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Paspatur- Fethiye’s Colorful & Historic Old Town

Paspatur, Fethiye’s historic Old Town, is one of those places that people, whether locals or tourists, feel connected to in more than one way. It has that vibe about it: The narrow, vine-shaded and umbrella-topped alleys and courtyards filled with quaint shops selling local crafts and carpets, leather goods, spices and gifts, as well as [&;]

Does BBQ Connect? From Argentina and Australia to South Africa and Turkey: Connecting with BBQ

The love of Grilling Meat, Barbecue (BBQ), is a world-wide phenomenon transcending regionalities, cultures, race, and religion. Think Barbie, Braai and Asado to Gogi-Gui and Mangal: It’s all BBQ to me! This is what I mean by Bridging the Gap. Our universal love of grilling-barbecuing meat- as a bridge: Making the politically-motivated divides and gaps [&;]

Transcript -Turkey: The Latest Blinking Red Geopolitical Indicators to Keep an Eye on … Now!!

Hello Everyone. Sibel Edmonds here with Newsbud reporting on the ground from Turkey. This will be another quick video for those of you with a keen eye and critical mind for geopolitical indicators, games and warning signs. In my last video on the New Zealand mass shooting incident I mentioned the “Blinking Red” indicators and [&;]

“Levissi”: A Mysterious Ghost Town & the Sorrowful Story of Kayakoy

The infamous conclusion of the Greco-Turkish War in 1923. A decision, mutually made by two governments, costing tens of thousands their roots, their culture, their home. A decision not based on the consent of the governed, but a handful who governed. As humans we all treasure our roots, our birthplaces, our communities- those we live [&;]

Showcasing a True Mediterranean Farmers Market in Fethiye

From vegetables and fruits to nuts and eggs, this is where Turkish people go to find and purchase the best quality, freshest and the most affordable produce weekly! Join me in exploring all things that bridge the illusionary gaps &; divides, and bring us together for a better world and Peace! Subscribe to Newsbud YouTube [&;]

The Two Biggest Threats Facing the Magnificent Caretta Turtles

The amazing loggerhead (Caretta Caretta) turtles weighing from 200-400 pounds with a length of up to 4 feet are on the IUCN Red list of endangered species. The threats to these turtles include pollution-especially plastic bags, propellers, small-scale and large-scale fishing (primarily fishing hook ingestion and fishing line entanglement) and feeding by humans. The Sea [&;]

Decoding the Art of Drinking Lion’s Milk- from Raki & Ouzo to Arak!

Sibel Edmonds introduces Turkey’s National Drink-Raki (aka Lion’s Milk!), and explains its similarities to Ouzo and Arak. From the right way of preparing and drinking this potent beverage to what type of mezes (tapas) to pair it up with for the ultimate experience: Decoding Raki! Come and join Sibel Edmonds in bridging the gap with [&;]

The Aegean Pearl: Fethiye The Beautiful- No Words Needed!

Many refer to Fethiye, located on the Southern Aegean Coast, as the Aegean Pearl. A pearl of a coastal town, surrounded by majestic mountains, Fethiye is so many things to people from so many different walks of life. In this episode I present a short awe-inspiring documentary on Fethiye, using “No Words”, created by two [&;]

Counter the Divide & Conquer: Bridge the Gap with Sibel Edmonds!

My new one-of-a-kind series, Bridge the Gap with Sibel Edmonds, encompasses not only politics and philosophy, but also history, culture, dance, food, travel, music and much more. I’ll be sharing with you all things that connect and bind us to each other- no matter what the race, religion, nationality or gender. Join me in exploring [&;]

Chaotic Haggling Follows Trump’s Syria Withdrawal Plan

National Security Adviser John Bolton received a cold shoulder in Turkey on Tuesday as he attempted to reduce the impact of President Donald Trump’s sudden decision to withdraw from Syria. The diplomatic confrontation appeared to reinforce between NATO’s largest and second-largest armies.

The Silver Lining of Trump’s Syria Withdrawal

The Syrian government, having perpetrated numerous over the past six years of civil war, is likely the biggest winner of President Donald Trump’s sudden decision to pull US troops out of Syria.

US, Turkey Declare Economic War

Relations between the US and Turkey a key American ally and home to NATO&;s second-largest army hit a new low on Friday, with the presidents of both countries rhetorically declaring economic war on each other.

Turkey’s Strongman Still Vulnerable After Election Victory

Turkey, NATO’s second-largest member, is bracing for further violence and chaos following the victory of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in an election that cemented his near-dictatorial powers.Celebratory gunfire rang across the streets of Istanbul and other Turkish cities early on Monday after his victory, with about 52.5 percent of votes, was announced (observers said fraud was minimal).

Major Powers Mingle in Syria in an Explosive Mix

The US, Russia, Iran, Turkey and Israel are all on a collision course with each other in Syria as each maneuvers aggressively to get the most from the endgame of the brutal Syrian civil war, now approaching its seventh anniversary. The danger of a big-power conflict starting by accident rather than intention has not been so high in decades.All five regional and global powers, except the US, have had an aircraft shot down inside (or from inside) Syria in the space of about a week.

Erdogan Moves Against Syria’s Kurds

Following several days of intense artillery bombardment and air strikes, the Turkish army launched a ground invasion of the Syrian Kurdish canton of Afrin on Monday.WhoWhatWhy reported on the likelihood of such an operation.

Reza Zarrab: The Upside-Down Deal in the Iran Sanction-Busting Scandal!

Turkish gold trader Reza Zarrab, who is also involved in Special Counsel Mueller's investigation, has been released from federal prison and given immunity, and will be the star witness at a trial over a scheme to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran. Federal prosecutors in New York will have Zarrab on the stand on Wednesday to testify against his former co-defendant, Turkish bank executive Mehmet Atilla.

What Trump Does Not Want You To Know About His U.N Speech

Welcome back beautiful and amazing human beings. I just went through a major earthquake here in Acapulco Mexico that occurred near Mexico City. The shock waves shook this entire house and pretty much scared the crap out of me and everyone else here. It looks like everyone&;s fine here in Acapulco.

Is Turkey about to Test Trump with New Syria Attack?

Just when US-backed and Kurdish-led forces have encircled the Syrian capital of ISIS, Raqqa, a Turkish invasion could undermine the war against the terror group. Even without meddling from the country that hosts NATO’s second-largest army, the United States is facing formidable odds in trying to pacify areas liberated from ISIS.

Turkey Purge Continues as EU Nods to Erdogan

Police fired tear gas and detained over 200 in Istanbul and other Turkish cities on Monday, as protesters gathered on May Day to mark the 40th anniversary of a 1977 massacre of leftist demonstrators.It was one of the many repressive measures the Turkish government has undertaken to consolidate power in the aftermath of the referendum two weeks ago

Council of Europe Downgrades Turkey as Erdogan Bombs Kurds

The Council of Europe watchdog voted to put Turkey on a human rights monitoring list on Tuesday amid widespread claims of fraud in a that gave President Recep Tayyip Erdogan authoritarian powers.The amendments to the Turkish constitution that passed by a narrow margin of just under 3 percent “do not comply with our fundamental and common understanding of democracy,” rapporteur Marianne Mi