Music Goddess Extraordinaire: Loreena McKennit

By Janet EkstractIZMIR – Loreena McKennit certainly needs no introduction. A wildly, successful world music artist-composer who sold more than 14 million albums – not only possesses one of the most unique, vocal qualities of any singer but a spiritual humbleness and youthfulness that belıes her age. McKennit was in Izmir last weekend, More...

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By admin On Monday, June 17th, 2019

UN Chief: Mediation-Conflict Prevention: Keys To Allay Human Suffering

UNITED NATIONS – By Janet Ekstract – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres focused on issues of escalating international crises in his recent weekly address and said that conflict prevention More...

By admin On Saturday, June 8th, 2019

Friends of the Oceans

UNITED NATIONS (TURKISH JOURNAL) – By Nishat Mirza – The United Nations is celebrating World Oceans Day June 8th, along with the people of small Islands, people from across cultures, and across gender More...

By admin On Friday, June 7th, 2019

UNICEF: 115 million boys and men around the world married as children

UNITED NATIONS – An estimated 115 million boys and men around the world were married as children, UNICEF said today in its first ever in-depth analysis of child grooms. Of these, 1 in 5 children, or 23 million, More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

UN: Turkish-Russian Working Group Offers Hope On Idlib Crisis

By Janet Ekstract UNITED NATIONS (TURKISH JOURNAL) – United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, Rosemary Di Carlo made an urgent plea on Idlib in her briefing to the More...

By admin On Monday, May 20th, 2019

The President of UNGA, Maria Fernanda Espinosa to fight against plastic pollution

UNITED NATIONS (TURKISH JOURNAL) – By Nishat Mirza – “The pollution from the oceans affects the livelihood of thousands of coastal communities”. Says María Fernanda Espinosa, United Nations President More...

By admin On Thursday, May 16th, 2019

UN Secretary-General Praises PM Ardern’s Leadership: Sharing Words of Hope in Christchurch

By Janet Ekstract UNITED NATIONS (TURKISH JOURNAL) – Earlier this week, the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres shared words of hope with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and the More...

By admin On Friday, May 10th, 2019
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May You Live In Interesting Times: 58th Venice Biennale 2019

By Janet Ekstract VENICE (TURKISH JOURNAL) – The 58th Venice Biennale, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year opens tomorrow and promises to be one of the most eclectic and exciting with 90 nations More...

By admin On Friday, May 10th, 2019

Secretary of State Pompeo: No Tolerance For Iran Backtracking On Sanctions – Zero Exemptions on Iranian Oil Waivers

By Janet Ekstract NEW YORK – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in his recent press conference at the Heritage Foundation in Washington D.C., made it very clear, in no uncertain terms, that the U.S. will More...

By admin On Thursday, May 9th, 2019

Turkish-American Architect’s Firm Chosen To Revamp The Noguchi Museum In Queens

By Janet Ekstract NEW YORK-  Büro Koray Duman, headed by its namesake, is Noguchi Museum’s choice to create a new and creative architectural expansion for the Queens, New York landmark. Since the firm specializes More...

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