Greeks in Turkey - Treaty of Lausanne - The treaty provided for the independence of the Republic of Turkey but also for the protection of the Greek Orthodox Christian minority in Turkey and the Muslim minority in Greece. However, most of the Christian population of Turkey and the Turkish population of Greece had already been deported under the earlier Convention Concerning the Exchange of Greek and Turkish Populations signed by Greece and Turkey. Only the Greeks of Constantinople, Imbros and…

Greeks in Turkey - Treaty of Lausanne - The treaty provided for the independence of the Republic of Turkey but also for the protection of the Greek Orthodox Christian minority in Turkey and the Muslim minority in Greece. However, most of the Christian population of Turkey and the Turkish population of Greece had already been deported under the earlier Convention Concerning the Exchange of Greek and Turkish Populations signed by Greece and Turkey. Only the Greeks of Constantinople, Imbros and…

Featuring a diverse habitat, Texas’s Lazy A Ranch is home to abundant whitetail deer along with healthy populations of turkey, dove, and quail. Located less than three hours from downtown #Houston, this 3,238-acre #ranch is surrounded by only four neighbors, each with at least 5,000-acres, and offers multiple water features, including some three miles of river frontage on the Arkansas River.

Featuring a diverse habitat, Texas’s Lazy A Ranch is home to abundant whitetail deer along with healthy populations of turkey, dove, and quail. Located less than three hours from downtown #Houston, this 3,238-acre #ranch is surrounded by only four neighbors, each with at least 5,000-acres, and offers multiple water features, including some three miles of river frontage on the Arkansas River.

A church ruin in Ani, an uninhabited, medieval Armenian city-site situated in Turkey near the Armenian border. Once the capital of a medieval Armenian kingdom that covered much of present day Armenia and eastern Turkey.  Was called the "City of 1001 Churches", its many religious buildings and fortifications were among the most technically and artistically advanced structures in the world.  In 1064 a Turkish army stormed the city and slaughtered its population.

A church ruin in Ani, an uninhabited, medieval Armenian city-site situated in Turkey near the Armenian border. Once the capital of a medieval Armenian kingdom that covered much of present day Armenia and eastern Turkey. Was called the "City of 1001 Churches", its many religious buildings and fortifications were among the most technically and artistically advanced structures in the world. In 1064 a Turkish army stormed the city and slaughtered its population.

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Did You Know:      The Population of Turkey is 79,749,461.     The Population in Istanbul alone is 10,018,735.     In comparison the Population of London is only 7,825,200.....

Did You Know: The Population of Turkey is 79,749,461. The Population in Istanbul alone is 10,018,735. In comparison the Population of London is only 7,825,200.....

The Christian population of Turkey is evaporating rapidly, from 20% 100 years ago to only 0.2% today.

The Christian population of Turkey is evaporating rapidly, from 20% 100 years ago to only 0.2% today.

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Istanbul Residents - Gulhane, Istanbul- Cats are everywhere in Istanbul, and very comfortable. We saw this little house at the entrance to Gülhane Park. We could not figure out whether it started as a pigeon house and was taken over by cats, but now it is a cat house. The population of Turkey is mostly Muslim. There is Islamic lore that encourages tolerance of cats. One popular story is about a cat which thwarted a poisonous snake that had approached the Prophet Muhammad. In another one, the…

Istanbul Residents - Gulhane, Istanbul- Cats are everywhere in Istanbul, and very comfortable. We saw this little house at the entrance to Gülhane Park. We could not figure out whether it started as a pigeon house and was taken over by cats, but now it is a cat house. The population of Turkey is mostly Muslim. There is Islamic lore that encourages tolerance of cats. One popular story is about a cat which thwarted a poisonous snake that had approached the Prophet Muhammad. In another one, the…

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Hagia Sophia (from the Greek: Ἁγία Σοφία, Holy Wisdom; Latin: Sancta Sophia or Sancta Sapientia; Turkish: Ayasofya) is a former Orthodox patriarchal basilica, later a mosque, and now a museum in Istanbul, Turkey.

Hagia Sophia (from the Greek: Ἁγία Σοφία, Holy Wisdom; Latin: Sancta Sophia or Sancta Sapientia; Turkish: Ayasofya) is a former Orthodox patriarchal basilica, later a mosque, and now a museum in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Children and teens exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to develop symptoms for a variety of mental health problems, including major depressive disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and others, according to a study published in Tuesday’s edition of the journal Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 4/5/2011

Children and teens exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to develop symptoms for a variety of mental health problems, including major depressive disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and others, according to a study published in Tuesday’s edition of the journal Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 4/5/2011

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Enjoy an abundance of year-round recreational pursuits on this 118-acre property located in Noble County, Indiana! In addition to over 2,000 ft of lake frontage, including a private dock and boat launch on one of the region’s premier fishing lakes, this ‪#‎property‬ is home to a healthy populations of turkey and deer and offers plenty of excellent ‪#‎hunting‬. There are also 49 acres of tillable ‪#‎farm‬ ground, which provides an annual cash rent income.

Enjoy an abundance of year-round recreational pursuits on this 118-acre property located in Noble County, Indiana! In addition to over 2,000 ft of lake frontage, including a private dock and boat launch on one of the region’s premier fishing lakes, this ‪#‎property‬ is home to a healthy populations of turkey and deer and offers plenty of excellent ‪#‎hunting‬. There are also 49 acres of tillable ‪#‎farm‬ ground, which provides an annual cash rent income.

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The flag of Turkey was officially adopted on June 5, 1936     The white crescent and star, symbols of Islam, are placed slightly to the left on the red field, and that shade of red dates back to the Ottoman Empire in the 17th century.

The flag of Turkey was officially adopted on June 5, 1936 The white crescent and star, symbols of Islam, are placed slightly to the left on the red field, and that shade of red dates back to the Ottoman Empire in the 17th century.

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