Istanbul

Economics

Why more Turkish women don't work

Economic research makes clear that bringing women into the economy would improve Turkey's economy across all fronts. And yet, Turkish women still hover at the bottom of OECD rankings for women in the workplace.

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Eco-Islam

Muslim scholars and leaders recently gathered in Istanbul to discuss and approve a 7-year action plan to address climate change, which includes plans for sustainable Muslim cities, reduced fossil fuel consumption, and a green Hajj.

Arts, Culture & Media

Mehmet Ertegun and jazz

Bruce Wallace reports on concerts being hosted by the Turkish Embassy in DC. They commemorate a series of ground-breaking concerts organized in the 1930's by the sons of Ambassador Mehmet Ertegun. Ahmet Ertegun went on to form Atlantic Records.