Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggested over the weekend that a mosque in Athens should open with minarets if Greece wants to reopen the Halki Orthodox seminary near Istanbul.
During a trip to Turkey earlier this month, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras visited the shuttered seminary and called for a joint visit there with Erdogan next time to reopen it.
Picking up where Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan left off last week, the defense ministers of both countries will continue exploring ways to keep channels of communications open between Athens and Ankara in the context of NATO's ministerial summit in Brussels on Wednesday.
Customs enforcement officers at the Istanbul Atatürk Airport have seized 21 rhino horns and several other animal body parts.
Only Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan can solve the problem of Halki Seminary of Heybeliada between Greece and Turkey, a Greek official said on Feb. 7 in wake of the Turkish leader's suggestion of reopening the seminary.
New television and radio tower in Istanbul has been built on Çamlıca Hill.
Alexis Tsipras on Feb. 6 became the first Greek prime minister to pay a visit to the Orthodox Halki seminary located on Heybeliada Island, the second-largest of the Princes’ Islands in the Sea of Marmara. Click through for the story in photos...
The regional Board of Conservation of Cultural Assets in Istanbul has ruled that six neighborhoods in the city's central Şişli district are "historical and urban protected areas," restricting construction activities on the valuable and expensive spots.
Turkey's leading defense and electronic systems company Aselsan has signed a big deal with Metro Istanbul to extend and renovate a metro line which connects the Old City with the Esenler Coach Station and Atatürk Airport.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused a group of dissidents of launching a "smear campaign" against him for attending a concert by famous Turkish pianist Fazıl Say in mid-January.