The ongoing rift between the Ukrainian and Russian churches was highlighted in their leaders’ Christmas messages ahead of the Orthodox holiday this weekend.
It’s high time for the international community to wake up to certain Palestinian realities that many would rather avoid.
By Arianna Ferentinou, Hurriyet Daily News
This Sunday was a significant day for Istanbul’s small Bulgarian community. In the presence of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan launched the re-opening of the historic St. Stephen Church on the shores of the Golden Horn.
By MURAT YETKİN, Hurriyet Daily News
The BBC reported from Paris on Jan. 5 that French President Emmanuel Macron had ended the “hypocrisy” of pretending there is any prospect of an advance in Turkey’s membership talks with the European Union.
Researchers have developed a method for turning yogurt whey into bio-oil, which could potentially be processed into biofuel for planes
A letter to the Kathimerini's editor, commenting on Alexis Papachelas' article "Hellenism in America at a crossroads"
By Nick Larigakis, American Hellenic Institute President
by Majid Rafizadeh, Gatestone Institute
-No matter what the Islamists' current status or situation, they would lash out at the US, the West and Americans. Meanwhile, American taxpayers were providing hundreds of thousands of dollars to them in scholarships, free accommodation, and often even a monthly stipend. By comparison, many American students struggle to pay their own tuition and housing; many graduate with debt.
By Sumantra Maitra, China.org.cn
Will we see an Iranian revolution in 2018? This topic is not a theoretical discussion but what regime-change fanatics are starting their articles with. Iran has witnessed a week of violence, and the protest seems to stem from Iranian economic stagnation. Cries of death to the dictator are in the air, which means death to Iran's supreme leader, which is a capital offence under Iranian law.
Last year was a tough one for Turkey’s relations with the EU, and in particular with Germany, the most influential and powerful country in Europe.
By Daily Sabah
A Christmas Eve mass was held on Saturday by the Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarchate in Istanbul.