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Our Bahamian Friends visit Turkey for the 1st time. November 24, 2014. See more photos. 

 

Turkish President: 'Equality between men and women is against nature' - He sparked outrage with the speech made at a convention organized by women’s groups campaigning to eliminate gender discrimination in all its forms. November 24, 2014. Read more from Independent UK

Basci's Turkish Inflation Oracles Lead Him Away From Cuts - The diviners of Turkish inflation are leading central bank Governor Erdem Basci away from giving the government what it wants -- lower interest rates. November 20, 2014. Read more from Bloomberg

Turkey's Central Bank Keeps Interest Rates Steady - Turkey’s central bank on Thursday held interest rates steady for a third consecutive month, signaling policymakers will stick with a tight stance due to the country’s stubbornly high inflation. November 20, 2014 Read more from The Wall Street Journal 

Iraq, Turkey Vow to Work Together Against IS Group - Iraq's prime minister said on Thursday that his country and neighboring Turkey have agreed on closer security and intelligence cooperation in the face of the threat posed by the Islamic State group. November 20, 2014. Read more from ABC News

Amnesty Report: Turkey Strained by Syrian Refugees - With Turkey’s government-run refugee camps operating at full capacity, more than 1 million Syrian refugees who have flocked to Turkey to escape fighting at home are struggling to survive on their own, according to an Amnesty International report released Thursday.November 20, 2014. Read more from The Washington Post 

New Kurdish offensive target Islamic State- Kurdish forces, backed by U.S.-led airstrikes, launched a new offensive Wednesday targeting the Islamic State in areas of Iraq that the extremist group captured in the summer. November 19, 2014. Read more from The Washington Post

On The Passing of Dr Myles Munroe - The Bahamas has lost one of its greatest sons; a devout man of God; author, activist philanthropist, a thinker, preacher, teacher and a nationalist. Dr. Myles Munroe, president and founder of Bahamas Faith Ministries was without question one of the brightest lights this country has produced.
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NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Her Excellency Dame Marguerite  Pindling, Governor General, welcomed Rev. R.E. Cooper, Jr.,  members of the Turkic  American Federation of  Southeast U.S.  (TAFS) and the Turkish American Chamber of Commerce of the  Southeast U.S. (TACC) in a courtesy call at Government House,  October 29, 2014. Read more on The Bahamas Weekly, Bahamas  National, or The Government of The Bahamas

Is Anybody Out There? It's unfortunate when an organization tasked with providing help to the needy must ask for help itself. It's even more unfortunate when the help it seeks is rooted in deliberate and systematic suppression. In Turkey today, relief organization Kimse Yokmu, affiliated with the Fethullah Gulen inspired Hizmet movement has become the target of repeated attacks by Turkey's political neo-tyrants, the most prominent of whom is President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.October 30, 2014. Read more on Huffington Post

"Turkish Q3 Tourism Revenues rise 11 Percent to 11.9 Billion" Turkey's tourism revenues rose 11% in the third quarter to $11.85 billion, the Turkish Statistics Institute (TurkStat) said on Thursday. October 30, 2014 Read more on Today's Zaman 

"Turkey Mine: Hopes Fade for 18 Trapped Coal Miners:" Rescuers are losing hope that 18 workers, trapped underground at a coal mine in southern Turkey, can be saved.  Read more

 "Why Kobani Could be an Opportunity for Turkey, the Kurds and the U.S."In the space of just 48 hours last week, Turkey went from calling the PYD -- the kurds defending the Syrian border town of Kobani -- a terrorist group to opening up arms corridor from Iraq to aid its fight against ISIS. October 29, 2014 Read more on CNN News  

"Turkic American Federation of Southeast visits The  Bahamas" Nassau, Bahamas - Cemil Teber, president and CEO of  the Turkic American Federation of Southeast (TAFS), presents a  gift to Governor-General Sir Arthur Foulkes during a courtesy call  at Government House, March 25. Pictured from left: Kenan  Sener, Umut Gunebir, Mr. Teber, Sir Arthur, Rev. Dr. R. E.  Cooper and Omer Casurluk. (BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna) March  2014 Read more on The Bahamas Weekly

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