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May 29, 1453 - When Constantinople Fell

The National Herald 29 May 2021
Designed by the Hungarian cannon founder Orban for a very high price, it was responsible for bringing down Constantinople’s walls, not the Turkish multitude, or Mehmet’s strategy, or the fighters’ hunger for plunder, or even the myth of the 72 virgins waiting for them in paradise.

Six investing myths

bitpanda 25 May 2021
Read this post in German, French, Spanish, Turkish, Italian and Polish. It is hard to count how many myths are out there about investing. You might be afraid to lose money, or you might just think it’s too late to start. In this article, we’ll debunk 5+1 of the most common ones, to show you that investing is, in fact, for everybody.1 ... Simply put ... 3 ... 6.

US Senators, representatives condemn antisemitism in wake of attacks

The Jerusalem Post 22 May 2021
... being pelted with rocks, an attack on Jewish diners in Los Angeles, fireworks hurled at a crowd in New York City, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s recent invocation of the blood libel myth---among far too many others," the statement went on to say.

Turkey, Russia, and the Middle East

The Algemeiner 22 Mar 2021
There is no single great power in Turkey’s neighborhood, which opens the door for greater Turkish economic and military engagement along its borders ... Turkish troops are now stationed on Azerbaijani soil alongside Russian ... Thus we come to the first myth of Turkish foreign policy.

German Muslim Leader Resigns After Socialist Group Exposes His Online Antisemitic Campaign

The Algemeiner 04 Mar 2021
In a post on its website headlined “Against All Antisemitism,” the left-wing group said that it had been “horrified to discover that Mustafa Keskin, chairman of the Turkish Islamic Community of Göttingen, spreads antisemitic hate messages and conspiracy myths on ...

Islamic terror state Turkey convicts journalist

Blitz 02 Jan 2021
And while the New York Times pressures Netflix to stream Turkish Islamist agitprop ...

Dendias: Greece Has Launched Campaign to Dispel 'Myth' of West-Leaning Turkey

The National Herald 08 Nov 2020
He noted that Greece was not letting any Turkish challenge go unanswered but instead creating networks of relationships with countries also harmed by Turkish expansionism. "We have begun a campaign to dispel the myth and image of Turkey as a West-leaning partner," he said ... We have no differences with Turkish society," he said.

Exclusive interview: Azerbaijan's view of the Armenian conflict

The Spectator 07 Oct 2020
At what point were your Turkish allies aware that you were launching offensive operations? Did they have any idea that hostilities were going to commence in advance? ... And yet this week it was reported that a Turkish F-16 shot down an Armenian Sukhoi. If you don't require Turkish help, why are Turkish aircraft bringing down Armenian planes?.

Greece and Turkey: A difficult friendship

Indian Express 06 Oct 2020
Not only was the rebellion successful, but it also became part of the foundational myth of the modern Greek nation. Most nations embellish how the country was founded until it stretches into myth ... myths ... The same can be said for the myth surrounding the foundation of the Turkish Republic in 1923, and the establishment of the German Empire in 1871.

Decades of Turkish occupation in Cyprus

Blitz 11 Sep 2020
However, this small and resilient island country also has a dark and criminal history – a history shaped by the Turkish occupation since 1974 ... “Even women of ages up to 80 were savagely raped by members of the Turkish forces,” the report said ... Nonetheless, the myth of Cyprus being a Turkish island is popular with many Turks.

New Data Debunks Reports of Turkey as Leader in Crypto Adoption

XBT.MONEY 24 Jul 2020
Major Turkish crypto exchange Paribu had a simple aim. to find 1,000 Turkish citizens who somehow heard about crypto ... The reported results have debunked a major myth about the Turkish crypto ecosystem ... Turkish users see crypto as a way of investment and trading. With the new sampling, the survey dug deep into the perception of Turkish crypto users.

Dirilis Ertugrul: Series dubbed ‘Turkish Game of Thrones’ breaks records in Pakistan

Yahoo Daily News 19 Jun 2020
A historical TV drama dubbed the “Turkish Game of Thrones” is currently breaking records in Pakistan, to some controversy ... Ertugrul soothes viewers by tapping into a flattering foundational myth of Turkish glory,” it said.Read more.

Books on the Fall of Constantinople for Your List

The National Herald 25 May 2020
Since the fall of Constantinople on May 29, 1453, countless books have been written about the siege and the fall of the city ... The Siege and Fall of Constantinople ... The authors also included folk history from popular Greek myths and folktales as well as medieval Russian, Italian, and Turkish folktales to add further insight into the subject ... 1453 ... .

Show Me Your Adviser and I’ll Tell You Who You Are

The National Herald 14 Feb 2020
Similarly, the ruling New Democracy party sent another academician and ELIAMEP associate, Dimitris Keridis, to Parliament despite his crude denial of the Pontian Genocide, which he characterized as a “myth.” Incidentally, former Turkish Finance Minister Kemal Dervis has been ...

Mardini, Kaplan: Five myths about Kurds

Pioneer Press 04 Nov 2019
troops from the Syrian border, exposing the Syrian Kurds to a Turkish incursion, has revived a raft of myths about them. Myth No ... Myth No ... Myth No ... military base, even while they ink economic and energy deals with Turkish, Iranian and Russian companies. Myth No ... Myth No ... A Turkish political analyst put it this way.

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