EU Urges Turkey to Open Ports

There is no "Plan B" for Turkey to join the European Union so long as disputes over Cyprus remain, EU Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fuele...

Greek Professor at Ankara University Examines the Roots of Turkey’s Ruling AK Party

Christos Teazis, is the first Greek academic at Ankara University and the author of a recent book titled “The Republic of the Seconds,”...

Laki Viga Elected as Representative of Minority Foundations in General Directorate of Vakoufia

An article by the Hürriyet Daily News was “dedicated” yesterday to the election of Laki Viga, a member of the Greek minority in Istanbul, as...

Council of Europe Raises Question on Future of Panagia Sumela Orthodox Monastery, Pontus

The issue of intellectual, Byzantine heritage and the future of the Orthodox Panagia Sumela Monastery in historical Pontus, was raised during the last session...

Turkey Says EU becoming ‘Christian Club’

Turkey's deputy prime minister said on Saturday that the European Union was becoming an inward-looking "Christian club", slamming a lack of progress in his...

Archbishop Ieronymos Meets Patriarch Bartholomew, Istanbul

The Archbishop of Athens and Greece Ieronymos, met Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on Tuesday.  He visisted him at the Patriarchate in Fanar, Istanbul. The Archbishop arrived at...

Council of Europe Representatives Meet with Ecumenical Patriarch

The future of Europe, human rights issues and religious and minority freedoms were the focus of a meeting held yesterday afternoon in Fanar between the...

Turkish F.M. Defends Erdoğan’s Comments to Papandreou

Turkey’s Foreign Minister on Saturday said the criticism-laden rhetoric of the Greek Prime Minister reflected Greece’s well-known positions on long-running disputes between the two...

“Fanar – Balata – Istanbul” Art Exhibition by Constantine Kerestetzis

A large part of the art exhibition by Constantine Kerestetzis, entitled “Phanar – Balata – Istanbul”, also presented at “Tuyap Istanbul Art Fair”, will...

Greek Orthodox Cross Throwing Ceremony Held in Istanbul

Orthodox Christians in Istanbul reenacted the baptism of Christ with a traditional cross-throwing ceremony Wednesday, at several waterfront locations in the city. After a four-hour...