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British Turks show their charitable side this Christmas

  As millions of Britons enjoy their annual Christmas break with family gatherings and other festivities, thousands of people across the country will be doing their bit for those who find themselves isolated at this time of year. Among those volunteering to help are British Turks. A Turkish restaurant in Leicester is today offering free […]

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Wife of Labour councillor Ahmet Karahasan passes away

  Nurten Karahasan, the wife of one of Britain’s best known Turkish Cypriot politicians, has died. Her family announced that she had passed away at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead on Thursday. A mother of two grown-up sons, Mrs Karahasan had previously battled and beaten cancer. She had recently been admitted into hospital with […]

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Top models Tülin Şahin and Halima Aden call for greater diversity

  Two supermodels appearing at the very first Dubai Modest Fashion Week used the opportunity to promote greater interaction and tolerance between diverse groups of people. Posing for photos and talking to media after the first two fashion shows last weekend, Turkish supermodel Tülin Şahin and American-Somali hijabi model Halima Aden said, “The world needs all […]

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MEPs dash Europe-wide “daft and damaging” döner ban attempt

  MEPs backed the kebab industry on Wednesday after the European Parliament voted against banning phosphates required to keep döner meat juicy and full of flavour. The vote came after the European Commission (EC) put forward a proposal to authorise the use of the natural additives in frozen “vertical meat spits” in order to bring […]

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Istanbul OIC Summit declares East Jerusalem capital of Palestine

   Yesterday’s emergency meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul ended with a declaration signed by all 57 member states recognising East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine, and inviting the rest of the world to do the same. The summit was called by Turkey’s President Erdoğan in response to US President […]

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TRNC Foreign Minister criticises Muslim states for failing Palestinians and Turkish Cypriots 

  Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu used today’s Extraordinary Summit of the Organisation for Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) in Istanbul to speak out about his frustration at Muslim states for their “insufficient” response to the plight of both Turkish Cypriots and the Palestinian people. The Summit, called by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to discuss the OIC’s […]

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TRNC strengthens ties with Islamic world after hosting Islamic trade development conference

An international trade conference hosted in Girne earlier this week has concluded. The Regional Training Workshop on Export Strategies, which ran from on 5th to 7th December, was jointly organised by the Islamic Centre for Development of Trade (ICDT), a subsidiary of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) based in Casablanca, and the Turkish Republic […]

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Fashion powerhouse Modanisa set to open Dubai Modest Fashion Week on Friday

The countdown has begun to the start of Dubai Modest Fashion Week, which opens this weekend with three fashion shows from Modanisa.com – the world’s first and biggest online retailer of modest fashion. The Istanbul-headquartered fashion e-tailer is bringing in the A-team for its three shows in the Gulf. Supermodels Halima Aden and Tülin Şahin […]