Erdogan's comments come after a top Turkish administrative court annulled the 1934 conversion of Hagia Sophia into a museum.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu held the latest round of trade talks with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab this week during a visit to London
Shortly after the ruling, President Erdogan signed a decree opening Istanbul's Hagia Sophia for prayers and transferring the monument to the presidency of religious affairs.
A landmark ruling has reversed a previous decision preventing worship in the Hagia Sophia after its conversion into a museum in 1934.
An auction, organised by Istanbul Muzayede, will take place online at 8pm Turkish time on July 12, 2020. The job lot will comprise forty six prints of the legendary photojournalist, who died in 2018 at the age of 90.
A Turkish backgammon app aims to enter the Guinness World Records, and feed street animals in the process.
At least three gendarmerie personnel were killed in the blast that occurred as explosives and fireworks from a previous blast site were being transferred for disposal.
Around 11 million people are in need of humanitarian aid in Syria, and some 9 million don’t have enough to eat. More than half of the population have no jobs.
The Serefiye Cistern reopens on July 1, 2020 after months of being closed because of the pandemic.
Turkey has sent medical aid to several countries, including the US, during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Two defence ministers agreed at talks on the need for a political solution to Libya's conflict.
According to data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK), fertility rates in Turkey have fallen below the replacement rate, while legal-age child marriages have declined.
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