Author: Musa Gulya

Shares in Donald Trump’s media company soared as the firm made its formal debut on the stock market. Shares surged past $70 in early trade, giving the firm a market value of more than $9bn. They ended the day at about $58, still up more than 16%. The long-awaited moment will inject more than $200m into Trump Media & Technology Group and hands the former president a stake worth more than $4bn. Analysts say that is far more than the firm’s performance warrants. Trump Media’s Truth Social, a Twitter-like service, brought in just $3.3m in revenue in the first nine…

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As Congress continues to delay aid and Volodymyr Zelensky replaces his top commander, military experts debate the possible outcomes. Long before it was reported, at the end of January, that Volodymyr Zelensky had decided to replace his popular Army chief, Valery Zaluzhny, the Ukrainian counter-offensive of 2023 had devolved from attempted maneuvers to mutual recriminations. The arrows pointed in multiple directions: Zelensky seemed to think that his commander-in-chief was being defeatist; Zaluzhny, that his President was refusing to face facts. And there were arguments, too, between Ukraine and its allies. In a two-part investigation in the Washington Post, in early December, U.S. officials…

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Time to Make Hard Choices If devastation is the goal, Israel’s military campaign in the Gaza Strip has been a resounding success. More than two months after Hamas killed over 1,100 people on October 7, Israeli air and ground operations have killed some 20,000 Palestinians, many of them children, according to Gaza’s Hamas-run Health Ministry. Much of Gaza lies in ruins, with the United Nations estimating that almost 20 percent of the territory’s prewar structures have been destroyed. More than half of Gazans are experiencing severe hunger, unemployment has risen to 85 percent, and disease is spreading. But the statements…

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Greece hopes that the visa facilitation scheme announced by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Dec. 7 during a joint statement with visiting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would contribute to the improvement of the intersocietal ties. In an exclusive interview with Anadolu, Greek Migration and Asylum Minister Dimitris Kairidis, in reference to the visit, said: “It was undoubtedly a very good day for Turkish-Greek relations after a long time. And I think we can be much more optimistic today than we were before. Everything went very well. Better even than expected.” Pointing out the role of the politicians in managing…

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Toronto, Alaska (16/11 – 50) Our lives are being maneuvered and we are being manipulated by unelected, insidious forces, toward objectives not necessarily in the people’s interest. Now that the so-called “pandemic”, declared by the mysterious self-appointed World Health Organization, and followed obediently by governments everywhere, has been decreed “finished”, we should devote a moment to introspection, considering who is running the show and for whose benefit, as governments gaily abdicated their vested responsibility to govern. Pandemic is over? I hope they told those killer viruses who destroyed the population of Europe and North America. What? Oh, just 1% mortality?…

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Relations with Greece can improve and certain differences can be settled through dialogue, without third-party interference, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday. Speaking at a press briefing on the flight back home from a visit to Berlin, Erdogan appeared optimistic about his upcoming trip to Greece next month, where he will be holding talks with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis as part of ongoing efforts to normalize relations between the two neighbors. “I am hoping we will begin a new process. We want to reduce our enemies and increase our friends and we hope that we can make this…

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The General Secretary of Greeks Abroad, Mr John Chrysoulakis, states that during his visit to India, which took place on November 17-20, 2023, the aim was to upgrade the bilateral ties between Greece and India to the level of “Strategic Partnership.”John Chrysoulakis pointed out in his meetings, the Program of Cultural and Educational Exchanges between the governments of the two countries offers many fields of cooperation, among others, such as the organisation of conferences, film festivals, book presentations, musical concerts, and more, reported Parapolitika. He also referred to the Greek-Indian Cultural Exchanges and academic cooperation and invited Indians to travel…

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IF Wedding Fashion Izmir, one of the largest fashion fairs in Europe, opened its doors for the 17th time with participants and visitors from all over the world. Stating that Izmir alone produces 70 percent of Turkey’s wedding dresses, Mayor Soyer said, “Our goal is to further expand our export volume by bringing together the companies producing in the sector with retailers, wholesalers and chain stores.” At the opening of the fair, the wedding dresses of young designers were exhibited and the winners were given awards. IF Wedding Fashion Izmir – Wedding Dress, Groom Suit and Evening Wear Fair, held…

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It has been confirmed that at least one Turkish team will compete in the PUBG MOBILE World Cup, whose Grand Finals will be held in Istanbul. Another Turkish team, Melise Esports, which completed the league stage in 9th place on the way to the finals, will take part in the holding phase to be held between 22 and 24 November and will fight to compete in the finals to be held in Istanbul. The grand finals of the PUBG Mobile World Cup (PMGC), one of the biggest esports tournaments in the world, will be held in Ülker Sports and Event…

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In a recent study conducted by the University of Plymouth, it has been revealed that a common disinfectant, bleach, often used in hospitals to cleanse medical attire and surfaces, is ineffective against a widespread superbug. Unaffected spores by bleachThe research highlights that even when subjected to potent concentrations of bleach, a commonly used disinfectant in healthcare settings, spores of Clostridium difficile, commonly referred to as C. diff, remain entirely unaffected. Astonishingly, the study proves chlorine-based chemicals fare no better at harming these spores than plain water when utilized as a surface disinfectant. This discovery brings to light a potential gap…

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