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Global success of Turkish TV dramas set to continue into 2018

  Kara Sevda (Endless Love)’s stunning win at the International Emmys earlier this week confirmed the phenomenal rise of popular Turkish drama worldwide. Kara Sevda became the first Turkish TV series to win an International Emmy – the TV equivalent of the Oscars – when it was awarded Best Telenovela in New York. The series […]

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Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu deepens TRNC contacts with Poland

  Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu’s two-day visit to Poland this week provided the ideal opportunity to expand North Cyprus’ political and commercial contacts with the central European nation. The Foreign Minister for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) was invited as a guest to a conference and gala dinner in Warsaw, hosted by Diplomats International (DMW) […]

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Kara Sevda becomes first Turkish TV series to win an International Emmy

  A popular Turkish drama series has made history after being awarded Best Telenovela at the 45th International Emmy Awards earlier this week. Kara Sevda, named Endless Love for non-Turkish viewers, beat three other nominees to pick up the prestigious prize at an awards ceremony in New York on Monday night. Kara Sevda’s director Hilal […]

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Three-times Olympic champion Naim Süleymanoğlu dies aged 50  

Nicknamed ‘Pocket Hercules’, Turkish weightlifter Naim Süleymanoğlu was a unique, record-breaking athlete – the only man in history who snatch-lifted two-and-a-half times his body weight. The former World and Olympic Champion died yesterday, Saturday 18 November, at an Istanbul hospital where he was receiving treatment for cirrhosis of the liver. He was fifty years old. Süleymanoğlu […]