Istanbul’s historic Yerebatan Cistern has been undergoing a restoration process, which is the most comprehensive one after 500 years. The columns, walking areas, entrance, exit sections and some other parts will be reorganized
Category: FORK & CORK
The year 2016 has been a year that we wish to forget in many ways, but I do try to look at the brighter side and remember fondly some of its memorable moments and morsels
Turkey became the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s (ISIL) top target in the world in 2016, according to casualty figures from attacks staged by the jihadist group
Category: TAHA AKYOL
The powers of the local government have been increased over the historical peninsula of Istanbul, which is one of the most important area of cultural heritage for us.
One person was killed in a tramway crash in the Çemberlitaş neighborhood of Istanbul at noon on Dec. 27, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
We all remember that day: Saturday, March 19, at 10:55 in the morning.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
It was a quiet night in Istanbul until the blast reverberated across the Bosphorus and we all realized it was not a thunderstorm approaching.
At least 275 people have been killed and thousands wounded in major bomb attacks across Turkey staged by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) over the course of 2016.
International tourism has always been a topic of international politics. Because of its international nature, politicians have always tended to use it as an effective instrument for playing in the international arena
An Istanbul court on Dec. 1 ordered the release of two suspects who were arrested over a deadly suicide bomb attack in Istanbul’s historic Sultanahmet neighborhood earlier this year, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
The 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial ‘Are We Human? The Design of the Species: 2 seconds, 2 days, 2 years, 200 years, 200,000 years’ asks a philosophical question that we all need to discover in the end
Thousands of people ran in the Vodafone Istanbul Marathon from the Asian continent to the European, commemorating people killed by putschist soldiers during the failed July 15 coup attempt.
Popular conspiracy theories in Turkey alleging U.S. involvement in the July 15 military coup attempt are deeply disturbing and frustrating, according to Jennifer Davis, the new U.S. Consul-General to Istanbul
A company which was declared last week to be the true owner of the Sultanahmet Köfte (meatball) brand has asked a rival company to remove signboards with the name of Sultanahmet Köfte from its 200 branches around the company.
Istanbul returns to Hollywood with ‘Inferno,’ the latest film version of a work by Dan Brown, although the teeming metropolis is again shoehorned into just a few locations in the old city
A court in Istanbul has finally decided which brand is the real maker of the Sultanahmet “köfte” (meatball) – a favorite among tourists to the city – after four years of legal proceedings.
The closure of Istanbul’s main cruise port for the extension of a port project has negatively affected the economy of one of the top historic districts in the city
The third Istanbul Design Biennial, “Are We Human? : The Design of the Species : 2 seconds, 2 days, 2 years, 200 years, 200,000 years,” will open this weekend with events around the city for the next month.
The Istanbul Archaeology Museums, home to artifacts from various periods of history, is celebrating its 125th year.
Category: KANAT ATKAYA
It was not centuries ago. It was not years ago. It was only 16 months ago that this society managed to open the door for a possible coalition government.
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