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Amnesty condemns forced evictions in central Istanbul

by ISTANBUL – Reuters

City authorities in Istanbul have threatened dozens of families with eviction and some have already been forced from their homes, in a crumbling but historic neighbourhood.

Tarlabaşı eviction process underway

from Tarlabaşı Istanbul by Jonathan

Small removal trucks dart along Sakızağaç Caddesi, the main artery cutting through the Tarlabaşı Yenileniyor project area, carrying elaborate piles of furniture, bags of clothing, carpets wrapped in cloth.

Amnesty International reproves forced evictions in central Istanbul
National Turk English
Streets of central Istanbul : Home to a mix of marginalised groups including Romans, Kurds, and transsexuals, pimps and prostitues. City and district municipalaties in Istanbul have threatened dozens of families with eviction and some have already been



Turkey urged to halt heavy-handed evictions in Istanbul | Amnesty …

By Amnesty International

Dozens of families who will be made homeless as a result of an urban regeneration project say they have been subjected to initimidation and threats.


Amnesty condemns forced evictions in central Istanbul

Jerusalem Post

By REUTERS ISTANBUL – City authorities in Istanbul have threatened dozens of families with eviction and some have already been forced from their homes, in a crumbling but historic neighborhood earmarked for redevelopment, Amnesty International said on

Istanbul ranks as 7th congress city in the world, ICVB says
Hurriyet Daily News
Istanbul ranks seventh across world cities in convention tourism and is marching toward securing a place in the top five, according to the top executive of the Istanbul Convention & Visitors Bureau, or ICVB, on Tuesday. ?Ranking as the seventh top

$100 Weekend in Istanbul
New York Times (blog)
The port strike was why I ditched Greece and hopped right from Albania to Istanbul last week. By hopped, I mean spent 48 hours on and waiting for buses, just barely making it to Istanbul in time for one of my favorite activities: the $100 weekend.

Galeri Manâ: A New Contemporary Art Space in Istanbul
Art Daily
ISTANBUL.- The inaugural exhibition, Nereden Nereye, a Turkish phrase that translates ?From Where to Where,? includes sixteen works by eleven artists, and explores the function of images and the nature of representation.

Istanbul to be in Top 5 Convention Cities list

From Newark to Istanbul
Wall Street Journal
By KEVIN CLARK and BEN COHEN With the NBA stuck in a lockout that could last for months, New Jersey Nets guard Deron Williams became the first major NBA player to have a backup plan for the fall: He’s taking his talents to Istanbul.

Istanbul ready to bid for 2020 Olympics

fromHurriyet Dailynews by ISTANBUL – Daily News with wires
Istanbul will try for a fifth time since 2000 to host the summer Olympics.

Buyukada, Near Istanbul, Is an Island Idyll –


Istanbul: a new jazz hub?

Bon Jovi shakes Istanbul stage
Hurriyet Daily News
Bon Jovi came back to Istanbul to make the Turkish girls scream, as the frontman said during Friday’s show. And the American rock giant deservedly got what it asked for Bon Jovi’s opening song was ‘Raise Your Hands,’ which was, in a way,

Edward Stourton’s Istanbul

The broadcaster Edward Stourton explains his love of Istanbul in Turkey, ‘one of the world’s great cities’.
Edward Stourton’s Istanbul

Discovering Colombian art at santralistanbul

from Hurriyet Dailynews by HDN
There are total of 37 works at a new exhibition in santralistanbul, looking at Colombia from a political and conceptual side.

Istanbul cheaper than last year for expats

by ISTANBUL- Daily News with wires
The cost of living in Istanbul has fallen sharply over the last year

İstanbul ranked 70th in list of world’s most expensive cities
Today’s Zaman
Turkey’s most populous city of İstanbul, which is also the most popular tourist destination in the country, has been ranked 70th in a list of the world’s most expensive cities in terms of cost of living for expatriates, according to a report prepared

Summer in Istanbul

by Ozi

If you are one of the millions of Europeans planing to spend your summer in İstanbul, please copy this article and keep it in your bag. Because it may worth to have a look while you are in İstanbul.

The Balkans look good?from Istanbul
Financial Times (blog)
The global investors who never spare a thought for the Balkans are going to miss out on some great money-making prospects, says Philip Khoury, am Istanbul-based ?frontier? market specialist. Khoury, managing director at boutique asset manager Impera



Postcard from Tom: In Istanbul, a calorie-laden tour of Turkish delights – The Washington Post


Wouldn?t you like to weekend in Istanbul for $100? | | The Bulletin


Tender for Istanbul’s third bridge postponed to end of year

by Anatolia News Agency
The tender for the construction of Istanbul?s third bridge on the Bosphorus has been postponed until the end of the year, the motorways authority chairman, Cahit Turhan, said Monday.

A hidden garden right next door to İstanbul: Gürpınar
Today’s Zaman
Gürpınar is a full-fledged holiday resort right in the heart of İstanbul. It is a town that is a good place for residents of İstanbul to rest with its houses and gardens, noise-free, half-deserted streets, sea and greenery.


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