WILCO ON THE ROAD - Agiasos, though a small village, has plenty of surprises in store to offer. Some places are famous for just one thing, but Agiasos has a multitude of gifts to bequeath
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
The metropolitan of Thessaloniki, Anthimos, has never been known to be a man of compassion and peace, especially when the subject contained any of the words Turkey, Turkish or Turk.
Babacan has called on top members of the country’s economy management to meet on Sept 2 to discuss short- and medium-term policies amid lingering questions regarding the future of the Cabinet
Harvard and Koç University’s summer school hosts local and foreign students for Ottoman Turkish classes every year on Turkey’s picturesque Cunda Island, off the Aegean coast
The historic Sümela Monastery in the Black Sea province of Trabzon is preparing for a yearly service that will be held on Aug. 15
One Israeli was killed and five others injured Monday when an excavator rammed into a Jerusalem bus, turning it over before the driver was shot dead by police, officials said.
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
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