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Turkish FM Spokesman: ‘Greece is Europe’s Spoiled Child’

Turkish foreign ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy on Saturday called Greece "the spoiled child of Europe" that "must remember what happened to those who disrespected...
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Church Bells in Greece Toll Mournfully for Hagia Sophia

Orthodox Churches throughout Greece on Friday marked  the conversion of Constantinople's Hagia Sophia to a mosque by mournfully tolling their bells. Archbishop of Athens and...
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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...

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...

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...

US Ambassador Pyatt Meets with Greek FM Dendias on Hagia Sophia

  Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias on Wednesday had a meeting with U.S. Ambassador in Athens Geoffrey Pyatt, according to a tweet issued by the Greek...

Greek PM: Turkey’s Move on Hagia Sophia Severs Ties with the West

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday blasted the decision by Turkey to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque, a move he said “which hurts...
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Pope Francis “Deeply Pained” as Hagia Sophia Becomes Mosque

Pope Francis said on Sunday that he is “deeply pained” over the decision by Turkey to change the status of Hagia Sophia from a...

Greece Launches International Campaign on Hagia Sophia

Greece will launch an international campaign at the European Union, UNESCO, the United Nations and world religious institutions to highlight the conversion of Hagia...
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Turkey’s Top Imam Now Wants to Build an Islamic School at Hagia Sophia

Turkey’s top imam, Ali Erbas, said on Saturday that he now hopes to build an Islamic school at Hagia Sophia which was converted to...

Greece Calls Erdogan’s Decision on Hagia Sophia a “Provocation”

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's decree to convert the Hagia Sophia museum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, into a mosque has received sharp criticism from...

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