Among the European countries, Turkey has the most students sent to US…
In 2009-2010 academic year 12,397 Turkish students were matriculated at a higher education institution in US… News in Turkish here.
No doubt some go to to postpone military service (!) and in the mean time Orhan Kemal Cengiz continues to write on military service issues in Turkey…
Our fragile manhood and military service
Conscientious objector declared unfit for duty in Turkey but remains imprisoned
Turkey?s conscientious objectors refuse to be born as soldiers by ORHAN KEMAL CENGİZ
istanbul'da resmi rakamlara gore 650.000, gayri resmi rakamlara gore 1500000 simit satiliyormus. En cok da Etiler'de satiliyormus 🙂
— devletsah (@devletsah) November 30, 2010
Lost in translation: the legal marriage age in Turkey
It?s the kind of thing that one would have thought needs to be more or less entirely devoid of ambiguity. But the Turkish language does its users no favours when it comes to setting down in law the age at which various actions become permissible.