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19 fascinating early photographs of Istanbul

Istanbul and its vicinity – the bridge across the Bosphorus between the two continents of Europe and Asia – has been inhabited for around 3,000 years

A visit to Istanbul’s ‘Little Damascus’

A visit to Istanbul’s ‘Little Damascus’. Despite the huge migrant exodus from Turkey, the country still plays host to about 2 and a half million Syrians
Dozens of Ultra-Orthodox Jews pray in Istanbul airport

… boarding the second flight inside the international terminal building of Istanbul’sAtatürk Airport on March 10, reading out passages from the Torah

The cat’s meow: New documentary takes on Istanbul’s felines

Director Ceyda Torun’s first documentary film ‘Nine Lives: Cats in Istanbul’ is a great chance to see the feline residents of the city’s various neighborhoods from Galata to Cihangir and Feriköy to Kuzguncuk

 

 Go for the hummus at Istanbul Shish Kabobs

Hope you like pita bread, because this isn’t just any family-friendly, hotel diner. Nope. You’ve landed at Istanbul Shish Kabobs, at the site of the former .

 Syria refugee crisis: On the streets of Istanbul, Syria’s ‘lost generation’ battles to survive

Syria Refugees from Syria shelter in makeshift accommodation in the Suleymaniye district of Istanbul. Turkey has one of the largest populations of .

Istanbul’s third bridge to open in August 2016

The European and Asian continents have once again been linked on Sunday, this time by Istanbul’s third bridge, Yavuz Sultan Selim, which is .

Worrying signs in Istanbul

Last Friday, Turkish riot police used tear gas and water cannon on protesters gathered in front of the Zaman media building in Istanbul. The day before …

Iraqis top list of property-buying foreigners in Istanbul, Russians in Antalya

Iraqis bought more properties in Istanbul last year than any other foreign buyers, while the biggest foreign buyers of property in southern Antalya province were Russians, according to Turkish Environment and Urban Affairs Minister Fatma Sarı

 Two women killed in police operation after attack on police inIstanbul

Two women killed in police operation after attack on police in Istanbul … bus inIstanbul on Thursday, local media and the Istanbul governor said.

Istanbul’s local community center celebrates 10th year with cultural events

A local community center at the heart of Istanbul’s Beyoğlu district, Tarlabaşı Community Center (TTM), is set to celebrate its 10th anniversary with ..
The !f Istanbul Independent Film Festival celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. The festival launches today and will come to Ankara and İzmir on March 3 and 6

A glimpse of Istanbul of the 1970s

And it is none other than Nobel-laureate and Turkish author Orhan Pamuk who … Pamuk, who developed the idea of the museum alongside the book,

André Rieu cancels İstanbul, Ankara gigs at last minute

Dutch violinist and conductor Andre Rieu waves to the audience onstage following a concert in İstanbul with his Johann Strauss Orchestra in this Nov.

Turkey: New documentary highlights cats on the prowl inIstanbul

A trailer for the documentary film Kedi shows the beauty of Istanbul through the eyes some of its smallest inhabitants, street cats. Kedi, which is a

Istanbul Gallery Cancels Exhibition, Citing Political Tension in Turkey

The nonprofit cultural center Akbank Sanat in Istanbul has canceled an upcoming exhibition that was due to open March 2 at their space, citing .

Warped photos turn Istanbul into stomach-churning roller coaster ride

‘The Silk Road: Past, Present, Future’ travels east to west along this ancient trade route, exploring how traditional culture, arts, and trade have
EMRAH’S POPDATE – Koç University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED) is offering its visitors a chance to explore the everyday sounds of Istanbul often lost to the listener through repetition or reflexive noise reduction

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