President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will reopen a 120-year-old Bulgarian Church in Istanbul on Jan. 7.
Interior view of historical Bulgarian Sveti Stefan Church, or ” Iron Church,” is seen in Istanbul, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov attend Sunday… (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel) More …
A Christmas Eve mass was held on Jan. 6 by the Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarchate in Istanbul.
The Eastern Orthodox Church commemorates Jesus’ baptism on Epiphany. Several blessings of the waters took place across Istanbul. The ceremony consists of a cross being tossed into the water to be retrieved by swimmers. The patriarch threw the blessed cross into the waters of Istanbul’s Golden …
Richard Fidler’s “Ghost Empire” and Bettany Hughes’s “Istanbul” explore the intricate, improbable history of one of the world’s great urban centers.
ISTANBUL — In an era where superstar Chinese artist Ai Weiwei feels ubiquitous, this past summer I experienced the full extent of that reality over the course of two months. After attending a New York preview for his new film about migrants, Human Flow (2017), I traveled to the Palestinian Territories to
Istanbul’s Ataturk Cultural Center (AKM) is slated to be overhauled by local and New York-based Tabanlıoğlu Architects. Overlooking the iconic Taksim Square and anchored by a new 2,500-seat opera house, the center will reflect Turkey’s modernization efforts when it’s unveiled to the public in 2019