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Editor of Flemish Gülen inspired newspaper threatened

The press officer of the Turkish embassy has personally threatened Mete Öztürk, editor of the Gülen inspired newspaper Zaman Vandaag (Zaman Today), two hours after the coup and said that the Turkish people in Belgium should take steps against Zaman … Continue reading

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Bosphorus bloodshed

Nice is a very popular place by Belgians to go on holiday, but Istanbul is also a very great favourite. The most populous city in Turkey and the country’s economic, cultural, and historic centre at the Bosporus, also spelled Bosphorus … Continue reading

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Fitting the bill in the North and in the East

On Thursday Erdogan’s henchman, Turkey’s Prime Minister, has made a promise to his people that if they elect him next month that he soon would liberate Jerusalem. Ahmet Davutoglu was using words that are major hints for all students of … Continue reading

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

As often with historic writings we can see that they are written from one site, shedding a light from the victor, presenting themselves always better than the other. Can you imagine what the history books would look like when Germany … 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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