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FETO Spends 'Vast Amount' to Attack Turkey from US

Fetullah Gulen, the U.S.-based leader of the terrorist organization behind last year’s defeated coup, pays at least half a million dollars a month for lobbying activities in Washington, according the partner-lawyer of an international law firm. “Gulen has spent a vast amount of money on donations to officials. He spends anywhere from half a million to a million dollars a month just on lobbying in Washington,” said Robert Amsterdam, an international lawyer in Amsterdam & Partners LLP, a law firm with offices in London and Washington DC. Amsterdam & Partners LLP was retained by Turkey to pursue a global investigation into the suspicious activities of Gulen, the mastermind of the July 15, 2016 coup attempt.

US Cotton Sales Rise at Cotton USA Conference, Turkey

Cotton USA, which promotes US cotton fibre and manufactured cotton products worldwide, announced that US cotton sales were boosted at the recent Cotton USA quality conference, held from September 13 to 15, 2017, in Belek, Turkey. It helped strengthen the business relationships between the 127 attendees from Turkish textile mills and US cotton merchants. The 41 participating mills represented 74 per cent of 2016/17 US exports to Turkey, an estimated 1.1 million bales of US cotton. US exporters and textile mills reported sales of 113,528 bales of US cotton during the Cotton USA quality conference, valued at approximately $38.1 million. As a result of attending the event, textile mill buyers said they would likely purchase an additional 365,700 bales of US cotton during the next year, an estimated $122.9 million increase in sales.

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US Homeownership Spikes A Year After Hitting 50-year Low

The homeownership rate across the country hit 63.7 percent in the second quarter of the year, according to the Census Bureau. The jump is a full percentage point increase from the same time period last year, the Wall Street Journal reported. In the second quarter of 2016, the homeownership rate was 62.9 percent, a 50-year low, according to the publication.

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Who Was Behind The 15th July Coup In Turkey?

By Yıldıray Oğur * / Ceren Kenar * - The first failed coup attempt in Turkey, after four ‘successful’ ones, happened on 22nd February 1962. In the elections held a month after the hanging of Prime Minister Adnan Menderes, the political parties that were a continuation of the political party he was head of, the Democrat Party won the majority. These results troubled a radical Kemalist group and Military Academy Commander Talat Aydemir attempted a coup. The coup was suppressed with difficulty; Captain Aydemir was told to resign and then duly pardoned. However the captain tried to organize a coup again a year later on 21st May 1963. There were clashes in front of the Parliament in Ankara, jets bombed the Military Academy. Talat Aydemir and the putschists surrendered. This time, the captain was brought to court. He was sentenced to death. At his trial he said: “If you set me free today, I’d organize a coup again”

Turkey's Largest Information Campaign Denounces FETO

In one of its largest information campaigns, Turkey has communicated to the international community its stance against the Fetullah Terrorist Organisation (FETO), responsible for the defeated coup last July. FETO and the defeated coup on July 15, 2016, remained the most discussed issue by top Turkish officials and their foreign counterparts, sources in the foreign ministry said Thursday.

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THY Sets New 6-month Record with Passengers in Tens of Millions

Turkish Airlines (THY) has carried more than 30.3 million passengers in the first half of this year, its highest ever in a six-month period, according to a statement the airline released Tuesday.
The national flag carrier said that the total number of customers rose by 13.5 percent in June compared to the same month last year, reaching 5.7 million.

Coca-Cola Explores Energy Drink Bolt-On

Image On Monday, April 30, the Wall Street Journal broke a story reporting that Coca-Cola (KO) was in discussions to purchase energy drinks company Monster (MNST). Monster's share price swelled 20% on the news - its market cap popping up $2 billion to roughly $13 billion - but Coca-Cola ultimately decided to walk away from the deal. Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent said late Monday that, "at this time," the company is not in talks to buy Monster. Monster's share price fell back to its pre-news market cap of around $11 billion.

Outward Direct Investments Nearing $24bn

Image Almost 3,500 Turkish companies are currently operating in 103 countries. Nearing $24bn, Turkish outward direct investments intensify in energy, banking, communications, manufacturing and commerce. According to a study from the Ankara Trade Chamber based on Treasury and Central Bank data, outward direct investments, at a mere $3.7bn by 2001, shot up to $23.6bn as of September 2010. Therefore, near $20bn of the Turkish investment abroad has been made in the past decade.

An Over 100-Year-Old History of Turkish Sephardic Jews in Seattle

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Temple de Hirsch exterior, 15th Avenue and E. Union St., Seattle, ca. 1908-1914. (Photo: University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division)

According to the M.A. thesis of Albert Adatto, a student of University of Washington in 1939, (“Sephardim and the Seattle Sephardic Community”), the first two Sephardic Jews Jack Policar (d. 1961) and Solomo Calvo (d. 1964), arrived in Seattle from the island of Marmara, Turkey in 1902. The first Turkish Jew to arrive in Seattle is thought to have been David Levy in 1900. In 1904, they met Nissim Alhadeff, who had arrived that year from the Isle of Rhodes, between Greece and Turkey, in a Seattle Greek Café.
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