Latest News for: Ancient turkey


Apart from the Aegean, the Turks are trying to steal its history…

Greek City Times 07 May 2021
Should one talk about a complex of Turkey or not, since they attribute anything ancient Greek to the Romans by erasing the ancient Greeks? ... have the opportunity to link Turkey’s persistent tendency to transcend cultural and moral limits in the ancient Greek sense of hubris.

1,800-year-old church in southeastern Turkey being restored

Anadolu Agency 07 May 2021
An ancient, Roman-era church in southeastern Turkey is being restored to once again welcome visitors. The 1,800-year-old St. George Church in the Diyarbakir province served as an art gallery after being first restored in 2008.

Turkey Presses Demands for Turkish Minority in Greece's Thrace

The National Herald 06 May 2021
ΑΝΚΑRA -- While refusing to open the Halki Seminary in Constantinople after 50 years and converting the ancient revered Agia Sophia Orthodox Church there into a mosque, Turkey is insisting on more rights for Muslims living in Greece's Western , Deputy Foreign Minister Yavuz ...

Tall buildings, wrestling monarchs and window ledges: take the new weekly quiz

The Observer 06 May 2021
It is Thursday lunchtime, and so it must be time for the second edition of our exciting new weekly quiz ... UK NEWS ... The immigration status of the couple ... SPACE ... These are the ruins of the ancient city of Ephesus ... Turkey Under both Greek and Roman control at different periods of antiquity, Ephesus lies near present-day Selçuk in İzmir Province, Turkey ... Ms ... .

10 Russian movie sets that became theme parks (PHOTOS)

Russia Beyond 04 May 2021
This ancient noble estate literally called ‘Lenin Hills’ was the last shelter for the Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin ... Tourists can relive the life of ancient nomads, try shooting a crossbow, peek into a torture chamber and even ride a camel(!) ... Today, this place looks like an ancient Central Asian town destroyed by time.8.

Religious tourism to attract foreign investment, alleviate poverty

Urdu Point 02 May 2021
... tourists, historians, Sikhs, archaeologists, architects and Buddhists pilgrims from across the world especially from Sri Lanka, Malaysia, China, Thailand, Turkey, Nepal, Bhutan, Korea and Japan every year due to their spiritual attachments with these ancient establishments.

DRIFTWOOD OUTDOORS: Turkey hunting the vast sand hills of Nebraska

Lake Sun Leader 01 May 2021
Friends of mine from the Nature Conservancy put me in touch with a group of deer hunters who lease land but don’t turkey hunt ... They graciously allowed me access to their lease to chase Merriam’s turkey, which have a beautiful white tipped feathers and a far less brilliant than their Eastern cousins ... At least for deer and turkey.

Bend native creates space-age tire

The Daily Astorian 30 Apr 2021
Growing up in Bend, Calvin Young had all sorts of interests. He was passionate about science, math and music. Later he pursued philosophy ... “Calvin has been amazing ... Degree in hand, Young decided to go to the birthplace of philosophy and spent four months cycling around Greece and Turkey, exploring ancient ruins and camping along the Mediterranean Sea.

Critics demand CNN fire Rick Santorum for saying 'nothing' was in America before white colonizers arrived

The Daily Mail 28 Apr 2021
Santorum, who holds degrees in business in law, covered the map in his remarks, also speaking about the French Revolution and modern states located on the sites of ancient cultures. 'You know, if you think of other countries like Italy and Greece and China, Turkey and places like that, they've all, sort of, changed over time ... Religious liberty ... Share.

Turkey’s Erdogan wants Biden to reverse Armenian Genocide declaration

New York Post 27 Apr 2021
turkey. Biden calls Turkey’s Erdogan ahead of possible Armenian genocide recognition ... Turkish police seize apparent ancient Torah scroll during car search. Biden calls Turkey’s exit from treaty for women ‘deeply disappointing’. ​Turkey’s leader on Tuesday ...

Turkey rejects Biden recognition of Armenian genocide

The Irish Times 25 Apr 2021
Fearful they would side with arch-enemy Russia, Armenian Christians were rounded up and either killed or marched from their ancient homeland in parts of present-day Turkey to the Syrian desert where they starved to death ... A Biden official said the US still recognised Turkey as “a critical Nato ally”.

Ancient city Hadrianopolis attracts visitors

Urdu Point 23 Apr 2021
Various aerial shots of the ancient city of Hadrianopolis in Turkey's Black Sea province of Karabuk on April 22, 2021. KARABUK, TURKEY - APRIL 23,(APP - UrduPoint ... Various aerial shots of the ancient city of Hadrianopolis in Turkey's Black Sea province of Karabuk on April 22, 2021.

Long wait for justice continues for descendants of Armenian genocide survivors

Arab News 23 Apr 2021
To this day, modern Turkey refuses to acknowledge the crimes committed during the twilight of the ancient regime ... “It continues to this very day in Turkey and Azerbaijan’s ongoing attempts to attack, empty, and ultimately erase the presence of Armenians in their ancient homeland,” he told Arab News, referring to last year’s Nagorno-Karabakh war.

Rich historical sites in southeast Turkey draw tourists

Anadolu Agency 21 Apr 2021
A quartet of sites in southeastern Turkey are drawing more and more attention from tourists with their countless millennia of rich history. The famed ancient site of Gobeklitepe in Sanliurfa province is one the most popular destinations for both domestic and foreign tourists.

The Lyrids Meteor Shower 2021 will peak early tomorrow morning

Metro UK 21 Apr 2021
The Lyrids Meteor Shower seen over the ancient city of Aizanoi in Kutahya, Turkey (Getty). Skygazers can look forward to catching the Lyrid meteor shower on Thursday morning, with up to 18 meteors per hour expected to light up the dawn skies ... Tania de Sales Marques, an astronomer at the Royal Observatory Greenwich, said ... Advertisement. Advertisement ... .