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Smiling Virgin Mary Fresco Puzzles Scientists

Scientists are debating if a fresco depicting a smiling Virgin Mary in the Gumusler Monastery in Turkey is original or the result of a...

Turks Dancing the Syrtaki Dressed in Blue and White Causes Storm (video)

Some Turks have become enraged at the sight of the Greek syrtaki being performed at a festival at the Kadikoy district of Istanbul. The festival...

Turkey Arrests Gulenist ‘Aboard Greek-Flagged Yacht’

Turkish media report that a FETO-linked suspect was arrested Monday from a Greek-flagged yacht in the Aegean resort town of Marmaris. Murat Elmas, the 48-year-old...

A Little Santorini to be Built in Turkey (video)

The deterioration of Greco-Turkish relations in recent months has not deterred a Turkish businessman from unveiling plans for the construction of a housing project...

At Least Three Dead as Van Plows into Crowd in Germany

A van has rammed into a crowd of people in the western German city of Muenster killing at least three people. The driver of...

Putin Extends Support to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew spoke on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was visiting Ankara, and exchanged good wishes for Easter. The Russian president...

EU Parliament Members Slam Turkey, Call for Release of Greek Soldiers

Fifteen Greek MEPs are calling on the Turkish government to swiftly release two Greek soldiers held in Edirne after they accidentally crossed into the country's...

World Renowned Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies Aged 76

Stephen Hawking the theoretical physicist who made revolutionary contributions to our understanding of the nature of the universe has died at his home in...

Greece Expects 4 Million German Tourists in 2018

Greece is gaining in popularity among German tourists according to data released on the occasion of the International Tourism Fair (ITB) taking place in...

Dynamiting Threatens Ancient Castle in Turkey

A Turkish site where a 2,100-year-old statue from the same civilization as King Midas was once unearthed is now in danger of being dynamited...