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Turkish company "Nergis" Intends to invest 500 million dollars into the Textile Industry of Dagestan

 Makhachkala, June 7, 2012. At Thursday, June 7, the Head of the Republic of Dagestan Magomedsalam Magomedov met with the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the holding "Nergis" Cavit Çağlar. Turkish side was represented by the manager general of the company "Nergis" Mustafa Çağlar, the project manager of the company Mutahhari Kotevoglu, the director general of the company “Business Solutions and Development Company Limited” Ismail Tayfun Ozdemir and others.

Turkish Businessman Files Torture Case Against Uzbekistan

CA-NEWS (UZ) - A Turkish businessman has begun legal action against the authorities in Uzbekistan, who he says tortured him and stole his assets in the country. In an interview for NBCentralAsia, Vahit Güneş, said, "The international community must learn of the brutalities that take place in places of detention in Uzbekistan. Güneş, 46, was head of the Turkuaz shopping centre in the Uzbek capital Tashkent for seven years when he was detained in 2011 and held for nine-and-a-half months by the National Security Service
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Asil Nadir, Cypriot Tycoon Found Guilty

Image Asil Nadir, the Turkish Cypriot businessman who fled from Britain to Cyprus, returning two years ago, has been found guilty of three counts of theft following a six-month trial. A jury at the Old Bailey cleared Nadir, after initial confusion, of one other count but is still considering a further nine counts after being given a majority direction. The verdicts draw to a close a high-profile prosecution brought by the Serious Fraud Office which had alleged that Nadir (71) had “abused” his power as chairman and chief executive of Polly Peck, a company he had helped to build into an international business.

ATAA Condemns the Cowardly Terrorist Attacks Against Turkish Nation

The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) strongly condemns the continued terrorist attacks by the Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization PKK against Turkish nation. In latest PKK terror attacks, including two car bombings targeting police stations in Elazig and Van, and another remotely-detonated car bomb aimed at a military vehicle carrying soldiers in Bitlis, at least 14 people were killed and more than 280 wounded.  PKK has been waging war against Turkish nation for the last 30 years, which has claimed more than 40 thousand lives so far. The deadly wave of attacks targets not only Turkey's security forces but also civilians constituting the ultimate crime against humanity.

THO Special Brief: Attempted Military Coup in Turkey

Image How did it begin? On July 15th, at about 10:00 pm, the coup attempt began with shots inside the General Staff complex in Ankara. Shortly after, the Presidential Complex in Ankara came under fire by tanks and helicopters. Meanwhile, it was reported that military forces had closed Istanbul's Bosphorus and Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridges, and the Ataturk Airport was shut-down. Factions of the Turkish military took control of the state broadcasting agency TRT to officially announce the coup. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim informed the nation that a coup attempt was underway. Addressing the nation via mobile telephone, President Erdogan confirmed the coup and urged people to resist and defend Turkey’s democracy by getting out to streets.
 

Prime Minister Yildirim: "Our Nation Has Prevented The Suspension of Democracy And National Will?

Image Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım, after the coup attempt of the separatist terrorist organization of Fetullah Gülen (FETÖ) held a press conference with Chief of General Staff General Hulusi Akar, Interior Minister Efkan Ala, Minister of Defence Fikri Işık and Minister of Justice Bekir Bozdağ and answered the questions of the press. Yıldırım stated that the 15th of July is a “Black spot in Turkish democracy”, "The name of the noble nation, who was on democracy guard last night during the coup attempt against parallel terrorist gang but returned to normal life in the morning, is the Turkish nation. I applaud all the members of my nation, all my citizens who stood against this parallel terrorist gang and took to the squares with their flags." he continued.

Turkish-Americans in NorCal Worry About Loved Ones in Turkey

Image SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) —As an attempted military coup played out Friday a world away in Turkey, Turkish-Americans in the Sacramento area worried about their loved ones in the volatile country. During the violent and chaotic night, at least 60 people were killed and 1,000 people were wounded. A total of 1,563 military officers were detained across Turkey after some military units failed to take over the government, a source with President Recep Erdogan’s office told CNN. Several families in Northern California were split up during the unrest because family members traveled to Turkey on vacation.

Turkish Military Faction Attempts Uprising, Prime Minister Says

ImageNPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Reuters reporter Ayla Jean Yackley about the attempted coup in Turkey. The Turkish prime minister said there has been "an attempted uprising from within the military." It is unclear who is in control of Turkey at this moment. The prime minister has told a television network that there is an uprising within the military, this in a country that has a history of military takeovers. There are reports of tanks and soldiers in the streets of the capital Ankara, as well as major roads closed in Istanbul. We're joined now by Reuters reporter Ayla Jean Yackley, who is in Istanbul. Welcome to the program.

Unrest Overseas Worries Turkish Community In Chicago

(CBS) ? The attempted military coup in Turkey has stunned members of Chicago?s Turkish-American community. Many are worried about family members in Turkey, currently in the middle of the unrest. CBS 2?s Dana Kozlov reports. You?ll hear the same thing over and over from former and current Turkish residents: No one expected this. They waited Friday, nervously, to see how it would play out.
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