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Two fantastic artists share both name and passion

Two fantastic artists share both name and passion

By | November 13, 2012 at 7:55 pm | One comment

Today’s guests at The Globe Times were sculptors Ayşe & Mehmet Sağlam. Sağlam siblings are young and very passionate artists. Investigative in nature, their art opens windows to the soul of Turkish society in transit. Both graduates of Marmara University Fine Arts...

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Fréderike Geerdink, up close and personal on Kurdish Matters

Fréderike Geerdink, up close and personal on Kurdish Matters

By | November 13, 2012 at 1:11 pm | No comments

Fréderike Geerdink, one of the most active and exceptional journalists reporting on Turkey, talks about her new project: KurdishMatters.com. Working on human rights issues in Turkey since 2006, she has previously contributed to The Globe Times as well as SES Türkiye, ANP, HP...

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Is capitalism broken… and what is the world going to do to fix it?

Is capitalism broken… and what is the world going to do to fix it?

By | November 6, 2011 at 12:44 pm | No comments

This article titled "Is capitalism broken... and what is the world going to do to fix it?" was written by Yvonne Roberts, for The Observer on Sunday 6th November 2011 02.07 Asia/Istanbul There is no doubt that it has been an extraordinary three weeks. It began with...

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New YGS Scandal in Turkey: What happened in Prisons?

By | April 8, 2011 at 7:32 pm | No comments

EXCLUSIVE Turkey has been talking about the scandal on university qualification exams (YGS) about a "code" which can be used to guess the right multiple choice answer in 80% of the questions. This code used a simple mod-median algorithm to figure the correct option out. Increase...

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She had a pink scarf and silvery eyes…

She had a pink scarf and silvery eyes…

By | August 10, 2010 at 7:49 pm | One comment

[caption id="attachment_496" align="alignright" width="225"] "Pink Scarf" by Kelvin Lei[/caption] At a cheap restaurant in market district in Izmir, three women sat. Two were elderly, one was a youngster. They ordered the regular fare. And started chatting. The youngster had...

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μια κούκλα που τη λένε «Ελένη»

μια κούκλα που τη λένε «Ελένη»

By | June 17, 2010 at 10:01 pm | No comments

Έπινε αργά αργά τον τούρκικο καφέ της. Ναι ήταν ηλικιωμένη. Αλλά σταθερή σαν βράχος. Δεν ταράζονταν, δεν έτρεμε. Τα μάτια της κοιτούσαν σταθερά τη...

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Interview with a Crusader

Interview with a Crusader

By | June 14, 2010 at 7:06 pm | One comment

(Short Version) I interviewed a believer in faith. The faith of Islam. She is only one person. Her thoughts might not represent many who has and will join a "flotilla" that would try to cut through Israeli blockade to Gaza. But still she believes that it does. She says her...

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A Doll Named Eleni

A Doll Named Eleni

By | June 5, 2010 at 10:32 pm | No comments

She was sipping her coffee alla Turca. Yes, she was old. But she was solid as a rock. She didn't shake, she didn't tremble. She kept her eyes at the sea. Her ever-seeing eyes were fixed to the crimson clouds at the sunset. Her gaze followed the passers-by of today and the...

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