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Catalca: The Town in Turkey Where They Speak Greek

There is a place in the Istanbul rural district where one can often hear Greek spoken on the street, with a definite northern Greece...
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Turkey Uses Hagia Sophia as Mosque for Islamic Prayer Again

The Islamic call to prayer was heard in what was once the center of Orthodoxy, Hagia Sophia, on Monday, as a video calling the...

Ecumenical Patriarch Announces Halt to All Orthodox Church Services Globally Due to Coronavirus

The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople issued a statement on Wednesday announcing the Church's new decision in regard to the covid-19 global coronavirus pandemic. According to this...

Event Honors Greek Constantinopolitan Authors in Istanbul

A special literary tribute to Greek Constantinople writers and poets was completed recently at the University of Istanbul's School of Philosophy, an event organized...

Erdogan: Turkey Will No Longer Stop Syrian Refugees from Reaching Europe

Turkey, now fighting a war in Syria, will no longer stop Syrian refugees from reaching Europe, a senior Turkish official told Reuters late on...

EU Imposes Sanctions on Turkish Individuals Over Cyprus Drilling

The European Union announced on Thursday that -- in solidarity with Cyprus -- it will impose sanctions on two Turkish individuals over their role...

Lost Ancient Kingdom Discovered by Farmer in Central Turkey

An ancient kingdom which has been lost to history was discovered in Turkey by archaeologists, following a series of events which began last year and...

New 5.9-Magnitude Earthquake in Turkey Leaves 9 Dead, Dozens Trapped

At least eight people were killed and five others injured in eastern Turkey, when a 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit the border region with Iran on...

Massive 6.8 Earthquake in Eastern Turkey Leaves 38 Dead, 1,547 Injured

Thirty-eight dead and 1,547 injured is the toll so far after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit the Elazig province in Eastern Turkey on Friday...

What Lies Hidden Under Hagia Sophia?

The former Basilica of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul (Constantinople) is the undisputed symbolic center of the Greek Orthodox faith, hosting millions of visitors each...