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Jul 25, 2016

Failed coup spurs rights abuses, lawyers say

Rights abuses after failed coup lead news summary including couple's surrogacy odyssey, a vacation-pay conflict and a gender-based passport dispute.

Jul 30, 2015

Discovery to buy CNBC-eTV channel in Turkey

Discovery Communications Inc. will buy the CNBC-e TV channel in Turkey as it sets up a new strategic operation with billionaire Ferit Sahenk’s Dogus Holding AS. Discovery, based in Silver Spring, will continue to air the existing schedule and keep its staff until the acquisition is approved by authorities, expected by the end of the […]

Sep 26, 2014

Choice adds hotel in Turkey

Choice Hotels International Inc., of Rockville, announced the signing of its second property in Turkey, the Clarion Hotel Istanbul Airport North. The 237-room hotel is near the international Ataturk Airport and is scheduled to join the Choice Hotels portfolio in 2015. In June, the Clarion Hotel & Suites Istanbul Sisli opened as Choice’s first property […]

Apr 7, 2014

Turkish expat sues book publisher for libel

The former leader of a charitable foundation in Turkey, who now lives in Florida, has filed suit against the Maryland publisher of a book about a Turkish religious leader now living in Pennsylvania. Also named as a defendant is the book’s author — a human rights attorney in Texas.

Nov 18, 2013

Not enough turkeys?

Two words you don’t want to hear this time of year: turkey shortage.

Nov 22, 2011

Where’s the salt? Hidden in your Thanksgiving menu

WASHINGTON — No need for a salt shaker on the Thanksgiving table: Unless you really cooked from scratch, there’s lots of sodium already hidden in the menu. Stealth sodium can do a number on your blood pressure. Americans eat way too much salt, and most of it comes inside common processed foods and restaurant meals. […]

Nov 22, 2011

Bad economy means another scaled-back Thanksgiving

Some are holding potluck dinners instead of springing for the entire feast. Others are staying home rather than flying. And a few are skipping the turkey altogether. On this the fourth Thanksgiving since the economy sank, prices for everything from airline flights to groceries are going up, and some Americans are scaling back. Yet in […]

Oct 27, 2011

Wegmans recalls pine nuts over salmonella concerns

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Turkish pine nuts sold in bulk at Wegmans, an upscale grocery store chain, have been linked to a salmonella outbreak that sent two people to hospitals and sickened 40 others in five East Coast states and Arizona. Wegmans Food Markets Inc. said Thursday it has recalled 5,000 pounds of pine nuts imported […]

May 4, 2011

Turkey renovates Armenian monuments as gesture

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey has launched a project to conserve an ancient Armenian cathedral and church in what is seen as a gesture of reconciliation toward its neighbor. Turkey and Armenia have been locked in a bitter dispute for decades over the mass killings of Armenians in Turkey in the last years of the Ottoman […]

Nov 24, 2010

Animal lovers prepare feasts fit for turkeys

Bina Ahmad hugged an old friend this weekend — a turkey named Opal she first met five years ago. “She’s a lot older and chunkier now but she’s still so beautiful,” said Ahmad, a vegan who joined hundreds of people over the weekend to feed turkeys their own Thanksgiving feast. Ahmad spent Saturday at a […]

Nov 23, 2010

No need to fear the turkey on Thursday

ANNAPOLIS — Dana Kline fluttered about behind the stove, chopping vegetables and stirring gravy. “Are you guys ready for the ‘ah’ moment?” she asked the small cluster forming at the Williams-Sonoma cookware store in the Annapolis Mall. Sure enough, the group murmured approval as she pulled a turkey from the oven and set the 12-pound […]

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