Young Turk

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a member of one or more of the insurgent groups in Turkey in the late 19th century who rebelled against the absolutism of Ottoman rule

a young radical who agitates for reform

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Harun, an influential cleric, represents the old guard who are not amused by the Young Turks' moves to loosen up the party by holding pop concerts and toning down the Islamic state agenda.
After the Young Turk revolution in 1908, Usakligil taught courses in European literature at Istanbul University.
In a public display of the Congressi culture', the minister picked up Rahul's shoes as soon as the young Turk removed them before garlanding Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar's statue at Ghatkopar.
Executive director Greg Epton, thirty-two, and his team of Young Turk marketing and development whiz kids are part of A.B.'s success story.
He attracted attention for his outstanding prose poems, and he became connected with the Fecr-i ati ("Dawn of the Future") literary school, which was formed after the Young Turk Revolution of 1908.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- April 24, 1915 is the date when the Ottoman (Young Turk) government arrested 250 Armenian intellectuals in ystanbul and banished them to Ecankyry and AyaE-, both close to Ankara, on the grounds that they had participated in subversive activities against the state.
And Celtic are bound to figure in the list of clubs who would be interested because O'Neill is a firm admirer of the young Turk he snapped up for a bargain pounds 650,000 from Chelsea.
As for the goal of secular Young Turk revolutionaries, it consisted of destroying the ancient regime, and those who were not fitting in the definition of "new" were doomed to destruction, exactly like today.
But one young Turk beat the cordon of riot police and bouncers to deposit his calling card on Zola's suit.
He is said to blame Brent South MP Sarah Teather, and fellow "young Turk" Ed Davey, 39, for his fall.
Farrelly failed to figure on the bench for the subsequent Premiership games at Charlton and Newcastle United with young Turk Akin Bulent preferred ahead of him in the pecking order.
Since the war itself was illconceived, most people would now say illegal, there is some possible complicity by this "Young Turk", who at least is dynamic and intelligent, but my not being a Conservative supporter at the present time, I could not give him a more positive endorsement than perhaps the best of a bunch of flawed and to some extent or other discredited Conservative politicians who can be blamed for not dealing more energetically with poverty.
YOUNG TURK (Joseph O'Brien) LANDED a 2m7f Beginners' Chase from fellow Gigginstown Stud-owned Burren Life at Tipperary in good style this week.
RACHAEL Blackmore, in double form at Tipperary on Sunday, repeated the feat at the same venue yesterday, scoring on Young Turk and Jessica Harrington's Ellie Mac in the novice chase action.
The Orientalist Karl S'ssheim Meets the Young Turk Officer Isma'il Hakki Bey: Two Unexplored Sources from the Last Decade in the Reign of the Ottoman Sultan Abdulhamid II