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Turkey formally opens another former Byzantine-era church as a mosque

Ankara, Turkey AP Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan formally opened a former Byzantine church in Istanbul as a mosque on Monday, four years after his government had designated it a Muslim house of prayer, despite criticism from neighbouring Greece. Turkey formally converted the Church of St Saviour in Chora, known as Kariye in Turkish, into […]