Last night at the Bosphorus Bridge… Istanbul news roundup:



Turkey coup attempt: Hope and sadness in Istanbul

Sarah Nunn, a business owner who lives in the United Arab Emirates and is inIstanbul, said Saturday there was a renewed sense of national pride in

Istanbul, the Day After

Image Kemal Aslan/Reuters Istanbul residents walk in the streets near Taksim Square after an attempted military coup in Turkey. (Kemal …

American Recounts Chaos Trying to Leave Istanbul

An American who arrived in Istanbul for a layover just hours before an attempted military coup described the chaos as he tried to leave a cafe in the

Streets of Istanbul: Laura Domrose

Manna Gallery is pleased once again to exhibit Laura Domrose’s photographic explorations of the street life of Istanbul. Exhibition opens Friday
A multimillion dollar five-year restoration project at Istanbul’s historical Grand Bazaar will kick-off on July 14, with repairing of the roof of the world’s largest closed market

Meet the Alaskan cellist who broke barriers by playing Istanbul’s ferries

Listening to Jari Piper play Bach on a boat across the Bosphorus had a powerful impact on Laura Pitel – and many others whose mood has been lifted by music that transcends the challenges of daily life here

France closes missions in Ankara,Istanbul on security concerns

A little sip of Istanbul

That’s how Istanbul is.” He and his wife Serap would know better than most. For almost two decades, the husband-and-wife pairing frequently visited
A tender process for a project to link Istanbul’s Fatih and Beyoğlu districts through an undersea tunnel passing beneath the Golden Horn (Haliç) waterway is set to begin this month
A counter forum is being held on grounds of lacking of trust in the discourse of World Heritage Committee of UNESCO on ‘’ common heritage’’ , ‘’ impartiality’’ and ‘’protection’’.
UNESCO World Heritage Committee in its 40th meeting has not opened the decision draft regarding the Sur district of Diyarbakır which is on the World Heritage List to discussion of members at all and passed it the way it way.
A draft resolution over the status of the Sur district in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, which is home to a UNESCO-protected world heritage site, has been passed without being opened for discussion from the agency’s World Heritage Committee’s 40th session being held in Istanbul

Inside the Last Pork Butcher Shop in Istanbul

When I set out to visit the last pork butcher shop in Istanbul, I never thought the experience would become a juicy trip into the lives of a Turkish Rumeli

Attacks on World Heritage sites a war crime: UNESCO

The world’s cultural sites are under a broad attack, according to UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova, speaking at the organization’s 40th World Heritage Committee meeting held in Istanbul late on July 10

UNESCO Istanbul Meet Focuses on Threats of War and Terrorism

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 40th World Heritage Committee session inIstanbul on Sunday, Director-General Irina Bokova said world …


ISTANBUL (AP) — The head of UNESCO says world heritage sites must be protected from terrorism and war. Speaking at the opening ceremony of …

World Heritage Committee opens in Istanbul

Istanbul, 10 July – The 40th session of the World Heritage Committee opened today in Istanbul (Turkey) under the chairmanship of Lale Ülker,

NATO Prepares for Its Next Summits in Brussels and Istanbul

The leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization can get ready for Brussels…andIstanbul. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced

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