A pair of sandals from Byzantine times discovered during a dig in Istanbul have become one of the major attractions of the city's archaeological museum. The sandals have a message in Greek which reads: "Use in health, lady, wear...
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.
Archbishop Elpidophoros issued a statement on the occasion of the first anniversary of the conversion of Hagia Sophia into an Islamic mosque.
The sound of Hagia Sophia was recreated recently by two scholars from California’s Stanford University by simply popping a balloon. Bissera Pentcheva, a professor of art history, has published a book on the subject titled “Hagia Sophia: Sound, Space, and...
"Sea snot" has taken over the Marmara Sea near Istanbul in Turkey.
The US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman met with His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew in Istanbul on Saturday.
A hidden Byzantine church and a holy spring were recently discovered at an excavation site in the Sultanahmet District of Istanbul.
A Turkish literature prize named the Orhan Kemal Novel Prize has been awarded to ethnically Greek man from Istanbul, Hercules Millas.
An ancient apse from the fourth or third century BC has just been discovered under a railway station in the Turkish city of Istanbul.
Turkey illuminated Hagia Sophia, the historic Byzantine Church, now turned mosque, with a "There's No God But Allah" sign on Saturday.