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...

Sultan Erdogan vs Noam Chomsky as Turkey Tramples on Free Speech and Arrests Academics

Turkey’s military has been recently escalating vicious attacks against the Kurdish population under the pretext of fighting ISIS. Last week, a petition was circulated...

Istanbul: 10 Dead, Several Injured in Blast Near Hagia Sophia

Ten people were killed and several others injured in a blast in the historic Sultanahmet district in Istanbul according to Turkish media on Tuesday. Private...

8 Dead After Bus Carrying Migrants Overturns in Western Turkey

A bus full of refugees overturned in the western province of Balıkesir in the early hours of Saturday, killing eight people and injuring 42. The...

Greek Community in Istanbul Celebrates Epiphany

A bitterly cold Wednesday morning saw the return of one of Istanbul’s oldest – and most demanding – religious traditions as dozens of Greek...