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International relations

Turkish plan to make Hagia Sophia a mosque splits friends and foes

Ankara leans on Pakistan, Malaysia and Indonesia with Arab ties at low point

Muslims gather for evening prayers in front of the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey, July 10.   © Reuters

ISTANBUL -- Global public opinion is divided over Turkey's decision on July 10 to convert the historical Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul into a mosque.

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