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Since the appearance of the new service, roots, migration, purity and hybridity have dominated the conversation in WhatsApp groups, offices and tea shops. In just two days, over 5 million Turks went looking for their heritage on the register. Interest was so intense that for a few hours the website collapsed.
According to a report by Turkish newspaper Hurriyet, the process of restoration of the mosque began on November 2015. A photo published alongside the report shows a large sign on the gate of the mosque which reads: “The Mosque of Turks” in Turkish. On the left side of the gate is a smaller sign with the ...

Thousands of Austrian-Turks allegedly holding illegal dual-citizenship may be deported from Austria and lose all their Austrian citizenship rights, said BBC Turkish. Austria's far right Freedom Party (FPOe), the coalition partner of the Austrian government, asks from 18,500 Austrian-Turks to prove that they do ...
Browder said last week that the co-authors' book revealed a "positive, affirmative story of the 'Turkish people. ... Some referred to them as "so-called Turks." ... Their findings show that the Turkish people of South Carolina are indeed descendants of Joseph Benenhaley, known as "the original Ottoman Turk.".
According to a study conducted with more than 1,500 people, Turks love the jokes that scare them the most. Upon being ... Turks also turned out to be brutal when somebody makes a joke that is not funny at all. It turns out that ... One of the most common jokes among Turkish people is phone jokes. A total of ...
Thus, being a Turk in Georgia, while serving as Turkish Ambassador in Tbilisi, is a pleasant experience. Of course we ... This is not about Turks coming to discover Georgia for invasion, it is not about that. ... That hurts tourism, and that's why Turks do prefer places where they can travel without that hassle.

Turkey's president has slammed Kosovo's prime minister for being critical of the arrest and deportation of six Turkish citizens with ties to schools linked to the Fethullah Gulen movement that Ankara blames for a failed 2016 coup. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he was "saddened" and ...
France's president Emmanuel Macron's recent support to Kurdish forces in Syria aims to ensure France's long-term influence in the reconstructing of the country, according to Oliver Piot who spoke to France 24 on Saturday. Macron met with representatives of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on ...
Kosovo PM Denies Knowing About Turks' Deportation. Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj said the Turkish citizens arrested ... Today, in the operation conducted by #Kosovo Intelligence Agency, 6 turk citizens have been deported. Myself, as the Prime Minister, was not informed about this operation, ...
The Turks, Iraqis, Iranians and Syrians will not compromise on their status as Nation-State. If Subcontinent divided into Indo-Pak, it was because the Muslims had to sacrifice Khilafah (Institution of Caliphate) state for Nation-State. The higher ideal was to become a place of experiment of Islamic teachings ...
I visited in the off-season, when everything was closed. I walked and walked and swam and swam and had the most glorious time. I ran into a total of three people. I would bring books, board games and other diversions, and lots of sunscreen. You can take the ferry over Grand Turk for the day or night.
Turkish prosecutors ordered the detention of 70 serving army officers over alleged links to the US-based preacher accused of orchestrating an attempted coup in 2016, CNN Turk said on Thursday. Police launched simultaneous operations in 38 provinces across Turkey in a probe led by state prosecutors in ...
The Kosovo Interior Ministry said the Turks' residence permits had been revoked after their arrest for "security reasons", but did not explain why. ... of the incident, Haradinaj said in a message posted on Twitter: “Today, in the operation conducted by #Kosovo Intelligence Agency, 6 Turk citizens have been ...
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) - Kosovo police arrested six Turks working with a group of schools owned by a cleric who President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blames for an attempted coup two years ago and handed them over to Turkish authorities Thursday, officials said. Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency said ...
Recent pronouncements by Erdogan that the Aegean Islands should belong to Ankara and accusations of interference on behalf of minority Turks in Bulgarian elections have led to diplomatic crises. Speaking on the anniversary of Greece's independence from the Turkish in 1821, Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos ...
There are hundreds of stories in printed and social media that this caused disappointment and shock among several Turks who discovered that instead ... In one of the documented stories, the family of a past opposition leader who is an ultra-nationalistic Turk, is an Armenian convert to Islam from a family in ...
In the latest in a series of Turkish transgressions on Thursday, two Turkish F-16s harassed a Chinook helicopter that had been carrying the head of the Hellenic Army, Lieutenant General Alkiviadis Stefanis, along with other senior military officials. The Chinook had been carrying the officers from the small ...

