Turkey Recalls Civilian Pilots for its Air Force

An emergency decree published late last month in Turkey, announced that scores of former fighter jet pilots who are now working in civilian aviation, face...

Top Erdogan Advisor Would “Teach Americans How to Swim” in Response to Sanctions

In a swipe aimed at the United States after the Friday passing of the Armed Forces Bill, which contained sanctions against Turkey, the top...

Istanbul Christian Churches United After 1,700 Years

The five main Christian Churches of Istanbul came together for the first time in 1,700 years on account of the release of the book...

Why Turkey’s Historic Churches Are Being Turned Into Mosques

The Christian churches in Turkey that have been turned into mosques is the subject of an interesting report in the Assyrian International News Agency. As...

Epitaph and Resurrection Litany to Take Place In Izmir

The Epitaph and Resurrection litanies will be performed at the Greek Orthodox Church of Agios Voukolos in Izmir for the first time since the 1922 catastrophe....

Six of the Most Important Historical Greek Treasures in Turkey

There is an almost uncountable number of ancient Greek and Byzantine archaeological and historical sites in Turkey, many of which attract hundreds of thousands,...

Professor Hakki Bilgehan Translates “Erotokritos” Into Turkish

Born 86 years ago in Izmir, Professor Hakki Bilgehan grew up listening to the Greek language, and most particularly to the dialect of the...

Imbros Toponym Map With 2,400 Place Names

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, as a native of the island of Imbros, stressed the importance of the “Toponym Map of Imbros” in studying history as...

Turkish Journalists Visit Halki Seminary

Journalists from major Turkish newspapers (Hürriyet, Sabah, Zaman, Taraf, Doğan Haber Ajansı etc.), visited the seminary of Halki, which participates in the European program "Minority...

Chios Dancers to Perform Outside Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia

A cultural club from the Greek island of Chios will represent Greece in the International Folk Dance Festival in Istanbul which is held by...