Pasha's military genius stood out throughout his career and he was respected even by his adversaries, such as the Russian Tsar.
At 21, Sultan Mehmed II defeated the Eastern Roman Empire and took over Istanbul, an epic victory that led to the Ottoman Empire spanning territories on three continents for centuries to come.
In the 16th century, the Muslim world would come to rescue an isolated Protestant England from a disasterous fate by making it an ally and trade partner.
How Turkish women became publicly and professionally involved in fine arts from the start of the 20th Century as part of modernisation efforts in the Ottoman Empire.
Hungary is a country that doesn’t quite fit the mould of most European countries linguistically and culturally, but it does have a lot in common with Turkic history.
Bozlu Art Project’s latest exhibition showcases artists from the Ottoman Empire, the earliest days of the Turkish Republic through to our current period on three floors of immaculately arranged, inspiring works.
With its story and formidable architecture, the Bulgarian Church symbolises the Ottoman period's values and the cultural mosaic of Turkey’s Istanbul.
Some prominent Ottoman-era travellers vividly captured vampire epidemics and witch fights in travelogues centuries before Western literature popularised them.
Islam is not only the world’s fastest growing religion today, but it is projected to be the largest one by 2075.
Some members of Bulgaria’s Turkish minority hope to draw global attention to human rights violations committed by the country’s authoritarian rulers against Turks in the 1980s.
The Women’s Library and Information Centre Foundation located in Istanbul bears witness to 150 years of the women’s movement in Turkey, providing a new perspective to the country’s history.
Author Tharik Hussain discusses how his travels to the Balkans shed light on issues like identity and belonging, the roots of Islamophobia, and the European fear of the ‘Turks’.
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