”It’s Not Constantinople, It’s Istanbul; It’s Islam-bul” Turkey’s Erdogan Says

The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared that still ''there are people who want to see Istanbul as Constantinople,'' on Saturday. Erdogan was participating in the...

Archaeologists Express Concerns Over Future of Hagia Sophia of Trabzon

The association of Greek archaeologists sent a letter recently to the Greek and Turkish ministries of culture as well as to the Greek branch...

Turkey’s Erdogan Hails the 1453 Fall of Constantinople

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan celebrated the 556th anniversary of the fall of Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul) to Ottoman Turk forces on May 29, 1453. In...

EU Commission Proposes Immediate Accession Negotiations for Albania, North Macedonia

The European Commission released its annual assessments and recommendations regarding ''Reforms in the Western Balkans and Turkey'' on Wednesday. In the report, it proposes...

Historic Soumela Monastery in Pontus Reopens

The historic Panagia Soumela Monastery dedicated to the Virgin Mary and located in Trabzon in the Black Sea is to reopen its doors to...

Greek Footballer Celebrates Winning Turkish League With Greek Flag

Kostas Mitroglou, a striker for Turkish football club Galatasaray, celebrated winning the Turkish League championship by unfolding a Greek flag on Sunday at Istanbul's...

Halki Summit III on Ecological Awareness to be Hosted By Ecumenical Patriarch

His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will host the third Halki Summit from May 31st to June 4th, 2019 in Turkey, according to a press...

British Report Reveals Massive Christian Persecution in Cyprus’ Occupied Territories

A recent British report on the persecution of Christians around the world features shocking incidents of religious persecution, harassment and destruction inside the Turkish-occupied...

”Sea Wolf”: Turkey’s Largest Military Exercise Begins Amid Rising Tensions

Turkey launched its largest annual military exercise, dubbed ''Sea Wolf,'' (Denizkurdu in Turkish) on Monday. The exercise is currently taking place across three fronts, including...

UK Concerned by Turkish Actions off Cyprus, British Foreign Minister Says

Jeremy Hunt, the Head of the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office, stated on Thursday that Britain is concerned by Turkey's recent actions off the coast...