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Religion helps heal Cyprus' ethnic division as Muslim, Christian leaders wage quiet diplomacy

FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus –  An unexpected moment during the Good Friday service in a long-abandoned church in Cyprus’ breakaway north illustrated how religion is helping to bring together Christian Greek Cypriots and Muslim Turkish Cypriots on this ethnically divided island. 261 more words



“Every Turk is born a soldier”

This is a well known saying in Turkey however every asker (soldier) needs a little training and it is compulsory for every Turkish male between the ages of 20 and 41 to undergo military service in order to protect their homeland if deemed necessary. 397 more words


Keyfi Yolunda Aşkı Sonunda - #Yalın

Gözlerim gözlerine açılıyor
My eyes open for her eyes
Başka manzara istemem ki ben
There’s no other view I want
Muhabbeti ruhumu bahara götürüyor
Her love brings my soul to the Spring… 355 more words


Guess who's back

I know what you’re thinking. She’s been away for 6 months without a peep, and now she wants me to read her really annoying return to blogging post. 546 more words


Goodbye all over again..

When I woke up yesterday morning I knew it was going to be a long, hard day.
The atmosphere for the past 3-4 days was different, reality set in for both of us that Berkay would be going back to Turkey soon - and everything just felt strange. 406 more words


Londra’da metro grevi 5 Mayıs’ta yeniden başlayacak

Londra Büyükşehir Belediyesi’nin bilet satış noktalarını kapatma ve bilet satışlarında makine kullanılması planları, Londra Metrosu çalışanları tarafından protesto ediliyor. Bu bağlamda Londra Metrosunda örgütlü sendika, toplam 5 gün sürecek grev ilan etti. 64 more words


The Entity

We were not in Turkey when construction began on our home here in Karaduvar.  We did not oversee the work and most (read that as all) building design choices were made by The Turk’s older brother (which includes the purples tiles in the en-suite bathroom).  625 more words