Two Ottoman princesses have just visited the site and president Erdogan is also expected to come.
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Some days ago I wrote about the debate over a Budapest park which got its name after the Turkish statesmen Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. Now, the disagreement can been seen by anybody: the statue of Atatürk, which stands in the park, has been covered with red paint. The police are investigating the case. Source: Index.hu and […]
After some debate and hesitation a new park in Budapest got its name after Kemal Atatürk, the Turkish statesman of the 20th century. The decision was not easy, the local council had changed its mind more times considering the diplomatic tense Between Hungary and Armenia. How does Armenia come into the picture? Well, the reason […]
Not many people know in the continent, but 1456 is an important date of the history of Europe. Christian forces led by Hungarian general Janos Hunyadi defeated the Turks at Nándorfehérvár (now Belgrade) thus kept back the Muslims to invade Europe. During the siege Pope Callixtus III ordered the bells of every European church to […]