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Heavy Snorers Are In His Hands

Cologne, Germany- One hundred twenty-five students graduated from Istanbul University's Çapa Medical School in 1977. Of those 125, 17 graduates went to Germany and 12 eventually returned to Turkey. In the years when Turkey's right-left political divide began to grow stronger and more dangerous, Fahri Yıldız decided to stay in Germany following the unfortunate death of a friend in that conflict. 

The Man Who Couldn't Buy Farm Equipment

He was a farmer working in Aksaray in the early 1970s, dreaming of the proper farming equipment he needed to better harvest his fields. He gave the money he had saved to his son Ahmet Aktaş, who was setting off for Europe in order to buy a threshing machine for his father's farm. Having just finished his military service and with his father's money in his pocket, Aktaş arrived in Europe.

A Telecoms Brand: Pentatel

Cologne, Germany- In 2006 the telecommunications sector of Germany had a turnover of 67 billion Euro. Out of all of Germany's domestic and international calls, Turks were responsible for 10 percent of that turnover. In other words, Turks living in Germany spent 6.7 billion Euro on telephone calls.

Turkish Brands Born of German Giants

Germany - The population of nearly 3 million Turks that live in Germany has raised the interest of German firms that are interested in the possibilities of the ethnically-based market. E-Plus, an important company in the German mobile communications market, is currently offering Turks economic rates for both domestic calls within Germany and international calls with Turkey under the banner of its project Ay Yıldız (Crescent and Star). Deutsche Bank's “Bankamız”, or “Our Bank” project is breaking new ground in terms of providing banking services in Turkish.
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