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...
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Greeks in Izmir Celebrate Epiphany for the First Time after 94 Years [Video]

The Christian Orthodox ritual stopped being practiced in 1922 after the war and population exchange between Greece and Turkey.

Altar Depicting Son of Hercules vs Serpent Monster Found

An ancient marble altar dating to the second century showing a nude warrior battling a serpent monster has been discovered by villagers near the...

First Greek Orthodox Epiphany Celebration in Izmir Since 1922

For the first time since the Asia Minor Catastrophe of 1922, a Greek Orthodox Epiphany celebration is set to take place in Izmir on January...

Greek Child Star Conquers Turkish Television at 18

At the age of 8, Anastasia Tsilimpiou had her first acting role on Greek television. At 10 she stepped on the theater stage and at...

German Foreign Minister: Better Control of EU Borders Needed

Europe needs better control of its borders, said German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Saturday, referring to cases of forged Syrian passports in the...

Istanbul a City Filled With Numerous Byzantine Remains

Istanbul is famous for its historical treasures, hidden secrets, legends and all the influences from different cultures. It is especially known for its numerous...

Turkey Stops Refugees en Route to Greek Islands

Turkish authorities rounded 1,300 asylum seekers yesterday (30 November) that they said were planning to sail to Greece from hideouts near secluded Aegean beaches...

Istanbul Christian Churches United After 1,700 Years

The five main Christian Churches of Istanbul came together for the first time in 1,700 years on account of the release of the book...