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Turkish whistling language that uses BOTH sides of the brain

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Researchers have found a Turkish language based on whistles is unique as it uses both sides of the brain. Generally speaking, language processing is a job for the brain's left hemisphere, whether it is spoken, written, or signed. However, researchers have discovered an exception to this rule: whistled Turkish. Whistled Turkish is Turkish that has been adapted into a series of whistles. This method of communicating was popular before the advent of telephones, and can travel up to 90m away.


Kremlin: Turkey gave target for mistaken Syria strike

Al Jazeera

The Kremlin has said that Turkey had provided Russian forces with the target location for air strikes in Syria that accidentally killed three Turkish soldiers. Dmitry Peskov, the Kremlin spokesman, said on Friday that "there should not have been Turkish soldiers within the limits of these coordinates". Besides the three fatalities, 11 soldiers wounded in Thursday's incident, in which Russian forces, trying to target the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, hit a building where the troops were deployed, according to the Turkish army. Russia and Turkey have joined forces against ISIL, also known as ISIS, around Al Bab, 30km south of the Syria-Turkey border, where Turkish forces are battling the group on the ground. "The situation is obvious, unfortunately.



Turkey in cross-border operation to free IS-held Syrian town

Associated Press

Turkish media reports say Turkish artillery on Tuesday launched new strikes at Islamic State targets across the border in Syria, after two mortar rounds, believed to have been fired by the militants, hit the town of Karkamis, in Turkey's Gaziantep province. Turkish media reports say Turkish artillery on Tuesday launched new strikes at Islamic State targets across the border in Syria, after two mortar rounds, believed to have been fired by the militants, hit the town of Karkamis, in Turkey's Gaziantep province.


Turkey launches operation to free IS-held Syrian town

Associated Press

Turkish media reports say Turkish artillery on Tuesday launched new strikes at Islamic State targets across the border in Syria, after two mortar rounds, believed to have been fired by the militants, hit the town of Karkamis, in Turkey's Gaziantep province. Turkish media reports say Turkish artillery on Tuesday launched new strikes at Islamic State targets across the border in Syria, after two mortar rounds, believed to have been fired by the militants, hit the town of Karkamis, in Turkey's Gaziantep province.