Economist, certified English<>Turkish translator, writer, NFT collector
The Eastern Mediterranean Issue
Turkey is a country surrounded by three major seas: the Black Sea, the Aegean Sea, and the Mediterranean. Last year, Turkey and Greece came face to face in the Eastern Mediterranean, in which Turkey has a 1,870 km coastline while Greece’s coast length is 167 km. The reason for the dispute was Turkey’s initiation of a seismic survey to find gas in the Eastern Mediterranean waters. The world is closely monitoring what steps Greece and Turkey will take in the days coming by.
It Is Time To Speak Up For Palestine!
Jerusalem, the holy site for the three divine religions, is bleeding again. The Israel-Palestine conflict once again escalated due to the Israeli raid into the Masjid Al-Aqsa (The Furthest Mosque) with tear gas and rubber bullets on the holiest night, Laylat al-Qadr on 8 May, for Muslims. Places of worship are sacred in the holy books of all the three faiths and resorting to such brutal attacks is intolerable.
Seikilos Epitaph: The World's Earliest Musical Composition
The Song of Seikilos” is one of the oldest surviving epitaphs of a complete musical composition, along with musical notation known to date. The lyrics and the musical notes of this song were found engraved on a tombstone around the ancient city of Tralleis in the Aydın-ancient Carian region of Turkey. This song is also honored as being the second oldest song dating back to 2 A.D.
The killings should be stopped in Myanmar!
Since the coronavirus pandemic began during these days last year, Covid-19 and its lethal effects have been occupying most of the news agenda. Yet many other significant events are taking place simultaneously in many parts of the world. The coup-d’etat in Myanmar, also known as Burma, is one of them.
The Story of Missing Migrant Children in Europe
I was shocked to hear about the news on TV that there were over 18,000 missing children from 2018 to 2020 in Europe who migrated from their homeland. I felt helpless of hearing such news and not being able to do anything about it.