Category: FORK & CORK
When nature awakens, we all know that it is time for eggs. Eggs are the symbol of all spring celebrations, in all religions. The habit of cracking dyed boiled eggs at Nevruz in Central Asia and Iran is identical to that of Easter in Christian cultures
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
The Patriarchal Church of St George in the ancient neighborhood of Fener on the Golden Horn was packed with visitors for most of the last week
Three pro-Russian militants and one attacker were killed in a deadly firefight at a road block close to the separatist-held town of Slavyansk, shattering a fragile Easter truce
Christians celebrated Easter with church masses in several cities across Turkey
Greek Cypriots have been authorized to hold a Good Friday mass at a church in Famagusta
In the Bab Tuma district of Syria's capital Damascus, Fadi Mayal dreams of returning home to the ancient Christian town of Maalula which was retaken by government forces this week.
Sinop Archaeology Museum draws foreign tourists for the religious icons from the 19th century. They become quite surprized
when seeing the icons
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Wednesday that key ally Moscow had helped re-establish "a multipolar world", as he met with a high-level Russian delegation in Damascus.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Fourteen-year-old Berkin Elvan weighed 45 kilos when his skull was crushed by a tear gas canister shot by Istanbul police at close distance on June 16, 2013, during the Gezi Park protests
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu’s contacts in Ukraine continue with uncertainty, as it is not clear which side is Sunni and which is Shiite, or which side is in favor of the coup.
The 'Synaxis,' or congregation of the heads of Orthodox Christendom, ended yesterday, coming at a time of strain and tension in the world, particularly the world close to us
Greek Orthodox patriarchs and archbishops have gathered in Istanbul for a three-day meeting, upon the invitation of Fener Greek Patriarch Bartholomew
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
The seizure of Crimea by Russian forces has provided an early strategic advantage to President Vladimir Putin in his tug of war match with Western leaders
According to a report in The New York Times, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said of Russian leader Vladimir Putin that 'she was not sure he was in touch with reality' and was 'living in another world'
When a convoy of Russian military vehicles unloaded dozens of armed troops into this sleepy Crimean port town on March 1
Churches in the world are increasingly being adorned with doors made by an artisan in the southern province of Hatay, an early center of Christianity
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
The fighting between PM Erdoğan and Islamic cleric Gülen seems to have come to a halt. Investors are happy, as they feel that the conflict has been resolved for good
Russian police on Tuesday detained the two most famous Pussy Riot members in Sochi, host of the Winter Olympics, questioning the pair for several hours in a theft case.
Syria's air force carried out 15 air strikes against the strategic rebel-held Yabrud area near Damascus on Wednesday, as the army escalated a campaign there, activists and a monitor said.
The gunman was detained at the scene after the shooting at the main cathedral in the city of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, on the island in the Sea of Okhotsk
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