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...

Turkish College Shooting Incident Leaves 4 Dead

At least four people were shot dead in a gun attack at a university in central Turkey on Thursday. Local media report that one person...

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...

Russia, Turkey Deepen Strategic Ties with Nuclear Plant

Work has begun on a huge nuclear power plant in Turkey which could deepen strategic and political ties between Ankara and Moscow. Turkish leader Recep...

EU Member States Object to Immigration Deal with Turkey

EU Member States raised objections over the immigration deal signed with Turkey, a Spiegel report says, citing confidential EU documents. The European Union has promised...

Turkish PM Takes Swipe at Greece, Cyprus over Sovereignty

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has said the country will "never tolerate certain circles which violate our sovereignty in the Mediterranean and Aegean" --...