Anniversary of Istanbul pogrom

Recent history recalls that during the night of Sept. 6 and into the early morning hours of Sept. 7 enraged mobs descended into the...

President of the International Congregation of Agia Sophia Issues Statement

During a press conference yesterday President of the International Congregation of Agia Sophia Chris Spyrou stated: “On the 16th of September 2009, on behalf of...

Greek & Turkish Ministers Observe World Basketball Championship Match Togethor

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu stated on Tuesday that it was friendship that won the match between Turkey and Greece in the Group C...

Sole Greek Orthodox Church Fire Survivor in Izmir is Restored

Only one Greek Orthodox church survived a fire in the Aegean province of İzmir in 1922.  On Sunday officals announced that it has been restored. The İzmir...

Greece’s Harris Alexiou Sings in Opening Ceremony of The FIBA World Championship

The FIBA World Championship is the most prominent sporting event Turkey has ever hosted in its history.  Both FIBA President Bob Elphinston and Turkish...

European Football Renews Rivalry between Greece & Turkey

Friday's draw for the UEFA Europa League play off round has paired PAOK FC with Aegean rivals Fenerbahce SK, as European football renews the...

Archaelogists Excavating Ancient Greek City Nysa

Archaeologists just began excavations at the ancient Greek city of Nysa in western Turkey. The excavation team consists of Turkish, Canadian and American architects,...

“European Capital of Culture 2010” Shoots Films on Istanbul

"European Capital of Culture 2010" concerns a group of foreign directors who will shoot short films about Istanbul, as part of a project carried...

Greek Orthodox Monastery in Turkey Allowed Worship Services

Turkey allowed Christians to pray Sunday at The Sumela Greek Orthodox monastery for the first time since the country's creation; seeking to improve the...

Patriarch Vartholomeos Explains Why He Lives in Turkey

Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomeos, ironically lives in a country where most of the people are not Christians. In fact it is estimated that 99% of...