izmir izmir

Definition(s):

  • (n) a port city in western Turkey

News

  1. Turkey Travel Alert

    Violent altercations have occurred in areas of Ankara, Istanbul, Izmir, Adana, Mersin, and elsewhere. Video:Thousands take part in protests across Turkey
    on June 5, 2013     Source: Kansas City InfoZine

  2. Turkish Police Arrest 25 For Spreading 'Misinformation' on Twitter

    As clashes in Turkey continue, police are starting to crack down on protesters that are using social media. On Wednesday, Turkish police detained at least 25 people whom they accused of tweeting misinformation, encouraging rebellion and spreading propaganda The arrests took place in the western city of Izmir, according to the state-run Anatolia news agency. The police said the tweets contained ...
    on June 5, 2013     Source: Mashable

  3. Report: 25 detained in Turkey for inciting protest

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says police have detained 25 people for "spreading untrue information" on social media and provoking protests. The Anadolu Agency says Wednesday the people were detained in the city of Izmir for allegedly "inciting the people to enmity and hate." It said police were still looking for 13 others.
    on June 5, 2013     Source: The Wenatchee World

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Quotes

  1. "The pope's messages in Istanbul and Izmir were very positive and very important, and I believe that to those who expected a clash of civilizations based on this visit, they were proven wrong," Erdogan told a news conference.
    on Dec 18, 2006 By: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "If Izmir hosts the EXPO 2015, this would contribute to the promotion of Izmir, the Aegean region and whole of Turkey," Gul told.
    on Nov 27, 2007 By: Abdullah Gul Source: Turkish Press

  3. "I met prosecutors on Saturday in the justice building in Izmir. They asked me questions regarding the current investigation. I told them what I know in an objective way," Ozkok told Anatolian state news agency.
    on Apr 27, 2009 By: Hilmi Özkök Source: Reuters

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