Indeed, the Sofia News Agency reported that many Bulgarians and ethnic Turks
have expressed support for Enimehmedov.
He was revealed to have been an informer for the secret police after being jailed for the deportation of ethnic Turks
during the communist era.
He explained that DPS was guilty of instigating unfounded fears among Bulgarian ethnic Turks
in order to manipulate them and control their vote.
The houses of ethnic Turks
were attacked last night in the village of Maevka.
The cell is allegedly led by a German of Syrian descent but also includes ethnic Turks
, German converts to Islam and one member with Afghan roots.
Most are the descendants of ethnic Turks
who arrived during five centuries of Ottoman rule that ended in 1878.
Turkomans, ethnic Turks
with close ties to Turkey, make up about 12%.
Although some ethnic Turks
resented the commercial success of their minorities, they could and did work together successfully.
Indeed, to do so might emphasize Kurdish loyalty to Turkey and begin to attract more support from ethnic Turks
Turkey instead is the only nation in the world to recognize the Turkish Cypriot ministate of northern Cyprus, where Turkish troops have been deployed since 1974 to support ethnic Turks
on the divided island.
Peck believes the influx of Jews from Russia and elsewhere has changed the main question from why Jews no live in Germany to how, the ramifications of the Holocaust in both Germany and the US, Russian emigration and its role in revitalizing German Jewry, the ways Jews represent themselves and are represented in Germany today, the parallel and divergent lives of ethnic Turks
, modern anti-Semitism, Israel as a source of identity, and the effects of the new disapora caused by globalization.
The Associated Press quoted an Iraqi security official as saying the bomb exploded in a mostly Kurdish district of Kirkuk, a mixed city of Kurds, Arabs and ethnic Turks