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ISTANBUL | Turkey urges China to respect Uighur rights, close camps

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s foreign ministry has called China’s treatment of its minority Uighurs “a great cause of shame for humanity.” In a statement Saturday, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said it’s “no longer a secret” that China has arbitrarily detained more than a million Uighurs in “concentration camps.” He said the Turkic Muslim population … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Turkey urges China to respect Uighur rights, close camps

ISTANBUL | The Latest: ‘Sounds’ detected from Turkey collapse rubble

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the apartment building collapse in Istanbul (all times local): 1:50 p.m. A top Turkish official says emergency teams are still “receiving sounds” suggesting signs of life from the under the rubble and are working to reach possible more survivors from the collapsed eight-story building in Istanbul. Murat Kurum, the … Continue reading ISTANBUL | The Latest: ‘Sounds’ detected from Turkey collapse rubble

ISTANBUL | The Latest: Turkey rescuers pull 5-year-old girl from rubble

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the apartment building collapse in Istanbul (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Turkish emergency services have pulled out a 5-year-old girl from rubble of an eight-story apartment building in Istanbul about 18 hours after it collapsed. The girl, Havva Tekgoz, was carried to a waiting ambulance on a stretcher as … Continue reading ISTANBUL | The Latest: Turkey rescuers pull 5-year-old girl from rubble

ISTANBUL | Turkey building collapse death toll rises to 3; 12 rescued

ISTANBUL (AP) — At least three people have been found dead in the rubble of the eight-story apartment building that collapsed in Istanbul, while 12 others were pulled out with injuries, officials said Thursday. Istanbul Gov. Ali Yerlikaya told reporters that rescuers had made contact with a girl named Havva trapped inside the wreckage and … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Turkey building collapse death toll rises to 3; 12 rescued

ISTANBUL | Istanbul building collapse kills 2; rescuers save 6 others

ISTANBUL (AP) — An eight-story building collapsed in Istanbul on Wednesday, killing at least two people, Turkish officials said. Rescue workers pulled six others out of the rubble and were working to free more who were trapped. The building, which had 43 people living in 14 apartments, had a street-level ground floor and seven higher … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Istanbul building collapse kills 2; rescuers save 6 others

ISTANBUL | Rescuers search collapsed Istanbul building, report 1 death

ISTANBUL (AP) — An eight-story collapsed Istanbul building on Wednesday, killing at least one person and trapping several others inside the rubble, Turkish media reports said. The building had 43 residents living in 14 apartments, Istanbul’s governor said. The structure had a street-level ground floor and seven higher floors, Gov. Ali Yerlikaya said. The top … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Rescuers search collapsed Istanbul building, report 1 death

PENETRON Provides Fundamental Structures for Istanbul Mosque

  EAST SETAUKET, N.Y./ JANUARY 09, 2019 (STL.News) Completed in December 2018, the new Maksem Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey, used Penetron crystalline technology to secure the above-ground and below-grade concrete structures from the area’s high-water table. Taksim Square, located in Beyoğlu on the European side of Istanbul, is a major tourist area well-known for its … Continue reading PENETRON Provides Fundamental Structures for Istanbul Mosque

ISTANBUL | Turkey’s Erdogan reveals part of Khashoggi killing audio

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s president says he has heard an audio recording in which a suspected killer of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi allegedly says: “I know how to cut well.” Speaking Friday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan added that the man heard in the recording was a high-level soldier and “morgue employee” who “openly” said he could … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Turkey’s Erdogan reveals part of Khashoggi killing audio