The International Religious Freedom Report has criticized Turkey over a rise in anti-Semitism and the status of the Halki seminary
Some 400 Palestinians fleeing Israeli raids have taken shelter in a Greek Orthodox Church in Gaza City
A Sudanese Christian woman who was sentenced to death for renouncing Islam, then acquitted after intense international pressure on Khartoum, arrived on Wednesday in Italy with her family
Cumbersome regulations regarding alterations to edifices declared as historical buildings means that huge swathes of desirable towns like Ayvalık are all up for sale. Such places could become ghost towns
The Noel Baba Museum and the ancient city of Myra in the southern province of Antalya’s Demre have broken visitor and revenue records for the first half of the year
The gunshots fired a century ago - on June 28, 1914 - in the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina took the life of Austrian archduke Franz Ferdinand and lit the fuse for World War I.
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
I must confess, I am not a great fan of football. I mean, I am not someone who would religiously follow games, leagues, championships, know the names of football stars, follow their lives, admire the ones in my favorite team and hate the ones of the opponents.
In the Sea of Marmara lies the Island of Marmara, unfettered and nearly forgotten, it remains an authentic safe haven away from tourists, touristic things; yet full of a tourist’s dreams
Category: GWYNNE DYER
Whatever else you may say about the “young war criminal” (as British journalist Alan Watkins used to call former prime minister Tony Blair), he certainly fights his corner with great determination.
Sarajevo on Saturday was to mark 100 years since the assassination that sparked World War I, an act that still deeply divides the people of the Balkans over the legacy of that fateful day
A Sudanese Christian woman detained when she tried to travel to the United States after her release from death row was freed June 26 and took refuge at the US embassy
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has met with several religious communities in Germany as part of his official visit to the country
A recent attack against a church in Istanbul has raised the fears of the Christian community in Turkey, a leading member of the country’s Syriac community said in a statement
A Sudanese court on June 23 ordered the release of a 27-year-old woman who was sentenced to death last month for converting from Islam to Christianity
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The Turkish consulate was not their primary target anyway. ISIL is heading south, down to Baghdad and capturing cities along the way, one by one
Ankara’s fears have become true, and the Turkish Consulate General in Mosul was raided by invading militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant on June 11
Peres said peacemaking was a 'duty' and a 'holy mission' at the spiritual event in the Vatican Gardens, while Abbas called for a 'comprehensive and just peace'
The early morning prayers of several thousand of devout Muslims outside the Hagia Sophia Museum Saturday (May 31) sent multiple messages to everybody who is trying to decipher the complexity of present Turkish politics
Nicosia held its first Greek Cypriot gay pride parade, 16 years after homosexuality was decriminalized
A large group of people, who demand Istanbul’s monumental Hagia Sophia to be turned into a mosque, offered their morning prayer in front of the museum
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