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Japanese journalists express concern over Turkish gov’t pressure on critical media

A group of Japanese journalists who came together with their Turkish colleagues at the Turkey-Japan Media Forum last week in Tokyo expressed shock at the pressure placed on independent media outlets by the Turkish government while speaking about the violation of media freedoms in Turkey.

Japanese students assist Syrian refugees in Turkey

A group of Japanese university students and professors recently came to Turkey to provide educational assistance to Syrian refugees, according to Turkish news sources on Tuesday. The volunteer group, which came to Turkey through the agency of charity Kimse Yok Mu, consisted of 15 students and professors from Meiji Gakuin University.

Minister of Defense Yilmaz Visits Turkish School in Tokyo

Besides his official contacts on various levels in Japan, Turkish Minister of National Defense Ismet Yilmaz visited the Turkish-operated Jingumae International Exchange School located centrally in the capital Tokyo and was briefed on the school’s activities during his stay. Board President of Japan Horizon International Schools Mustafa Aslan and the school’s principal Kenan Ulu greeted […]

Turkish Deputy PM Ali Babacan visits Turkish, Japanese schools in Sendai

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan, during a visit to Japan, on Wednesday visited a Turkish and a Japanese school in Sendai, both of which sustained severe damage in last March’s earthquake and tsunami, the Anatolia news agency reported. Babacan received a warm welcome by the Japanese students of the Matsugahama elementary school in the […]

Gülen donates $15,000 to Japan victims

Muslim preacher Fethullah Gülen has donated $15,000 to support post-disaster relief efforts in Japan, which was shaken by a magnitude 9 earthquake and tsunamis last week.

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