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.
The owners of a US bed and breakfast have removed a Norwegian flag from outside their business after being accused of promoting racism from people who thought it was a Confederate flag.
An amusement park ride in south-west Germany has been taken out of operation because it looked like two rotating swastikas.
The death of Steven Dymond, who had taken part in a lie detector test in an episode, has raised questions about broadcasters' responsibility.
Two security officers have been suspended in Sweden after footage emerged of them removing a heavily pregnant woman from an underground train in Stockholm and pinning her down on a bench.
An artist has been arrested after painting a dove in red on Gen. Francisco Franco's tomb, an attack that comes as debate rages in Spain over the exhumation of the country's 20th-century dictator
French bookstores have criticised the decision to include his self-published novel on the long-list for this year’s Prix Renaudot because it is only available via Amazon.
An American billionaire and NFL team owner has reportedly offered over a billion euros for the home of the English national side.
With more and more marriages ending in divorce, plenty of couples are eager to figure out the secret to a happily ever after.
A parade was held to mark the date in 1992 that Bosnian Serbs declared independence.
Donald Trump says Wolff's book on his presidency is a work of fiction and couldn't be written if there were tighter libel laws.
A multi-faith memorial service has been held in London, exactly six months after the Grenfell Tower tragedy
Amsterdam’s official Sinterklaas organization, the SSIA, believe the new “Chimney Piet” will make the Dutch tradition non-discriminatory.
Josh Rivers took the helm at a magazine devoted to diversity but his social media posts were riddled with loathing and intolerance.
The exhibits include a photograph of a roaring lion next to an African man with the same expression; a pensive monkey next to another man; elephants and giraffes next to African children among others.
Turkey is reportedly "considering" a US request for official meetings to resolve visa dispute, the two NATO allies' worst crisis in decades.
A new survey has shone a light on how entrenched people in the UK have become since the Brexit referendum.
The YouGov poll has revealed a trend of