Ottoman Turk

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a Turk (especially a Turk who is a member of the tribe of Osman I)

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While the world rightly looks to 24 April as the centenary date of the start of the Armenian Genocide," said Theo Theodorou, spokesman for Lobby for Cyprus in London, "the world should not forget that after the Ottoman Turks had killed its Armenian population, it turned its attention on the Assyrians in the southeast of the country and then, later, on to the Pontus Greeks, in the northeast.
5 million Armenians were killed by Ottoman Turks around the time of World War I, an event widely viewed by scholars as the first genocide of the 20th century.
Tensions peaked earlier this year when France debated a law making it a crime to deny that the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks a century ago amounted to genocide.
According to FNA dispatches, Deputy Chairman of Turkish Republican People's Party (CHP) Erdogan Toprak blasted the recent bill passed at the French parliament labeling 1915 mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as "genocide".
Turkey's FM Ahmet Davutoglu threatens to denounce France's colonial past at international meetings in retaliation for Paris' plans to prosecute those who deny that the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks was genocide.
December 23, 2011 (KHARTOUM) -- The Sudanese government denounced a French parliamentary bill criminalizing those who deny that the 1915 mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks amounted to genocide.
TODAY NATIONAL OF TANZANIA 1917: Jerusalem, held by the Ottoman Turks, surrendered to a force led by General Allenby, who entered on foot out of respect for the city's holy status in three major religions: it would become capital of the British-run League of Nations Mandate of Palestine until 1948.
provides a critical evaluation of the voluminous sources (including those neglected by modern historians) relevant to the two-month siege and subsequent fall of the city of Constantinople to the Ottoman Turks led by Sultan Mehmed II in 1453.
The displayed Kiswah was commissioned by Sultan Selim III (1789-1807 AD), in the Hijri year 1219 (1804-05 AD), and is historically important as it is the last Kiswah to be produced in the colourful and rich design of the imperial Ottoman Turks before a conservative style was adopted," he added.
Dink was frequently criticized by Turkish nationalists, including top politicians and prosecutors, for saying the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War I was genocide.
Here, Eastern influence mingles exotically with Bulgaria's imperial architecture, a legacy of the Ottoman Turks, who occupied Bulgaria for 500 years and were dispatched only after losing a 19th-century war with Russia.
According to the new Russian Ambassador Oleg Nikolaevich Shcherbak, who visited Bitola for the first time, the celebration of the professional holiday of the Russian diplomacy in this city is connected also with the monument to the Russian Cross dedicated to Consul Aleksandr Arkadievich Rostkovski, murdered by the Ottoman Turks in Bitola in 1903.
The time period covered by this book is almost 3,500 years, beginning with the first farming villages near the Tiber River, which later became the city of Rome, to the capture of Constantinople by the Ottoman Turks in 1453.
Erasmus of Rotterdam, an influential humanist and rejecter of war, regarded the Ottoman Turks as barbarians and monstrous beasts, and thus approved of war against them.
They were used to supply Wills cigarettes from Bristol to British and Arab troops fighting the Ottoman Turks during the First World War.