Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Reimagining a Lost Armenian Home: The Dildilian Photography Collection’ by Armen T. Marsoobian (IB Tauris, 224 pages, $30)
A “cemetery of the nameless” has been established near the coast in the western Turkish province of İzmir for Syrians who died while trying to cross over to Greece
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) reintroduced a monitoring process for Turkey on April 25, citing “serious deterioration of the functioning of democratic institutions.”
Turkey has strongly condemned the burning of the Turkish flag during demonstrations that took place on April 24 in Athens regarding the anniversary of the 1915 events.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
Even though April 23 National Sovereignty and Children’s Day is still the only children’s holiday in the world, it is not the same holiday of my childhood.
A Greek appeals court on April 25 rejected the extradition of three Turkish soldiers out of eight who requested asylum in the country after fleeing following Turkey’s failed July 2016 coup attempt
The European Union executive urged EU governments on April 24 to consider changing its relationship with Turkey after a referendum that put Ankara’s stalled membership talks deeper into cold storage, with Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn calling for a change of format in ties with Turkey.
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
I could not help but notice that several of our readers commented on my article last week about this year’s Easter celebration in Phanar, Istanbul
Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık criticized his Greek counterpart Panos Kammenos for his April 16 visit to Eşek Island (Agathonisi in Greek), the sovereignty of which is disputed, vowing that Turkey will not become a part of a “Greek show” in the Aegean but will also not allow any fait accompli.
At least 15 people, including a child, drowned when an inflatable boat carrying refugees and migrants sank off Greece’s Lesbos island, officials said on April 24.
The Turkish consulate in Greece’s Thessaloniki was attacked by a small group with Molotov cocktails early on April 23, Doğan News Agency has reported
Turkey’s tourism sector has kept losing its share in Germany, with German tourists opting to visit other countries such as Spain and Greece rather than Turkey, amid security concerns and recent tensions in bilateral ties, said a leading sector association on April 21.
John Freely, the well-known author of many history and travel books on Istanbul, Turkey and Greece, passed away on April 20 at age of 90.
A Greek appeals court will reconsider extraditing eight fugitive Turkish soldiers who requested asylum in the country after fleeing following the July 15, 2016 coup attempt, according to media reports.
The ancient ‘Kilia Idol,’ produced in Akhisar, is on sale in New York. The 23 centimeter-statuette is expected to draw 3 million customers
The outcome of the April 16 referendum on a constitutional reform shifting Turkey to an executive presidential system has revealed a highly polarized society
It had been a long time since I last spent the Orthodox Easter in the Ecumenical Patriarchate in the old neighborhood of Phanar.
July is a not an official but a “natural end-date” for a solution to be found in the more than 40-year-long Cyprus conflict, Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akıncı has stated
Edirne is just three kilometers away from Greece and 17 kilometers away from the Bulgarian border
The United Nations has helped put together a compromise formula that could overcome the key obstacle of security which stands in the way of a deal to reunify the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus, a U.N. envoy said on April 13.
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