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Simple: Whatever Faith Tradition, It’s All About Kindness

Tawang, India. Since 2000, we have been operating charities Raising, Supporting, and soon Educating Young Global Leaders. From every corner of the world and from every faith tradition. It doesn’t matter where someone comes from or how they worship – or don’t worship – as long as three elements are present: Tolerance, Kindness and Compassion. […]

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Solution Close as Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot Leaders Open Talks

New York, N.Y. 7 November 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon offered his “full support” to the talks between the Greek Cypriot leader and the Turkish Cypriot leader, concentrated on the chapter of territory, as well as other outstanding issues interdependently, kicked off today in Switzerland. “The two leaders have reached a critical juncture in […]

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U.N. Chief Signs Condolence Book For Victims of Turkish Terrorism Attack

New York, N.Y. There is no justification for terrorism, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today reiterated after signing a book of condolences for the victims of the attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport.  UN Photo/Rick Bajornas Paying his respects at the Permanent Mission of Turkey to the United Nations in New York, the Secretary-General extended his deepest […]

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Mediterranean Migrant Deaths Break Records, Hearts

Geneva, Switzerland.  The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reports that migrant deaths on the Mediterranean Sea routes to Europe are breaking all previous records. IOM confirmed 3,350 fatalities so far this year, surpassing the record-breaking death toll of 3,279 for all of 2014. Deaths off the Greek islands, notably Lesbos and Samos, have surged with […]

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Refugees are the Responsibility of the World – Peter Sutherland

New York, N.Y.  Peter Sutherland is the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for International Migration. A strong advocate for the rights of migrants – and for action to increase the benefits of migration for countries of origin, destination, and migrants alike – he works to foster cooperation on issues such as protecting migrants […]

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Turkey: Ankara, U.S. to Begin ‘Extensive’ Fight Against ISIS Soon

Washington, D.C. U.S. drones and aircraft have begun arriving at an airbase in southern Turkey, the country’s foreign minister said Wednesday, ahead of the launch of a planned effort to clear Islamic State militants from an area of Syria across the Turkish border. Turkey celebrates 90th Victory Day with military parades. Photo: Xinhua. Mevlut Cavusoglu […]

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Jim Luce on Turkey & Turkish-Americans

Jim Luce first visited Turkey in 1997 and has now travelled to Istanbul several times.  It is one of his favorite cities in the world.  Mustafa Kemal Atatürk is one of Jim’s heros – the founder of a great secular state in an Islamic nation. From the Grand Bazaar to New York’s Grand Central Zombie […]

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In Plan to Diversify Tourism, Turkey Plans First Nudist Hotel

 The majority Muslim nation plans to diversify its tourism industry with its first nudist hotel. “We have the go-ahead from the Turkish government,” Lynsey Pittaway, an operations and sales executive for Peng Travel, a UK-based provider of naturist holidays, told The Media Line. “It’s hotel standard, it’s all inclusive and it’s in a remote area […]

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