Significant amounts of wastewater in Turkey are discharged into the environment without being treated. Wastewater treatment plants in 15 towns will help reverse this. via
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According to official numbers of the Provincial Police Directorates and prosecutor offices, about 26,000 women became victims of murder, injury, attacks or threats during the first six months of 2011.
from Today’s Zaman, your gateway to Turkish daily news :: Turkish Pre by Özlem Albayrak
When it comes to women being subject to murder and violence, voices of protest rise from only one section of women in this country. Certain male writers in the conservative media — and why should we avoid labeling it as such? — have an internalized patriarchal view on the world, while others seem to be afraid of coming across as though they are somehow taking a feminist tone.
Hürriyet Daily News (Turkey) Monday, May 16, 2011, Istanbul A very small minority of people in Turkey believes environmental issues are a major concern in Turkey, according to a questionnaire called ?Environment in Turkey,? conducted in the framework of International Social Survey Program by Professor Ersin Kalaycıoğlu of Sabancı University and Professor Ali Çarkoğlu of […]
from Hurriyet Dailynews by ANKARA – Anatolia News Agency
Turkey will participate in the 4th International Moscow Book Fair with a selection of 2,000 books. The fair will be organized from Sept. 7 to 12.
For decades, thousands of Turks immigrated to the West, in particular Germany, in search of work. Now Turkey?s economic prosperity has young Turks abroad looking homeward.
from Hurriyet Dailynews by ISTANBUL – Hürriyet
The number of umrah-goers from Turkey reached a record of 421,000 in the first eight months of the year, according to figures from the Religious Affairs Directorate.
from Hurriyet Dailynews by ISTANBUL – Anatolia News Agency
The total number of universities has reached 166 in Turkey, with the largest number in Istanbul, where there are 42 universities and five vocational schools run by foundations.
from Hurriyet Dailynews by ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Daily News
Turkey?s gross domestic product grew 8.8 percent in the year?s second quarter, compared to the same period last year, above market consensus of 6.8 percent.