Circassian identity a ‘hidden germ’ in Turkish politics

#circassian identity in Turkish politics Circassians first came to Anatolia in significant numbers during the 19th century, when up to a million were forced out of their homeland in the North Caucasus by the Russian Empire. Curated from INTERVIEW: Circassian identity a ‘hidden germ’ in Turkish politics – POLITICS Hürriyet Daily News spoke to Besleney to explore this little-known “hidden …

The government is expanding its growth investment programme

The government is expanding its growth investment programme The government has announced plans to expand the Growth Deals programme with an extra £1 billion of investment in local economies The Growth Deals programme combines all the funding provided by the government to England’s 39 Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) – including allowances for infrastructure, housing and social improvement – into one …