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2013-11-08 23:01:22

The American Turkish Society commemorated U.S.-Turkey financial ties at a gala celebration on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange on November 7th. U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek attended as guests of honor. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 The American Turkish Society commemorated the financial and commercial ties between United States and Turkey at a festive gala celebration on the trading floor of the New York Stock...

2012-02-28 02:00:00

BERLIN, February 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of Germany's leading Turkish organisations are upset about the recent spate of criticism levelled against Azerbaijan by a magazine and by a member of the SPD. The Verein zur Vorderung der Ideen Atatuerks (Ataturk Foundation) and Zentralrat der Tuerken in Deutschland (Committee of Turks in Germany) have written to SPD leader Sigmar Gabriel and to Der Spiegel to complain about a series of negative remarks made about Azerbaijan...

2011-06-30 04:00:00

HONG KONG, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- NetDragon Websoft Inc. ("NetDragon", Stock Code: 777), a leading online game developer and operator in China, is pleased to announce the availability of a Turkish version of its online game Conquer Online in countries such as Turkey, Germany, Azerbaijan and Cyprus today. Conquer Online is one of the most successful products as NetDragon expands overseas. With multiple versions in different languages rolled out gradually, the game has been very...

2009-05-26 09:48:00

New York's Cultural Elite Step Out For Turkey's Premier Fashion Event NEW YORK, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight, the prestigious Ankara Olgunlasma Institute, Turkey's equivalent to New York'sFashion Institute of Technology, will showcase an extravagant women's collection of hand-embroidered garments inspired by the splendor of the Ottoman Empire. The fashion show begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Broad Street Ballroom and is presented under the patronage of The Honorable Mehmet Samsar, Consul...

2009-03-17 21:21:00

LOS ANGELES, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Anatolian Cultures and Food Festival celebrating the architecture, crafts and food of that region (modern day Turkey) will run April 2nd to 5th 2009 at the Orange County Fairgrounds. The event has a unique focus on the multi-cultural heritage of Anatolia, showcasing the Ottomans, Hittites, Armenians and other civilizations. Los Angeles-based Pacifica Institute is the main sponsor of the festival and plans to make this an annual fixture in...

2008-10-10 06:00:20

Text of report in English by Turkish privately-owned, mass- circulation daily Hurriyet website on 9 October Websites will continue to be banned as long as they post content inappropriate for Turkish families, a Turkish minister said Wednesday [8 October]. "Practices are needed to protect young people and the public at large from harmful material online," the Turkish Daily News (TDN) quoted Transportation Minister Binali Yildirim as speaking at the international CeBit Information Technology...

2008-10-02 03:00:30

By Nochimson, Martha P Try telling the Istanbullus that "film is dead," as they pack five theaters five times a day during the fortnight of the International Istanbul Film Festival, this year from April 5th- 20th. Or even that some of what they are watching are digitally produced images, not film. The zest for what these large, enthusiastic audiences experience as cinema goes on unabated. The Turkish directors who showed their films at the festival gave evidence of a similar delight in...

2008-09-02 09:00:36

Text of report in English by Turkish semi-official news agency Anatolia Beijing, 2 September: Turkish State Minister Kursad Tuzmen said [on] Tuesday [2 September] Turkey must cooperate with China not only in nuclear energy but also wind and solar energy projects. "There is energy deficiency in Turkey. We plan to erect a nuclear power plant in Turkey. We are aware of the level China possesses in nuclear energy issues," Tuzmen said. "To date, there has not been any nuclear power plant in...

2008-08-29 09:00:56

Text of report in English by Turkish semi-official news agency Anatolia Istanbul, 29 August: State-owned Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) is set to drill seven or eight new, deep oil wells in the Black Sea, TPAO Chairman Mehmet Uysal said on Friday [29 August]. "TPAO projects to drill new wells in the five-year period between 2009 and 2014. These works would cost around 150-200m US dollars," Uysal told the Ninth Energy Arena, an international conference held in Istanbul. TPAO...

2008-08-26 09:01:02

Major news items in leading Turkish newspapers ANKARA, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- The following are major news items in leading Turkish newspapers on Monday. ZAMAN (Time): -- Beijing 2008 Olympics closed on Sunday with a ceremony at the "Bird's Nest" the Olympic Stadium and China topping the gold medal table and United States following second. Turkish athletes won one gold, four silver and three bronze medals, ranking 37th. YENI SAFAK (New Dawn): -- Turkey is home to rich resources...