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Greek Woman Becomes One of the Richest in Turkey After Inheriting $3 Bln Fortune

A woman of Greek origin has become one of the richest people in Turkey after winning an 8-year legal battle over the inheritance of...

ISIS Jihadists Threaten Hagia Sophia in Istanbul

  A new video by ISIS jihadists threatens the West and warns that the next target is Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, as Turkey will become...

Gunman Kills 39 in Istanbul Nightclub Attack on New Year’s Eve

At least thirty-nine people have been killed and dozens more were wounded in the first hours of 2017 early Sunday, in an attack on...

How Istanbul’s Historical Churches Celebrate Christmas

Istanbul is home to over 200 active churches according to a 2000 census, and this holiday season they are celebrating Christmas with the traditional...

A Book on the 150 Greek Newspapers of Istanbul

A book about the 150 Greek newspapers that have been published through the ages in Istanbul is to be presented at the Consulate of...

38 Dead, 166 Injured in Explosions Outside Istanbul Stadium

Turkey has declared a day of mourning on Sunday after twin explosions killed at least 38 people and injured another 166 on Saturday, reports...

Iconic Greek Restaurant, Pandelis, Shuts Down in Istanbul

The iconic Pandeli restaurant, named after its Greek founder Pandelis Cobanoglu, was founded in Istanbul in 1901. The restaurant near Sultanahmet was a favorite...
Hagia Sophia Quran recitation

Permanent Imam Is Appointed at Hagia Sophia

The position of Imam at Hagia Sophia that was established in 1936 but remained vacant for years has now been filled, as a permanent...

Turkey PM Says Army Group Engaged in ‘Coup Attempt’

Turkey's military has officially declared a coup and said that it has "taken control of the country," shutting down major bridges and Istanbul's main...

First Call to Prayer from Inside Hagia Sophia in 85 Years

July 1st was marked as the first time in 85 years when a muezzin called the faithful to prayer from inside Hagia Sophia in...