Turkey

Young Turkish Prodigy and Greek Artist Band Together to Support Earthquake Victims

In a heart-warming act of compassion and solidarity, Nikos Nikolaidis, a Greek artist from Thessaloniki, and Mikail Akar, an eight-year-old art prodigy of Turkish descent, have collaborated on a large-scale painting in the wake of the disastrous earthquake that...

European Parliament Halts Payments of EU Funds to Ankara

The Plenary of the European Parliament recently adopted an amendment brought forward by a Greek MEP to halt all European funding to the Turkish authorities. The amendment was proposed by Nikos Androulakis, an MEP for the Socialist and Democrats group...

Turkey’s Ruined Hagia Triada Church to Become Cultural Museum

After being placed on a short list for conversion into a cultural center many years ago, the dilapidated Greek Orthodox Church of Hagia Triada, located in Ayvalik, Turkey, has now been approved for major renovations and an eventual reopening...

Turkey Turns Peacekeeper by Establishing Military Foothold in the Caucasus

Turkey and Russia signed an agreement establishing a joint center to monitor the ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh on Wednesday morning and the two countries will work together there, said Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan. Erdogan’s comments, in a speech to deputies from...

Pompeo Will Not Meet Turkish FM, Will Speak With Patriarch Bartholomew on Turkey Trip

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discovered on Tuesday that he will not in fact be meeting with Turkish leaders as he had planned on his upcoming trip to Turkey next week, according to Middle Eastern media reports. The London-based...

Turkey Celebrates Azeri Victory Against Armenia

Turkey said on Tuesday a deal to end more than a month of fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh had secured important gains for its close ally Azerbaijan in the conflict with Armenia. The agreement, signed by Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan, follows six...

Anger Erupts in Armenia as Country Signs “Painful” Deal with Azerbaijan

Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia signed an agreement on Tuesday to end six weeks of fierce fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh in a deal Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan described as “unspeakably painful” in an emotional Facebook post. Under the deal, Azerbaijan will...

Trump’s Turkish Ally Erdogan Stays Mum on Biden Victory

As world leaders, including Greece's Kyriakos Mitsotakis, rushed to congratulate Joe Biden for his victory in the 2020 Presidential elections, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, remained silent. Erdogan, along with the leaders of Russia, Israel, Iran, Hungary, Saudi Arabia and...

Three-Year-Old Girl Pulled Alive From Rubble Days After Deadly Aegean Earthquake

A wounded three-year-old girl was rescued on Monday, days after a powerful magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit Turkey's Aegean coast. Elif Perincek was pulled from debris nearly 65 hours after the quake in the Bayrakli district of western Izmir province. https://twitter.com/DailySabah/status/1323168576602279937 https://twitter.com/AJEnglish/status/1323180293734436864 The earthquake...

More Than 70 Confirmed Dead in Turkey After Aegean Sea Earthquake

The powerful earthquake that hit the Aegean Sea on Friday has killed 76 people in Turkey, the country's disaster agency said Sunday. Two people also died on the Greek island of Samos. Rescue workers continue to search for survivors under...