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In the meantime, the sides have decided to launch trains between the Iranian city of Tabriz and Turkish city of Van. The Turkish Hotel Association earlier said that some 2.5 million Iranian tourists visited Turkey in 2017, indicating a surge of 50.2 percent compared to 2016. In the meantime, the Association of ...
A court in the eastern city of Van on April 7 arraigned Mehmet Dursun, a former correspondent for the shuttered pro-Kurdish Dicle News Agency (DİHA), on charges of "making propaganda for a [terrorist] organization," Mezopatamya News Agency reported. Journalists sentenced. An Istanbul court ...

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Within seconds, flames had engulfed the side of a 14-floor hospital in the heart of Istanbul. Within minutes, panic had set in. But alarm bells had been ringing for years over the almost total unpreparedness of this city of 16 million people to deal with fires and other disasters.
Turkey's first recycled street in the eastern city of Van, from the lighting above to the decor and furnishings every aspect, has been sourced from waste products. It is the city of Van's response to a call from Turkey's first lady. Van's recycled street is a vibrant space that educates the community, with a vision of ...
Nowruz meaning "new day" in Persian marks the annual start of spring and is celebrated across a wide swath of the Middle East, Caucasus, South Asia and the Balkans. Turkey's eastern city of Van - dubbed as the "pearl of the east" - welcomed a record number of tourists over this year's Nowruz holiday.
Botan represents the Kurdish city of Van and is a member of the culture, youth and sport committee in the Turkish parliament. He was tried along with another HDP MP from Van, Adam Geveri, who was acquitted, according to Cumhurriyet news agency. Neither of the accused attended the trial, but their ...

The other case against “insulting” Erdogan came from the city of Van where Turkish prosecutors sought a warrant from the Justice Minister to formally charge Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) lawmaker Botan. Once given permission, a judicial process will begin against the Kurdish city's representative for what the state ...
Dozens have been detained across Turkey as Kurds celebrated the festival of Newroz (also called Nowruz), the Persian New Year. Millions of Kurds and pro-Kurdish Turks gathered in towns and cities across the country, including Istanbul and the eastern city of Van, with the largest celebration taking place ...
However, A-Do also related how Armenians were not passive victims and defended themselves in many places, most notably in the city of Van and Shadakh. Much of this book is a blow ... Ara Sarafian is an Armenian historian specializing in the late Ottoman Empire and modern Turkey . He was a founding ...
Police in eastern Turkey on Wednesday seized 107 kilograms (236 pounds) of heroin hidden in the roof of an inter-city coach, officers said. The coach was stopped in the city of Van on suspicion of being involved in drug trafficking, a police statement said. Sniffer dogs uncovered the haul packed into the ...

But, [Erdogan's] palace does all it can to prevent the Kurds from having a seat at the table,” Kemalbay told a public rally in the eastern Kurdish city of Van on Saturday. “Instead of visiting Russia three times a month, talk to the Kurdish People,” she urged him, Kurdistan 24's bureau in Van reported. “Turkey's issue is not with ...
A mysterious 3000 year old civilisation has just been found lying at the bottom of a Turkish lake. The city in question, Urartu or The Kingdom of Van, has long been searched for by archaeologists. “There was a rumour that there might be something under the water but most archaeologists and museum ...
To accomplish that noble quest, twice a year he brings Armenian dance and song ensembles to Turkey, and arranges recitals to entice the Hidden Armenians to reclaim their erased identity. .... The fortress is not far from the shores of Lake Van, just a few kilometers west of the modern city of Van. It is a ...
Speaking to the media in the Kurdish city of Van, near the border with the Iranian Kurdistan, Turkey's third largest party's spokesperson Osman Baydemir criticized President Recep Tayyip Erdogan government's policy vis a vis the Kurds in Syria. "Your Syria policy is a dirty one from the very beginning. Enmity of the Kurds ...
Edremit is a district of Van Province of Turkey and is situated on the coast of the Lake Van, 18 kilometers (approx. 11 miles) from the city of Van. The current name of Edremit originates from Armenian name of Artamet, which literally means “Near the Fields” in Armenian, as it lies near the fields of grape and ...
Edremit is a district of Van Province of Turkey, which is situated on the coast of the Lake Van, 18 kilometers (approx. 11 miles) from the city of Van. The current name of Edremit originates from Armenian name of Artamet, which literally means “Near the Fields” in Armenian, as it lies near the fields of grape ...


 

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