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A cat runs on the pitch during the second leg of the last 16 UEFA Champions League football match between Besiktas and Bayern Munich at Besiktas Park in Istanbul on March 14, 2018. (AFP). Usually more at home attempting to combat racism, violence and diving, UEFA on Thursday opened a new front ...
Around 100 people attended a ceremony in Istanbul to mark the fourth anniversary of the death of Berkin Elvan, a 15-year-old who died after he was struck in the head with a teargas canister during the 2013 Gezi Park protests, the biggest anti-government demonstrations seen since Turkey's ruling Justice ...

A new drone video released by Disney Parks shows that many of the California park's landscape and architectural elements – including mountains spires, towers and domes – are already in place. Inspired by the real-world land- and cityscapes of Istanbul and Morocco, the park will evoke the Outer Rim ...
A two-month-old colt has become the latest addition to a class in an Istanbul law faculty. ... The course, a first in Turkey, aims to inform future lawyers about issues surrounding pet shops, zoos, dolphin parks, and circuses as well as the problem with experiments tested on animals, the history of animal rights ...
Istanbul taxi drivers hunt down, beat up Uber drivers as tensions rise ... Tensions between regular taxi drivers and Uber drivers have been brewing for some time in Istanbul, but have recently reached a new high as reports emerge of a group of taxi drivers who ... We park our vehicles to pick up a customer.
For families: Vialand is considered a must-do for families visiting Istanbul, offering respite from touring and a bit of excitement geared toward kids. The theme park is a magical playland with roller coasters, games and more. Parents can enjoy shopping and eating while the kids have a day to relax from ...

A ceremony has been held in Bagchilar, Istanbul, to open Azerbaijan Friendship Park and Khojaly genocide memorial. Participants in the ceremony included the Azerbaijani President`s Assistant for Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov, Azerbaijan`s consul general in Istanbul Masim Hajiyev, Istanbul ...
Silvestri's reasons for coming to Bangladesh can be traced back to a trip to Istanbul last August. She was coming up on a year after passing the bar exam and was practicing transactional law — helping people from other countries move their assets into the United States. She was working overseas in ...
For example, ideological cleavages between religious conservatives and secularists, as well as between Kurdish and Turkish nationalists, prevented the nationwide demonstrations triggered by the attempted redevelopment of Istanbul's Gezi Park in 2013 from giving birth to issue-based environmental or ...
The fair will display everything from dolls, toys, action figures, puzzles and card games, wooden toys, board games, outdoor toys, to park and garden accessories. Some 130 different toy companies will participate in the event. It is also expected to host more than 10,000 professional buyers and thousands of ...
The new building will consist of a cultural center overlooking Taksim Square and Gezi Park. The opera house within the premises of the new building will host up to 2,500 people. The new building to replace the AKM will also have theatre, cinema and concert halls, an exhibition center, a convention hall, ...
Miniaturk is a miniature park containing more than 100 models of ... Combo photo shows the July 15 Martyrs Bridge (Top) in Istanbul, Turkey, ...
The Black Eagles flying high over Istanbul are the only monochrome ... have been this way under the roof of the magnificent Vodafone Park, ...
A new endemic species of a flower was discovered in Istanbul as part of ... the Directorate General for Nature Conservation and National Parks ...
This year's Istanbul Biennial, the most important contemporary art ... to build on land occupied by Gezi Park in central Istanbul, according to ...
Architects Studio Dror envisioned a bold new urban park experience for a "city with no Central Park" - Istanbul, Turkey. Studio Dror's goal was to "design a love story between people and nature" for their new "Parkorman" park, with numerous pathways, ...
The area is revealing itself as an archaeological theme park: when a drought in 2007 forced local farmers to cut new irrigation channels 17 miles away from the city centre, archaeologists swooped in and rescued modest little finds that are proving to ...

