Montenegro’s Prime Minister Dusko Markovic did not mince his words when Russia last month announced a ban on imports from the Balkan country’s biggest winemaker.
Memories are fresh of the Second World War in multi-ethnic Bosnia where Turkey’s cooperation agency takes sides with fellow Bosniacs and makes remarkable projects for development of the country, including preservation of massive heritage of Ottoman Empire in the region
Turkey’s leading mobile phone operator Turkcell has renovated the technological infrastructure of a Greek high school on Turkey’s northwestern island of Gökçeada and held an opening ceremony for it on May 17
A large group of people, who demand Istanbul’s monumental Hagia Sophia to be turned into a mosque again, gathered in front of the museum in the early hours of May 13, before offering their morning prayer there
Category: GWYNNE DYER
It was striking, in U.S. media coverage of Donald Trump’s first hundred days in office, that most observers noted with relief that his foreign policy has turned out to be less radical than they feared. In fact, it’s not radical at all. He has already fired cruise missiles at a Middle Eastern country, a ritual that has been observed by every American president since Bill Clinton.
Pope Francis walks down the steps of a plane upon arriving in Cairo. Francis is in Egypt for a two-day trip aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front.
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
It had been a long time since I last spent the Orthodox Easter in the Ecumenical Patriarchate in the old neighborhood of Phanar.
Thousands of Christians have started celebrating Easter across Turkey, Doğan News Agency has reported
Category: VERDA ÖZER
The reasons and implications of President Donald Trump’s recent attack on Syria are being widely discussed.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
In contrast to the many modern, huge (and ugly) municipality buildings in Istanbul, Edirne has a small but historic central municipality building. A picture of the members of the municipality’s assembly dating from 1902 shows 12 members: Six Muslim and six non-Muslim
Category: EURASIAN ECONOMIC SUMMIT
A three-day Eurasian Economic Summit was finalized on April 6 with two landmark sessions titled “Contributions of the Religions to Peace in Order to Environment of Violence and Terror Within the Framework of Islamic Solidarity” and the presidential session on “Humanity at Crossroads.”
As Turkey enters the last phase before its crucial referendum, its next-door neighbor is getting more nervous.
Until a few years ago, when before the leftist Syriza emerged as a dominant political power in her country, Sia Anagnostopoulou was best known as a professor of contemporary history with an emphasis on late Ottoman Empire.
The 45th Istanbul Music Festival will be organized between May 29 and June 21. The theme of the event this year is ‘Unusual’
Georgia's Orthodox Church was rocked Monday after police announced the arrest of a priest over a suspected poisoning plot targeting a high-ranking Church figure.
Deep-rooted disputes continue to plague the Balkans. Currently, the disputes are most prevalent in Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia.
The locus of tourist attraction and religious pilgrimage, Antalya’s Demre is set to undergo a series of renovation projects that will renew its historic relics, including the house of Santa Claus
U.S. President Donald Trump threatened late Jan. 24 to send in the “feds” if America’s third-largest city of Chicago failed to bring its rampant crime rate under control.
A cold snap gripping Europe has killed 10 more people in Poland, stranded thousands in snow-covered Turkey and brought fresh misery for both migrants and the homeless.
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