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TURKEY – ARMENIA DISPUTE MUST BE SETTLED IN COURT

BURHAN GURDOGAN
The Turkish-Armenian dispute holds a great deal of importance for both countries. The Armenian side accuses Turkey (successor of the Ottoman Empire) of committing genocide in 1915, while the Turks answer these claims by stating that the relocation of the Armenians was a necessity in a time of war.

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FREEDOM TO PROTEST IN TURKEY

TUGCE ERCETIN
We all know that the freedom to protest is a significant part of the bedrock of democracy, since all individuals need to express themselves. This is a fundamental right for all citizens in every country, because people have the right to demand more rights, freedom to live better.

OTTOMANS VERSUS MAMLUKS: NEW EPISODE SAME PLAYGROUND

NERVANA
On 23rd of January 1517, the Ottomans defeated the Mamluks army, entered the city of Cairo and hanged their leader Tuman bey from its southern gate “ bab Zuwaila”. This victory had a profound impact on the entire Middle East for decades that still resonates today.

Dani Rodrik

CAUTION! SHAM TRIAL IN PROCESS…

DANI RODRIK

A Turkish court accepted a second indictment yesterday in the infamous Sledgehammer case, adding 28 new names to the 195 officers already under indictment (most of whom have been jailed). The new indictment is based on additional (digital) documents, said to reinforce the original charges, which prosecutors have “found” in a naval base and at the home of a retired colonel.