Cyprus, Turkey and Greece: the EU’s biggest headache

OPINION At the height of the Classical Era, the Mediterranean Sea was dubbed a ‘Greek lake’, as the mighty Greek naval vessels roamed the valuable commercial routes of the known world back then. Testament to this are the numerous Greek colonies-cities dotted on the Mediterranean shores, which eventually grew to become Europe’s most important port … Continue reading Cyprus, Turkey and Greece: the EU’s biggest headache

‘The father of Turks’: Who is Atatürk and why does Turkey celebrate Victory Day?

REPORT History includes countless wars and subsequent deaths. Millions of soldiers have died throughout history to defend or occupy territories, including their homelands. Like many other nations, Turkey has a history filled with both victory and defeat. Every year on August 30th, Turkish people gather to celebrate a victory that was crucial to the founding … Continue reading ‘The father of Turks’: Who is Atatürk and why does Turkey celebrate Victory Day?