Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appears to have sustained heavy damage from the aftermath of 31 March municipal elections. The coalition between the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) of President Erdogan and the Nationalist Movement Party (MPH) led by Devlet Bahceli managed to retain the overall vote with 51.63%. Meanwhile, the…
A former employee of the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul appeared before court on Tuesday facing charges of espionage and conspiracy against the Turkish government. Mr. Metin Topuz worked in the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) mission as a local…
The abhorrent events at two mosques in the city of Christchurch New Zealand earlier on Friday have reasonably caused international concern. The perpetrator of the attacks disseminated in social media at an earlier stage a religious…
The U.N. panel which investigated the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi reported initial results on Thursday.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday visited the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. Ibrahim Kalin, a spokesman of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, accompanied Tsipras on his tour.
Municipal authorities in Istanbul have given the go-ahead for the construction of the first Orthodox church in the city since 1923, Turkish newspaper Hurriyet reported on Wednesday.
Education Minister Costas Gavroglou will visit the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul on Monday. The purpose of his visit is to inform the priests about the content of the agreement between the Greek Church and the State.
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew met with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at Phanar in Istanbul on Friday. Patriarch Kirill arrived at Phanar at 10:00 a.m. under tight security.
A short circuit caused the fire that broke out earlier on Aug. 18 at the Greek consulate building in the Beyoğlu district of Istanbul.