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.
Istanbul remains among the safest cities in the world, despite escalating regional risks and a series of terrorist attacks in Turkey’s largest city, Istanbul Governor Vasip Şahin claimed on Sept. 6
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Recently, during a discussion on an international news channel I asked the other participants about what would happen if Turkey attacked the Syrian Democratic Union Party (PYD)
Category: İLBER ORTAYLI
It was September of 1859 when Istanbul was shaken. As far as we know, a rebellion was about to erupt in Istanbul. In the handwritten leaflets, the flugblatt as the Germans called them before printing machines were invented, it was claimed that “the sultan had become an infidel” and they were calling for a return to sharia law
An Istanbul court on July 15 ordered the release of five defendants in the first hearing over the case of a deadly suicide bomb attack in Istanbul’s touristic Sultanahmet neighborhood in January
Category: TOLGA TANIŞ
Why has the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) never taken responsibility for any of the mass attacks it has conducted in Turkey?
A muezzin’s call to prayer reverberated inside the sixth-century Istanbul landmark Hagia Sophia for the first time in 85 years on July 1
Since June last year, the major cities of Turkey have faced major bomb attacks by both the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)
There are only a few days left until Eid al-Fitr, which this year is a bumper nine-day public holiday in Turkey
Istanbul’s historical peninsula, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1986 which has been an important witness to world history, is the heart of ancient Istanbul. Four major empires were ruled from this point
Karagöz master Orhan Kurt says Karagöz Shadow Theater will not die in Turkey because young people are interested in the art
The investigation into the deadly Jan. 12 suicide attack in Istanbul’s touristic Sultanahmet area has concluded, with prosecutors demanding jail times ranging from 7.5 years to aggravated life sentences for 26 suspects
Some 39 of the most successful female students at the Aydın Doğan Foundation (ADV) are being hosted in Istanbul as part of the “Success Sends Me To Istanbul” project
Turkish police issued a confidential warning to provincial security directorates across the country’s 81 provinces, cautioning against imminent attacks by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during Youth and Sports Day celebrations on May 19, security sources have stated
Thousands of people gathered in the bazaar area in Istanbul’s Bakırköy district to mark International Workers’ Day on May 1
Police believe the suicide bomber who killed herself and wounded 13 others in Turkey’s northwestern province of Bursa on April 28 was a woman identified as Suzan B., according to reports citing intelligence sources
Istanbul is set to mark May 1, International Workers’ Day, in a different venue than the contested and symbolic Taksim Square due to security concerns
A total of 15 suspects have been detained in four different Turkish provinces in relation to the suicide bomb attack that struck the Marmara province of Bursa on April 28
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