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African slaves in the Ottoman Empire

TASTE OF THE PAST – Slavery in Islam was a tradition upheld by the Prophet Muhammad and thus carried over into the Ottoman Empire, however, in the times of the Ottoman, slaves…

High time for Turkey

When answering Rose’s question on Israel-Palestine, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said: ‘Turkey is the principal interlocutor that I would look to’

Drawbacks hamper Kurdish oil exports

After a legal show-down in Texas this week, the outlook for a handful of tankers holding some $300 million worth of Kurdish oil is not looking good

Serbia in bid to repeat success in Yugoslav era

Even a fraction of the basketball success his generation enjoyed in wealthier times is unlikely in the foreseeable future, according to the team’s coach and former internatinal star Aleksandar Djordjevic