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Meanwhile at İshak Paşa Palace, Ağrı. Another miracle (!) of restoration.

 

bbc.co.ukNov 6, 1:47 AM – Media playback is unsupported on your device 6 November 2014 Last updated at 10:36 GMT A controversial new 1,000-room palace built for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will cost about £385m ($615m) – nearly twice the previous estimate

independent.co.ukNov 5 – Recep Tayyip Erdogan has faced accusations before of acting like a “sultan” – never more so than when he was made Turkey’s first elected president after 12 years as its prime minister. But those claims have been given new
Telegraph – David Blair – Oct 16 – Turkey ‘s new president has been accused of behaving like a “sultan” after he installed himself in the biggest residential palace in the world, built for a price tag of £384 million. Recep Tayyip Erdogan now resides in the White
businessinsider.comNov 5, 8:03 AM – Turkey ‘s new president has been accused of behaving like a “sultan” after he installed himself in the biggest residential palace in the world, built for a price tag of £384 million. Recep Tayyip Erdogan now resides in the White
Turkey’s newly inaugurated presidential palace draws more criticism from the opposition, with references to Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and the 11th century assassin stronghold of Alamut
The cost of Turkey’s new presidential palace, which has been heavily criticized by the opposition, currently stands at 1.37 billion liras ($615 million)

New palace ready in Istanbul after controversial Ak Saray

The historic Vahdettin mansion, home to the last Ottoman Sultan Vahideddin, has been renovated after four months of rapid work
The Turkish government has announced the first nine programs of a detailed economic transformation plan that is aimed at reaching ambitious economic goals and boosting the economy
Washington has dismissed Turkish President Erdoğan’s remarks suggesting there is a ‘cacophony’ of different views among the United States authorities
The peace process between Turkey and PKK is at a turning point and both sides ‘need to articulate realistic end goals,’ according to the International Crisis Group’s latest report, which also details the parameters of a possible peace deal
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, with his almond mustache and typical Pinocchio smile on his face was boasting at an Ankara meeting how under his government, Turkey will be steered to a prosperous centennial of the republic and beyond.

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