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Turkey rides nationalist wave in historic election

The New Arab 27 May 2023
Chipping away at Turkey's secular foundations by allowing women to stay veiled in public and converting ancient churches into mosques, Erdogan has been careful to "never completely reject" Ataturk's legacy, Copeaux said ... Dundar noted that this tendency is not specific to Turkey in times of crisis.
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Book on Persian Empire to be launched tomorrow

The News International 27 May 2023
Dr Salahuddin’s camera honed in on ancient sites in Iran, Turkey and Central Asian countries that depicted the lasting historical and cultural influence of the Persian Empire ... the mausoleum of Firdawsi in Toos, and Konya in eastern Turkey to visit the complex of Jalaluddin Roomi.
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We Can't Allow Turkey's Elections to Smooth Over Erdoğan’s Wrongdoings

Time 26 May 2023
Although it seems like ancient history now, Turkey after the 2013 Gezi Park protests and the politically-charged corruption scandal that implicated Erdogan’s close circle and family members has given way to a president who has trampled the central tenets of democracy, ...
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We Can’t Allow Turkey’s Elections to Smooth Over Erdoğan’s Wrongdoings

Time Magazine 26 May 2023
Although it seems like ancient history now, Turkey after the 2013 Gezi Park protests and the politically-charged corruption scandal that implicated Erdogan’s close circle and family members has given way to a president who has trampled the central tenets of democracy, ...
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The museum of innocence

Manila Bulletin 26 May 2023
... jump from ancient history to modernity and, because its idea of modern is patterned after the West, also its jump from Eastern mysticism to Western practicality, from being Asian to being increasingly European, though only three percent of the landmass of Türkiye lies in Europe.
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Ankara Threatens Punitive Measures Against Armenia

Asbarez 25 May 2023
Says Turkey’s Path Runs Through Shushi and Other Occupied Artsakh Territories ... “Turkey’s path runs through Susha (occupied Shushi), Jebrail (occupied Mekhakavan) and Zangezur—an ancient Turkish land where martyrs have spilled their blood,” Cavusoglu said, the Azerbaijani APA news agency reported on Thursday.
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Beautiful scent of tradition lingers in Lebanon's 'village of roses'

Your Middle East 19 May 2023
Exported from Syria to Europe for centuries since the time of the Crusades, the ancient Damask rose is also cultivated in other countries including France, Morocco, Iran and Turkey. ... .
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Scent of tradition lingers in Lebanon’s ‘village of roses’

The Jordan Times 19 May 2023
The oil derived from the famed Damask rose —- named after the ancient city of Damascus located just ... Exported from Syria to Europe for centuries since the time of the Crusades, the ancient Damask rose is also cultivated in countries including France, Morocco, Iran and Turkey.
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Underground or in space. Where can we live?

The Eastern Herald 18 May 2023
In Turkey, the ancients built the underground cities of Cappadocia, in addition to other cities that could accommodate more than 200,000 people. As for Singapore, it has also launched projects to build small underground cities since 2001 ... Underground Cities Project ... ....
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Photos: Scent of tradition lingers in Lebanon's 'village of roses'

Gulf News 18 May 2023
The oil derived from the famed Damask rose -- named after the ancient city of Damascus located just ... Exported from Syria to Europe for centuries since the time of the Crusades, the ancient Damask rose is also cultivated in countries including France, Morocco, Iran and Turkey.
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Off the beaten track: Sometimes you want to try something a little different – here ...

The Daily Mail 15 May 2023
For a sunshine break packed with incredible sights, why not join the Treasures of Turkey tour?. A seven-night journey that wends its way through Turkey's Anatolia region, taking in UNESCO World Heritage Sites, spectacular scenery and following the storied Silk Route. Terrific Turkey.
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Wrecked by Turkey quake, Antakya prepares to vote

Urdu Point 14 May 2023
Antakya, Turkey, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 14th May, 2023 ... Amid the wreckage of ancient Antakya, a mountain-rimmed cradle of civilisation on Turkey's border with Syria, grandfather Suphi Simsek, his daughter-in-law Dilber and granddaughter Ozlem all intend to cast ballots.
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Turkey’s Antakya gears up to vote amid earthquake devastation

Al Jazeera 12 May 2023
Antakya, TurkeyAli Bilgin stayed behind in Antakya after devastating earthquakes on February 6 triggered an exodus from the city in southern Turkey ... Ahead of Turkey’s presidential and parliamentary elections on May 14, he has been training volunteers to work as election observers at polling stations across the region of Hatay.
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Turkey elections: Aftershocks of anger and grief in the quake-hit nation

Business Ghana 10 May 2023
There is no election fever in the ancient city of Antakya in southern Turkey - just rubble and torment ... The 68-year-old grandmother is referring to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ... Turkey's Islamist leader is looking vulnerable as never before in upcoming elections for parliament and the presidency on 14 May.
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7,000-Year-Old Road Discovered in Croatia’s Adriatic Depths

Ancient Origins 08 May 2023
But the discovery of a 7,000-year-old road, that once connected an ancient site with the island, was completely unexpected ... Mark's Cathedral and the ancient city walls of Korčula old town boast impressive medieval architecture, dating back to the time when the town became the first place in the world to abolish slavery, in 1214 AD.

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