Turkey’s foreign minister chided the European Union over its condemnation of a Turkish decision to convert Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia from a museum to a mosque, saying the matter is an issue of national sovereignty.
Pope Francis has said he is “deeply pained” over the decision by Turkey to change the status of Hagia Sophia from a museum to a mosque.
The World Council of Churches has written to Turkey’s president expressing “grief and dismay” over the decision to change the status of Istanbul’s landmark Hagia Sophia from a museum to a mosque.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has formally reconverted Istanbul’s sixth-century Hagia Sophia into a mosque.
Turkey’s highest administrative court has issued a ruling paving the way for the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul to be converted back into a Muslim house of worship.
A Turkish court has released four pilots and a private airline official from jail, pending the outcome of their trial on charges of smuggling former Nissan Motor Co chairman Carlos Ghosn out of Japan to Lebanon, via Turkey.
A Turkish court is set to review a request to reconvert the Hagia Sophia into a mosque.
Members of the Kurdish community in Scotland have protested against Turkish air raids in Iraq.
Turkey has reiterated its opposition to US sanctions on neighbouring Iran, saying the coronavirus pandemic has shown that the world needs greater co-operation and solidarity.
Twitter says it has removed more than 30,000 accounts from the platform which were being used to spread state-backed propaganda.
Forces allied with the UN-supported government in Libya said they retook another key western town from rival forces, another blow illustrating how Turkey’s support has reversed the tide of the war in the oil-rich country.
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The Government is seeking a replacement or refund for the 400,000 medical gowns from Turkey that were impounded after being deemed not good enough for use within the NHS.
A shipment of 400,000 gowns from Turkey has reportedly been impounded in a warehouse after falling short of UK standards.
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George Clooney has said he was appalled US president Donald Trump partly justified the decision to withdraw US troops from Syria by stating Kurds “didn’t help us with Normandy” during the Second World War.
A father-of-two has spoken of his disappointment after finding out his family holiday is in jeopardy.
An Aberdeen woman has spoken of her disappointment that her family will now miss out on their holiday to Turkey.
Turkey’s highest court is scheduled to review Wikipedia’s appeal against the Turkish government’s more than two-year ban on the online encyclopaedia.
An extra weekly flight has been added to a popular tourist destination from Aberdeen airport.
Farmers battled hard to bring Christmas dinner to our tables this year – due to the heatwave’s effect on crops and livestock, according to experts.
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A north-east mum told today how her family holiday in Turkey turned “terrifying” after her baby son was hospitalised with suspected pneumonia.
A north-east academic is to remain in prison in Turkey after criticising the country’s president online.
The chairman of a Turkish football club which claims to be the first to use Bitcoin to sign a player says he is “sure” big teams will use the cryptocurrency in the next five or 10 years.
Police were today hunting thieves who stole 40 turkeys worth hundreds of pounds from a North-east store.
A former Dons player has told of his fear after an earthquake hit Turkey and Greece last night.
During New Year’s celebrations at a nightclub in Istanbul, 39 people were killed and close to 70 injured after a gunman opened fire.
Richard Heard is a British lifeguard who has decided to help the refugees crossing from Turkey to Greece.