Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
Having increased the tone of “Muslim solidarity” in his speeches with 10 days to go until the general elections, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has finally come to the point of comparing Turkey’s top religious official to the pope, the spiritual leader of the world’s Catholics.
Hundreds of people demanded that the historic Istanbul Hagia Sophia museum be converted into a mosque during a rally in Istanbul on May 24
Sweden narrowly beat Russia May 24 in a nail-biting 60th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, winning its sixth crown in Europe's annual anything-goes music extravaganza
Category: VERDA ÖZER
Sarajevo is a typical Ottoman town where you instantly come across mosques, bazaars and fountains remaining from the Ottoman era, while there are many Turkish-speaking people to be found walking through its streets.
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias visits Turkey at a crucial moment regarding Cyprus; just after the election of Mustafa Akıncı as president of the Turkish Cypriots and while intercommunal talks seem to be to re-starting.
Historic Agios Konstantinos Greek Church in the Menemen district hosted its first mass in 93 years after the municipality’s renovation was completed
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has reportedly expressed Turkey’s readiness to re-open the Halki Seminary in the Adalar district of Istanbul in return for Greece allowing a mosque to function in Thessaloniki
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held on to his job May 6, announcing that he had hammered together a new coalition government just ahead of a midnight legal deadline
The harbinger of summer in the Turkic cultural world, Hıdırellez, was celebrated with various festivities on the evening of May 5, with gatherings across Turkey
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said May 4 that he would not join the new coalition government being formed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, citing disputes over legislation
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made strides toward forming a new government on April 29, signing coalition deals with two parties, a week before the deadline to present a cabinet.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
At this pace of events (so probably in a couple of decades), several Turkish ambassadors across the world will have to take forced spring vacations in Ankara.
One year later, it is as almost as a déjà vu experience. Turkey is heading for elections, again
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to make a formal request for extra time to piece together a new government, the president's office said April 19
Sarajevo’s historical Old Orthodox Church Museum houses five edicts from Ottoman sultans in addition to other artifacts from the Christian world
According to an Islamic official , the pope’s statement 'has reflected a modern color of the crusader wars launched in these lands for centuries'
Category: MURAT YETKİN
In his Sunday Mass at the Vatican on April 12, Pope Francis referred to the mass killings during the deportation of Ottoman Armenians in World War I as “widely considered ‘the first genocide of the 20th century.’”
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
I was one of the panelists at the conference on inflation dynamics in Turkey organized by Koç University’s Economic Research Forum and the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD) on April 10.
Orthodox Christians celebrated Easter with masses in churches across Turkey and the world April 12, commemorating the day followers believe Jesus was resurrected 2,000 years ago.
Category: EURASIAN ECONOMIC SUMMIT
Religious leaders, former and acting politicians and academics met at the “Road to Peace” session on the last day of the Eurasia Economic Summit, disscusing the route to a world that has left behind wars and conflicts.
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