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The "Turkey Season" launched following a joint press conference by French and Turkish culture ministers in Paris last Tuesday has made a literally hot start. Both the weather and the atmosphere were extremely hot, and so was the attention French people paid to the event. You may say, "What’s the weather above 30 degrees Celsius in Paris got to do with ’Turkey Season?'"
"Turkey Season" in France was almost in jeopardy. Supported by the culture and foreign ministries of Turkey and France, organized by Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, or IKSV, and by Cultures-France, Turkey Season will continue as planned.
According to 2009 data, the number of women in Turkey subjected to violence by their husbands stands at approximately 40 percent. What Turkey’s leaders do not understand is that the state is not taking adequate measures to protect women, and laws are not implemented properly, so there are many loopholes in them.
The latest developments about the Nabucco natural gas pipeline, two-thirds of which is planned to go through Turkey, are hopeful.
Tomorrow’s local polls have recently created an atmosphere of general elections.
American strategist George Friedman was in Istanbul earlier this week.
The most striking photographs of recent times were, without doubt, those of white goods distributed in the southeastern city of Tunceli. I still remember vividly one of the shots. A man was carrying either a washing machine or a dishwasher on his back and trying to walk in the snow. And a cameraman was too busy taking a shot of him behind.
"Is Turkey shifting away from the United States and Israel, and toward Arab radicals?" has become a frequently asked question among diplomats. "We have more than one dimension to our foreign policy," Davutoglu responds.
The World Economic Forum, or WEF, in the Swiss town of Davos is more crowded than ever despite the global economic crisis.
An online campaign initiated by a group of people in Turkey to apologize for the events of 1915 has reached exemplary dimensions.
I watched the International "Women at Work" Congress on TV the other morning.