In the 19th century, the Ottoman Empire launched extensive modernization projects to transform Istanbul into a European metropolis. Many projects were left on paper, but what if the sultans’ dreams had come true?
Istanbul’s Kristallnacht Turns 60
On September 6-7, 1955, Istanbul’s Greek Christians underwent the “most destructive pogrom…in Europe since the infamous Kristallnacht” of 1938
Breaking Bad coffee shop opens in Istanbul after Kickstarter project
Istanbul Biennial 2015: an overwhelming meditation on the tides of human misery
Just south of Istanbul, on the island of Büyükada in the Sea of Marmara, Leon Trotsky lived from 1929 to 1933, in exile and constant fear of …
Islamic finance symposium set to open in Istanbul
Islamic finance symposium set to open in Istanbul … will discuss the role of Islamic finance in the global economy in Istanbul from September 8-9
Moving Image İstanbul celebrates record attendance, Borusan prize
Moving Image İstanbul, the digital art fair that originated in New York and London, concluded its second edition in İstanbul as a satellite fair alongside
LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: The Children of Aylan
You saw the image of the dead Syrian child washed up on the shores of Bodrum in southwest Turkey this past week. How could you not have?
Celebrity Cruises Cancels All Overnights in Istanbul
(3:30 p.m. EDT) — Celebrity Cruises has canceled all overnight stops in Istanbul for the rest of the cruise season due to ongoing security concerns.
Residents of İstanbul aren’t willing to pay high prices for fine dining, and high-end restaurants have had a difficult time staying on their feet, Barış
A group of representatives from several minority advocate groups gathered onIstanbul’s İstiklal Avenue to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the .
Famous singer Lara Fabian, who has sold over 20 million records around the world, will offer a unique taste of music to fans at the Zorlu Performing
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev’s Istanbul biennial, “SALTWATER: A Theory of Thought Forms,” opened with speeches and song as the art world gathered …
Just off the Turkish coast, an idyllic panorama visible from Istanbul, sit the Princes’ Islands. The chain of nine small isles were a place of contemplation ..
Works of art by Uta Bekaia, Tamar Chabashvili, Ana Chaduneli, Lada Nakonechna and Anna Zvygintseca are on display in “Manifest Thought Form .
Video footage showing the events leading to the death of US citizen Tracey Lynn Brown at Istanbul Atatürk Airport in 2013, when she suffocated due to …
VIDEO: 12 Turkish police officers charged in the death of US woman at Istanbul airport – Hurriyet Daily News
The clichés applied to Istanbul abound. But according to one of its residents, Oya Delahaye, “the city does not reveal herself easily.” Head of the
New media fair Moving Image, organized simultaneously with ArtInternational, welcomes artists for the second time in Istanbul. Orozobekov, the …