anatolian anatolian  /ˌæ nə ˈtoʊ li ən/


  • (n) an extinct branch of the Indo-European family of languages known from inscriptions and important in the reconstruction of Proto-Indo European


  1. Turkish PM on campaign trail, asserts authority after protests

    By Humeyra Pamuk KAYSERI, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan kicks off a weekend of rallies in his conservative strongholds on Friday, displaying his grassroots support after weeks of often violent anti-government protests. Tens of thousands are expected to gather in a square in Kayseri, an industrial city in Turkey's pious Anatolian heartland, to hear the blunt-talking 59 ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Istanbul protests spread to Central Anatolian province

    ESKISEHIR, Turkey, June 19 (UPI) -- Turkish police used gas bombs and water cannons to disperse about 5,000 protesters in the Central Anatolian province of Eskisehir, officials said.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. Seismic gap outside of Istanbul: Is this where the expected Marmara earthquake will originate from?

    Earthquake researchers have now identified a 30 kilometers long and ten kilometers deep area along the North Anatolian fault zone just south of Istanbul that could be the starting point for a strong earthquake. The group of seismologists say that this potential earthquake source is only 15 to 20 kilometers from the historic city center of Istanbul.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Science Daily


  1. "From this edge of the Anatolian peninsula, a natural bridge between continents, let us implore peace and reconciliation, above all for those dwelling in the Land called 'Holy' and considered as such by Christians, Jews and Muslims alike," the...
    on Nov 29, 2006 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: The Australian

  2. "A great campaign is being started to complete the southeastern Anatolian project," Erdogan said, addressing his party's deputies in parliament.
    on May 6, 2008 By: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Source: Reuters India

  3. "Making Anatolian melodies accessible with English lyrics, and having world-class eastern and western musicians -- these were the fundamentals of the album," says Demirkan. "Because in Turkish music, all the instruments are playing the same...
    on Mar 4, 2009 By: Demir Demirkan Source: MSNBC

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