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Murat Guzel's Natural Food Group in Whitehall Gives Food to Houston Flood Victims.

Murat Guzel, CEO Natural Food Group gives a few remarks during a ribbon cutting ceremony as local leaders and community members gather at the expanding business Natural Food Group in Whitehall. Natural Food Group is donating nonperishable food for flood victims in Houston. Among the thousands of pounds that will be donated include an entire pallet of dried apricots in five pound bags among other products.

Business World in New York Gets Together at This Summit

During the week when the attention of the world is directed to the 72nd UN General Assembly, New York City will be hosting a World Business Summit. Hosted by MÜSİAD USA and partnered by the New York based consulting and organization firm TOA Consulting, the Summit will bring together prominent representatives of finance, media, technology, real estate and construction sectors of America. The Summit will be held at Marriott Hotel for the whole day on September 20. Nearly 30 high profile speakers will deliver speeches at four different sessions of the Summit. Along with Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, the Summit will be attended by several other high profile public figures, including Brooklyn mayor Eric Adams, East West Institute’s COO William Parker, CEO of Orchard Platform Matt Burton, executive partner of Westwood Capital Daniel Alpert, ABC anchor Kendis Gibson, former CIO of White House Carlos Solari, Pepsi Co.’s Vice President Ümran Beba.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to meet with Turkish and Muslim American community leaders, advocates in NYC

The Turkish American National Steering Committee (TASC) will host Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for a meeting with Turkish American and Muslim American community leaders and advocates at the Marriott Marquis in New York City on September 21, 2017. This speaking event will follow the Turkish President’s meeting with Jewish American leaders. TASC is expecting more than 2500 delegates and community members to attend.

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Seven Turkish Americans Running for Elected Office

Turkish Coalition of America reports that there are seven members of the Turkish American community who are now running for elected office in 2017-2018. Turkish Americans running for office: Hacibey Catalbasoglu of New Haven, CT; Judge Jay Karahan of Houston, TX; and Lauren Arikan of Jarrettsville, MD., Kemal Bozkurt of Lawrence, MA; Aylin Acikalin Maklansky of New Orleans, LA; Tayfun Selen of Chatham, NJ; and Ben Bartlett of Berkeley, CA.

Comodo Advanced Endpoint Protection Wins 'APT Software of the Year' 2017 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Award

CLIFTON, N.J., Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Comodo, a global innovator and developer of cybersecurity solutions and the worldwide leader in digital certificates, today announced that Comodo Advanced Endpoint Protection (AEP) has been selected as winner of the "APT Software of the Year" award from CyberSecurity Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global information security market today.

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CBS Developing Medical Drama From Dr. Mehmet Oz & Safehouse Pictures

CBS has put into development an untitled medical/spiritual drama based on Dr. Harley Rotbart’s book Miracles We Have Seen: America’s Leading Physicians Share Stories They Can’t Forget. The project hails from Joby Harold & Tory Tunnell’s Safehouse Pictures; Dr Mehmet Oz and his wife, producer Lisa Oz; Sony Pictures Television Studios; and CBS Television Studios. Written by Grant Thompson (McFarland, USA), the untitled Medical Miracles project is a medical drama that exists at the intersection of spirituality and medicine, revolving around two surgeons — one who is grounded in hard data and the other who pursues a dual mission of faith and science.

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Turkey Says U.S. Indictment of Former Minister Amounts to "Coup Attempt"

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey said on Monday its former economy minister, indicted in the United States for conspiring to violate U.S. sanctions on Iran, acted within international law and that charges against him amounted to a coup attempt through American courts. Former minister Zafer Caglayan “has protected Turkey’s interests as Turkish economy minister, and has acted within the laws of our country and international laws while doing that,” government spokesman Bekir Bozdag said.

THY, Istanbul Atatürk Airport Outperform European Competitors

For the last decade, civil aviation has been a stronghold in Turkey's endeavors to ensure sustainable growth. As the country has managed to deliver a positive economic performance, the aviation industry has expanded as well. During the period of 2003-2014, the global aviation industry has expanded 5.7 percent, and the sector saw a 13.7 percent growth in Turkey.

‘Kilia Idol’ Will Not Be Returned to Turkey

The Kilia Idol, a 23-centimeter statuette that has been smuggled from Turkey, was sold at an auction in New York. According to a court order, the idol will not be returned to Turkey since the ministry was too late in taking action. The New York District Court has rejected the return of the “Kilia Idol,” a 23-centimeter statuette that has been smuggled from Kulaksızlar in the western Turkish province of Manisa’s Akhisar district and was sold at a New York auction on April 28.

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Chobani Launches Food Incubator in Australia

Chobani, the US yogurt maker, has launched a second food incubator - this one in Australia. The venture builds on its US food incubator, launched in 2016. The company has partnered with Monash University in Melbourne to help food entrepreneurs launch "natural and affordable" foods. Food industry start-ups that become part of the programme will receive equity-free grants, mentorship and access to Chobani's network of experts and customers.  The company's founder and CEO, Hamdi Ulukaya, unveiled the programme at Monash University's newly launched AUD3m (US$2.4m) incubation facility, located at the university's Food Innovation Centre (FIC).

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