#istanbul news roundup: DW on Istanbul’s mega projects and more…

World in Progress: Istanbul’s mega projects

The world’s largest airport, an gigantic bridge, an new canal: ambitous infrastructure projects are supposed to make Istanbul a major international
How To Spend Three Days in Istanbul, the Transcontinental City Where East Meets West

Istanbul is a city of layers, with the remains of empires entangled with a modern buzzing metropolis. Spread over two continents bisected by the
A 12-day fest for film lovers in Istanbul

Organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), the 38th Istanbul Film Festival will be held from April 5 to 16 this year. The festival .

Urban renewal leaves no space for amateur football inIstanbul

Since the stadium in Istanbul’s working-class district of Gaziosmanpaşa was demolished last year, the playing fields of Yıldıztabyaspor football

Exhibition in Istanbul: Loneliness and solitude create a new language

What does loneliness or solitude feel like? How do we feel if we are left all alone? Are we happy all alone or is it possible to isolate ourselves

Orhan Pamuk: Want to understand humanity? Take a stroll through Istanbul

Take a stroll through Istanbul. Save … Like all writers, I was writing about people I knew, my people, the people I’d met in Istanbul. It was only in the

16th Istanbul Biennial to open in September 2019

The 16th Istanbul Biennial, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, and sponsored by Koc Holding, will be on view from September

World’s 2nd oldest subway line marks 144th anniversary in Istanbul

Passengers ride a train of the subway line “Tunel”, which is the second oldest in the world after the one built in 1863 in London, in Istanbul, Turkey,

Istanbul’s New Huge Airport is Built with Glass from Bulgaria

After having construction problems, financial hurdles and spectacular opening, Istanbul’s new airport, which has been the world’s largest, will soon be

Istanbul New Airport: a symbol of discontent for Turkey’s labour force?

Behind the fanfare over Istanbul’s brand-new airport have been growing concerns about labour rights, as protests over dangerous working conditions

55 workers died during Istanbul Airport’s construction: Minister

Fifty-five workers have died on the construction site of the new IstanbulAirport, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan has said in response …

Istanbul’s share in total GDP stood at 31 percent in 2017

Istanbul’s share in the country’s GDP was 31.2 percent, or 970 billion Turkish Liras, in 2017, data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) have shown.

Influencer Sergio Ines explores Istanbul

Influencer Sergio Ines explores Istanbul … Ines of What My Boyfriend Wore and his girlfriend, Elzaan recently explored the magical streets of Istanbul.

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