The Tarlabaşı Community Centre is still looking for sponsors… İstanbul’s passes 14,2 million…Istanbul news roundup…

The Tarlabaşı Community Centre is still looking for sponsors


For several reasons ? some technical issues and a dire lack of time ? the blog has been on hiatus for much too long, but what better reason to revive it than another plea for help for the embattled Tarlabaşı Community Centre ?

The centre was founded in 2005 as a project of the Istanbul Bilgi University Centre for Migration Research and was initially funded by the European Union. Later a private foundation covered the costs for keeping the increasingly popular community centre afloat, but with outside support finally trickling to a halt, the centre which had provided courses, creative workshops and psychological counsel for about 4,500 children and almost 2,500 grownups, finally had to close its doors and move into a much smaller space a few streets down from its former location.


İstanbul’s population booms to 14,2 million

Cihan News Agency – According to data released by the Turkish Statistics Institute (TurkStat), Turkey’s most crowded city, İstanbul’s population reached to 14,160,000 in

Journey to Istanbul follows historic path

Columbia Daily Tribune – The geography of Istanbul is overwhelmingly one of waterways and peninsulas strategically situated at a crossroads of mainland routes between

Submerse yourself in history with every turn in Istanbul – Submerse yourself in history with every turn in Istanbul. WHEN THE taxi from the airport hits the city, and you speed down the banks of the Bosphorus


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