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Russian S-400 Missiles Arrive in Turkey (video)

First shipment of Russian S-400 missile defense system hardware to Ankara started on July 12, Turkey's National Defense Ministry said. "First batch of equipment of...

Turkey Prepares to Receive Russian S-400 Missiles

Preparations for the arrival of Russia’s S-400 air defense systems are proceeding on schedule, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on July 8, without...

Erdogan says US May Not Impose Sanctions on Turkey over Russian Missiles

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that the U.S. will not impose sanctions on Turkey over the purchase of the Russian S-400...

Pontos-Born Imamoglu Wins Race for Istanbul

Turkey's ruling party has lost control of Istanbul after a re-run of the city's mayoral election, latest results show. The candidate for the main opposition...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Castigates Moscow Patriarchate Over Ukraine

The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew I strongly criticized the Russian Patriarchate of Moscow on Tuesday regarding the issue of the independence of the...

”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...

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...