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“To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.” 

Nelson Mandela


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A constitutional referendum will be held in The Republic of Turkey on 16 April 2017.


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White hair

One day a little girl was sitting and watching her mother do the dishes at the kitchen sink. She suddenly noticed that her mother had several strands of white hair sticking out in contrast on her brunette head. 
She looked at her mother and inquisitively asked, "Why are some of your hairs white, Mom?" 
Her mother replied, "Well, every time that you do something wrong and make me cry or unhappy, one of my hairs turns white."

The little girl thought about this revelation for a while and then said, "Momma, how come ALL of grandma's hairs are white?"

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Foreign Minister Davutoglu signs the book of condolences for Nelson R. Mandela


Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Ahmet Davutoğlu signed the book of condolences for Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa at the Embassy of South Africa in Ankara on December 10, 2013.

In his message noting that South Africa and the world have lost a great leader, who devoted his life to his ideals, to the service of his people and to ideals of humanity Foreign Minister Davutoğlu conveyed the immense admiration for a courageous leader and his fight against racism and inequality, his struggle for freedom and justice.

Stressing that Mandela was an African soul reflecting the traditional African philosophy, “ubuntu” that emphasizes tolerance, compassion, acknowledge that of others Foreign Minister Davutoğlu said that his immense contribution to his country and to Africa will always be cherished.