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Turkey’s Constitutional Court To Decide If Hagia Sophia Will Become A Mosque

The Constitutional Court of Turkey is due to decide on Thursday whether Hagia Sophia will be turned into a place of Muslim worship after an...

Ecumenical Patriarchate To Recognize Ukrainian Church’s Autocephaly Despite Moscow’s Disagreement

The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, that is considered as First among Equals in the Orthodox Christianity, announced that it will start the procedure for...

Video Reveals At-Risk State of Istanbul’s Former Greek Orphanage

The Prinkipo Greek Orphanage, built in 1899, and one of the largest wooden buildings in the world, closed in 1964. A new video is showing...

Patriarch Bartholomew: Halki Theological School will Reopen Soon

The Halki Theological School will open again soon, according to the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.  Bartholomew commented on the school re-opening at a meeting with the delegation of...

Uber is a Terrorist Group and its Users are Traitors, Says Istanbul Taxi Boss

  The ride-sharing firm Uber is a terrorist group born in the U.S. "where the traitors who shoot and kill my soldiers in Afrin bleed". These...

Self-Exiled Greeks Return to Visit their Home in Istanbul

Self-exiled Greeks returned for a visit to Istanbul this week decades after they were forced to leave their homes in fear of persecution and...

Greek, Turkish Journalists Meet in Istanbul

A panel of Greek and Turkish journalists has met in Istanbul to debate coverage of Greece and Greek issues from the former imperial capital. 'Views...

Greek Orthodox Patriarch Backs Turkey’s Syria Mission

  Turkish media on Friday reported that the Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Constantinople and Ecumenical Patriarch, Bartholomew I, has backed Turkey’s military action in northern...

Aeschylus’ Ancient Greek Drama in Istanbul with Syrian Actresses

One of the most celebrated ancient Greek dramas will be staged in Turkey for the first time, and with the participation of Syrian women...

Report: Original Hagia Sophia Tiles Smuggled to France

A panel of tiles in Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia Museum were smuggled to France in the 1890s and replaced with imitations, according to museum director...