Istanbul

By Andrew Wilks ISTANBUL (Al-Monitor) — The arrest of one of Europe’s most wanted criminals in Istanbul has fueled opposition claims that Turkey is being flooded with “black money” from abroad amid a growing need for foreign cash.[...]

By Ari Şekeryan Special to the Mirror-Spectator Released in November 2021, the Netflix miniseries “The Club” has had repercussions in Turkey and worldwide. The series features turbulent and violent episodes from the early Turkish[...]

WATERTOWN — Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Pontifical Legate of the Armenian Church in Western Europe, and Representative of the Armenian Church to the Holy See, traveled to Turkey to participate in an event commemorating the 30th[...]

By Naneh Hovhannisyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator Ever since the 2020 Karabakh War, there has been a pervasive stench of doom, defeat and despondency threatening to envelope us Armenians. A piece of news from Istanbul exacerbates it.[...]

By Talar Hisarlı Horozoğlu Special to the Mirror-Spectator ISTANBUL — The Hrant Dink School in the Gedikpasa neighborhood of Istanbul currently has about 80 students (26 in kindergarten, 29 in primary school and 25 in middle school)[...]

ISTANBUL (Agos) — Writer and director Ümit Kıvanç’s film “Memory is Insufficient – A Film for Hrant Dink” was screened for the first time on January 13. The film was released ahead of the  15th anniversary of his[...]

In October 2021, the Patriarch of Istanbul, Sahag Mashalian, delivered at the Holy Hovhannes Church in the Kumkape district of Istanbul a very strange sermon full of conspiracies and fear-mongering statements. His anti-scientific and[...]

By Carlotta Gall ISTANBUL (New York Times) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey stepped back on Monday from a threat to expel 10 Western ambassadors, averting a diplomatic storm that analysts and diplomats were warning would[...]

ISTANBUL (Jamanak) — Chairman of Holy Cross Seminary (Tbrevank) Board of Trustees, Professor Toros Alcan, announced on April 15 in regard to the community elections that along with the Holy Cross board, the Board of Trustees of[...]

ISTANBUL (Nor Marmara)– Istanbul representative of the Republican People’s Party (CHP) Mehmet Bekaroglu has proposed a law in the Parliament of Turkey through which the electric bills of all operating places of worship would be paid by[...]