A statue of 16th century Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II (Mehmed the Conqueror) will be erected in Istanbul’s Golden Horn, Istanbul Mayor Kadir Topbaş announced on April 1

Sputnik Photo Correspondent Wins Istanbul Photo Awards

Sputnik special photo correspondent, Alexei Filippov, has won second place in the Istanbul Photo Awards international news and sports photography

Category:Universities in Istanbul

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 The storyteller of Istanbul

In 2006, when her sixth novel The Bastard of Istanbul was published, Turkish writer Elif Shafak was immediately put on trial for insulting ‘Turkishness

20 reasons to visit Istanbul

There’s no shortage of reasons to discover the fascinating city of Istanbul, set between Europe and Asia. The city is brimming with history, culture, and
Weeks ago in this column I questioned the demolition of Istanbul’s Karaköy Passenger Lounge, a building that was supposed to be under first degree protection. Scrutinizing the Passenger Lounge and the historic adjacent post office building, I asked how the Istanbul Conservation Board could have allowed this.

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