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"For the first time in the U.S., the events of September 11 are being viewed through the eyes of a particular ethnic group. Elif Ozmenek brings together issues such as the impact of this historical event on Turkish people living in New York, the witnesses to the terrorist attack, and people who lost their loved ones in a documentary called “The Yellow Leaf.” Ozmenek writes about the terrorist attacks which changed the world through the eyes of Turks for TurkofAmerica."
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2006-10-15 13:56:52 On the 65th Floor of the 1st Tower During the Terrorist Attack 7490
2006-10-15 13:50:43 Dr Oz: "Americans Were Not Able to Understand What Islam Was" 22093
2006-10-15 13:50:02 American Dream Is Over 6976
2006-10-15 13:48:51 "Turkey Is Safer than New York" 9217
2006-10-15 13:46:56 "Our Nervous Systems Are Not That Strong" 7527
2006-10-15 13:45:57 "I Was Quite Afraid that I Was Wearing A Headscarf" 6477
2006-10-15 13:44:35 "Discrimination between 'Our Muslims' and 'Other Muslims" 7979
2006-10-15 13:43:23 Lost Around $10 Million 7495
2006-10-15 13:41:58 He Lost His Brother 6790
2006-10-15 13:19:19 September 11: Through the Eyes of the Turkish Community 9329
 
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  • Health  ( 15 items )
  • Europe  ( 40 items )
    "A large number of the Turkish entrepreneurs in the EU (68 percent) live in Germany. France and Holland follow close behind. In the 10-year period between 1996 and 2006, the investment volume of Turkish entrepreneurs increased from 5.6 billion Euro to 10.9 billion Euro. The turnover of 21.8 billion Euro in 1996 has increased as of 2006 to 43.9 billion Euro."
  • Foreign Trading  ( 28 items )
    "For Turkey’s $100 billion export target for the year 2010, the US economy is an important market, with its capacity of $12 trillion.  However, Turkey’s share from this market is currently 3 per thousand. Turkey has made huge effort and within the following two-year period the government will organize special activities in the six target states (New York, Texas, California, Illinois, Georgia and Florida.) "
  • Tourism  ( 17 items )
    "During 2007, 650,000 American tourists visited Turkey. This is the highest number ever recorded. In recent years, the number of tourists visiting Turkey has increased at a rate that is almost three times the world average, with 23.3 million people visiting Turkey in 2007. In 2006, there were 19 million, while in 2005, 21 million visited Turkey. The Culture and Tourism Ministry, which has established a 10 million dollar budget for the North American market in 2008, plans on bringing 1 million American tourists to Turkey by the end of the year."
  • Jewelry  ( 10 items )
    "Turkey's gold export was 842.6 million dollars in 2004. The total volume of the sector is around 4.5 billion dollars. This corresponds to 2.3 percent of the GNP. When considered within its own dynamics, the gold sector is very precious to Turkey. What if this were evaluated taking into consideration the U.S. market? What would the picture look like?"
 
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