Turkey turns Hagia Sophia back into a mosque

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Friday that the Hagia Sophia, one of the architectural wonders of the world, would be reopened for Muslim worship as a mosque, sparking fury in the Christian community and neighboring Greece.His decla

Turkey eyes Indonesian infrastructure projects, new capital development

The Turkish government and businesspeople have expressed their interest in building infrastructure in Indonesia, including for the new capital city to be developed in East Kalimantan.Turkish Ambassador to Indonesia Mahmut Erol Kilic said only a fe

Turkey's lonely tourist attractions face make-or-break week

Turkey's Mediterranean coasts and historic attractions face a critical week as the government presses to open borders and salvage at least part of a tourist season already battered by the coronavirus pandemic.With beaches largely empty and many