Hagia Sophia News
Joshi, BJP's election in-charge for Kerala, challenged Rahul to clarify his position on the Sabarimala issue, claiming that the Congress' national and state leadership have taken two different stands on the matter
Hagia Sophia was previously a museum and most Greeks view it as central to their Orthodox Christian religion: church bells tolled in mourning across Greece on Friday
The landmark served as one of Christendom's most significant cathedrals, a mosque and a museum before its conversion back into a mosque by a high court in Turkey this year
Friday paryers were held in Istanbul's Hagia Sophia for the first time since President Tayyip Erdogan declared the building a mosque once again
Turkey appoints three imams, including professor, for Hagia Sophia ahead of prayers in Istanbul landmark
A Turkish high court recently ruled that the Hagia Sophia had been illegally made into a museum more than eight decades ago.
Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia museum declared a mosque after Turkish court ruling; EU calls decision 'regrettable'
The court ruling came despite international warnings not to change the status of the nearly 1,500-year-old monument that is revered by Christians and Muslims alike.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan revives talk of turning Hagia Sophia into a mosque again, to international dismay
Hagia Sophia, one of the oldest and architecturally one of the most impressive cathedrals in the world, commands pride of place on the historical peninsula
A masterpiece of architecture, the Hagia Sophia was first built as a church in the sixth century in the Christian Byzantine Empire.