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3,600-Year-Old Bronze Age Shipwreck Discovered Off Southern Turkey

A team of Turkish underwater researchers last week discovered what they believe to be the world’s oldest shipwreck, from approximately 1600 B.C. According to the...

US Warns Tourists of Terrorism Danger in Turkey

The US State Department raised the travel advisory level for Turkey to Level 3 this week, urging Americans to “reconsider travel to Turkey due...

The Misadventures of a Group of Tourists Who Landed in the Wrong Athens

Residents of the village of Atena Lucana, in the province of Salerno, south of Naples were left scratching their heads as three tourists asked...

Turkey Angry at Italian Parliament’s Vote to Recognize Armenian Genocide

The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Thursday strongly condemned the passing of a motion by the Italian parliament to recognize the 1915 Armenian genocide. “The motion...

Historic Sumela Monastery to Finally Reopen in May

The first section of the historic Greek Orthodox Sumela monastery, dedicated to the Virgin Mary, will re-open to the public on May 18, Turkish...

UK Citizens Heading to Greece Warned of Airport Delays

British citizens heading to Greece are being advised by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office that additional checks will be in place for all EU...

Thirty-three EU Lawmakers Nominate Tsipras, Zaev for Nobel Peace Prize

Thirty-three members of the European Parliament signed a letter addressed to Norway's Nobel Committee proposing that the prime ministers of Greece and North Macedonia...

Istanbul’s Mayor-to-Be Has Pontian Roots (video)

Istanbul, Turkey's largest city, has apparently elected an opposition candidate from Pontos as its new mayor in the local elections held on Sunday. Ekrem Imamoglu...

Erdogan Faces Humiliating Defeats in Turkish Local Elections

Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan suffered stunning setbacks in local elections as his ruling AK Party lost control of the capital Ankara for the first time...

Adaptation of Ancient Greek Tragedy Dubbed Racist in France

The Sorbonne university in Paris was forced to cancel a performance of a Greek tragedy featuring actors using black masks after students claimed it...