Bell to toll once more at Diyarbakır church

A century after its establishment, the historical Surp Giragos Armenian Church in Diyarbakır reopened for worship last year. Now, the church is set to completely return to its former glory with the installation of a new bell on Nov 4. The new bell, which weighs 100 kilograms, was produced in Moscow One of Diyarbakır’s most […]

Yildirim: Pilot landed Armenian plane voluntarily

Turkish transport minister has said the pilot of a Syria-bound Armenian plane that landed Monday in Turkey had grounded the aircraft voluntarily. Trabzon- Turkish transport minister has said the pilot of a Syria-bound Armenian plane that landed Monday in Turkey had grounded the aircraft voluntarily as Turkish authorities continued searching the plane’s cargo. “Technical landing” […]

Turkey lets Armenian plane continue journey to Syria: Deputy PM

Turkey has given the all clear for an Armenian plane to continue on its journey to the Syrian city of Aleppo after ordering it to land in eastern Turkey so its cargo of humanitarian aid could be searched, Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arinç said. Armenian authorities agreed to the grounding of an Aleppo-bound plane in […]

Photos depict seminal events in İzmir’s past at an exhibition

Birzamanlar Publishing is hosting a new event designed to refresh memories about İzmir at the beginning of the Turkish Republic through the exhibition of historical postcards and photos from the Orlando Carlo Calumeno Collection. The exhibition, which opened Oct. 12 at Galatasaray’s Cezayir Restaurant Meeting Hall, is titled “Once upon Time in İzmir: Postcards from […]