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Jailed Turkish visual journalist’s drawings on display at Minnesota art museum

“Dark White,” an exhibition of 40 works of art by visual journalist Fevzi Yazıcı that were created mostly in prison as he has been...

Diving into history: Gallipoli shipwrecks open to public

Hulking hulls of mighty warships greet divers off Turkey's western shore, testament to a World War I battle that gave birth to nations and...

UNESCO seeks permission to examine alterations to Hagia Sophia and Chora Church: report

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has asked for permission from Turkey to examine possible alterations to Hagia Sophia and the...

Russian officials, Orthodox church warn Turkey over Hagia Sophia move: report

Russian officials and the Orthodox church on Monday urged caution over calls in Turkey to alter the status of the Hagia Sophia, the historic...

Turkish court to announce verdict on status of Hagia Sophia in 15 days: report

A Turkish court on Thursday heard a case aimed at converting the Hagia Sophia museum in İstanbul back into a mosque and will announce...

Pompeo urges Turkish gov’t to let Hagia Sophia remain a museum: report

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday urged Turkey to let İstanbul’s former Byzantine cathedral of Hagia Sophia remain a museum, a day...

Erdoğan will allow court to decide fate of Hagia Sophia as mosque or museum

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said he is waiting for a decision from the Council of State regarding the conversion of the historic...

Top court rejects application demanding opening of Hagia Sophia to Muslim prayer

Turkey’s Constitutional Court has rejected an application which claimed that failing to open the country’s historic Hagia Sophia museum to Muslim prayer violates freedom...

[VIDEO] Pro-gov’t group prays in front of Hagia Sophia demanding conversion to mosque

A large group of people from the pro-government Anatolia Youth Association (AGD) and National Youth Organization (MGV) gathered in front of İstanbul's historic Hagia...

Hagia Sophia to be opened to Muslim prayer by AKP, daily claims

Turkey's historic Hagia Sophia museum will be converted into a mosque, and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and officials from the Justice and Development Party...

Erdoğan, Gül inaugurate museum-library in Kayseri named after ex-president

Turkey's current President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his predecessor, Abdullah Gül, on Sunday opened a museum-library in the central province of Kayseri which is...

Parliament speaker says bombed part of Parliament to be converted into museum

At a time when the country's main opposition leader has called on the Turkish government to repair damage to the Parliament building caused by...

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