Istanbul news roundup… Missing American hits the news…

Missing American was to meet Turkish man: police

from Hurriyet Daily News
Police are now looking for four Turkish citizens who contacted the missing 33-year-old Sarai Sierra..

Turkish police release footage of missing US woman

ISTANBUL — The husband of a New York City woman who went missing while vacationing alone in Istanbul was interviewed by police Tuesday in hopes of helping the search. Police meanwhile released security camera footage of Sarai Sierra, 33, who has

Police search for missing American?s last Turkish contacts

from Hurriyet Daily News
The police are now looking for four Turkish citizens who contacted..

Istanbul police dismantle a human trafficking ring in a joint operation

from Hurriyet Daily News
The Istanbul Police Directorate dismantled an international human-trafficking ring in a joint operation with six EU countries

Istanbul Mayor says security cameras to be installed to protect Armenian citizens

Sign in or Register now for free. According to a report by Agos Armenian daily inIstanbul, Mayor Mustafa Demir of Fatih Municipality has suggested posting video security cameras in the Samatya district for protection against violence against Armenians


World’s biggest airport planned for Istanbul

Sydney Morning Herald

Turkey plans to build what it said would be the largest airport in the world in Istanbul, eventually able to handle 150 million passengers per year, in a project seen costing more than 7 billion euros ($A8.8 billion). Transport Minister Binali Yildirim

Istanbul police start search for missing NYC mom

CBS News

ANKARA, Turkey Police in Istanbul were scanning security camera footage Mondayto try to trace a New York City woman who went missing while vacationing alone in the city, an official said. Sarai Sierra, 33, was last in touch with her family on

Istanbul viewed as safe, but has its dangers


ISTANBUL — With its gleaming domes and elegant spires, Istanbul has beckoned travelers for centuries, but the modern city is a bustling hub with all the trappings that come with a major metropolis, including crime. Rape and murder, especially of


Gallery Stroll: Istanbul

New York Times (blog)

ISTANBUL ? Unpredictable weather means winter isn’t the most popular season for visiting Istanbul, but it is a great time for gallery-hopping: Many of the best museums and art spaces in the Beyoglu district have just opened compelling new exhibitions


Istanbul becomes a destination in quest for dream mustache | The …

By Agence France-Presse

Already known the world over for its baths, coffee and sweet Turkish delights, Turkey is on the road to adding another item to its roster of specialities: the moustache. Lip whiskers remain a highly sought-after mark of manliness in Turkey and

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