Erdogan Claims Victory, Turkish Opposition Refuses to Concede

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed victory in Sunday's presidential election despite opposition parties insisting all the votes have not yet been counted. Erdogan's speech...

Turkish Town Hears First Orthodox Liturgy in 96 Years (photos)

A Turkish town has heard its first Orthodox liturgy in 96 years at a special religious service attended by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. The special service took...

European Parliament Votes to Suspend Accession Talks with Turkey

The European Parliament's plenary session approved on Wednesday a proposal by its Foreign Affairs Committee to suspend all accession negotiations with Turkey. European lawmakers passed...

Turkish Vessel Piri Reis Will Continue its Scientific Work in the Aegean Until March...

The research of the Turkish vessel Piri Reis will be continued until March 29, 2012, according to the latest official statement of the Spokesman...

Patriarch Bartholomew Prays to End Violence in Sumela Service

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew performed the annual Divine Liturgy at the historical Sumela monastery, in the northern Turkish province of Trabzon, on the occasion of...

Greek Officer Appointed to Imvros Municipal Police

Nikolaos Karanikolas, a Turkish citizen of Greek origin who lives permanently in the island of Imvros, was appointed to the municipal police. Karanikolas applied for...

A 2000-Year-Old Road was Discovered in Western Turkey

A 55-kilometer section of a road that was built 2,000 years ago has been discovered in ongoing excavations of the ancient city of Aigai,...

Documentary on Istanbul’s Cultural Heritage at Sismanoglio Megaro

The documentary "Our Islands: Through the Eyes of a Musician" by the Turkish director and musician Nedim Hazar will be presented on Saturday, May 10 at...

Hagiographies of Hagia Sophia of Trebizond to See the Light Again (video)

Turkish authorities have given the green light for the renovation of Hagia Sophia of Trebizond, including the uncovering of all hagiographies that are now...

Professors from Greek Aristotle’s University Undertake Restoration Project of Theological School of Halki

The Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki is taking an active part in reviving the Theological School of Halki in Istanbul. This trend has been supported...