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  1. The Hagia Sophia was first constructed as a cathedral in the Christian Byzantine Empire

    Erdogan rebuffs criticism over Hagia Sophia conversion to mosque

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday rejected worldwide condemnation over Turkey's decision to convert the Byzantine-era monument Hagia ...
  2. Xinjiang Party Secretary Chen Quanguo (pictured March 2019)  is no stranger to taming ethnic

    Chen Quanguo: Leader of Xinjiang detentions under US scrutiny

    The Chinese Communist Party official hit with US sanctions over the mass detention of Muslims in the troubled western region of Xinjiang is a ...
  3. The Dalai Lama greets well-wishers before addressing a crowd gathered at Worthy Farm in

    Taiwan says Dalai Lama welcome to visit, a trip that would infuriate China

    Taiwan would welcome a visit by exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, its foreign ministry said on Monday (Jul 6), a trip that would ...
  4. Protesters rally against racial inequality in Stone Mountain

    Predominantly Black armed protesters march through Confederate memorial park in Georgia

    A predominantly Black group of heavily armed protesters marched through Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta on Saturday, calling for removal of the ...
  5. People demonstrate in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) rallies in the United States, ca

    Australian cities extend protests supporting Black Lives Matter movement, indigenous peoples

    Several hundred people gathered in Sydney on Sunday as part of weekend-long protests in Australia's large cities in support of the Black Lives ...
  6. FILE PHOTO: Byzantine-era monument of Hagia Sophia or Ayasofya Museum in Istanbul

    Turkish court weighs bid to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque

    A Turkish court on Thursday heard a case aimed at converting Istanbul's sixth century Hagia Sophia back into a mosque and will announce its ...
  7. The United States has urged Turkey not to change the status of the Hagia Sophia, a church turned

    Pompeo urges Turkey not to convert Hagia Sophia into mosque

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday urged Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan not to convert the Hagia Sophia into a mosque and said ...
  8. Spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Istanbul

    Orthodox Patriarch says turning Istanbul's Hagia Sophia into mosque would be divisive

    Converting Istanbul's sixth century Hagia Sophia back into a mosque would sow division, the spiritual head of the world's Orthodox Christians ...
  9. A  man injured in an explosion at a cattle market is brought to in Lashkar Gah, Helmand province

    Blasts at Afghan market kill 23 civilians

    Multiple explosions tore through a busy market in southern Afghanistan on Monday, killing at least 23 civilians, officials said, blaming the ...