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LGBT Pride Week – “Love is Strange” Film Showing

As part of the U.S. Consulate General’s LGBT Pride Week programming, executive film producer Ali Betil presented “Love is Strange”, a film directed by Ira Sachs, to over 70 audience members at Studio-X in Tophane, Istanbul. After the film, Ali answered questions from the audience about the challenges of developing a storyline focused on LGBT ...
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“Beraber Az Mı Tuz Ekmek Yedik”

On June 20th, 2015, people from several different backgrounds and beliefs came together around an iftar table in Kars. They broke their fast with a menu consisting of a selection of delicious food prepared together by Armenians and Turks, representing both nations’ kitchen and culture. Women on the two sides of the border between Turkey ...
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Passion for fashion

American entrepreneur Susan Gregg Koger visited Izmir on June 3-4 to share the ModCloth success story, an online vintage inspired clothing and accessories retailer launched in 2002 during her college years with a passion for fashion. Susan Gregg Koger, the co-founder with her husband Eric Koger and CEO of ModCloth which is among the fastest ...
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“To Turn Your Passion into Profit in Mobile Life” with @Modcloth founder Susan Gregg Koger in Istanbul

American entrepreneur Susan Gregg Koger visited Istanbul on June 2-3 to share the ModCloth success story, an online vintage clothing and accessories retailer launched in 2002 during her college years with a passion for fashion.  Susan Gregg Koger, the co-founder with her husband Eric Koger and CEO of ModCloth which is among the fastest growing ...
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Country Report on Terrorism 2014 – Turkey

Overview: Largely because of the ongoing conflict in Syria, Turkey has voiced increasing concern about terrorist groups near its border, including Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), al-Nusrah Front, and other al-Qa’ida (AQ)-affiliated groups. Throughout 2014, Turkey served as a source and transit country for foreign terrorist fighters wishing to join these and other ...
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