Turkey

Sertab Erener (Episode IV)

We can notice the beauty of Sertab Erener’s voice especially through this magnificent song:   Another one : Thank you Sertab. Yours sincerely, Cem

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Topbaş announces location of new airport to be constructed in Istanbul – October 31st 2012 “Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Kadir Topbaş said yesterday that a tender would be held in 2012 to build the third airport in the northern part of Istanbul. Topbaş said that the capacity of the airport would be 100 million passengers,… » read more

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Davutoğlu addresses international conference on Balkans – October 19th 2012 “The foreign ministers of Turkey, Albania, Serbia, Macedonia and Bosnia-Herzegovina yesterday attended the conference “From Balkan Wars to Balkan Peace” in Istanbul which was organized on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Balkan Wars and hosted by Ankara. Speaking at the conference, Foreign Minister… » read more

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Europe to follow Turkish model on medicines – September 17th 2012 ANKARA The Council of Europe will follow the Drug Tracking System (ITS) of Turkey in a European project whereby patients can reach medication safely. A senior official with the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines and HealthCare (EDQM), François Xavier Lery closely observed… » read more

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Yalın (Episode II)

Another musical journey with Yalın: ‘Ki sen’: ‘Zalim” (Live) : Yours sincerely, Cem

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Struggling to cope, Turkey stops refugees on Syrian border – August 27th 2012 Turkey has begun temporarily holding thousands of Syrians on the Syrian side of the border as it struggles to cope with a growing wave of refugees. At least 2,000 people fleeing violence in Syria were prevented from entering Turkey overnight at one… » read more

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Şebnem Ferah has a beautiful soul (like Sezen Aksu, Sting, Sertab Erener, Suzanne Vega, Sade, Stevie Wonder, Louis Armstrong, or wonderful actor and human being Robin Williams, ….). Message to Şebnem Ferah: meteors of tenderness! ‘Gözlerimin etrafındaki çizgiler’: ‘Bugün’: https://youtu.be/saE4R9XoVP8 Sincerely yours, Cem PS. Şebnem Ferah’s albums are available on iTunes.

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Account deficit narrows on revenues in services – July 12th 2012 Turkey’s current account deficit dropped by 25.9 percent year-on-year to $5.8 billion in May, according to the Central Bank’s monthly report. The significant fall in the deficit, which was slightly above market expectations, was supported by an increase in services sector surplus. The main… » read more

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Prologue: Sting wrote in 1987 (great song and great bass): “If we seek solace in the prisons of the distant past Security in human systems we’re told will always always always last Emotions are the sail and blind faith is the mast Without the breath of real freedom we’re getting nowhere fast If God is… » read more

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