Architectural authorities claim “İstanbul isn’t More Ready for an Earthquake than 1999” İstanbul news roundup…

Chamber of Architects İstanbul Branch Chairperson Cemal Gökçe, said İstanbul is still unprepared for an earthquake since August 17, 1999. Qualified supervision and sustained urbanization were stressed.
Airline companies’ operational costs have increased by 20 percent due to repeated delays at Istanbul’s Atatürk and Sabiha Gökçen airports amid ongoing construction work during the summer, according to sector representatives
 Istanbul Modern renews permanent collection display

The İstanbul Modern has recently renewed its permanent exhibition, putting on view a selection of recently acquired works by 18 artists from Turkey


When I lived in Kadıköy, I would often see the Syrians. Groups of them would camp out near the newly constructed metro station by the nearby
Turkey: thousands gather for peace rally in Istanbul

Thousands of people have attended a peace rally in the centre of Istanbul. The event was organised by the Peace Bloc, a group of around 80 Turkish
Subway line project to Istanbul’s third airport launched

A project to construct a subway line connecting Istanbul’s third airport to the city center has been launched, said Transportation Minister Feridun Bilgin
An Algerian passenger at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport broke the glass door of a passenger boarding bridge and began to run after a taxiing plane after he fell asleep in a waiting room
Idea of ‘perfect summer’ explored in İstanbul art gallery

“Pool Party,” by artist Ed Fornieles, is among the selection of contemporary works of art displayed at the exhibition “Summertime*” at the Galerist art .

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