Category: TASTE OF THE PAST
TASTE OF THE PAST - At least 14 historical passages can be found off İstiklal Avenue, with such evocative names as Çiçek, Atlas, Aslıhan, Avrupa, Rumeli, Aznavur, Suriye, Hazzopulo, Markiz, El Hamra, Halep, Nil, Crespin, Tünel and Hristaki
Category: BLIND SPOT
The new trend in Istanbul is throwing headscarf donning parties for young girls, as we have learned from a reader’s letter to a conservative daily. Is this some kind of a Turkish touch to the traditions that otherwise represent very little fun and offer very little to the modern woman?
Norwegian indie musician Ane Brun will be in Istanbul once again, a year after performing at Salon İKSV.
The best-kept secret of the monkfish is its fearsome appearance.
The 'Saturday Mothers' will meet for the 500th time today since their first gathering in the mid-1990s
The number of real estate sales to foreign buyers increased 81 pct in September from the same period of 2013
A mosaic of Medusa, the terrible creature of Greek mythology who turned all those who looked her to stone, is being restored in the southern province of Burdur
More than 100 films from 28 countries will be shown at the third Universal Children’s Film Festival to be held between Oct. 27 and 31 in Istanbul’s Tuzla neighborhood.
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
Actress Deniz Tunca was stopped by police while she was driving in Istanbul’s Ortaköy neighborhood. She was tested for alcohol; nothing was found.
The shooting suspect of a Danish writer was released in Turkey more than two months before the reported prisoner swap with ISIL, Hürriyet has learned
A 28-year-old woman was stabbed to death by her husband on a street on the Asian side of Istanbul on Oct. 23.
A worker has been killed after scaffolding collapsed from the 14th floor of a construction site for a new residential tower in Istanbul’s Asian-side district of Kadıköy
Beşiktaş claimed its first Europe League group stage victory on Oct. 23, handing Serbia’s Partizan its heaviest European home defeat to date with a 4-0 drubbing.
Chemical and biological experts have rushed to the US, Canada, Belgium and German consulates in Istanbul
The suspects in Turkey’s recently dropped corruption probe have been summoned to testify as witnesses by the parliamentary commission tasked with investigating the graft claims against four ex-ministers
Students have been detained after politically opposing groups at Istanbul University were involved in a fight
Ferdi Özmen, 30, was known for his tweets about Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Rock paintings in Hakkari from 10,000 years ago have been examined for the first time since 1960, when they were first discovered. The paintings shed light on prehistorical human activity in the area
Trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf will play at the Akbank Jazz Festival on Oct 25. Growing up in an intellectual milieu under the influence of his uncle, author Amin Maalouf, he incorporates many different genres of music
Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu announced Oct. 21 planned amendments to laws and regulations, which he claimed to be “a revolutionary reform.”
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