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“illegal birdsong cafes of Istanbul” İstanbul news roundup…

In Uncategorized on March 29, 2016 at 14:31

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Locked out of heaven: inside the illegal birdsong cafes of Istanbul

In Istanbul, men keep birds locked away in cages to encourage ever more mournful songs – and then gather to listen to their sorrow. Two photographers teamed up to chronicle this secretive subculture

Number of Istanbul domain names rivals other world cities

Since becoming available in January, new website domain name extensions forIstanbul have been selling swiftly among domain names for other …
An American in Istanbul: Molly Crabapple on Art and Activism

She spends a month in Istanbul, where she walks down Istiklal Caddesi, the city’s main commercial artery, which strikes her as “the grandest .

Istanbul Photo Awards shines spotlight on region

The Istanbul Photo Awards have succeeded in drawing global attention to recent developments in the Middle East, said Georges De Keerle,
A hacker broke into Istanbul public trasnportation monitors’ systems, replacing the usual route information with the message “Ekbar was here,” early March 21

German book exhibition in Istanbul

As part of the 52nd Week of Libraries celebration, Goethe-Institut Istanbul will organize an exhibit displaying the “Finest German Books 2015”
The Istanbul Electric Tram and Tunnel Company (İETT), the city’s public bus authority, introduced buses with new “panic buttons” on Feb. 26
Celebrating the transformation of the arts through digital technology since the 1970s, ‘Digital Revolution’ has opened at Istanbul’s Zorlu Center PSM

Fünf Tote bei Selbstmordanschlag in türkischer MetropoleIstanbul

Istanbul – Bei dem zweiten Selbstmordanschlag innerhalb einer Woche in der Türkei sind in Istanbul fünf Menschen getötet worden. 36 Menschen …

Istanbul explosion: ‘Shaken’ Skunk Anansie singer Skin says blast was outside her hotel

“Beautiful Istanbul taken before the horrendous bomb blast that just went off outside our hotel,” she wrote in post on Facebook. “Many people injured

stanbul reels after suicide bombing – video

Governor of Istanbul Vasip Sahin speaks to the media after a suicide attacker detonated a bomb on Istanbul’s main pedestrian shopping street on .

A ghost town after bombing

Turkey’s most populous city, Istanbul, looks deserted after a deadly terrorist attack in one of its most famous avenues, a report says. The Saturday ..

Five of the best: places to eat in Istanbul

If you tire of the tourism of Istanbul’s European shores, take the ferry from Karakoy to Kadikoy on the Asian side, then walk to the “fish market”. Ciya has

Germany shuts consulate in Istanbul on terror fear

Germany shuts consulate in Istanbul on terror fear. The consulate said it received a warning that was “not conclusively verifiable,” but was closing the …
The Netherlands Consulate General in Istanbul was closed on March 23 due to “terror threats,” the Dutch Foreign Ministry has announced

Terror threat leaves ‘everyone scared’ in Istanbul

After closing its embassy, Berlin has now closed its consulate and a German school in Istanbul due to a terror warning. The continued terror threat has …

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