PARIS (RNS) European lawmakers are calling for tighter restrictions on the mosques, which critics say keep diaspora Turks from fully integrating.
ISTANBUL (RNS) Analysts say President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government has been targeting American Christians in retaliation for United States’ failure to extradite cleric Fethullah Gulen, as demanded by the Turkish government.
(RNS) The Turkish government has long said it wants the imam extradited. Now the request is official.
ISTANBUL -- Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States is willing to help Turkey as it tries to identify those involved in the coup attempt.
ISTANBUL -- U.S.-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen denies accusations he played a role in the attempted coup in Turkey and said he condemned "in the strongest terms" the attempt to topple the government.
(RNS) The beloved Hagia Sophia is not officially a mosque or a church. Now some Christians are afraid that its secular status is changing.