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Greek FM Dendias Speaks with Mediterranean Counterparts on Security Issues

    The diplomatic marathon initiated by Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, by which he keeps in constant contact with regional and European officials regarding the troubling...
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Thousands Attend Hagia Sophia Prayers As Monument is Converted to Mosque

Thousands of worshipers, many waving Turkish flags, gathered at Hagia Sophia for Friday prayers as the UNESCO World Heritage Site was officially inaugurated as...

Greece Says Nation Will Defend its Sovereign Rights

"Greece is acting with confidence, certainty and absolute readiness," government spokesperson Stelios Petsas said on Thursday during a briefing for political editors, in a...

Greek PM Mitsotakis Speaks with Russian President Putin by Telephone on Wednesday

According to information released by the Greek Prime Minister's office, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis spoke with Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin by telephone on Wednesday...

Greek Opposition Leader Tsipras Calls for Clarification on Turkish Threat

  Speaking in Parliament on Wednesday, main opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras called on Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to officially brief the Greek nation and...

Greece Launches Campaign to Raise International Awareness of Hagia Sophia

  A working group will be set up shortly in order to draw up a specific road map of actions to raise awareness within the...

Greek President Sakellaropoulou Deplores Turkish Invasion, Hagia Sophia Decision

  "This year, on the sad anniversary of the 20th of July, we are facing an unprecedentedly escalating Turkish aggression, which is manifesting itself throughout...

Official UNESCO Statement on Reconversion of Hagia Sophia into Mosque

  UNESCO, the United Nations body tasked with the identification and preservation of sites with the greatest significance to the world's priceless common heritage, issued...

Erdogan Signs Decree Turning Hagia Sophia Into a Mosque

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a decree on Friday to formally declare  Hagia Sophia a mosque, mere minutes after Turkey’s administrative court annulled...
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Erdogan Defies World, Orders Hagia Sophia to be Turned Into Mosque

Turkey's top administrative court, the Council of State, announced on Friday that the 1934 conversion of Constantinople's Hagia Sophia into a museum was unlawful,...

Erdogan Fans Flames by Threatening to Convert Hagia Sophia into Mosque

Michael Goodyear* Hagia Sophia, once Eastern Christianity's greatest cathedral, is undoubtedly one of the most important monuments in today's Istanbul. Steeped in Byzantine history, it served...
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Erdogan Ratchets Up Rhetoric Against Greece; Hagia Sophia Decision on July 2

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday warned Greece to stop issuing empty threats over his country's planned oil and gas drilling operations in...

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