But a Mechanical Turk task shared with WIRED appears to provide a glimpse into what training one of YouTube's machine learning tools looks like at the ground level. MTurk is an Amazon-owned marketplace where corporations and academic researchers pay individual contractors to perform micro-sized ...
A protest in support of freedom of the press in Turkey. File photo: Ozan Kose / AFP. Erbil, Kurdistan Region – An unlisted holding company with close ties to Turkey's ruling AK Party has bought a substantial chuck of the nation's dwindling independent media, including Hurriyet and CNN Turk. Critics called ...
Those Turkish observers who do not believe that the United States is conspiring to damage their country should nonetheless not hope for a radical change in U.S. foreign policy direction, analyst Nicholas Danforth of the Bipartisan Policy Center said . “Someone in Washington, the assumption seems to be, ...
There are hundreds of stories in printed and social media, which sent shock waves in Turkey and beyond, about several Turks who discovered that they had ... In one of the documented stories, the family of a past opposition leader—an ultra-nationalistic Turk—was actually converted to Islam from an ...
Turkish prosecutors have opened an investigation into a young man being accused of using a Ponzi scheme to bilk around 80,000 Turks out of millions of dollars. ILYAS AKENGIN/AFP/Getty Images. Farm workers pick cotton in a field, Hatay, Turkey, Oct. 8, 2017. Are you a gamer? If so, you may be familiar ...
A Greek court gave a suspended sentence Tuesday to a Turkish national who ran across the tense Greek-Turkish border after a drinking binge. The 40-year-old man, who is of Kurdish origin, sprinted into Greece at the northeastern Kastanies border crossing just before midnight Monday, police said.
A Turkish man who crossed the Greek-Turkish border late on Monday apparently while under the influence of alcohol was given a suspended four-month prison sentence on Tuesday after appearing in a court in Orestiada on charges of illegal entry. The 41-year-old, a plumber from eastern Turkey, was also ...
"I've read tons of journalists' books who have looked back at these long, storied, amazing careers, so it was intimidating at first when I thought I wanted to write my story, because I was like, 'Wait, I don't know that I have a story yet,'" Turk said, calling to chat about her book and its genesis. "But it really was ...
Turkish citizens in the Danish capital Copenhagen on March 19 protested a Molotov cocktail attack against the Turkish embassy. Gathering in front of the embassy, the crowd condemned the act, which happened earlier in the day. Attended by members of the Azerbaijani and Iraqi Turkmen Front Assemblies ...
There are hundreds of stories in printed and social media, which sent shockwaves in Turkey and beyond, about several Turks who discovered that they had ... In one of the documented stories, the family of a past opposition leader—an ultra-nationalistic Turk—was actually converted to Islam from an ...
Young Turks face competition ... However, Anakhot Mai is not alone in branding itself as a Young Turk party because other competitors, which have been in the political sphere for over a decade, have troops of young politicians who also see a need to devise new policies to suit the digital age, which is ...
YPG officials among the exodus said some of the group's members had remained in Afrin to mount guerrilla attacks against the Turks and their allies. “We wish to announce that our war against the Turkish occupation and the ... forces known as the Free [Syrian] Army has entered a new phase, moving from ...
Turkish businesspeople and their families in Britain under a popular visa program will no longer be eligible for a class of indefinite visa extensions, but will still be able to apply for multi-year extensions, the U.K. government announced March 16. The U.K. will no longer accept applications for indefinite leave ...
Kurdish fighters of SDF ride in a truck passing damaged buildings in Raqqa on October 20, 2017. (AFP). AFP, Washington Tuesday, 6 March 2018. Text size A A A. US-backed Kurdish fighters in northern Syria are heading to the Turkish-assaulted Kurdish enclave of Afrin, leading to an “operational pause” ...
All season, sophomore Vince Turk has battled to be the go-to guy at 141. He started the season with three clear victories wrestling that spot, but losses against Rider and Illinois complicated his mission. For the rest of the season — until Iowa State's No. 18 Ian Parker — he came up short against ranked ...
I hate to borrow from the title of Fouad Ajami's 1998 book, “The Dream Places of The Arabs,” as I detest Ajami's politics (especially concerning his support for the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq. But I must admit that his above-mentioned book is one of the best guides to understanding a “generation's odyssey” of ...
The families, along with their sons and daughters who are students at Afghan-Turk schools in Nangarhar province, came together at the Afghan-Turk High School and said the Afghan government should make its stance clear regarding the Turkish government's insistence that the schools must fall under its ...
