Carved within the faded wall of Istanbul’s Little Hagia Sophia is a giant crack that runs from the base of the dome toward the peak. It’s one of the many scars etched throughout the city’s ancient walls, domes and minarets that serve as a reminder of the earthquakes that continuously rattle Turkey and the ..
Istanbul in 1958
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on April 28 the first initiative of his government after winning elections would be the construction of Canal Istanbul, an artificial sea-level waterway that will connect the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara.
ISTANBUL: A festival spotlighting Turkic sports and cultures from legendary ages past will be held in Istanbul on May 9-13. The third annual Ethnosports Culture Festival, sponsored by Anadolu Agency, aims to promote and revive sports and cultures unique to ancient Turkic life. According to a statement .