Turkish Court Postpones Decision on Status of Hagia Sophia

The Turkish Council of State - the country's highest administrative body - delayed a decision on whether the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople can be...

Erdogan Pushes to Allow Islamic Prayer Inside Hagia Sophia

The controversial issue of once again performing Islamic prayers inside Hagia Sophia this July was discussed during a recent High Advisory Board meeting of...

Erdogan Announces Islamic Prayer at Hagia Sophia on Anniversary of Fall of Constantinople

A replica wall of the famous Byzantine-era walls of Contantinople was erected outside Hagia Sophia on Thursday as Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced...

Nearly-Forgotten Saint Corona Venerated for Protection Against Epidemics

Though sometimes forgotten, the Orthodox and Catholic Churches have long commemorated a saint who is thought to protect against disease and pandemics, such as...

500-Υear-Οld Handwritten Bibles Seized Near Turkey-Greece Border

Turkish security forces seized two, invaluable 500-year-old Bibles in northwestern Edirne province on TUesday, according to reports from Turkey's Anadolu News Agency. The two handwritten manuscripts...
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Neglected Historic Greek Sites in Turkey Falling into Ruin

The recent collapse of part of the historic Byzantine wall in the Topkapi neighborhood of Constantinople has raised concerns over the maintenance of a...

Armenian Genocide: Remembering the Mass Murder of Christians in Turkey

The systematic mass murder and expulsion of 1.5 million ethnic Armenians carried out in Turkey and adjoining regions by the Ottoman government between 1914...
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Catalca: The Town in Turkey Where They Speak Greek

There is a place in the Istanbul rural district where one can often hear Greek spoken on the street, with a definite northern Greece...
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Turkey Uses Hagia Sophia as Mosque for Islamic Prayer Again

The Islamic call to prayer was heard in what was once the center of Orthodoxy, Hagia Sophia, on Monday, as a video calling the...

New Online Dictionary of Pontic Greek Dialect Launched

An online dictionary of Pontic dialect in Modern Greek and three other languages ​​is created by a Russian poet and Russian linguists, the Athens-Macedonian...