“Don’t let Erdogan transform the Hagia Sophia into a mosque!”

FIGAROVOX / TRIBUNE – The historian and theologian recalls the tumultuous fate of this basilica of the 4th century, which finds itself again in the heart of a civilizational conflict between East and West. By Jean-François Colosimo Hagia Sophia, in 2019. MURAD SEZER / REUTERS Jean-François Colosimo has published ten books, the last of which, […]

“Erdogan brings back controversy with the Hagia Sophia” – World

Dirk Rochtus looks ahead to a Turkish court ruling on the fate of Hagia Sophia. President Erdogan wants the museum to become a mosque again. “We miss you, but patience, we can do it together,” was how mysterious was the tweet sent by the communication director of Turkish President Erdogan on May 9. What was […]

Meuse and Cavusoglu: Germany is now using the longer lever

JNow that President Erdogan is so dependent on foreign money, Germany has a longer lever. The worse Turkey’s economy looks, the better for German interests in the country. Without the billions from tourism and economic investment, the Turkish government and Erdogan personally will face even more difficulties than they already do – and will thus […]

Meuse and Cavusoglu: Germany is now using the longer lever

MTurkey cannot accuse them of not trying. Only today did the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Cavusoglu travel to Germany with a delegation – including the representatives of the Ministry of Tourism. Various topics were on the agenda, including tourism. Turkey wants to be a safe travel destination for German vacationers – and for business representatives. […]

Meuse and Cavusoglu: Germany is now using the longer lever

MTurkey cannot accuse them of not trying. Only today did the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Cavusoglu travel to Germany with a delegation – including the representatives of the Ministry of Tourism. Various topics were on the agenda, including tourism. Turkey wants to be a safe travel destination for German vacationers – and for business representatives. […]

5 International Facts of Hagia Sophia in Turkey

ISTANBUL, KOMPAS.com – Turkey’s top court on Thursday (2/7/2020) will decide on the status of Hagia Sophia, a world-famous site located in Istanbul and a museum after previously being a church and mosque. Here are 5 international facts about Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey: Also read: Plan to Change Hagia Sophia into a Mosque, a […]

5 International Facts of Hagia Sophia in Turkey

ISTANBUL, KOMPAS.com – Turkey’s top court on Thursday (2/7/2020) will decide on the status of Hagia Sophia, a world-famous site located in Istanbul and a museum after previously being a church and mosque. Here are 5 international facts about Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey: Also read: Plan to Change Hagia Sophia into a Mosque, a […]

Social media earthquake… Erdogan gave a signal, it was confused!

The former CHP Yalova deputy Muharrem İnce, who commented on the “dislike” rain of President Erdogan’s YouTube account last week, said, “Young people do not dislike the internet, then unplug the internet.” İnce, “The plaza media, which has lost its dignity, its rating and circulation has not been cut, does not cut power because its […]

Plan to Change Hagia Sophia into a Mosque, a Polemic, Turn Turkey Torn Page all

ISTANBUL, KOMPAS.com – Turkey’s High Court will give a decision related to the plan to change the status of Hagia Sophia into a mosque, an agenda that reaps polemics. The building, built since the sixth century, which attracts tourists from all over the world, opened as a museum since 1935, and is open to all […]