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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.

New Orleans Pelicans Looking To Unload Omer Asik's Contract

While Asik hasn’t spent much time on the floor, his $9.9 million deal has clogged the ability of New Orleans to add a viable frontcourt option alongside All-Star power forward Anthony Davis. According to ESPN, the Pelicans have started negotiations with Philadelphia for a deal involving Jahlil Okafor, the third-overall pick of the 2015 NBA Draft, in exchange for backup center Alexis Ajinca and a first-round selection in 2018. The 76ers have reportedly been uninterested in a trade involving Asik, as he has produced averages of 2.8 points, 5.4 rebounds and 0.3 blocks per game during his limited time on the court with New Orleans.

NYPD Graduates 555 in December

Image By Ali Cinar- New York - 555 men and women joined their fellow NYPD officers in protecting New York City this Wednesday. The Graduation Ceremony was held on Madison Square Garden attended by the new officers' friends and family, and presided over by Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD  Commissioner James P. O'Neill. NYPD December class represents 39 different countries, 44 different languages, and includes 51 individuals with prior military service. Police Commissioner O'Neill gave his opening remarks at the Ceremony with a powerful message for new Police Officer. “You are being given an awesome responsibility. You are joining the finest police officers anywhere. I am so proud of you " O 'Neill said.

Muslim NYPD Officer Threatened, Told 'Go Back to Your Country'

Image By Ali Cinar- New York - New York City was shocked by an insult to NYPD officer by Brooklyn Resident. An 11-year-veteran of the NYPD Officer, Aml Elsokary, said she had just dropped off her 16-year-old son in Brooklyn Saturday  when a man has begun arguing with her son. When NYPD Officer Elsokary, who was not in uniform, Brooklyn Resident Christopher Nelson allegedly told her, "ISIS, I will cut your throat, go back to your country," before escaping the scene. Elsokary, a 34-year-old Muslim-American, is an 11-year-veteran of the NYPD. She was wearing a hijab at the time of the incident, according to the NYPD report.

NYPD Muslim Officers Society Condemns Terror Attacks in Istanbul, Egypt and Yemen

Image By Ali Cinar- New York -  There were 3 bomb attacks in Egypt,Turkey and Yemen at the same day. NYPD Muslim Officers Society made a press releases on these 3 deadly attacks. Egypt has declared 3 days of mourning on Sunday after a bombing at a chapel adjacent to Egypt’s main Christian cathedral killed 25 people and wounded another 49. 12 kilograms of TNT explosives were used in the attack. The majority of those killed were women and children. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

Turkish-Americans Organize A Farewell for NYPD Member

Image Ali Cinar- New York - Turkish American Community organized two different farewell programs for Erhan Yildirim who was working for NYPD as a Community Coordinator. Erhan Yildirim has started to work with the Department on a range of issues affecting West African and Muslim communities since 2007. Yildirim always defines himself as a Public Relations bridge between Communities and NYPD. He stated: I was trying to redeem the name of the police department to Muslims and the reputation of Islam to police officers. He has given many lectures about the profile of the  Ethnic Communities to the Police Officers.
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