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Oscar-winning composer Vangelis passes away at 79

Oscar-winning composer Vangelis passes away at 79

Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou, known internationally as Vangelis, won an Oscar for his music in 'Chariots of Fire' film

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1st service held in renovated Armenian church in Turkish southeast
08.05.2022

1st service held in renovated Armenian church in Turkish southeast

16th-century Armenian church restored by Turkish government holds services officiated by Sahak Mashalian, Turkish Armenian patriarch

Istanbul’s Grand Camlica Mosque hosts 25M people in 3 years
04.05.2022

Istanbul’s Grand Camlica Mosque hosts 25M people in 3 years

Gigantic mosque on Istanbul’s iconic Camlica Hill features both Ottoman, Seljuk architecture

Over 2,000 people join fast-breaking meal in London
02.05.2022

Over 2,000 people join fast-breaking meal in London

‘Open Iftar,’ supported by mayor of London as part of its Ramadan Tent Project, was held at Trafalgar Square this year

Turkiye restores 2 historical churches damaged by PKK terrorists
30.04.2022

Turkiye restores 2 historical churches damaged by PKK terrorists

Nearly $2.15M spent on restoration of Surp Giragos, Mar Petyun Chaldean churches in Diyarbakir

Human alarm tradition during Muslim fasting month of Ramadan continues in Kashmir
29.04.2022

Human alarm tradition during Muslim fasting month of Ramadan continues in Kashmir

Known as Saharkhans, these people take up drums, gongs, shofars, and reciting verses take up streets in wee hours to wake up people to prepare for fast