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Nine decades later, Hizmet gives back to Karachi

When Aynur Pazarci watched Benazir Bhutto on television, she would think of her as an elder sister. After spending her whole life in Turkey, Pazarrci felt connected to Pakistan long before she moved here seven years ago. Now, she serves as the vice principal of the Pak Turk International School’s guidance department. Tucked away in […]

An Experience of Co-Existence: Panel on the Example of Istanbul and Şanlıurfa

The Journalists and Writers Foundation Intercultural Dialogue Platform organized a panel entitled “An Experience of Co-Existence: The Example of Istanbul and Şanlıurfa”, which took place in the city of Şanlıurfa. Religious representatives from the Armenian, Jewish, Assyrian, and Catholic communities expressed their thoughts on Turkey opening its doors to dialogue. The panel brought together the […]

Nigerien Minister of Education at Kimse Yok Mu

Niger Minister of Education, MME Ali Marianna Elh. Ibrahim accompanied by a Nigerien delegation paid a visit to Kimse Yok Mu headquarters on April 19, Friday. Interacting with the foundation officials at the visit, a token of the bridge of friendship between Turkey and Niger, the Nigerien minister thanked Kimse Yok Mu for its humanitarian […]

Lamb-hunt in the Netherlands

“Once, a wolf drinking water from the river notices a lamb by the water and runs towards him. He is planning to eat up the lamb. But to block any likely help and to shift the blame onto the lamb by psychological pressure and thus eat it up comfortably, the wolf says, “Why did you […]

Scholars: The major problem of the Muslim World is shortage of educated people

The conference titled “Ideal Human and Ideal Society in the Thoughts of Prophet Muhammad” organized jointly by the International University of Sarajevo (IUS) and the journal Hira came to an end after the day-2 sessions on April 14. One of the speakers of the day, International African University Rector Prof. Hasan Mekki put an emphasis […]

How to Interview Fethullah Gulen

Turkey is in the spotlight (again) with TIME magazine’s choices for its 2013 list of the 100 most influential peoplein the world. Turkish spiritual leader Fethullah Gulen and the imprisoned leader of the Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) Abdullah Öcalan were both listed under the leaders section. Öcalan and Gulen are two enigmas. One lives in self-imposed […]

Fethullah Gulen and Gulen Movement discussed in New York

A special conversation on Fethullah Gulen and the Gulen Movementby Peace Islands Institute was held at NY Turkish Cultural Center on April 9. The professor of Political Science and Public Administration, analyst and columnist Prof. Dogu Ergil was the guest speaker of the event hosted by Peace Islands Institute President Zafer Akin. In his opening speech, […]

Indonesian Sultan at Meliksah University in Kayseri

The Indonesian Sultan Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono was granted an honorary doctorate by Meliksah University in Kayseri. In attendance of the ceremony were the chairman of Boydak Group Board Haci Boydak, the president of Kayseri Young Industrialists and Businessmen Association Hamdi Kinas and numerous academics and businessmen. The deputy-rector Prof. Tankut Yalcinoz delivered the opening […]

500 Food Packages to 500 Families

Waiting for Helping hands.Helping hands relief foundation and Turkish Cultural Center are cooperatively working to help the needy in upstate New York. Helping Hands Relief foundation will distribute food packages to more than 500 families from Myanmar, and Somalia to provide temporary relief during 2013.Each food packet contains about 10 pounds of food, and is […]

Peace Valley Foundation recognizes reporter, teacher, preacher for community work

At about the same time tonight, April 18, 2013, that a keeper of the peace at Massachusetts Institute of Technology was fatally wounded by gunshots; in the same week that some vicious destructors left bags of explosive shrapnel aimed at runners, family and children at the finish line of the Boston Marathon; in the same […]

Gulen Institute awards student essay winners in Washington

The University of Houston’s Gulen Institute on Wednesday bestowed awards on 30 young people for their winning essays on the subject of immigration and evacuation, in Washington, D.C. Nearly 600 compositions written by students from 40 countries and 30 US states had been entered into the Gulen Institute’s international essay competition. The awards ceremony was […]

Turkish cultural center celebrates opening in Mount Prospect

An untimely power outage couldn’t dim the mood of hundreds of people who gathered Saturday to celebrate the new Turkish American Society of Chicago Cultural Center in Mount Prospect. “There’s some irony here because out of today’s darkness, this center will be a real beacon, a light on the greatness of your community,” U.S. Rep. […]

Finally, an awakening… press freedom in Turkey

Yavuz Baydar “…notes with concern that most media are owned by and concentrated in large conglomerates with a wide range of business interests ; reiterates its call for the adoption of a new media law addressing, inter alia, the issues of independence, ownership and administrative control…” The excerpt is from the European Parliament Resolution on […]

Houston firms ‘explore’ Turkey on direct flights

A business delegation of Houston-based companies is currently visiting İstanbul in a program organized by the Turkish Confederation of Businessmen and Industrialists (TUSKON) to discuss expanding trade ties and business opportunities with their Turkish counterparts. The visit comes on the heels of the recently launched direct flights between Houston and İstanbul by Turkey’s national flag […]

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