I just learned there is a school in London called the School of Life. It was founded in 2008 by a philosopher named Alain de Botton as an educational company focused on how to live wisely and well.
Today, he says he avoids the places where he used to close his deals. We stroll through Aksaray, Istanbul's main smuggling hub, and Abu Mohammed points out cafes where he no longer meets clients.
Zenium Technology Partners started with a facility in Istanbul, and has since bought a data center in Frankfurt, and bought a powered shell in Slough near London, which is due to open this quarter.
The 14th International ExpoShipping EXPOMARITT Maritime Exhibition and Conference, organised jointly by UBM and the Turkish Chamber of Shipping (IMEAK), opened yesterday at the Pendik Green Park Convention Center in Istanbul. Among officials ...
The U.S. dollar fell against the Turkish lira to stand 3.5930 liras at 5.00 p.m. local time (1400GMT). The Borsa Istanbul Gold Exchange index was down by 0.23 percent while the price of gold per kilogram decreased to 142,986 Turkish liras ($39,574) at ...
Istanbul, as the heart of Turkey, is one of the most congested cities in the world and has been struggling with the loss of public greenery due to privatization and population growth.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Istanbul Stock Exchange by 202 to 135 and 70 ended unchanged. Shares in Park Elek. Madencilik (IS:PRKME) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 20.00% or 0.500 to 3.000. Shares in Alcatel Lucent Teletas ...
DEMOCRACY is on a knife-edge in Turkey. In a few weeks, the country will go to the polls in a referendum on the most radical constitutional changes since the founding of the secular republic in 1923.
Crowds gathered outside the Dutch embassy and Istanbul consulate. ... Members of the Physically Impaired Individuals' Association assembled in a park in the southern city of Gaziantep with placards declaring 'Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya is not alone'.
We pass through one checkpoint and park just before a second. Only Ms. Gursel can proceed any farther. "I feel like I'm in the Second World War," she says, before heading inside.
BERKIN Elvan, a Turkish teenager, died in 2014 after being in a coma for 269 days. He had been struck on the head by a tear gas shell during Istanbul's Gezi Park protests in 2013. This tragedy provoked further protests among Turkish liberals, but these ...
BERKIN Elvan, a Turkish teenager, died in 2014 after being in a coma for 269 days. He had been struck on the head by a tear gas shell during Istanbul's Gezi Park protests in 2013. This tragedy provoked further protests among Turkish liberals, but these ...
Leader of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Kemal Kilicdaroglu speaks during Kars, Ardahan and Igdir Associations, Federations and Foundations meeting at The Green Park Bostanci Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey on March 19, 2017.
Suleiman the Magnificent died shortly before a battle in 1566, but what became of his remains has been shrouded in mystery for centuries.
Protesters wave flags outside the Dutch consulate in Istanbul's Istiklal Avenue, the city's main shopping road. An escalating diplomatic dispute between Turkey and the Netherlands strained tensions between the two NATO allies, with a Turkish minister ...
Turkey will mark the first anniversary of the July 15 coup attempt in just a few months, and most nationwide rallies to denounce the putsch bid are long gone, but a number of citizens in a city near Istanbul still keep the rally tradition alive ...
KYIV. March 16 (Interfax-Ukraine) - Ukrainian authorities would consider the possibility of creating an industrial park on the model of the Istanbul park. The press service of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine reported that on Wednesday as part of ...
"We can clearly observe it especially since the Gezi Park protests in [summer of] 2013," he said, referring to the relatively small demonstrations in Istanbul's Gezi Park, which grew into a nationwide wave of protests against the government that ...
Dramatic footage shows QPR ace Steven Caulker being handcuffed and led into a police van - after allegedly refusing to take a breathalyser test.
During an official visit to Turkey, the premier attended the Istanbul Technology Park in Istanbul and met with the heads of the SAHA Istanbul Defense and Aerospace Cluster Association, the Ukrainian government's press service reported on March 15.
"I'm thrilled to be bringing this groundbreaking new work, created by five of the foremost international practitioners of augmented reality (AR), to the city of Salem, and the more than 450,000 annual visitors to the park," says Boston Cyberarts ...
"We can clearly observe it especially since the Gezi Park protests in [summer of] 2013," he said, referring to the relatively small demonstrations in Istanbul's Gezi Park, which grew into a nationwide wave of protests against the government that ...
For the first time, the fair will showcase Istanbul New Airport and Istanbul Airport City, which is expected to become a reference for the future of airport cities.
ISTANBUL (AP) - Turkey's coast guard has prevented 48 Syrian migrants from reaching Greece, but Turkey's foreign minister said Saturday that the migrant deal is at risk if the country's citizens aren't granted visa-free travel.
Emphasizing a diverse combination of ecological, infrastructural and urban programs in their envisioned design, Istanbul and Madrid-based design practice Openact Architecture has been named the winner of the Bandirma Park Competition, which invited ...
Supporters of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan walk to the Dutch consulate in Istanbul on Saturday. Turkey and the Netherlands escalated their spat on Saturday as the Dutch withdrew landing permission for the Turkish foreign minister's plane.
9.58am: A tree has fallen on a parked car on Stamford Park Rd in the Auckland suburb of Mt Roskill, the Fire Service has tweeted.
(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). Forensic officers work on the site after a helicopter crashed in Istanbul's Buyukcekmece district, Friday, March 10, 2017.
President Erdogan had turned Istanbul into a giant site for propaganda calling upon the citizens to support his plans to replace Turkey's parliamentary system with a presidential system that would give him sweeping powers.
... from the Azerbaijan region of Iran, said Saturday's festival of Norooz (sometimes spelled "Nowruz") is as much an invitation to the broader community as a chance for expats of a dozen countries to sing, eat and dance together in Civic Park. "We ...
Debra Sands, a middle-school teacher, joined thousands of women at New York City's Central Park after her students convinced her to attend.
Stocks of Park Elektrik (PRKME), heavily involved in the energy and mining sectors, saw the largest decline of the day, falling 2.27 percent.
With a long-rooted garden culture, Istanbul open a door to different stories from the past with its refreshing groves and parks ... There are more than 120 species of trees and bushes in Emirgan Park, which sits across an area of over 300,000 square ...


 

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