Turkish Footballer Calls Istanbul Constantinople

Kenan Özer, the 31-year-old member of the Ankaragücü football team, caused a widespread outcry in Turkey after calling Istanbul its Greek Byzantine-era name of...

Turkish Vessel ‘Fatih’ To Begin Drilling in East Mediterranean

Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez has announced that the Turkish drilling vessel "Fatih" ("Conquerer") will begin drilling operations in the eastern Mediterranean Sea on...

Turkey Says Installation of Russian S-400 Systems to Begin October 2019

The installation of Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile systems in Turkey will begin in October 2019, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar has announced. Turkey’s purchase of...

At Least 2 Migrants Dead as Boat Sailing Towards Greece Sinks Off Turkey (video)

At least two people have drowned and several others are missing after a boat carrying around 30 migrants sank near Bodrum, off the western...

U.S. Support to the Ecumenical Patriarchate After Orthodox Schism

The United States expressed its support to the decision of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople to recognize the Ukrainian Orthodox Church as independent. A spokesman...

Orthodox Schism As Russian Church ‘Breaks All Ties’ With Constantinople Over Ukraine

In the largest schism in Orthodox Christianity for over a century, the Russian Orthodox Church has cut all ties with the Constantinople Patriarchate over...

Why was the Ancient Greek City of Hadrianopolis Abandoned?

Turkish archaeologists are set to solve the mystery of the abandonment of the ancient city of Hadrianapolis, in the Eskipazar district of the Black...

At Least 22 Migrants Dead in Turkey’s Izmir (video)

According to information from the Turkish News Agency Anadolu, at least 22 migrants, including children, died on Sunday and 11 more were seriously injured after...

Turkish Court Rules Release of U.S. Pastor Brunson

A Turkish court on Friday ruled that U.S. evangelical Christian pastor Andrew Brunson should be released from jail, putting an end to a diplomatic...

The Ecumenical Patriarchate Grants Independence To The Ukrainian Church

The issue of independence of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine has been agonizing Orthodox Christianity the last few years. With Moscow strongly against it, and...