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  • Archaeologists find Turkish dungeons believed to have held Vlad the Impaler
    Archaeologists find Turkish dungeons believed to have held Vlad the Impaler
    USA Today and The Week are just two that have reported today, Sept. 29 that archaeologists believed that they have discovered the Turkish dungeon that held Vlad the Impaler. This was located at the Tokat Castle in Turkey. The team has discovered...
  • Syrian children receive high-energy biscuits in Turkey
    UNICEF feeding Syrian refugees in Turkey
    As Syrians flee into Turkey to escape ISIS, they are in desperate of humanitarian aid. UNICEF is providing high-energy biscuits and water for all new arrivals of refugees. Working with the Turkish Red Crescent Society, UNICEF is able to distribute...
  • More Iraqis into Jordan and Turkey
    UN says more Iraqis fleeing to Jordan and Turkey
    To escape the terrorist army ISIL, more Iraqis are fleeing to neighboring countries Jordan and Turkey. Over 10,000 Iraqis have arrived in Jordan while in Turkey 103,000 refugees have registered with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).Melissa Fleming,...
  • Slow cooker turkey and cranberry cobbler
    Recipes: slow cooker turkey and cranberry cobbler
    As I was buying groceries this afternoon, I happened upon a fairly large selection of turkey breasts, leading me to realize we have just over two months until Thanksgiving. Immediately I began having cravings for turkey and cranberry sauce.Was it...
  • Syrian refugees living in Turkey
    Syrian refugees in Turkey need humanitarian aid
    There are nearly a million Syrian war victims who have fled to neighboring Turkey. A quarter million of these are living in refugee camps.The conflict in Iraq is also adding to the numbers of refugees arriving in Turkey. Thousands of Iraqi Yazidis...
  • Turkish diplomats
    Turkey now a 'frenemy'
    Turkey has not signed on to allowing the U.S. to launch strikes against the Islamic State and one reason is that the enemy holds 50 Turkish diplomats in Mosul.“Turkey—which has opposed allowing the U.S. to use bases on its territory...
  • Where to train Syrian rebels answered by Saudi Arabia
    Where to train Syrian rebels answered by Saudi Arabia
    The Saudis see the Islamic State as a threat to their leadership in Saudi Arabia. For that reason, they are willing to provide a location where Syrian rebels who are not aligned with ISIS can be trained by U.S. advisors. That decision by the...
  • Emir Preldzic celebrates birthday in style, leads Turkey past Australia
    Emir Preldzic celebrates birthday in style, leads Turkey past Australia
    Emir Preldzic sends Turkey into the FIBA World Cup/World Championships quarterfinals for third consecutive time. Preldzic, who turned 27 today, hit a contested three-pointer from the left wing with five seconds left to give Turkey a 65-64 nail...
  • Strut your grilling expertise
    Strut your grilling expertise: Fire up a turkey burger for a healthier bun full
    The last few days of summer are upon us and Labor Day is closing in fast. This holiday for some may be the last large grilling day of the season for some families. After consuming so many beef hamburgers throughout the summer it is time to start...
  • Omer Asik can’t save Turkey from surprising Ukraine
    Omer Asik can’t save Turkey from surprising Ukraine
    New Orleans Pelican Omer Asik had his best game, by far, but he couldn’t prevent upstart Ukraine from continuing its surprising run in the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Turkey (1-2), coming off a solid performance against the USA, fell to Ukraine (2...
  • The Manimal leads USA to victory over Turkey
    USA dominates second half , routes Turkey 98-77
    Team USA turned up its intensity in the second half and outscored Turkey in the last 20 minutes of action en route to a victory 98-77 on Aug. 31 in Bilbao, Spain.Down 40-35 at the half, the U.S. opened up the third quarter on a 7-2 run to knot the...
  • Kenneth Faried For Team USA
    FIBA World Cup Results: Team USA overcomes halftime deficit to beat Turkey
    FIBA World Cup results were positive for Team USA on Sunday (Aug. 31). Playing against Turkey in their second game of group play, the United States had to work hard to overcome a halftime deficit.Team USA trailed40-35 at halftime as Turkey did a...
  • Sneaky greens pizza with home made turkey sausage
    Dinner tonight: Sneaky greens whole wheat pizza with turkey sausage
    The nights are a bit cooler; the leaves are beginning to change color; football is about to begin. Yep! It's fall. And, with the coming of Fall, also comes back-to-school nights, homework, busy schedules, sports practices, dance practices, and...
  • USA and Turkey favorites to advance in World Cup Group C
    USA and Turkey favorites to advance in World Cup Group C
    Team USA closed out its 2014 World Cup exhibition slate with a 101-71 victory over Slovenia on Aug. 26, at Gran Canaria Arena in Gran Canaria, Spain.Anthony Davis led the way for the U.S. with 18 points, nine rebounds and five blocked shots....
  • Dr. Ahmet Isik
    Dr. Ahmet Işık brings hope to patients with advanced cancer in Gaziantep, Turkey
    Gaziantep is a small city with a big resume that doesn't quite connect. The arid dusty landscape that makes the sky appear almost beige during the day, the grit that coats everything; hair, clothes, the inside of the nose, the corner of the...