Ilay Romain Ors


Former Byzantine churches are being converted to mosques – this threatens Istanbul’s cosmopolitan identity

Two former Byzantine churches of Istanbul, the famed Hagia Sophia and the Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora, which served as museums for decades, have been converted to mosques …


Tensions mount at Greek border with Turkey amid contested history of migration in the Aegean

The ongoing refugee and migrant crisis in the Aegean has taken a dramatic turn in recent days with an escalating humanitarian situation on the land and sea borders between Greece …