Turkey Targets Kurdish Rebels in Iraq, Killing 4 Yazidi Fighters

January 16, 2020

Turkish airstrikes inside Iraq targeting members of an outlawed Kurdish rebel group have killed at least four minority Yazidi fighters allied with the rebels, an Iraqi army official said Thursday.The strikes, which took place on Wednesday, hit a milita…

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US students in Washington introduced to Turkish culture

January 15, 2020

Turkey’s Embassy in Washington introduced its country and culture to elementary school students in the U.S.The embassy discussed Turkey’s culture, nature, language and cuisine with Barnard Elementary School student during a visit Tuesday.”Our young fri…

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Turkey becomes education hub for international students

January 9, 2020

With about 178,000 foreign students receiving their higher education in its territories, Turkey has begun to be a center of attraction for those looking forward to studying abroad.A total of 207 universities across the country offer some 60,000 differe…

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Turkey: Book publishing grows by over 3% in 2019

January 6, 2020

Book publishing in Turkey has grown by 3.16% year-on-year in 2019, an association said.Independent publishers in the country have published 423 million books in 2019, Kenan Kocaturk, head of the Turkish Publishers Association (TPA), told Anadolu Agency…

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Turkey’s education spending goes up in 2018

December 18, 2019

Turkey’s education expenditures increased nearly 22% year-on-year in 2018, the country’s statistical authority announced on Wednesday. The country spent 214.6 billion Turkish liras ($44.5 billion) last year, up from 176.5 billion Turkish liras ($48.3 b…

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University Student Given Jail Term of 9 Years, 9 Months over ‘Cap with Star’

December 10, 2019

A 23-year-old university student has been sentenced to prison after a cap with a star and a book about a communist leader were found in his home. A university student has been convicted of “membership of and propagandizing for the Revolutionary People’…

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Turkish university among world’s top 100 green campuses

December 4, 2019

A Turkish university in the heart of metropolis Istanbul was listed among the top 100 green academic campuses in the world.Istanbul Technical University (ITU) came 54th on the Green Metric list among 780 universities around the world.ITU has been stead…

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Turkey: Students improve scores in global academic test

December 3, 2019

Turkish students improved across all three tested disciplines, math, reading and science, according to a report released on Tuesday on the 2018 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) tests.Held by the Organization for Economic Co-operation…

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