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Turkey: Between east and west 10 mai 2014

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Kingston Whig-Standard (Canada) May 10, 2014, p. A6

Louis A. Delvoie *

Circus performers are often seen riding two horses simultaneously, with one foot on the back of each horse. This is a neat trick requiring considerable training. It is also a feat full of potential danger. If the trajectory of the horses should diverge, the rider would at the very least suffer severe groin pains. (suite…)

La confrérie Gülen subit la colère d’Erdogan 10 mai 2014

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Le Figaro (France) no. 21697, samedi 10 mai 2014, p. 5

Laure Marchand, Istanbul

Le premier ministre turc réclame l’extradition de son ancien allié, exilé en Pennsylvanie. Les proches de cet influent imam dénoncent une « campagne de lynchage » contre la communauté religieuse. (suite…)

Sheikh Nazim. Religious leader. Born: 1922 10 mai 2014

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The Independent (London, UK) Saturday, May 10, 2014, p. 40

Paul Levy & Chris Maume

Leading figure of Sufism who became recognised as one of the world’s foremost scholars of the Islamic faith. Sheikh Muhammad Nazim Adil al-Qubrusi al-Haqqani was a leading figure of Sufism, the mystical branch of the Islamic faith. Imam Shakir Alemdar, the vice grand mufti of Cyprus, hailed the Cypriot-born Sheikh Nazim as one of the world’s great Islamic scholars and a spiritual leader to followers of Sufism (suite…)