POPULAR TURKISH TV SERIES RAISE EXPORTS OF GOODS, SERVICES

Tue 12 November 2019: Aired in nearly 150 countries around the world, Turkish TV series raise interest in Turkey’s products, therefore making a significant contribution to the sales of goods and services to the countries where Turkish dramas are a big hit Turkish TV series draw great interest in overseas markets and contributes to Turkey’s […]

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’FEARLESS’ CHARLIZE THERON HONOURED BY HOLLYWOOD

Sun 10 November 2019: Charlize Theron was honored by Hollywood Friday for a “fearless” career in which she tackled themes including sexual harassment long before the #MeToo movement up-ended the industry. The 44-year-old South African Oscar-winner, who has often played down her flawless looks to win darker, more complex parts, collected the prestigious American Cinematheque […]

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NIGERIA’S OSCAR RACE ENTRY LIONHEART DISQUALIFIED BY ACADEMY

Nigeria’s Oscar race entry Lionheart disqualified by Academy Tue 05 November 2019: Nigeria’s Oscar race entry Lionheart disqualified by Academy Organisers say feature does not meet requirements for ‘predominantly non-English dialogue track’, according to reports. The organisers of the Oscars have disqualified Nigeria’s first-ever entry for consideration in the International Feature Film category because it […]

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Jackie Chan, Jason Momoa & Bollywood Star Shah Rukh celebrate the ‘joy of cinema’ in Saudi Arabia

  Wed 16 October 2019: Shah Rukh Khan was given the Most Prominent International Celebrity Award at the Joy Forum 2019 Awards Night. Fifteen international actors, including Jackie Chan, Jason Momoa, and Shahrukh Khan, received awards at the Joy Excellence Awards gala ceremony in Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh on Monday. Turki Al Al-Sheikh, the chairman of […]

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Why PM Imran wants muslims to watch Dirilis: Ertugrul ?

Tue 15 October 2019: The Prime minister of Pakistan would like Pakistanis to watch a phenomenally popular Turkish television series called Dirilis: Ertugrul. Imran Khan has been seen on tape, not only recommending the popular serial but insisting all five seasons should be dubbed in Urdu so that the general public can watch and understand. […]

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New TV channel to address misconceptions about Islam

Tue 01 October 2019: The details of a joint English TV channel planned by Turkey, Pakistan and Malaysia, is being slowly revealed as leaders shared further information on the project. “We felt that many reports about Islam and Muslims were inaccurate and do not portray what Islam preaches. They label Muslims as terrorists for example, […]

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Malaysia bans Jennifer Lopez stripper movie ‘Hustlers’ for nudity

Fri 20 September 2019: Malaysia has banned the hit Jennifer Lopez movie Hustlers, the authorities said on Friday (Sept 20), criticising the film about strippers as packed with “obscene content” not suitable for cinema-goers in the conservative country. The country’s film censorship board said Hustlers’ naked breasts, erotic dances and scenes featuring drugs made it […]

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“I broke the law”: Actress Huffman gets two weeks jail

Sat 14 September 2019: Actress Felicity Huffman was given two weeks jail time Friday for paying bribes to help her daughter gain admission to a prestigious American university, the first high-profile figure to be sentenced in a cheating scandal that rocked America. The “Desperate Housewives” actress, wearing a navy blue dress and cardigan, looked ashen-faced […]

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Salma Hayek says she wants to protect Mexico’s image

Wed 11 September 2019: Salma Hayek says she refrains from using social media to comment on problems in her native Mexico because she wants to protect the country’s image. During an appearance Tuesday to promote her Netflix series “Monarcha” on a family’s tequila empire, the actress was asked why she doesn’t use her social media […]

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