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Erdogan Reopens Turkey’s Hagia Sophia as a Mosque

Erdogan Reopens Turkey's Hagia Sophia as a Mosque

Erdogan Reopens Turkey’s Hagia Sophia as a Mosque Erdogan Reopens Turkey’s Hagia Sophia as a Mosque “In Hagia Sophia, whose dome stands as though suspended from the heavens, emperors were crowned; in Hagia Sophia, the splendor of the Orthodox liturgy led to the conversion of the Russian people; in Hagia Sophia, on the morning of May 29, 1453, the terrified …

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Turkey’s Erdogan Signs Decree Declaring Hagia Sophia a Mosque

Erdogan Signs Decree Allowing Hagia Sophia to Be Used as a Mosque Again

Turkey’s Erdogan Signs Decree Declaring Hagia Sophia a Mosque Turkey’s Erdogan Signs Decree Declaring Hagia Sophia a Mosque Mr. Erdogan defended the decision as Turkey’s right and said it represented the will of many Turks. He added that the action of turning it from a mosque into a museum 80 years ago had been illegal, but pledged that the mosque …

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Erdogan Signs Decree Allowing Hagia Sophia to Be Used as a Mosque Again

Erdogan Signs Decree Allowing Hagia Sophia to Be Used as a Mosque Again

Erdogan Signs Decree Allowing Hagia Sophia to Be Used as a Mosque Again Erdogan Signs Decree Allowing Hagia Sophia to Be Used as a Mosque Again Mr. Erdogan defended the decision as Turkey’s right and said it represented the will of many Turks. He added that the action of turning it from a mosque into a museum 80 years ago …

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U.S. Schools, U.K. Jobs, Hagia Sophia: Your Thursday Briefing

U.S. Schools, U.K. Jobs, Hagia Sophia: Your Thursday Briefing

U.S. Schools, U.K. Jobs, Hagia Sophia: Your Thursday Briefing U.S. Schools, U.K. Jobs, Hagia Sophia: Your Thursday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering the dispute over reopening U.S. schools, a $38 billion plan to save British jobs and a crackdown on protesters in Serbia. Schools become a flash point in U.S. …

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Erdogan Talks of Making Hagia Sophia a Mosque Again, to International Dismay

Erdogan Talks of Making Hagia Sophia a Mosque Again, to International Dismay

Erdogan Talks of Making Hagia Sophia a Mosque Again, to International Dismay Erdogan Talks of Making Hagia Sophia a Mosque Again, to International Dismay ISTANBUL — Since it was built in the sixth century, changing hands from empire to empire, Hagia Sophia has been a Byzantine cathedral, a mosque under the Ottomans and finally a museum, making it one of …

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Hong Kong, Australia Outbreak, Hagia Sophia: Your Friday Briefing

Hong Kong, U.K. Domestic Violence, Jeffrey Epstein: Your Friday Briefing

Hong Kong, Australia Outbreak, Hagia Sophia: Your Friday Briefing Hong Kong, Australia Outbreak, Hagia Sophia: Your Friday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering how China’s security apparatus is expanding to Hong Kong, an outbreak in Australia and worries about a holiday weekend in the U.S. Hong Kong: China’s security forces move …

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