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THIS JAW-DROPPING TURKISH CAVE HOTEL IS CARVED RIGHT INTO A GIANT CLIFF

Other than setting up camp in an underwater hotel or real-life castle, it seems like one of the most stunning places on the planet to stay would be in a breathtaking cave. Of course, not literally just any old hole in the wall. But rather one likeYunak Evleri, which despite being carved into an enormous hillside, blends historical charm and modern conveniences.

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Explosions at Istanbul Airport Leave 31 Dead, Multiple Wounded

Explosions were reported and gunfire heard at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport Tuesday evening, the Associated Press reports. A Turkish official confirmed to AP that two explosions went off at the airport, and that 10 people were killed. At least 20 others have reportedly been injured, though the extent of their injuries is unknown.

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22 Ancient Shipwrecks Discovered Near Greek Island

Shipwrecks were the stuff of lore around the craggy coasts of Fourni, a Greek archipelago close to Turkey in the eastern Aegean Sea. Generations of local fishermen and sponge divers had seen piles of ancient pottery collecting algae on the seafloor. Last month, a group of marine archaeologists finally investigated the waters, and their wealthof findings far exceeded expectations.

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