Books, Manuals, Directives, Regulations. The geometries that circumscribe your working life draw norrower and norrower until nothing fits inside them anymore. - Byron, Babylon 5
Turkey depot blast kills 25 soldiers
Twenty-five soldiers have been killed in an explosion at a weapons factory in western Turkey, the army says. Ref. BBC
A Pegasus Airlines plane landed safely at an Istanbul airport today after a passenger "Said that there was a bomb on board" And wanted the plane to land in Sochi, Russia, officials with Turkey's Transportation Ministry said.
"While the plane was in the air, one of the passengers said that there was a bomb on board and asked the plane to not land in Sabiha Gokcen (In Turkey) but rather to land in Sochi," Transportation Ministry official Habip Soluk told CNNTurk.
The Winter Olympic Games started Thursday amid intense security against potential terror attacks. Official opening ceremonies are being held today. Ref. CNN
Plane lands in Turkey after Sochi bomb threat
Turkey scrambled an F-16 fighter jet to accompany a passenger plane arriving in Istanbul from Ukraine on Friday (Local time) after a bomb threat was made by a passenger demanding to go to the Winter Olympics venue of Sochi, Turkish officials said. Ref. Source 8
Turkish police swoop on Erdogan foes, dozens detained:
Turkish police launched an operation on Friday to detain dozens of people including businessmen seen as supporters of U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, President Tayyip Erdogan's ally-turned-foe, a provincial governor's office said. Ref. Source 7l