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Israeli Ambassador Walks Out of UN Assembly in Protest at Erdogan’s Speech

Glad Erdan, the Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, walked out of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday in protest against the speech given...

AstraZeneca Coronavirus Vaccine Trial Suspended

AstraZeneca said on Tuesday it has suspended trials of the coronavirus vaccine that it is developing with the University of Oxford after one of...

Turkey Demolishes Greek Orthodox Church Known as “Hagia Sophia of Bursa”

Turkish authorities on Wednesday demolished a historic Greek Orthodox church in the region of Bursa, north-western Turkey, which had been abandoned. The Georgios Greek Orthodox...

Scotland, Wales Add Greece to Quarantine Travel List; England Resists

England is continuing to allow travelers to arrive from Greece without quarantining despite Scotland and Wales acting with an abundance of caution over concerns...

Street Artist Banksy Launches Refugee Rescuer in the Mediterranean

  As accusations of forcible pushbacks of refugees by a number of countries in the Mediterranean basin, including Greece, proliferate, Banksy, the famous but anonymous...

N-Word Dropped from Agatha Christie’s Crime Masterpiece

The French translation of Agatha Christie's hit novel "And Then There Were None" will change its title to remove a racially-charged word already dropped...

After Hagia Sophia Turkey Converts Another Byzantine Church to Mosque

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a presidential decree on Friday turning the historic Holy Saviour in Chora, a medieval Byzantine church in western...

Prominent Brits Express Support for Greece in Turkey Standoff

Twenty-five prominent academics, authors and politicians called on the British government to express its "clear support" for Greece and Cyprus over the increased tensions...

Coronavirus Vaccine Developed by University of Oxford Offers Hope

Preliminary results of trials for a coronavirus vaccine developed by the University of Oxford in the UK suggest that it is safe and induces...
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Italian, Israeli Groups Protest Hagia Sophia Conversion to Mosque

Italian and Israeli groups protested on Monday the decision by Turkey to turn the Hagia Sophia museum to a mosque. Dozens of demonstrators gathered outside...