We should be cautiously optimistic about the resetting of Turkish-Israeli relations. Yet it is important to build on this diplomatic momentum. A commentary by Ibrahim Kalin, chief policy adviser to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip ErdoganMore
The Hagia Sophia in Istanbul has become a bone of contention. Since it was secularised in 1935, it has been a museum. Now Turkish nationalists want to turn it back into a mosque - while the Patriarch of Constantinople wants to use it as a church again. A photo essay by Klaus Dahmann.