Category Archives: Turkey

Blood and Chaos Prevail in Egypt

August 17, 2013 – Blood and Chaos Prevail in Egypt, Testing Control: Pictured above, an Egyptian holds a banner of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi near debris left at a protest camp in Nahda Square, Giza, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Aug. … Continue reading

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Major Global Earthquakes Over the Last 2,000 Years.

June 27, 2013 – Major Global Earthquakes Over the last 2,000 Years: The world map above was produced from the NOAA website. It reflects all global earthquakes greater than or equal to 7.0 magnitude. To interpret the map, use the following … Continue reading

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World Tree Map – For the First Time.

May 6, 2013 – Global Map of Forest Height (above): Produced from NASA’s ICESAT/GLAS, MODIS and TRMM sensors. The map will advance scientists understanding of Earth’s forest habitats and their role in Earth’s carbon cycle. A NASA-led science team has … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – The Milky Way over Turkey

September 9, 2012 – Picture of the Day: This is the Milky Way, as seen from the Uludag National Park in Turkey. The stunning natural spectacle hangs above manmade pockets of light from the towns and villages below. (Credits: The … Continue reading

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Turkey Sends Antiaircraft Guns to Syrian Border, Turkish Media Say – WSJ.com

June 28, 2012 – Turkey Sends Military Units and Arms to the Syrian Border: Armored Turkish military units—including antiaircraft guns and other weapons—began moving toward the Syrian border, Turkish media reported, as tensions continued to escalate in the area.  Pictured above,Turkish Prime … Continue reading

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World-Wide Factory Activity by Country.

February 2, 2012 – Word-Wide Factory Activity by Country: The manufacturing sectors in most of the world improved last month, though many regions, especially in Europe, remained in problematic territory. China’s factory sector continued to expand, easing fears of a … Continue reading

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Standar & Poor’s Downgrades European Union Countries Credit Ratings.

January 15, 2011 – Standard & Poor’s Downgrades European Union Countries Credit Ratings: Standard & Poor’s downgraded the credit ratings of France, Italy and seven other European countries, a move that may have more symbolic than fundamental financial impact but … Continue reading

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The European Union – Bailed out with Your Tax Dollars!

January 7, 2012 – The European Union – Bailed Out with Your Money: In spite of some short-term fixes, there remains no real resolution to the sovereign debt issues in many European countries. We’re certainly not spending less money in … Continue reading

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The Death of the Euro.

November 19, 2011 – The Death of the Euro: The euro zone is unraveling, just as Bernard Connolly, Europe’s most persistent prophet of doom, has predicted. Since Mr. Connolly also successfully predicted the 2008 global financial crisis, his words necessitate … Continue reading

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A Special Report from south-eastern Turkey on the Earthquake and Volcano.

October 24, 2011 – A Special Report from south-eastern Turkey on the Earthquake and Volcano: Turkish seismologists fear that the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck near the city of Van on October 23rd could cause an eruption of Nemrut Dagi … Continue reading

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