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Turkey: Imam discovers everyone in mosque ‘had been praying in wrong direction’ for 37 years

Worshippers at at Turkish mosque have been praying the wrong way for nearly 40 years. The mosque in Sugoren in the country’s west was built incorrectly in 1981, the Hurriyet Daily News reported. By – Ross Ibbetson The new imam Isa Kaya, 24, addressed rumours of the design flaw and consulted with local muftis, the village elders. The muftis said the Mihrab, a niche built into ...

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Turkey: Building Mosques, Erasing Christianity in Europe

While Turkey’s latest mosque is being inaugurated in Germany, the greatest Christian Orthodox theological school has remained closed for almost 50 years by the order of the Turkish government. Moreover, less than a kilometer away from the shuttered Christian seminary, a major new center of Islamic studies spanning a total area of 200 acres is scheduled to be built. By ...

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Turkey radicalize Sleepy Europe, sending “Refugees”, Radical Imams and building Mosques

The Turkish President has demanded an ‘end to racism’ while criticising the treatment of Germany’s national football team players during a controversial state visit. By – Claire Anderson President Erdogan spoke out today at the inauguration ceremony of Europe’s biggest mosque in Cologne. He decried the backlash against Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan for taking a picture with him in London earlier ...

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Erdogan opens mega mosque in Cologne Germany

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was to open one of Europe’s largest mosques in Cologne on Saturday as he wrapped up a controversial visit to Germany, with police deploying in force to manage the rival rallies. By – AFP Scrooll 4Video The inauguration will mark the closing event of his three-day state visit, aimed at repairing frayed ties with Berlin after ...

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Rights groups, journalist associations in Germany to protest visit of Turkey’s Erdoğan

The German Federation of Journalists (DJV) and Amnesty International (AI) have announced they will hold a joint rally in Berlin to protest Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s state visit this month. By –  dw.com The head of the German Federation of Journalists (DJV) on Thursday described Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan‘s upcoming state visit to Germany as a “slap in the face,” ...

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Turkey to leave NATO soon

Turkey is in a mess. Its currency is in a tailspin and inflation is out of control. There really is a lot going on so here are some key things you need to know. By – Simon Constable Qatar Providing Help The oil-rich state promised $15 billion in support of Turkey and cut an agreement to help stabilize the lira. Those ...

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Center party candidate tried to establish branch of Turkish extremist organization in Sweden

Last week the center party’s top candidate in Gothenburg, Mikail Yüksel, was excluded. That after he admitted to the party leadership that he was trying to establish a branch of the High Extreme Turkish Organization Gray Wolves in Sweden. By – Brünnhilde  It is now apparent that the party knew for more than a year and that as Yüksel himself told it to the ...

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Turkey Is Not A Part Of NATO’s Future

Loving one’s native culture and feeling comfortable in it is normal. Western leaders have respected the rights of new immigrants to love the cultures from which they have come. But unfortunately, those same leaders are tearing apart their own cultures by turning love of one’s own country into an unforgivable sin, when it is expressed by native citizens of Western ...

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Tayyip Erdogan: Turkey is a ‘target of economic war’

President Tayyip Erdogan denied on Saturday that Turkey is in a currency crisis, dismissing a plunge in the lira as ‘fluctuations’ which have nothing to do with economic fundamentals. By –  Humeyra Pamuk Speaking after U.S. President Donald Trump doubled tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum imports, Erdogan described Friday’s 18 percent fall in the lira to a record low as the ‘missiles’ ...

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Swedish Woman Shows Power of Civil Disobedience as She Blocks a Deportation of Afghan Man’s

ELIN ERSSON, a Swedish college student, demonstrated this week how powerful a simple act of civil disobedience can be, when she refused to take her seat on a commercial flight unless a man being deported to Afghanistan via Turkey was removed from the plane first. By – Robert Mackey As documented in the remarkable video she streamed live to Facebook on Monday during ...

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