One local historian slammed the group for the vandalism, noting that some of the companions of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) lived in the area yet did not remove the stones.
Piri Reis was primarily known today for his maps and charts collected in his Kitab-ı Bahriye (Book of Navigation), a book that contains detailed information on navigation, as well as very accurate charts (for their time) describing the important ports and cities of the Mediterranean Sea.
Traditional dresses are considered to be a significant part of cultural heritage, but there is no homogeneous dressing culture in Albania.
The discovery includes a ritual cart, arrow heads, spear heads, holy grails and even a Cypro-Minoan writings.
Although plans for the restoration had been in the pipeline for some time, a minor accident on the roof of the Bazaar during the shooting of the film Skyfall accelerated the project.
Iranian violin virtuoso Farjad: “I’d like to live in Konya, Turkey very much. It's because I want to be very close to Jelaluddin Rumi who is one of my inspirational sources in life. After my death I want to be buried somewhere close to his tomb in Konya.”
Under the Ottoman rule for more than 500 years, Macedonia inherited historical monuments as well as city names. Although some of these names have now changed, others still protect their Ottoman heritage.
The return of the monastery to the minority community was first brought up following the declaration of Turkey's democratization packet in October 2013.
Stuck between Albania and Macedonia, in Gora province's villages called Plava and Mlika artifacts and ruin are found from Seljuks period.
Athens's fist mosque will be in a military facility in Votanikos district and after the projects finalizes a road will be built.
Built in the beginning of 16th century by the Mughal Empire (Babur) the village was named after the founder Gakarli Sadi Han and called Saidpor.
Gumulcine, otherwise known as Komotini, which was under Ottoman rule for 550 years, is Greece’s most Turkish-populated city.
The Goethe Institute will screen a series of Japanese films as part of the 11th Ankara Japanese Film Festival.
Located in the west, on the historic peninsula of Istanbul, Gulhane Park has withstood the transformation of Istanbul from the Ottoman Empire to now.
Turkey's Deputy PM Isler says Turkey will restore Mausoleum of Gul Baba in Budapest, Hungary.
Turkish coffee has been consumed in former Ottoman countries for centuries.
One of the unique specialities Binzerte has is the natural water channels that were re-opened during the French colonial period linking Binzerte Lake to the Mediterranean.
The photo sparks debates on a number of issues including technology, globalisation, migration, poverty, desperation, alienation and humanity, according to panel member Jillian Edelstein.
Cinema attendance has risen by 14.8 percent to 50.4 million admissions, the highest level in the past few decades.
City Theatres Artistic Director says around 2,000 people a day watch plays in Istanbul.
Kyrgyz author Chinghiz Aitmatov's house has been transformed into a museum.