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We are closely following the visits of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to Angola, Nigeria and Togo. I have three fronts, as well as a litany of other topics, that torment my mind. One of them concerns Turkey’s efforts to define its road map in Africa. It includes the jubilant return of a country in …

Serbia and Turkey have reached an agreement to launch direct commercial flights between the capitals of the two countries, the Serbian ambassador said on Friday. In a statement, Zoran Markovic said the flights would be operated by AnadoluJet, a brand of Turkish airline Turkish Airlines, twice a week from the end of December. “This is …

For thousands of years, the Central Asian region has been the scene of endless conflict and competition between the great powers, as it is a crossroads for East-West trade routes. The Scythians, Huns and various tribes of Turks and Mongols, among a plethora of other groups, swept the region. In the 19th century, Central Asia …

Azerbaijan has a history as a Silk Road trading post, is home to sites that speak to its surprising Jewish, German and Polish heritages, and is teeming with a wealth of art, architecture, crafts, food and drink, etc. . Its welcoming and tolerant spirit offers the open-minded traveler a myriad of reasons to reflect on …

Thanks to the diligent work of restorers, mosaics depicting Eros, the Greek god of love, Dionysus, the Greek god of fertility, theater and mirth, and his wife Ariadne have regained their former glory in the ancient city of Metropolis in the Torbalı district of western Izmir province. While excavations are supported throughout the year at …

TEHRAN – Some 45 historic and rare postage stamps are currently on display in an exhibit at the Iranian Research Institute for Cultural Heritage and Tourism (RICHT) in Tehran. Organized in collaboration with Iran’s Post Company, the exhibition is organized to mark World Post Day, celebrated annually on October 9, as well as National Post …

When Elizabeth I’s scientific adviser and “philosopher” John Dee died in 1609 at the age of 81, he left behind a treasure trove of unusual artifacts. Among them was his speculum, a hand mirror made of polished obsidian (volcanic glass), which was also known as “the mirror of the devil”. This mystical device for speaking …

In the summer of 1976, a ground fire burned an area of ​​vegetation on the island of Guernsey, revealing a slab of granite protruding from a high mound of earth. The excavations that followed revealed an intact 6,500-year-old burial site, now named Les Fouaillages, one of the oldest monuments ever discovered in Western Europe. (Here …

A relatively large number of “small medallion” Ushak rugs have survived since the 16th century; Kurt Erdmann in 1957 knew more than 100 (Kurt Erdmann, The history of the first Turkish carpet, London, 1977). Yet within the group there are considerable differences. All the different elements are variable; the medallion, spandrels, edging, and guard bands, …