After a century, Turkey opened its first state-built church. At the same time, Christians still face restrictions in the officially secular state.
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The Turkish Foreign Ministry is upset. In the Netherlands, the Quran was torn apart in public. To show his dissatisfaction, he summoned the Dutch deputy ambassador to his office.
Time to catch their breath is scarce for Hamdullah and Elmas Akin. They have been committed to providing emergency aid since the earthquake in February.
Turkey wants to arrest the Swedish-Danish man who burned a Quran in Stockholm in front of the Turkish embassy.
For many Turks, it is inconceivable: being Turkish but not being a Muslim. Distrust towards the small Protestant community in Turkey is therefore high. "It's important that we give a good testimony."
While many large relief organisations left the earthquake zone in eastern Turkey, local churches -supported by foreign volunteers- continue providing emergency aid. "The love of Christ compels us to do so."
Voters in Turkey are extremely divided. You are either with or against Erdogan. But when it comes to the millions of Syrian refugees hosted in the country, even the biggest rivals agree: Turkish hospitality has ended.
The father holding the hand of his dead daughter after the earthquake in Turkey became a symbol of the disaster. This is his story.
Turkish Christians have requested foreign Christian aid workers not to distribute Bibles during their aid work. Instead, foreigners should work closely with local organisations.
A small Protestant community in the Turkish city of Gaziantep is doing its share in helping the earthquake victims.