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A $2 billion dollar plant, set to be built near Karabiga in Çanakkale on the shores of the Marmara Sea, raises controversy as concerns regarding endangered species were ignored in the assessment report
Mayor Kadir Topbaş announced that the court order for a stay of execution had been reversed following the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality’s appeal.
The competition will award the city that 'listens to what their citizens want' on environmental issues
Istanbul’s Üsküdar Municipality has decided to halt the construction of a small mosque next to the Validebağ grove, after activists continued to brave inclement weather by camping out at the site
A top Turkish court has suspended a bill that cleared the way for construction projects in national parks if it is considered in line with 'general public interest'
The Council of State ordered a stay of execution on Oct. 28 for a controversial regulaiton that opened olive groves across the country for the construction of energy facilities
Tensions over the mosque construction next to the Validebağ grove are growing
Tension at an Istanbul grove where local activists are denouncing the construction of a mosque near a protected area escalated as police confronted protesters on Oct. 28
The construction of a mosque in Istanbul’s Validebağ grove proceeded Oct. 23 despite a court’s stay of execution order amid growing outcry among local activists
Protesters demanding a halt in the construction of a small mosque in line with a court order next to a protected grove on the Asian side of Istanbul resorted to an unprecedented action
Taner Yıldız’s words, which evoked President Erdoğan’s dismissive remarks about 'a few trees' during the Gezi protests, came a day after a group of local activists were beaten by private security guards
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