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(Turkish ˈsivɑs)
(Placename) a city in central Turkey, at an altitude of 1347 m (4420 ft): one of the chief cities in Asia Minor in ancient times; scene of the national congress (1919) leading to the revolution that established modern Turkey. Pop: 266 000 (2005 est)
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a city in central Turkey. 240,100.
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He who created the Hindoos, who are preserved by Vishnu and destroyed by Siva -- a rather neater division of labor than is found among the deities of some other nations.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- "Sivas," filmmaker Kaan ME-jdeci's 2014 drama, which is Turkey's official submission to next year's Academy Awards, hit the big screen in 15 theaters across Germany last week.
The format of the EIA report for the pipeline section from Sivas to the Iraqi border complies with a decision of Turkey's Ministry of Environment and Urbanization from March 21, 2012.
SIVAS, Jul 28, 2011 (TUR) -- Turkish Interior Minister Idris Naim Sahin said Thursday that it was evident that terror and cross-border crimes could not be prevented individually.
"There is no night-life in Sivas," Bulent Uygunsaos admitted.
The Midlands region of R3 said the decision to abandon Simplified IVAs (SIVAs) next year would hit struggling businesses when they were most under pressure from the economy.
Meanwhile, the transformation of Turkey can be seen from the change in the fortunes of Sivas, a city of 350,000 people on the high Anatolian plateau.
"One reason we started looking at tattoos is that the research we've done suggests teenage girls in particular are a huge market now for tattoos," says Deborah Sivas, president of the nonprofit American Environmental Safety Institute (AESI), which filed the suit.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- "Sivas," director Kaan ME-jdeci's debut feature, which is Turkey's entry for the 2016 Oscars, has won a special award for the movie's young lead at a film festival in Los Angeles.