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Nobel Prize-Winning Novelist Orhan Pamuk: Turkey No Longer Secular

Orhan Pamuk, Turkey’s Nobel prize-winning author, has criticized the Turkish government’s decision to convert Istanbul’s iconic Hagia Sophia into a mosque. “There are millions of...

Hagia Sophia to Open for Muslim Worship on July 24

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that after completing all preparations, Hagia Sophia will open for worship on July 24. In an address...
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The Call to Muslim Prayer Resounds from the Hagia Sophia

Minutes after President Erdogan signed the decree turning Hagia Sophia into a Mosque, a crowd of Muslims gathered for a prayer at the UNESCO...

Greek Tourists No Longer Required to Quarantine When Arriving in Belgium

Greece was recently awarded "Green" status on Belgium's list of EU countries whose citizens are allowed to visit, meaning that tourists will not have...

Turkey Calls on Greece to Demilitarize Sixteen Aegean Islands

Turkey has reiterated its demands for the demilitarization of sixteen of Greece's Aegean islands, with the dispute just one aspect of a wider conflict...

Crew of Hagia Sophia Documentary Returns for New Explorations

The professional crew behind the documentary title "The Beneath," a film showing what lies underneath the Byzantine cathedral of Hagia Sophia, recently returned to...
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Hidden Byzantine Church in Constantinople Revealed in All Its Glory

Recently published photos of an excavation site in the Sultanahmet District of Istanbul reveals a hidden church and holy spring dating back to the...

Greece — Cyprus Ferry Route Approved by EU; Planning Begins

A ferry route that would link Greece to Cyprus has recently been given the green light by the European Commission, with a total of...

Russian Patriarch Speaks Out Against Hagia Sophia’s Conversion into Mosque

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, the highest cleric in the Russian Orthodox Church, recently spoke out against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's plans to convert...

Greek Scientist Leads Team Creating First Image of Electrons

A research team led by Greek physicist and professor Eleftherios Goulielmakis has created the first photograph of electrons in crystals, thanks to a powerful...