Category Archives: News and Politics

Capitalism

Originally posted on Muhammad Haykal :
99% of population have only 1% of country’s property,while 1% of population get 99% of country’s property. In my opinion, Capitalism is an institutionalized system that started in Europe in the 16th century to the…

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Climate change guilty of doing too little

The past decade was America‘s hottest on record. They are seeing more droughts, floods, and wildfires than ever before and these days low temperatures have many blocked.  Though still lots of Americans are not convinced they too should try to … Continue reading

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Too much food is being wasted

It is very good the Belgian government at last thinks “Too much food is being wasted” Our so called civilised world should be full of shame for producing so much waste and for throwing away such good food. When we … Continue reading

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The truth about the creation of the Greek state in the 19th century

Originally posted on Rove Monteux:
The following is a documentary named 1821, in full as broadcasted by Greece’s television station SKAI, with added subtitles in English; 1821 refers to the Revolution of 1821, the Greek War of Independence (Ελληνική Επανάσταση) against the…

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To freeze the fighting in Aleppo

Uprootedpalestinians’s Blog writes: The Turks supported most armed groups in northern Syria, but gave Turkmen groups special treatment. According to an opposition source on the ground, “the weapons supplied to these groups were from the beginning advanced weapons that are … Continue reading

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RIA Novosti: The West’s Turkey Problem

Originally posted on 2012: What's the 'real' truth?:
Since the news seems to be a bit slow today, I’ve taken the time to focus on the situation in Turkey, and this article seems to give us some perspective. Turkey’s role…

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Is Turkey attempting to resurrect the Ottoman Empire

Catherine Shakdam, Editor in Chief of The Levant, just published Is Turkey attempting to resurrect the Ottoman Empire on the back of the ‘black army’?  In this interview Catherine suggests that ISIL, that ostensible “Islamic extremist” group backed by Israel … Continue reading

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Turkey witnessing a surge in xenophobia

NATO member and European Union applicant, Turkey is witnessing a surge in xenophobia, according to new research by Washington-based Pew Research Center. Findings of the new survey coincide with an increasing amount of conflict along the country’s southern border and … Continue reading

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Turkey anno 2002 #2 Antalya and Side inside out

With it 378,726 citizens in 1990 Antalya looked a vibrant city were I was very well treated in a very modern hospital, though I had paid for an all in hotel only my wife and son could stay there while … Continue reading

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Turkey inbetween two visits

Three years after our visit in 1992 Turkey hoped to find a connection with the European Union willing to have it become a member. Nikolas Sarkozy was not the only politician who dared to speak out loud that “Turkey has … Continue reading

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