U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Ash Carter visited Turkey to continue close consultations on a number of core issues. Dr. Carter's visit also provided an opportunity to reaffirm America's strong commitment to Turkey as an ally in confronting international terrorism in the wake of last Friday's incident at the U.S. Embassy.
The New York Gypsy All-Stars sprang, uniting bi-musical virtuosi raised on the lush sounds of Macedonian, Greek, Turkish, and American roots and forged in the halls of the world's best music schools. U.S. Embassy sponsored "Turkey Tour" started in İstanbul and continued in Ankara and Bursa.
U.S. Embassy-sponsored 2nd QueerFest organized by Pink Life Association will take place in Ankara 17-24 Jan. 2013.
11 year old Abed recently lost his leg in a missile attack in Syria. Abed was accompanied by his nineteen year old brother Omar, who had carried Abed out of Syria across the border to the safety of Turkey after the attack. The brothers' parents and seven sisters remain in Syria.