great flood receded
Aras, Araxes - a river that rises in northeastern Turkey (near the source of the Euphrates) and flows generally eastward through Armenia to the Caspian Sea; ancient name was Araxes
Bosporus - a strait connecting the Mediterranean and the Black Sea; separates the European and Asian parts of Turkey; an important shipping route
Euphrates, Euphrates River - a river in southwestern Asia; flows into the Persian Gulf; was important in the development of several great civilizations in ancient Mesopotamia
Translations
Republik Türkei
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The two-day meeting was opened with a speech by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of the Republic of Turkey, Chairman of the COMCEC.
The source confirmed Saudi Arabia's solidarity with the brotherly Republic of Turkey in the fight against terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and whatever its source.
He mentioned that the project of construction of Akkuyu NPP - the first nuclear power plant in the Republic of Turkey - is implemented under BOO model ( build-own-operate ).
Ministers Poposki and Cavucoglu signed the Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation between the Institute for Geostrategic Research of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia and the Centre for Strategic Research of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey.
At a meeting attended by all IDB Group entities, the two sides discussed ways to support and elevate the ongoing partnership between the IDB Group and the Republic of Turkey.
A total of 1,923 folk dancers began to perform zeybek at 19: 23 and the large group formed the number 1923, which is the year when the Republic of Turkey was founded.
The Republic of Turkey being strongly convinced that the Republic of Macedonia located in the heart of the Balkans is crucial for the peace and prosperity of the region strongly supports the territorial integrity and political unity and its support for Macedonia's membership of the Euro-Atlantic structures is continuously rising," said Turkish Ambassador to Macedonia Omur Solendil.
The Intergovernmental Agreement follows the signing of a joint declaration between the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and the Government of the Republic of Turkey on October 9, 2012 and meetings held between General Shaikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Abdullah Gul, the President of the Republic of Turkey, and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey in February 2012.
Cresa's mission is to provide guidance and counsel to occupiers of buildings, and we were chosen to represent these Republic of Turkey on this landmark project because we are specialists in advising tenants and have served a wide variety of foreign missions," said Phillip Infelise, head of Cresa's Project Management service.
If we cannot agree on anything accepted by them (Greek Cypriots) and us, we will make a decision together with the Republic of Turkey and the status of the North Cyprus in the world will become clear," Ustel said.
Vice President Ansari paid homage at the memorial of the founder of the Republic of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, in Ankara today.
ISLAMABAD, July 29 -- Showing deep sorrow and grief over the sad air accident and extending their condolences for the departed souls, the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in a statement on Wednesday clarified that there was no scheduled flight of Airblue from Turkey to Islamabad via Karachi.

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