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30 Jan
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Greece’s new PM Tsipras reported to be from northwestern Turkey

Greece’s new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, the leader of leftist Syriza, is a grandson of a family who had moved to Greece from Turkey’s northwestern province of Kırklareli, a local newspaper published in the northwestern province of Edirne has claimed.

Hudut daily reported on Thursday that forty-year-old Tsipraz is originally from Turkey. Claiming that Tsipraz is the grandchild of a family who used to reside in Babaeski village of Kırklareli before moving to Greece, the daily said that the Freedom and Solidarity Party (ÖDP) Edirne provincial head Nevzat Çolak had met with Tsipras while he paid a visit to Edirne in 2010 for a special occasion.

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30 Jan
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Aleksis Çipras ‘Emşeri Çıktı!

Yunanistan’da erken genel seçimleri kazanarak başbakan olan Aleksis Çipras, Trakyalı çıktı.

Edirne’de yayımlanan Hudut Gazetesi’nin haberine göre, yakaladığı başarıyla tüm dünyanın ilgisini çeken Radikal Sol İttifak (SYRİZA) lideri Aleksis Çipras (40), Kırklareli’ye bağlı Babaeski’nin köyünden göç etmiş bir ailenin torunu.

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29 Jan
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Turkish Actor Yilmaz Erdogan wins AACTA for his role in The Water Diviner

Turkish Actor Yilmaz Erdogan won the AACTA (Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts) Award as Best Supporting Actor for his role in the Water Diviner. Mr Erdogan is the first Turkish Actor to be given the award.

Oscar winning actor Russell Crowe’s first directorial debut The Water Diviner, and Jennifer Kent thriller The Babadook have both won the AACTA Award for best film, marking the first time that two titles have shared the country’s top film prize.

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29 Jan
0

Caption Contest

If you live long enough, you will see everything.

Today, at the European Court of Human Rights, we were treated to the spectacle of international celebrity lawyers, Geoffrey Robertson and Amal Clooney, both of whom have made fame and fortune as ‘champions’ of human rights and free speech argue that it was ok to ban freedom of expression in Switzerland.

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