Guest of Honor Theo Angelopoulos @ International Film Festival, Turkey

Movie buffs in the southern Turkish city of Adana on Monday finally welcomed this year’s Altın Koza (Golden Boll) International Film Festival.  The festival...

Ecumenical Patriach Vartholomeos’ Statement on Orthodox Services

The Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomeos characterized the attempt of a specific team to perform a Divine service in the cathedral of St. Sophia.  It now...

Turkey: Religious Services Won’t be Held at St. Sofia

Approximately 250 members of the international St. Sofia coalition will arrive in Istanbul on Friday.  The trip's purpose is to make Christian religious rites one of the main...

Foreign Minister Droutsas Calls on Turkey to Withdraw Troops from Northern Cyprus

Foreign Minister Dimitris Droutsas yesterday appealed to Turkey to withdraw thousands of its troops from the Turkish occupied northern region of Cyprus during his first...

Aegean Izmir to host Turkish, Greek journalists in meeting

Turkish and Greek journalists are set to gather in conference meeting on September 18-19 in the western port city of Izmir. Over two hundred journalists...

Anniversary of Istanbul pogrom

Recent history recalls that during the night of Sept. 6 and into the early morning hours of Sept. 7 enraged mobs descended into the...

President of the International Congregation of Agia Sophia Issues Statement

During a press conference yesterday President of the International Congregation of Agia Sophia Chris Spyrou stated: “On the 16th of September 2009, on behalf of...

Greek & Turkish Ministers Observe World Basketball Championship Match Togethor

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu stated on Tuesday that it was friendship that won the match between Turkey and Greece in the Group C...

Sole Greek Orthodox Church Fire Survivor in Izmir is Restored

Only one Greek Orthodox church survived a fire in the Aegean province of İzmir in 1922.  On Sunday officals announced that it has been restored. The İzmir...

Greece’s Harris Alexiou Sings in Opening Ceremony of The FIBA World Championship

The FIBA World Championship is the most prominent sporting event Turkey has ever hosted in its history.  Both FIBA President Bob Elphinston and Turkish...