Turkish lira crisis hits Idlib in Syria

Jamil Barakat says it was never easy to sustain a living in Syria’s northwestern Idlib town. But the Turkish lira crisis next door and skyrocketing inflation have made running his small business a nightmare. “Produce prices change every day, and customers are in disbelief,” Barakat tells Al Jazeera. “And of course you have to take … Read more

Turkey Police Use Pepper Gas To Break Up ‘Violence Against Women’ Protest

Turkey: The protest was held to mark the international day for elimination of violence against women. Istanbul: Riot police fired pepper gas to disperse demonstrators who gathered in Istanbul on Thursday to protest violence against women, some chanting “government resign”, nearly five months after Turkey withdrew from a treaty on the issue. The group of … Read more

Minnesota Is Nation’s Leader In Turkey Production

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Production numbers show there’s a good chance that a Thanksgiving turkey came from Minnesota, especially if you live in the Midwest. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Americans should eat about 46 million turkeys on Thanksgiving. Minnesota farmers generally grow about 45 million turkeys a year on more than 500 farms, or … Read more

Photos: Bay Area turkey flock reaches Point Richmond dead end

The first bird stood in the road and shook its feathers on a Thursday afternoon in October before the next four emerged. These five gobblers made a proper flock as they clicked, purred and roamed through a Point Richmond neighborhood en route to their next meal, which could have included berries, roots, insects, small reptiles … Read more

How to cook turkey: Recipes, cooking times for Thanksgiving from Butterball

Wondering how to cook a turkey or how long to cook a turkey? Butterball has your answers. Roasting in an oven is one of the most popular ways to cook a turkey. It’s simple, convenient and gives your turkey a classic flavor. We’ll start with roasting a turkey, then scroll down for instructions on how … Read more