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Turkish President Erdogan to Have His Own Museum in Istanbul

A museum dedicated to incumbent Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to open in the Kasımpaşa neighborhood of Istanbul, where Erdogan was born and spent his early life, according to Turkish journalist Murat Sabuncu. The museum is scheduled to...

Istanbul Mayor and Erdogan’s Rival Sentenced to Prison in Turkey

A Turkish court sentenced Istanbul mayor Ekrem Imamoglu to 2 years and 7 months in prison on Wednesday on charges of insulting members of Turkey's Supreme Electoral Council. The court convicted Imamoglu of the charge and also imposed a political...

The Greek Orthodox Church Where People From All Faiths Make a Wish

Panagia Vefa is a Greek Orthodox church in Istanbul when on the first day of each month people of all faiths go to make a wish

Greek Woman Among the Injured in Istanbul Bomb Attack

A Greek woman was among those injured at the Istanbul bomb attack on Sunday which claimed the lives of at least eight people. Dozens were injured. The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the woman whose identity has not...

Istanbul Bomb Explosion Kills Six; Dozens Wounded

A bomb explosion on one of Istanbul's most popular streets has left the city's residents devastated. At least six people were killed and eighty one others wounded . President of Turkiye, Erdogan, called it a “treacherous attack” that had...

The 1,500-Year-Old Lady’s Sandals with Sweet Message in Greek

A pair of 1,500-year-old lady's sandals with a sweet message in Greek were discovered during a dig in Istanbul and have become one of the major attractions of the city's archaeological museum. The sandals have a message in Greek which...

EU Calls on Turkey to Protect Ethnic Rights of Greek Minority

Turkey should protect the human rights and property rights of its Greek minority, European Union Special Representative for Human Rights Eamon Gilmore said at the 77th United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday. Gilmore was speaking on the...

September 6, 1955: the Violent Istanbul Pogrom Against Greeks

In 1955, the Greek population of the city of Istanbul were the victims of a heinous pogrom that resulted in the suffering and death of many.

Greek-Americans Fund Reconstruction Of Fire-Stricken Greek Hospital In Istanbul

The Greek-American community have pledged 350,000 US dollars for the reconstruction of the fire-stricken Balikli Greek Hospital in Istanbul.

Greek Hospital in Istanbul Damaged by Fire

The Balıklı Greek Hospital in Istanbul’s Zeytinburnu district caught fire on Thursday. Firefighting crews from throughout the city rushed to the scene while patients, mostly elderly citizens, were carried outside on stretchers and wheelchairs. No casualties were reported. Istanbul's governorate...