A roundup of articles on #TurkeyCoup aftermath…

The immediate link below is produced by a fact-checking site. One should have a look. The third link is the Independent link that was widely criticized yesterday by not only pro-AKP circles but some nationalists. The author is a reliable one and what he says his candid ideas. Those critics should work for a more … Read more

A maths teacher @ekolhoca uses @Periscopeco for educational purposes and already covered in the Independent…

Ekol Hoca, from Izmir in Turkey, is not an ordinary maths teacher. Every day he’s at the whiteboard by 5.30am, ready to instruct more than 1,000 students via the livestreaming app Periscope – and he doesn’t even get paid for it. Continue to read here ********* Housing, food and transport total over half of household spending … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: Tsipras presents reform plan… Russia’s entry ban…

Obesity map of Europe (Update: and America)  Boing Boing by Rob Beschizza If Turkey and Britain are the happiest nations in Europe, maybe this is why! Read the rest MAIN FOCUS: Tsipras presents reform plan | 04/06/2015 euro|topics Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday presented a reform plan that he describes as realistic. According to media reports, … Read more

In the mean time, Turkey’s standards are so high that “authorities” rejected Julianne Moore as tourism face over ‘poor acting’

View image | gettyimages.com CINEMA-TV – Turkey rejects Julianne Moore as tourism face over ‘poor acting’ hurriyetdailynews.com – Hollywood star Julianne Moore may have won the 2015 Best Actress Oscar, but Turkish officials have rejected a bid to make her Turkey’s tourism face by citing her ‘poor acting.’ The Culture and Tourism Ministry disapproved of … Read more

Yeni Anayasa Gündemi: “Anayasa Uzlaşma Komisyonu’nda CHP’li Batum ve Kart birbirine girdi..

  Öc-alan Anayasası mı? Milliyet Halk, parlamentolarında yapılan ve yapılacak olan yasalarından huzur, istikrar, güven ve mutluluk beklerken, tersini yaşamaya başladı. Yapılan Yeni Anayasa çalışmaları, yeni bir Öcalan Sendromunu, beraberinde mi getirdi ? Yeni bir Anayasa yapma, adeta Anayasa Uzlaşma Komisyonu, Cemil Çiçek başkanlığında toplanacak Bugün Yeni Anayasa çalışmaları çerçevesinde çalışmalarına devam eden Yazım Komisyonu, bugünkü toplantısında Anayasa Uzlaşma Komisyonu’nun TBMM Başkanı Cemil Çiçek başkanlığında daha … Read more

“Istanbul up to sixth hot global tourist spot while “Locals stand guard to stop Gezi Parkı demolition in Istanbul?s center

Locals stand guard to stop park demolition in Istanbul?s center A group of 50 people are standing guard in Istanbul?s Gezi Parkı.   Istanbul up to sixth hot global tourist spot: Index Istanbul is expected to welcome 10.4 million tourists this year, a figure that would put. *********************** Russell Crowe enjoys Istanbul in company with … Read more

Istanbul the scene of Dan Brown’s new novel… Istanbul news roundup…

Istanbul the scene of new novel Dan Brown?s highly anticipated new thriller ?Inferno? was released yesterday. The book has featured on the front pages   Istanbul Documentary Days to be held in June The sixth Documentarist Istanbul Documentary Days will feature a record number of films     ?Crazy? Istanbul canal project sees first … Read more

“Posters promote Turkish tourism abroad

In the new posters, destinations like Istanbul, Antalya, Muğla, Cappadocia and Mount Nemrut are promoted as notable alternatives for short holidays. AA photos I could not find a particular Ministry address. So here the address for this news.

“Istanbul voted European Best Destination for 2013” …. Istanbul news roundup…

Istanbul voted European Best Destination for 2013 Travel Daily News International Istanbul took 1st place in European Best Destinations 2013, followed by Lisbon in 2nd place and Vienna in 3rd. Now in its fourth year, European Best Destination is an initiative of non-profit making European Consumers Choice which aims to promote Istanbul maritime by Acturca … Read more

Here are the new posters to represent Turkey. by Ministry of Culture and Tourism

via the ministry site here.

“Istanbul’s tourism to earn $10.2 billion” and Istanbul news roundup

Some 9.4 million foreign tourists are expected to visit Istanbul this year, thus marking the city the third with the largest rise in the number of tourists. DAILY NEWS photo, Hasan ALTINIŞIK Istanbul’s tourism to earn $10.2 billion by ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News Tourism revenues in 2011 will grow fastest in Istanbul among some 132 … Read more

Istanbul roundup: Cafes to read and more…

Here is a Friendfeed discussion: Users discuss which Istanbul cafes are good to stay and read. Discussion in Turkish.. ******* Europe’s Tallest Building is in Istanbul Now from Mavi Boncuk by M.A.M Kiler Group will spend an additional $150 million for constructing the retail facility and residential/office tower, bringing the overall cost of the project … Read more