It was the Teachers’ Day

One of the most popular photos for the day. Atatürk teaching…
I don’t know if university professors are eligible for the day – since “öğretmen” in Turkish mostly mean educative personnel until the level of university, many of my students keep celebrating my teachers’ day. Well, thank you. Whether I am a teacher or not, I love teaching:)

TeachersDay – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Koç family is Turkey’s wealthiest

from Hurriyet Dailynews
The Koç family has been ranked the wealthiest in Turkey, according to Ekonomist magazine?s list of ‘wealthiest 100’ list. Following the magazine?s decision to evaluate the wealth of the renowned Sabancı family according to the activities of individual family members, the Şahenk family has risen to second rank. Families that own banks dominate the list of Turkey?s wealthiest

Traffic terror on Turkey?s roads

As is the case with other long holidays, there have been dozens of deaths due to traffic accidents during the nine-day Eid al-Adha festival, which began on Nov. 16.

Turkish military denies asking for ‘photo proof’ of homosexuality

from Hurriyet Dailynews
Turkey?s military is asking for ‘photographic’ proof that people seeking an exemption from compulsory military service on the grounds of their homosexuality are actually gay, reports say.

The Turkish army’s ‘show and tell’ policy – By Mohammad Sagha

from FP Passport by Mohammad Sagha

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