Astonishing questions about the failed coup attempt in Turkey

Many people watching the stunning events in Turkey believe that the coup attempt was nothing but a pure ‘theater.’ The leader of the coup was a pro-Erdogan General Mehmet Disli, brother of AKP deputy Saban Disli, who defines himself as Erdogan’s confidante. The poorly-planned coup attempt has started with the capture of Istanbul’s Bosporus Bridge. Only one-way traffic was blocked. […]

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Religious leaders pray for world peace at meeting of civilizations

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Religious leaders prayed for world peace at an event deemed the meeting of civilizations and organized by the Antakya Intercultural Dialogue Association (AKADİM) and Turkish aid organization Kimse Yok Mu in the province of Hatay on Saturday. Kimse Yok Mu Deputy Director General Levent Eyüboğlu; Antakya Orthodox Church Foundation President Fadi Hurigil; spiritual leaders from the Antakya Orthodox church Can […]

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Turkic American Alliance hosts iftar for members of US Congress

Turkic American Alliance hosts iftar for members of US Congress

The Turkic American Alliance (TAA), the umbrella organization for various Turkic associations in the US, held an iftar for members and staffers of the US Congress, civil society leaders and academics at the US Capitol on Wednesday. Speaking to the gathering at the beginning of the iftar, TAA President Faruk Taban explained that the holy month of Ramadan is a time […]

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Kimse Yok Mu helps 2 million people across the world during Ramadan

Kimse Yok Mu helps 2 mln people across the world during Ramadan

Turkish charity association Kimse Yok Mu (Is Anybody There?), which has operational activities in 113 countries around the world and 31 branches in Turkey, is planning to reach out to more than 2 million people worldwide by providing hot food at iftars (fast-breaking dinners) during the holy month of Ramadan. The charity also distributes Ramadan charity aid packages to 150,000 […]

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Bank Asya lawyers call upon B Group shareholders to join against seizure

bank asya lawyers call upon group shareholders to join against seizure

Publicly traded Islamic bank Bank Asya’s owners have launched 100 cases against the seizure by regulators, with lawyer Süleyman Taşbaş emphasizing that lawsuits can also be filed on behalf of the 18,000 shareholders corresponding to the B Group shares. The total number of cases filed against the seizure of the bank in late May and the management overhaul in February […]

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Turkish educator says Demirel stood with Turkish schools abroad

Turkish educator says Demirel stood with Turkish schools abroad

Turkish educator Süleyman Alptekin has said that Turkey’s ninth president, Süleyman Demirel, who died on Wednesday at the age of 90, won people’s hearts with his open support for Turkish educators and Turkish schools abroad inspired by the views of Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gulen. Alptekin was flown back to the country in Demirel’s plane after being seriously injured in […]

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Sürat Cargo denounces claims made by pro-gov’t media over license

Sürat Cargo denounces claims made by pro-gov’t media over license

Sürat Cargo, a shipping company, has announced that a criminal complaint will be filed against certain pro-government media outlets which recently launched a defamation campaign against the company, claiming it does not have a license to offer its shipping services. A written statement by Sürat Company said on Thursday that the government mouthpieces Sabah and Yeni Asır dailies ran a […]

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Kimse Yok Mu offers cataract surgery to 2,000 Nepalese

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In addition to its efforts in Africa, Kimse Yok Mu reached out for help to Nepal, the roof of the world, too. Kimse Yok Mu local affiliate Nepal-Turkish Foundation performed 2,000 cataract surgeries in the country where the disease is remarkably widespread due to sunlight at high angle. Nepalese deputy-prime minister and minister of interior affairs Bam Dev Gautam presented […]

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