Saturday, October 20, 2018
The digital art of fading cityscapes: Oddviz at Art On Istanbul
Tagged for its odd visuals from Istanbul's modish Moda district of Kadıköy, the Oddviz collective fused photogrammetry with 3D modeling on its turf, and in New York, Berlin and Venice for its first commercial exhibition, ‘Inventory,' at Art On Istanbul, to take stock of the vanishing local color of global cities
Russian charged with conspiring to interfere in US congressional elections
The U.S. government on Friday charged a Russian national with playing a key financial role in a Kremlin-backed plan to conduct "information warfare" against the United States,...
Istanbul Modern Cinema hosts uncompromising Argentine director
Lucrecia Martel, one of the leading directors of Argentine cinema, will be at Istanbul Modern Cinema with a program titled "An Uncompromising Genius of Cinema" until Oct....
IMF reaches deal with Ukraine on new $4 billion, 14-month loan
The International Monetary Fund announced Friday it had reached agreement with Ukraine on economic policies that would unlock a new loan deal that will provide nearly $4 billion.
The best winter campgrounds in Turkey
The cold season has not yet arrived in Anatolia but you can feel the winter breeze on top of the mountains where you can set up your tent and build a fire for a wonderful camping experience
At least 58 killed after train runs over crowd in India
A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 58 people and injuring dozens more, police said.
Syrian regime forces shell Idlib's de-escalation zone
Syrian regime forces shelled multiple districts in the buffer zone located in northwestern Idlib province Friday in violation of the Sochi agreement made between Turkey and...
Suspect confesses to murder, rape of Bulgarian journo
The Bulgarian man suspected of murdering journalist Viktoria Marinova remains in custody after confessing to the crime, a court said Sunday.
"Yes, I am guilty. I can't...
Istanbul police seize 14,000 stolen artifacts
The Istanbul Police Department's Anti-Smuggling Crime Branch teams carried out the biggest seizure of historical artifacts in the history of the republic, with raids across...
Judge drops some charges against ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort
U.S. prosecutors on Friday agreed to drop criminal charges against Paul Manafort that a jury deadlocked on earlier this year, as a federal judge set a Feb. 8 date for Manafort's...
3,200-year-old artifact found in eastern Turkey
An ivory tablet dating back 3,200 years was found in eastern Turkey's Malatya province, giving clues on a potential link between Assyria and the region, the head of an excavation...
NYT: Trump to hold Saudis responsible for Khashoggi
The New York times called Thursday for U.S. President Donald Trump to hold Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and other top officials to account over the disappearance...
Construction giants meet Turkish expats in Germany
Turkey's construction sector was set in motion after the government last month reduced the limit for foreigners to acquire Turkish citizenship through real estate purchases...
Khashoggi case: World awaits outcome of probe as Ankara pledges clarity
As Turkey pledges to share the results of its probe into the disappearance and possible murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in his country's consulate in Istanbul, the U.S. and U.K. are mulling over what their responses will be in the likely case that Saudi Arabia's involvement is proven
Oyak-Renault lays foundation for its $115M plant in Turkey's Bursa
Turkish-French auto manufacturer Oyak-Renault laid the foundation of its high-pressure aluminum injection molding plant in northwest Turkey's Bursa Friday.The $115-million...
Significant potential for Ankara-Berlin economic relations, experts say
Huge potential continues to exist in economic relations between Turkey and Germany despite the recent political tension in bilateral ties, experts said
Turkey seeks extradition for hundreds of FETÖ members abroad
In the aftermath of the July 15, 2016 coup attempt, Turkey has sped up the extradition processes for members of the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ) abroad. Justice Minister Abdülhamit...
STAR refinery to significantly cut Turkey's foreign trade deficit
Azeri giant SOCAR's new oil refinery in İzmir is poised to further bolster ties between Ankara and Baku, with it also contributing significantly to the economy of Turkey, reducing its external dependence
Macedonian parliament approves country's name change
Lawmakers in Macedonia on Friday backed a landmark proposal to amend the constitution, allowing the country to change its name and join NATO.
After the session was delayed...
Turkey to host German, French, Russian leaders to find a solution for Syria crisis
Turkish, Russian, French and German leaders will meet on Oct. 27 in Istanbul to discuss the latest developments in Syria and find a solution to end the eight-year Syrian civil war
Turkish prosecutors question Saudi consulate staff
Employees of the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul are giving testimony at the Turkish prosecutor's office, as part of the investigation into the disappearance of journalist...
Turkish humanitarian aid continues to flow into Syria
Government and nongovernment agencies are continuing their humanitarian aid activities in Syria's northwestern Idlib province following the Sochi deal, signed between Ankara...