Eight successive AK Party governments have made significant efforts to uphold the rights of Turkey's religious minorities, local leaders say.
Romania’s indigenous Hungarian population is increasingly demanding autonomy from central authorities.
The Serbian Orthodox Church leader Patriarch Irinej makes a controversial visit to Syria and praises Bashar al Assad.
Police said the blast occurred outside the Orthodox church of Agios Dionysios in the upscale Kolonaki area of the capital, ahead of a Christmas holiday service to mark St. Stephen's day.
The Ukraine Orthodox Church has a historic opportunity to gain independence from Moscow, whether it can grasp this opportunity is anyone's guess.
Russian influence over Ukraine as well being political and historical is also bound to faith. The Ukrainian Orthodox Church in splitting up with Moscow is aiming to loosen the Russias hold over Ukraine.
Constantinople's decision last week to end more than 300 years of Moscow's control over Orthodox churches in Ukraine was met with the Russian Orthodox Church's decision to split from Constantinople.
At a three-day synod presided over by the Ecumenical Patriarch in Istanbul, seat of the global spiritual leader of roughly 300 million Orthodox Christians, endorsed Ukraine's request for an "autocephalous," independent, church.
Two policemen, a civilian and four assailants left dead in an attack on a church in the southern Russian republic of Chechnya.
Could the rapprochement between Turkey and Russia lead to a long-term alliance or are both the countries simply cooperating for short-term gains?
Christian community in Turkey's Hatay province say Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin region will make them more secure as it will bring peace to the region.
A young blogger posted a video of himself playing Pokemon GO in a Russian Orthodox church, leading to his arrest and conviction. He was given a suspended sentence, ordered to do community service, and released.
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