Unknown individuals attacked the newly-built offices of the Komotini Muslim minority party DEB during the night, spraying the message ‘Guards of Thrace’ on the walls, as well as breaking windows and office equipment.
The foreign minister on Tuesday categorically condemned the violent attack on the offices of the Equality, Peace and Friendship Party, in Komotini.
Four Turkish-Greek lawmakers returned to the Greek parliament in Greece's early Sept. 20 election, according to the official results.
Three MPs -Ayhan Karayusuf, Mustafa Mustafa and Hüseyin Zeybek- represent Syriza, the leftist party of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras that won more than 35 percent of the votes.
A pseudo mufti in the northeast province of Thrace wants a … referendum. And not just any referendum, but one to show people and other countries, as he maintained, “who and how many Turks there are in western Thrace.”
The statement belongs to one Ahmet Mete, who used the “referendum” idea to prove, as he claimed, that “150,000 Turks” live in the northeast Greek province.
Muftis in Thrace, in northern Greece, have condemned the recent killing of 17 people by Islamist militants in Paris. In a statement Friday, the muftis of Komotini, Xanthi and Didimoticho condemned the ?dissemination of fear and blind violence, whatever their origin, and, in particular, when it comes from fanatics who invoke Islam, vulgarly insulting the holy name of God.?
A couple of years back; I was attending an International Traditional Foods Symposium in the Thracian city of TekirdaÄ, which turned out to be a very interesting discovery for me. During the closing reception, a stocky guy walked directly toward me and introduced himself. He was a professor at NamÄ±k Kemal University. He somehow had spotted my journalism background and wanted to talk to me.