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"Man’s Best Friend";  puppy chases ambulance and waits at the hospital door for its owner
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"Man’s Best Friend"; puppy chases ambulance and waits at the hospital door for its owner

Istanbul.- The affection that pets show towards their owners sometimes goes beyond what we can imagine. This was demonstrated by a little dog Golden Retriever that followed the ambulance in which its owner was transferred to a hospital on the island of Buyukada, Istanbul.The moving moment was captured on video and published on social networks, in which it is observed how with great determination the puppy runs after the ambulance, since, due to sanitary regulations, the animal could not be transported within the unit. The dog that did not leave his daughter alone for any moment, did not leave her alone in the hospital either. Since the furry and friendly puppy waited patiently at the door of the room where its owner was.Read more: "They tell me they have no friends", nobody goe...
What is the “sea mucus” that is spreading off the coast of Turkey and is causing havoc
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What is the “sea mucus” that is spreading off the coast of Turkey and is causing havoc

A thick, slimy layer of mucous matter is spreading along the Sea of ​​Marmara, near Istanbul, damaging marine life and the Turkish fishing industry.Sea mucus, or marine mucilage, is a natural green sludge that forms when algae are overloaded with nutrients as a result of hot weather and water pollution.Turkish spies "kidnap" in Kenya the nephew of Fethullah Gülen, Erdogan's arch enemyTurkish President Calls Israel a "Cruel Terrorist" State After Jerusalem RiotsMore than 200 detainees in Turkey on May DayIt was first found in Turkey in 2007, but it has also been found in the Aegean Sea near Greece.Experts say it is due to pollution and climate change."A real catastrophe"The marine mucilage currently covering large areas of the Sea of ​​Marmara, which connects the Black Sea with the Aegean S...
The extradition hearing to the US of John McAfee, creator of computer antivirus, suspended
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The extradition hearing to the US of John McAfee, creator of computer antivirus, suspended

The National Court has suspended the extradition hearing to the United States of businessman John McAfee, creator of the famous homonymous antivirus, for not having had his defense access to the entire file, in which his country claims him for hiding, allegedly, high income from 2014 to 2018.The second section of Criminal Matters planned to hold the extradition hearing this Friday, in which the Prosecutor's Office supports the delivery of the American magnate, but only for three of those five fiscal years, although it has finally agreed to its suspension so that defense access to all documentation, as indicated by legal sources. At the gates of the National Court, McAfee's lawyer,...
The 2020/21 Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea will be held in Porto with an audience
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The 2020/21 Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea will be held in Porto with an audience

The UEFA has confirmed that the end of the Champions League Come in Manchester City Y Chelsea will be held on May 29 at the Estadio do Dragao de Oporto and not in the Atatürk Olympic Stadium at Estambul As planned. The reason is the decision of the British government to put Turkey in the red list of countries with flight restrictionsTherefore, the members of the two finalist teams could not travel. They have been working for days to be able to play the match in the United Kingdom, but finally UEFA has not accepted the request. "The Portuguese authorities and the FPF stepped in and worked quickly and smoothly with UEFA to provide a suitable venue for the final and, as Portugal is ...
In Turkey, massive arrests in Istanbul
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In Turkey, massive arrests in Istanbul

Protesters tried to defy the strict containment in place in Turkey this Saturday, May 1. They were unable to reach Taksim Square, the usual place of contestation in the economic capital Istanbul, or gather in other areas of the city including the popular Istiklal Avenue.EU leaders express "deep concerns" to President ErdoganThe police brutally put an end to the parade attempts. According to the Istanbul branch of the Contemporary Lawyers Association, which specializes in defending politically sensitive cases, some 230 people have been arrested, reports the Ahval news site.President Erdogan celebrates workers' dayPresident Recep Tayyip Erdogan meanwhile celebrated Workers' Day. "I congratulate my brothers [et sœurs] workers who with the sweat of their brow also make our c...
Women, LGBT people and students protest for rights in Turkey
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Women, LGBT people and students protest for rights in Turkey

ISTANBUL (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Istanbul on Saturday for anti-government protests, demanding amid a heavy police presence the reversal of recent decisions by Turkey’s president that affect students, women and the LGBT community. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a surprise decree a week ago ending Turkey’s participation in a landmark treaty aimed at protecting women from violence. About a thousand women and allies turned up Saturday to protest the country’s withdrawal from the Council of Europe’s Istanbul Convention. Hundreds of students also held another protest against the appointment of a new rector at Turkey’s most prestigious university.Their protests began in January after Erdogan named an academic with ties to Turkey’s ruling party as rector of Bogazici Uni...
Turkey detains students and supporters over LGBT flags
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Turkey detains students and supporters over LGBT flags

ISTANBUL (AP) — Police in Turkey detained dozens of people who assembled outside a courthouse Friday in a show of solidarity with 12 students who were taken into custody for unfurling rainbow flags, according to Turkish news reports. The detentions came amid growing government intolerance toward the LGBT community.Students and faculty at Istanbul’s prestigious Bogazici University have been demonstrating regularly since January against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s appointment of a new rector who has links Turkey’s ruling party. Police and protesters have clashed several times. The 12 students were detained Thursday after they displayed the flags of the LGBT rights movements during a protest. They were denouncing the rector’s appointment as well as Erdogan’s decision to pull Turkey out o...
Uyghurs in Turkey protest Chinese foreign minister's visit
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Uyghurs in Turkey protest Chinese foreign minister's visit

ISTANBUL (AP) — Hundreds of Uyghurs staged protests in Ankara and Istanbul on Thursday, denouncing Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s visit to Turkey and demanding that the Turkish government take a stronger stance against human rights abuses in China’s far-western Xinjiang region.The crowd gathered at Istanbul’s Beyazit Square, holding posters of missing relatives they believe are being kept in detention camps in China and chanting slogans against Beijing. Dozens of Uyghurs, Turkish opposition lawmakers and academics also assembled near the Chinese Embassy in Ankara, as Wang met with Turkish Foreign Mevlut Cavusoglu and later with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “We call on Turkey to stand with East Turkestan,” said Burhan Uluyol, who joined the protest in Istanbul. “We call on Turkey to ...