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|Pakistan (Pakistanlı, Urdu, İngilizce)||Pakistan (a Pakistani person/thing, the languages of Pakistan [Urdu, English])|
Map of Pakistan
and adjacent countries -- in Turkish
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|Pamir [Dağlar]||Pamirs |
|A highland region of Central Asia. Most of the Pamirs lie within Tajikistan, but the fringes penetrate Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, and Kyrgyzstan. The core is situated in the highlands of Tajikistan with the highest mountains in the Gorno-Badakhshan autonomous province.66|
|Panama Kanalı||[the] Panama Canal|
|Pankisi Vadisi||[the] Pankisi Gorge||...a rough |
In the news: 1 March 2002, The Georgian government requested and has received American troop trainers to aid in the War on Terrorism -- over the objections of certain high-ranking Russian officials. The Russians complain that the US presence will exacerbate an already tense situation in the territory.
|Papua Yeni Gine (Yeni Gineli, İngilizce, Tok Pisin, Hiri, Police, Motu)||Papua New Guinea (a person/thing from Papua New Guinea, the languages on Papua New Guinea [English, Tok Pisin, Hiri, Police, Motu])||The independent state of Papua New Guinea is an island country in the southwest Pacific Ocean, encompassing the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and a chain of tropical islands (including the Bismarck Archipelago and Bougainville). The capital is Port Moresby. Papua New Guinea is bounded on the west by Indonesia's half of the island (Irian Jaya) and on the north by the Pacific Ocean, on the east by the Pacific and the Solomon Sea, and on the south by the Coral Sea and Torres Strait, which separates the island from Australia. New Guinea was the site of early allied land force victories in the WW II (under command of |
In the News:
|para||money||para birimi; monetary unit|
|Paraguay (Paraguaylı, İspanyolca)||Paraguay (a Paraguayan person/thing, the language of Paraguay [Spanish])||A finalist country for the 2002 Football/Soccer World Cup tournament...|
Did the fat lady sing already?
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|partiler; political parties
In the news: Re: The 2004 local Turkish elections -- Are they over... even before the fat lady sings?. In his editorial entitled What's the condition of the political parties with 5 days remaining before the elections?,
|Pasifik Okyanusu ||[the] Pacific Ocean||See also Büyük Okyanus.|
|paşa ||[a] military general or admiral|
|Penşir Vade||[the] Panshir/Panjshir Valley [Afghanistan]||A strategically important valley (in wartime) -- about 25km north of Kabul.|
[a city in Afghanistan]
|peşmerge||Peshmurga [Kurdish paramilitary force]||In the news: 10-11 April 2003, Peshmurga forces assist coalition forces with the taking of Kirkuk and Mosul during 'Iraqi Freedom' war...|
U.S. Marine infantryman
in 'Iraqi Freedom' battle gear
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|PKK||[the] Kurdish for Kurdish Labor Party|
[a terrorist organization]
Partiya Karkaren/Kerkeran Kurdistan
Kürdistan İşçi Partisi
In Turkey - Türkiye'de
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|plaka||1. (metal) license plate, license tag (for a motor vehicle)|
2. metal tag (used for identification or classification)
3. (metal) plaque, tablet.
|See the Tips on Turkish page -- |
and 'Follow that car!'
|polemik||In the news: 20 May 2005 -- The stakes get raised in the Fingernail-polish War!|
|Polonya||Poland||Previously called Lehistan.|
|Portekiz (Portekiz/Portekizli, Portekizce)||Portugal (a Portuguese person/thing, the Portuguese language)||A finalist country for the 2002 Football/Soccer World Cup tournament...|
|Prag||Prague [the capital city of the |
|provokatör||[an] agent provocateur||...is a person 'you' place in the ranks of 'your enemy' during a social, political or industrial conflict -- for the purpose of damaging or compromising that enemy, provoking action that might not otherwise have occurred.94|
|pusu||ambush, place where one lies in ambush|
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