Despite Threat, EU Says No Shortcuts for Turkey’s Visa-Free Travel

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Tuesday that Turkey must meet all remaining conditions before the EU can open up visa-free travel. His comments came...

Deported Migrants Call for Freedom from Behind Barred Windows

Some 325 migrants have been deported to Turkey from the Greek island of Lesbos under an EU deal. They wait to learn of their fate...

Turkey on Edge as Migrants Return

When the first boatload of deported migrants arrived Monday at the Turkish port of Dikili, a small group of Turkish human rights activists turned...

Anniversary Event in Istanbul for the Sunday of Orthodoxy

An anniversary event full of emotion and pride for the Greek Orthodox faith took place in Istanbul on March 20, 2016. The event titled...

Deadly New Trend Developing in African Migration to Europe

The International Organization for Migration reports a sharp increase in the number of sub-Saharan Africans making the dangerous sea journey from Libya to Italy....

Child and Family Protection Centers Set Up Along European Migration Route

The United Nations refugee agency and U.N. children's fund are setting up 20 centers to support and protect children and families fleeing war and...

Ecumenical Patriarch Performs Liturgy in the Cesme Greek Orthodox Church

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew performed a liturgy at the recently renovated Greek Orthodox church of Saint Charalambos in Krini (Cesme), Turkey, on Wednesday, February 10,...

Old Byzantine Church Found in Underground City in Turkey

A 1,500-year-old underground Byzantine church has been discovered in Turkey with unseen before frescoes depicting Jesus. The church was found in the world's largest known...

Hagia Sophia Is Turkey’s Top Tourist Attraction

For two consecutive years, 2014 and 2015, the former temple of Hagia Sophia, now a museum, is the top attraction for visitors to Turkey. Hagia...

Ancient Greek Clogs Discovered in Istanbul

A pair of ancient Greek clogs, dating back 1,500 years, were among the findings unearthed by archaeologists in Istanbul, Turkey. According to the Turkish newspaper...