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NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling,Governor General, welcomed Rev. R.E. Cooper, Jr., members of the Turkic American Federation of Southeast U.S. (TAFS) and the Turkish American Chamber of Commerce of the Southeast U.S. (TACC) in a courtesy call at Government House, October 29, 2014.

 Pictured from left: Dr. Melony Thompson; Veli Aslan, chairman, TAFS; Rev. R.E. Cooper, Jr.;Dame Marguerite Pindling;           Cemil Teber, president and CEO, TAFS; and Omer Casurluk, Executive Director, TACC.  (BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson)


"Turkey Mine: Hopes Fade for 18 Trapped Coal Miners:" Rescuers are losing hope that 18 workers, trapped underground at a coal mine in southern Turkey, can be saved. Read more on BBC News 

"Why Kobani Could be an Opportunity for Turkey, the Kurds and the U.S."In the space of just 48 hours last week, Turkey went from calling the PYD -- the kurds defending the Syrian border town of Kobani -- a terrorist group to opening up arms corridor from Iraq to aid its fight against ISIS. Read more on CNN News

"Turkish Q3 Tourism Revenues rise 11 Percent to 11.9 Billion" Turkey's tourism revenues rose 11% in the third quarter to $11.85 billion, the Turkish Statistics Institute (TurkStat) said on Thursday Read more on Today's Zaman  



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