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Turk

1. a native, inhabitant, or citizen of Turkey
2. a native speaker of any Turkic language, such as an inhabitant of Turkmenistan or Kyrgyzstan
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Indeed, the Sofia News Agency reported that many Bulgarians and ethnic Turks have expressed support for Enimehmedov.
Dogan, leader of the ethnic Turk Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF), managed to knock the gun away as people rushed the stage and subdued the assailant, CNN reported.
A total 370,000 ethnic Turks eventually left Bulgaria, although 155,000 later returned, according to researcher Mihail Ivanov who has studied the Bulgarian secret services archives.
Last time Bulgaria had a firm offer from a strategic investor, British American Tobacco in February 2005, the deal was scuppered by the predominantly ethnic Turk Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF), at the time a minority partner in the cabinet of then-prime minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg.
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.