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IIF Praises Turkey’s economy – May 15th 2012 Institute of International Finance (IIF) President Charles Dallara said yesterday that Turkey had a dynamic and vivid economy, despite destructive effects of the economic crisis in Europe. “Turkey’s exports have a fairly positive performance. Turkish economy has a fairly robust position,” said Dallara, adding that the rise… » read more

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“Positive agenda” by-passes Cyprus presidency of EU – May 17th 2012 I quote: “Turkey launches “positive agenda” process today, which will by-pass the upcoming Greek Cypriot administration’s EU term presidency with participation of European Commissioner for Enlargement Stefan Füle. Turkey’s Ministry for European Union Affairs said in an announcement that the positive agenda process was… » read more

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This is my 200th post. ‘Every way that I can’ is an excellent song. And Sertab Erener and the four girls (two from Germany, one from Turkey and one from Austria (or Australia?)) dance gracefully. There’s a 34-second introduction (which you can skip) before the beautiful performance: A big thank you to Latvia whose vote… » read more

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Turkish design in Helsinki – April 24th 2012 The products of Turkish designers are being exhibited in Finland’s capital Helsinki with the cooperation of Istanbul Technical University Department of Industrial Product Design, the Culture and Tourism Ministry and CAISA Gallery. The exhibition called “Table of Contents: Contemporary Tableware Design from Istanbul” features 58 tableware designs… » read more

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