Strait Talk

Hagia Sophia Holds Friday Prayers | Refugees in Greece Disappearing

The Hagia Sophia holds its first Friday prayers in 86 years, just weeks after reverting back to a mosque. We look at Turkey’s legal arguments around the issue of sovereignty on administering the UNESCO site as well as the international reaction to the decision. Plus, recent media investigations show that refugees on Greek islands in the Aegean are starting to ‘disappear.' What's behind this disturbing trend that Athens has denied? Guests: Ali Huseyinoglu Assistant Professor at the Balkan Research Institute, Trakya University Vehbi Baysan Lecturer at Ibn Haldun University ​Basak Yavcan Assistant Professor at TOBB Hanne Beirens Director at MPI Europe​

Turkey turns Hagia Sophia back into a mosque

Turkey turns Hagia Sophia back into a mosque

President Erdogan recites Quran at reopening of Hagia Sophia as mosque

President Erdogan recites Quran at reopening of Hagia Sophia as mosque

Turkey's Hagia Sophia ready to open for worship on July 24

Turkey's Hagia Sophia ready to open for worship on July 24

Hagia Sophia first prayers

Hagia Sophia first prayers

Saudi Arabia Condemned Over Khashoggi Ruling |​ Turkey's Gaming Industry

Saudi Arabia Condemned Over Khashoggi Ruling |​ Turkey's Gaming Industry

​Turkey's Booming Gaming Industry

​Turkey's Booming Gaming Industry

Khashoggi Murder: Saudi Arabia Commutes Death Sentences

Khashoggi Murder: Saudi Arabia Commutes Death Sentences

​What's Behind the Success of Turkey's Gaming Industry?

​What's Behind the Success of Turkey's Gaming Industry?

Turkey-France Tensions | Turkish Grand Prix

Turkey-France Tensions | Turkish Grand Prix

Formula 1 Returns To Turkey

Formula 1 Returns To Turkey

Have Turkey-France Relations Hit Rock Bottom?

Have Turkey-France Relations Hit Rock Bottom?

Turkish Grand Prix

Turkish Grand Prix

New Crisis Spot Between Turkey and Greece | Protest Against PKK

New Crisis Spot Between Turkey and Greece | Protest Against PKK

Diyarbakir Parents Demand Return of Kids

Diyarbakir Parents Demand Return of Kids

Anti-PKK Protests Continue On Year On

Anti-PKK Protests Continue On Year On

Greece Illegally Militarising Meis Island

Greece Illegally Militarising Meis Island

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