Istanbul one of the shortlisted for 2020 Games

Check out Erkan’s Pinterest board for Istanbul photos Tokyo, Madrid, Istanbul shortlisted for 2020 Games Fox News Quebec City, QC ? Tokyo, Madrid and Istanbul have made the short list of cities bidding to host the 2020 Summer Olympics, the IOC said Wednesday. Two applicant cities — Azerbaijan’s Baku and Qatar’s Doha — failed to … Read more

PRI reports the obvious: “Istanbul’s world heritage sites in neglect

Istanbul’s world heritage sites in neglect PRI’s The World It was no real surprise, perhaps ? Istanbul is an archaeological treasure trove, with historic sites from the Hippodrome of Byzantine times to the Ottoma Transport takes lion’s share of İstanbul Municipality budget Today’s Zaman The İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality, led by Mayor Kadir Topbaş, has released a … Read more