Monday, March 11, 2013

Turkish coffee house piece at the Guardian and social fabric roundup…. « Erkan's Field Diary

Turkish coffee house piece at the Guardian and social fabric roundup…. « Erkan's Field Diary:

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A traditional Turkish coffee is served at a coffee house in Istanbul. Photograph: Fatih Saribas/Reuters
Turkish coffee house talk could teach the world a thing or two | Kaya Genç

by Kaya Genç
As Turkey’s coffee culture arrives in London, it provides an opportunity for proper discussion about culture and politics

Birth Rate in Very Young Women Declines

from Kamil Pasha by Jenny White
There has been a dramatic decline over the past decade in very young women giving birth. (click here)
About the Difficulty of being a Child in Turkey

from Bianet :: English
The first report on the situation of children that compares all 30 member states of the OECD revealed that Turkey ranks in the bottom row regarding health, environment, education and the financial situation of children in Turkey.
People leave Van after earthquakes

by Fréderike Geerdink
DIYARBAKIR – Thousands of people are leaving the city of Van in the southeast of Turkey, after it was hit by two earthquakes in less than three weeks. According to Turkish media, the migrants say that the city is no longer livable: there is not enough electricity, and life in tents is increasingly difficult now [...]
893 Turks die in major drug companies’ experiments

by HDN
Drug experimentations conducted by pharmaceutical giants have killed 893 Turks, the Independent reported.
How Turkey’s Erdogan Became One of the World’s Most Influential Leaders

from Yahoo news
How Turkey’s Prime Minister — a moderate Islamist and steadfast advocate of secular democracy — became one of the world’s most influential leaders
Turks look to mobile technology to change bazaar cash customs

by Zoe Wood
In Istanbul’s grand bazaar you can smell the money changing hands as tourists go into battle over carpets and fake designer handbags.
Many hunters hunted in the Feast of Sacrifice in Turkey

from Hurriyet Dailynews by ISTANBUL – Anatolia News Agency
Some 470 people who were injured while slaying animals for the Muslim holy Feast of Sacrifice have been treated by emergency services in hospitals across Istanbul.
L’animatrice Müge Anli « interdite de séjour » à Van, mais pas sur la chaîne ATV
from YOL (routes de Turquie et d’ailleurs) by anne

Müge Anli, animatrice du programme “Kayip” (sorte de perdus de vue) n’est pas la seule pétasse à avoir fait étalage de son racisme crasse sur les chaînes de TV turques, le lendemain du séisme de Van.
Turkey’s west-east gap

As much as objective commentators are right to applaud Turkey’s rapid modernization process — think new roads, hospitals, schools, alignment with EU legislation, an emerging civil society, economic strength, regional political influence, its anticipated and soon to be drafted civilian constitution and so many other issues —
Turkish Students in US

from Mavi Boncuk by M.A.M
Mavi Boncuk |

2010/2011 Academic Year Ranking
1. China
2. India
3. South Korea
4. Canada
5. Taiwan
6. Saudi Arabia
7. Japan
8. Vietnam
9. Mexico
Keskek gets UNESCO Nod

by M.A.M
A UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) intergovernmental board met for one week in Bali, Indonesia to discuss “living” cultural practices, examining oral traditions, art forms and generational rituals.
Mavi Boncuk |

Keskek (Turkey): Ceremonial meat or chicken cooked in wheat or barley stew. Found in Iranian as well as Turkish cuisine, it is a common meal consumed during religious festivals, weddings and funerals.

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