A new controversial project for Istanbul announced abruptly! #KabataşaDokunma

Out of nowhere Istanbul municipality announced a new project for a busy transportation sea vessels hub: Kabataş. The project to be completed in 3 years…  Activists on alert:

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Odd jobs in Istanbul for young Syrians who dreamed big

But Ahmad has no regrets over his decision to head to Istanbul two years ago — even though he earns only 900 Turkish liras ($310) a month as a …

Je Suis Istanbul (& Dhaka & Baghdad & Medina)

Family members and friends of the victims of the Istanbul attack paid tribute at a memorial service last week at Ataturk Airport. (Photo: Emrah Gurel/AP).

UNESCO to discuss sites destroyed by ISIL, heritage list inIstanbul

U.N. cultural agency UNESCO will gather inIstanbul on July 10 to review candidates to join its prestigious World Heritage List, ranging from

PHOTOS: The Beauty of IstanbulCan’t Be Extinguished

Liam Campbell states, “Istanbul [is] Turkey’s (as well as Europe’s) largest city. It’s also the LGBT capital of the Moslem world with a vibrant society

Sleepless by the strait: my haunting return to Istanbul

My connection with Istanbul is a swinging pendulum. I love the city dearly; I go back to it — her, for Istanbul is a She City — with a pounding heart
Istanbul could face a serious electricity shortage over the next couple of years unless necessary investments are made, Energy Minister Berat Albayrak told journalists flying with him from Beijing to Ankara after a meeting of G-20 energy ministers
The tourists are so scarce you can hear their footsteps clattering down the empty shopping street. Nearly a week after the deadly airport bombings, it is eerily quiet in Istanbul.
A man was punched by a passerby on June 26 in the Fatih district of Istanbul for allegedly smoking before iftar during Ramadan

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