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The historic Bodrum Castle will once again host stars from the international and Turkish ballet scene during the 12th Bodrum International Ballet Festival between July 19 and Aug 6 Casting the sea and sand to one side for the next two weeks, the 12th Bodrum International Ballet Festival will bring a dose of high culture to the southwestern resort town between July 19 and Aug. 6.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip ErdoÄan is once again expressing righteous fury at Israel over Gaza and at the United Nations for its inability to do anything. He is also angry at Muslim countries for simple watching as Israel bombs rain down on Gaza during the holy month of Ramadan.
Turkey will make nearly $10 billion from privatization of state sales if all of the most recent privatizations, including the national lottery sale for an over the top price, were approved by the government Turkeyâs income from privatizations since the beginning of the year has exceeded expectations, approaching $10 billion with the recent privatization of a 10-year national lottery li
Nuri Bilge Ceylanâs latest film âKÄ±Å Uykusuâ (Winter Sleep), which won the Palme dâOr at the Cannes Film Festival on May 24 and was released in Turkish movie theaters on June 13, drew over 237,000 viewers in its first month, becoming Ceylanâs most-watched film, according to the Turkish Box Office.
This is the last week to catch Ara GÃ¼lerâs never-before-seen works, on display at the Smithsonian in Washington DC since the end of last year Ara GÃ¼ler is known as one of Turkeyâs most prominent photojournalist and since Dec. 21 last year his never-before-seen works have been on display at the Smithsonian, in Washington D.C.
If someone from the outside of Turkey wonders whatâs going on in Turkey, they might easily be fooled that the country is very much like an Iron Curtain country during the times of the Cold War.