As with the Hagia Sophia, the decision is seen as being geared to consolidate the conservative and religious support base of Erdogan's ruling party at a time when his popularity is under strain.
Divers from Finland have uncovered a rare find in the Baltic Sea: a 400-year old trade ship.
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With brothels not keeping an official registry of clients, authorities in Castilla La Mancha haven’t been able to contact trace people who may have been exposed
They performed in the shadow of the UK's first commercial wind farm.
Foreign Minister Ivan Korcok commented on the case after a Belgian newspaper this week published a 2018 video of an officer sitting on top of a man at Brussels South Charleroi Airport and another officer apparently making a Hitler salute.
Thermal springs and mud therapy on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast
Erdogan made the announcement on Friday. The plan is for it to be functional by 2023, the centenary of the Turkish Republic.
It has been called one of the worst human-caused environmental disasters in American history.
The blazes have been caused by lightning strikes, the authorities say, and come amid a heatwave in the U.S. state.
Moscow municipal deputy and associate of Alexei Navalny, Konstantin Jankauskas, tells Euronews he refutes the claim that no poison was found in the opposition politician's blood.