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Istanbul Marks April Fools’ Day With Thousands Of Smiley Balloons
WFMY News 2
Istanbul, Turkey — Istanbul’s famous Taksim Square turned pink as thousands of smiley balloons fell from the sky to mark April Fools’ Day.

International Istanbul Film Festival starts rolling
Hurriyet Daily News
Turkey’s largest film event, the International Istanbul Film Festival, started Friday night at the Lütfi Kırdar Convention and Exhibition Center

Istanbul celebrates April Fools Day with pink balloons
Local residents and tourists in Istanbul were showered by thousands of pink balloons on Thursday. The inflated orbs soared off rooftops to celebrate April

Istanbul’s past Easters remain only in memories
Hurriyet Daily News
In previous times, Istanbul Easters were very different and were celebrated in the streets not only by Christians, but Muslims as well

Expat Pilates teacher looks on the bright side of life in Istanbul
Hurriyet Daily News
An expat who enjoys the simple daily life of the city, Pilates teacher Amy Yıldızlı has been living in Istanbul for seven years now.

Half A Million Visited Istanbul Aquarium
Focus on Travel News
Half a million people have visited the first and only modern aquarium “Turkuazoo” located in Istanbul since it was opened. Serkan Buyukomerler was the

A Downside of Istanbul: Those Pesky Men | Maiden Voyage
By Emily Gerson
Istanbul is an exciting and incredibly historic city, but it also is a place where hustling is a way of life.

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Countdown for theater festival in Istanbul
Hurriyet Daily News
From May 10 to June 10 the International Istanbul Theater Festival, which is organized every two years, will present the best examples of Turkish theater as

Making the move to Istanbul
Foreigners have flocked to Istanbul in recent years to buy their stake in an ancient culture and a booming property market. By Nichole Sobecki Aerial view

McAleese visits Istanbul’s celebrated sites
Mrs McAleese began her day with a visit to a home for the elderly in Istanbul run by the Sisters of the Poor and headed by Irish born Sister Philomena

The Call to Prayer | Ann Marie’s Istanbul
By amershon
What most caught my eye on my first ride through Istanbul was its many hills and many mosques. Every neighborhood had a dome, each punctuated by at least one.

Une créatrice Turque célèbre Istanbul

Par Corinne Jeammet

La créatrice turque Dice Kayek, présente sa collection Istanbul Contrast pour célébrer la fin de cette saison culturelle.

Dice Kayek s?est inspiré des édifices symboliques qui composent Istanbul pour retranscrire au travers de cette collection printemps-été 2010 ce mélange empreint de modernité et de traditions aux Arts Décoratifs Halles des Maréchaux (le 30 mars 2010).

Istanbul Armenians beg Erdogan’s pardon?
Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Holy Saviour (Surp Prgic) Armenian Hospital Foundation, one of Istanbul Armenian community leading members Bedros

Toy library opens for children in poor Istanbul district
Hurriyet Daily News
Although specialized care for children with autism is generally only available to the financially secure, a new ?toy library? in a poor Istanbul

“Istanbul, Capital of Civilization” Exhibition Opens in Berlin
Focus on Travel News
An exhibition entitled “Istanbul, Capital of Civilization” by a Turkish painter; Meliksah Soyruk opened in Berlin, Germany on Sunday

My introduction to Istanbul | Travels With Me
By Chris
Minarets rise above Istanbul’s cityscape like rockets poised for a moon launch. I scanned the horizon from the narrow observation deck of Galata Tower and.

Istanbul residents pop 100,000 balloons to relax – Hurriyet Daily News and Economic Review

Prominent Swiss troupe to perform in Istanbul – Hurriyet Daily News and Economic Review

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