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Iran, regional nations sign accord to tackle sand storms

Iran, Iraq, Syria, Qatar and Turkey have inked an accord in Tehran aimed at tackling the problem of sand storms within the next five years, local media reported on Thursday.

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Iran, regional nations sign accord to tackle sand storms

Source: Terra Daily, Thu September 30, 2010
Iran, Iraq, Syria, Qatar and Turkey have inked an accord in Tehran aimed at tackling the problem of sand storms within the next five years, local media reported on Thursday.

Turkey-Armenia breakthrough welcomed

Source: Financial Times, Fri April 24, 2009
The US and the European Commission yesterday hailed a breakthrough between Turkey and Armenia that could end one of the most intractable disputes left from the collapse of the Soviet Union, but also called for sustained political effort to break the deadlock.

Cypriot leaders make further progress in reunification process - UN this article opens in a new window

Source: United Nations, Thu November 13, 2008
Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders made good progress today in talks on the judiciary as part of broader United Nations-sponsored negotiations aimed at reunifying the Mediterranean island, a top UN envoy said.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Turkey: Noah’s Ark anomaly gets a new image

Source: XinhuaNet, Mon September 24, 2007
Mt. Ararat, Turkey - Three high-tech companies have joined technology in the search for evidence that a 980-foot-long feature on Turkey's Mt. Ararat might be what's left of Noah's Ark.

A Roman statue worth $ 15 million found in an olive depot

Source: SABAH, Sun December 31, 2006
Gemlik, Bursa, Turkey - A statue belonging to the Roman era was found in an olive depot located in Gemlik, Bursa.

Kurdish rebels ‘announce truce’ this article opens in a new window

Source: BBC, Sat September 30, 2006
The Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) declares a unilateral ceasefire with Turkey, a pro-Kurdish news agency says.

1,500-year-old Byzantine port discovered

Source: The Boston Globe, Tue July 25, 2006
Istanbul, Turkey - Engineers uncovered these ruins of an ancient Byzantine port during drilling for a huge underground rail tunnel.

Holland America ship rescues 22

Aegean Sea - A Carnival Corp. & PLC cruise ship on early Tuesday rescued 22 people from the Aegean Sea in waters between Turkey and Greece, the cruise company's Holland America line reported.

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