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Time for Turkey to Leave Cyprus in Peace

Time for Turkey to Leave Cyprus in Peace

Since its invasion of Cyprus in 1974, Turkey has claimed that it was acting as a protector and guarantor of the island’s security. But a closer examination of its actions on Cyprus indicates motivations of a very different character. Turkey’s invasion resulted in hundreds of thousands of Greek Cypriot refugees, who have been unable to return to their homes for […]

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Turkey doubles efforts of distorting the historic facts about the Armenian Genocide

08.11.2011 15:49 Alisa Gevorgyan “Radiolur” Turkey has doubled its efforts of distorting the historic facts ahead of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Young Turkish historian Mehmed Perincek has published his recurrent masterpiece, where he presents his views on the Armenian Genocide. In” The Armenian Cause in 120 documents of Russian state archives” book published […]

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U.S. House of Representatives: Bill to Return Property to U.S. Citizens in the Turkish-occupied territory of Cyprus

U.S. House of Representatives: Bill to Return Property to U.S. Citizens in the Turkish-occupied territory of Cyprus

Bill to Return Property to U.S. Citizens Offered in U.S. House of Representatives American Hellenic Institute (AHI) on July 20, 2011 that aims to turn over property that rightfully belongs to the Cypriots and others like U.S. citizens, announced AHI. H.R.2597, the American Owned Property in Occupied Cyprus Claims Act, will enable U.S. citizens who own property in the […]

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the battlefields of thessaly

Modern writers about Macedonia - 1897 The Battlefields of Thessaly, With Personal Experiences in Turkey and Greece

Another evidence about the ethnicities inhabiting Macedonia around 1897 comes from the book “The Battlefields of Thessaly, With Personal Experiences in Turkey and Greece“. Remove the Turks from Macedonia to-morrow and Greek, Wallach and Bulgar would be at each other’s throats for a week. Ther are kurds, Zeibecks, Arnauts, Drusos, Syrians of many sorts, Lazes, Jews, Ethiopians, Arabs and Circussians. […]

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Turkey’s hired scholars denied genocide

Turkey’s hired scholars denied genocide

Harut Sassounian, Publisher, The California Courier, 14 July 2011 Prof. Taner Akcam dropped a bombshell during a lecture at the Glendale Public Library last month, when he revealed that a confidential source in Istanbul had informed him about the Turkish government’s scheme to bribe American scholars to deny the Armenian Genocide. Dr. Akcam, holder of the Kaloosdian/Mugar Chair in Armenian […]

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Σιμπέλ: «Υποτιθέμενη» γενοκτονία των Ποντίων!

Προτείνει να καταργηθεί η 19η Μαϊου ως ημέρα εθνικής μνήμης Απίστευτη πρόκληση δια χειρός της εκλεκτής του ΠΑΣΟΚ στην Κομοτηνή κυρίας Σιμπελ Μουσταφάογλου η οποία σε επιστολή της μιλά για «υποτιθέμενη» γενοκτονία των Ποντίων. Η υποψήφια με το κυβερνών κόμμα στις τελευταίες βουλευτικές εκλογές υιοθετώντας πλήρως την εγκάθετη πολιτική της Αγκυρας προτείνει μάλιστα στο δημοτικό συμβούλιο της Κομοτηνής […]

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Turkey is the Globe’s leading jailer of Journalists

As Professor of Journalism, Roy Greenslade, recently noted in the London Evening Standard, Turkey does not just have a press freedom problem. It is, in fact, the “globe’s leading jailer of journalists“. According to the organisations that compile figures on such things, Turkey has imprisoned more journalists than any other country: more than Iran, more than China, more than North […]

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Jason and the argot: land where Greek’s ancient language survives

Jason and the argot: land where Greek’s ancient language survives

By Steve Connor, Science Editor Monday, 3 January 2011 As few as 5,000 people speak the dialect but linguists believe that it is the closest, living language to ancient Greek and could provide an unprecedented insight into the language of Socrates and Plato and how it evolved. The community lives in a cluster of villages […]

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Erzurum – Θεοδοσιούπολις

Erzurum - Θεοδοσιούπολις

Photograph by W. L. Sachtleben showing Armenian victims of a massacre in Erzurum on October 30, 1895 being gathered for burial in a mass grave Erzurum (Armenian: Կարին, Karin; Greek: Θεοδοσιούπολις, Theodosiopolis) is a city in eastern Anatolia, Turkey. The name “Erzurum” derives from “Arz-e Rûm” (literally The Land of the Romans in Persian).[1] To the Arabs, the city was […]

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