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Ankara hosts photo exhibit on Pakistan

Pakistan's Embassy in Turkey is hosting a seven-day photo exhibit in the capital Ankara. 

The exhibit - "Colors of Pakistan Through the Eyes of Turks," done in coordination with Anadolu Agency and the Ankara Metropolitan Municipality - features 52 sheets of photographers, including Anadolu Agency photojournalists Metin Aktas and Ismet Keten.

Turkey sends EU leaders letters on East Mediterranean

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu sent letters on Aug. 13 to European Union foreign ministers and EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell about recent developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and Turkey's approach on the issue.  

The letters came ahead of a EU Foreign Relations Council meeting on Aug. 14 at Greece's request.

Standoff peaks with incident in East Med

Concerns that the standoff between Greek and Turkish fleets in the Eastern Mediterranean could lead to an accident were confirmed on Thursday, albeit not in a dramatic way, when two frigates collided.

More specifically, according to reports, there was a collision between the Limnos frigate and the Turkish vessel Kemal Reis, apparently due to a mistake by the latter's skipper. 

Mass bird deaths in Lake Van raises concerns

Flocks of dead seagulls have been found scattered around Lake Van in Turkey's east.
The incident recently came to light after several residents contacted officials about seeing the dead and dying birds around the lake.
Residents in the area have been demanding that authorities look deeper into the collective deaths, which happen on an annual basis.

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