Bu, hepimizin hikâyesi biraz!..


Buruk, hüzün dolu olsa da biraz!

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Bizimkisi bir gurbet hikayesi ; siyah beyaz film gibi biraz, umut ve ihtiras… Hüzünlü sonbahar kapısından çıkmak gibi aydınlığa biraz. Sonuç veren çabalar, diken gibi batan zorluklar, ve gül gibi kokan anılar… Bizimkisi her gurbetçinin romanı gibi biraz. Kaybettiğim sizleri çok özledim, sayenizde buralardayım… iyi ki gurbete çıkmışsın babacığım! – (Merhum Kayahan’ın ‘Bizmkisi bir âşk hikâyesi’ melodisinden [1] uyarlamadır.nö)

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Dünya’da ‘Ulusallaşma’ sürecinin başlangıç noktası…


Çanakkale!

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©Bircan Ünver Dr. Sebahattin Devecioğlu

Bu hareket noktası sadece Türk Tarihi’nin dönüm noktalarından birisi değil, aynı zamanda bağımsızlıklarına susamış, sömürge halkların da özgüvenlerini kazanıp, başkaldırma sürecini başlatmalarında da itici güç rolü oynamıştır. Ayrıca pek çok tarihçi, Rusya’da zorda kalan çarlık rejiminin devrilmesinde ve I. Dünya Savaşı’nın 2 yıl uzamasında da, bu olayın önemli bir payı olduğu görüşündedirler.

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Some Armenian groups’ allegations and the case of Casey Anthony…


The Trial of Casey Anthony for the Alleged Murder of her 2 year old daughter Caylee in 2008 and the 2011 Verdict that Stunned the Nation, and a Correlation

 

© Yuksel Oktay

Casey Anthony,  a 25 year old mother , tried for the alleged murder of her 2 year old daughter three years ago, was found not guilty following nearly six months of testimony and 10 hour deliberation by a Jury of 12 members on July 6, 2011. However, Casey Antony was already convicted by the Media, which was dubbed as the 13th Juror by some people. Continue reading

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and His Contributions to Humanity…


 

 

                           

MUSTAFA KEMAL ATATURK

(1881 – 1938)

 

The Founder and the First President of the Republic of Turkey

(October 29, 1923)

And His Contributions to Humanity

 

                                                     

 

Ataturk opens Ankara Museum of Fine Arts and Sculpture 1935

 

 

An Exhibitoon of Photographs, Posters and Books

and Presentation on the Life of One of the Greatest Leaders

of the 20th Century.

 

By Yüksel Oktay, PE

 

 

Exhibition – May 1-31, 2011

Presentation – May 21, Saturday, 13:00 – 15:00

 

Hunterdon County Library, North County Branch

65 Halstead Street, Clinton, NJ

908 730-6135

 

 

           

 

 

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“Turkish American Leadership Conference”


Empowering Turkish Americans…



©Yüksel Oktay

The three day – Washington DC, March 17-19, 2011 – conference which officially started on Thursday March 17, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, some participants coming on Wednesday night March 16, ended on Saturday afternoon, March 19, where many excellent presentations were made and new leaders were introduced . The highlight must have been the presentation by the The Young Turks Continue reading

Davet :”Türk Kütüphanesi Ve Müzesi Dostluk Ve Barış İçin (TKM)” Projesi…


MEDYA MENSUPLARI VE KAMU OYUNA DAVET- 18 Mart 2011

“TÜRK KÜTÜPHANESİ VE MÜZESİ DOSTLUK VE BARIŞ İÇİN (TKM)” Projesi’nin İLK TOPLANTISI ANEMON GALATA OTELİ’NDE YAPILACAKTIR..

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Sweet Treats in Istanbul…


Food Journeys of a Lifetime :
500 Extraordinary Places to Eat Around the Globe

© Yuksel Oktay


A new book has been added to the long list of excellent books published by National Geographic over the years. The latest one prepared by the book division is: Continue reading

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