Tag Archives: Anadolu Agency

Turkey: Hagia Sophia Mosque sees 1st prayers in 86 years

ISTANBUL: Friday’s historic prayers in Turkey’s Hagia Sophia Mosque marked the first acts of worship there in 86 years. Thousands of people took part in the traditional Friday prayers both inside and outside the historic mosque in Istanbul, Turkey’s largest metropolis. Before the Friday prayers, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recited from …

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Turkey’s president marks Anadolu Agency’s 100th year

ANKARA: Turkey’s president marked Anadolu Agency’s 100th anniversary on Monday. Congratulating the news agency for its 100 years of service, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said it had witnessed the country’s national struggle for independence, the founding of the republic and the growth and development of the nation. Congratulating the agency’s Director-General Senol Kazanci, …

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