Yesterday marked 94 years since the abolishment of the Ottoman Caliphate on 3rd March 1924 CE. [1] The caliphate has played a significant role throughout the history of Islam and its destruction is arguably one of the darkest eras in Islamic history following the death of Prophet Muhammad (sall Allāhu ...
The total amount of Turkish nationals' tax free shopping transactions dropped to 113.2 million euros last year from 138.6 million euros in 2016, according to data from Global Blue, which provides tax free shopping and currency processing services. In 2017, a total of 9.4 million Turkish nationals travelled ...
Turks hold Greek soldiers who strayed across border. Two Greek servicemen are being detained in Turkey after straying over the heavily-defended border, as both governments haggle over their fate. By John Carr. The two soldiers, a lieutenant and a sergeant, said they were patrolling the border area ...
Until now, for at least two decades — at least before Sultan Erdogan's post-coup autocracy — thousands of Turks spoke freely, albeit in private, about their ancestry. They knew that amid the mass ... Just think: you think you are a red-blooded Turk but turn out to be a pure-blood Armenian.” Journalist Serdar ...
Supporters of PKK/PYD terrorist organization have organized attacks, mainly on the Turkish society and places of worship, in Europe amid Turkey's ongoing Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin region. The operation, launched on January 20, aims to establish security and stability along Turkish borders ...
Only in Turkey is the identity of a citizen a matter of national security. That's why the population registry in Ankara was until now a closed book, its details a state secret. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk's definition of “Turkishness” was “anyone who is attached to the Turkish state as a citizen”. Turks came from a clear ...
Nationalism that arose in the making of the Turkish state amid the collapse of the Ottoman Empire a century ago is one of the main reasons that most Turks support the government's “wars on Kurds”, writes Stephen Star in the Arab Weekly. Large sections of the population do not support Turkish President ...
A group of Turkish citizens landed on a Greek island in a dinghy after reportedly fleeing Turkey for fear of political persecution. Several hundred Turks have fled to Greece as the crackdown over the 2016 coup continues. DW Map showing the location of Oinousses near Turkey. Greek authorities said that 17 ...
The first phase, which was approved last fall, calls for a winery/tasting room on the south side of Turk Road and a clubhouse for the 9-hole golf course. ... Newcomb and town Supervisor Mark Venuti said if the entire Seneca Turk Resort project is approved, improvements to the town water system would be ...
Turks are bitterly joking that they are now living in “Kayyumistan” or the “Land of Trustees.” The government is expanding its monopoly by appointing cherry-picked trustees to replace the elected ones. By legal and practical definition, a trustee (kayyum) in Turkey is the person appointed by the government ...
RESIDENTS in Grand Turk have not been able to receive any mail from overseas and other family islands due to outstanding debts to the local airline, ... "Let us hope and pray that this problem would soon be solved and Grand Turk people will once again have postal service to and from that island and be ...
Turk Eximbank committee last week met investors who have business volume worth more than $1 trillion in the U.S., the bank said on Monday. Turk Eximbank plans to make bond issuances worth $1 billion in foreign markets in 2018 to raise the financing of Turkey's exports, the bank said in a statement.
The U.S. all too often simplifies such complexities into manageable caricatures, pitting Kurds against Arabs, Sunnis against Shias, Turks against Kurds, ad nauseam. Such shorthand obscures more than it clarifies, but it befits a player with a limited time horizon and no essential vital national interest in the ...
Thomas Anthony Turk, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away very peacefully, surrounded by his family, on February 22, 2018. He was 85 years old. Born February 8, 1933 in Falls Creek, PA, Tom, son of the late Anthony Thomas Turk and Grace (DeCarlo) Turk, was a ...
Afghanistan's Ministry of Education (MoE) on Monday formally handed over the management of Afghan-Turk schools to the Turkish government, defying calls by parents and students to keep the schools under Afghan control. Following a failed military coup in 2016, the Turkish government formally asked ...
This file picture shows a view of the Central Criminal Court of Iraq in the capital Baghdad. A court in Iraq has sentenced more than a dozen Turkish women to death over membership in the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group and involvement in acts of terror across the conflict-ridden Arab country. Abdul Sattar ...


 

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