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Heavy Rain Inundates Istanbul Province as Thunderstorms Swamp Turkey

The Daily Telegraph Australia 28 Sep 2023
Videos of flooded streets and cars partially submerged in the province of Istanbul circulated on social media ...

Putin is winning his grain war, pitting Poland against Ukraine

Taipei Times 25 Sep 2023
By Marc Champion and Javier Blas / Bloomberg Opinion. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to end the deal that allowed Ukraine to export millions of tonnes of grain by sea is working for him ... It is repugnant to see Russia weaponize food supplies in this way ... This is war ... He was previously Istanbul bureau chief for the Wall Street Journal ... .

Adorable video of cats on Turkey's subway wins over netizens. Watch

Indian Express 24 Sep 2023
Cats are a common sight on the streets of Istanbul. Now a video of cats taking over a subway station in the Turkish capital and playfully engaging with the commuters is going viral. A popular Instagram account, @spontanouslad, shared a video showing the cats sit on top of the token collection gates and walk up and down the subway station ... .

Inflation-battered Turkey hikes key rate to 20-year high

Korea Times 22 Sep 2023
A seller talks to a customer in a street market in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sept. 6 ... AP-Yonhap ... The bank lifted its policy rate to 30 percent from 25 percent and promised more belt-tightening measures in the future ... "Attaining price stability is our top priority," Turkey's new Wall-Street trained finance chief Mehmet Sismek declared on social media ... (AFP). .

Hunting for halaal: here are some of my top picks

Mail Guardian South Africa 22 Sep 2023
Who doesn’t love food? If my dadbod is anything to go by, I love food, maybe a little too much. You can imagine my delight that the halaal food scene has blown up in recent years ... Fordsburg in Johannesburg comes to mind ... But I digress ... The best halaal food ... The dessert took me straight back to the streets of Istanbul indulging on Hafız Mustafa ... ....

Cats of Malta review – purr-inducing documentary aims to encourage compassion

The Guardian 21 Sep 2023
Meanwhile, there’s a growing genre of documentary films about cats and their relationship with humans, some of which add to the cat-people Venn-diagram-overlap an extra subset concerned with specific places, such as the magnificent Kedi , which profiled the street cats of Istanbul and their human friends.

Turkey Economy

Beaumont Enterprise 21 Sep 2023
... to a customer in a street market in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sept.

Azerbaijan won the war, but a bigger test is just starting

Taipei Times 21 Sep 2023
The ceasefire must first hold and the safety of Karbakh’s ethnic Armenians must be guaranteed or another round of mass flight or ethnic cleansing, revenge killing and punitive justice could start. By Marc Champion / Bloomberg Opinion ... Illustration. Mountain People ... He was previously Istanbul bureau chief for the Wall Street Journal ... .

Inside the ideological core of anti-Arab sentiment in Turkey

The New Arab 19 Sep 2023
Instead, these incidents can be seen as state-sanctioned, including the systematic elimination of posters and advertising written in Arabic in Adana, and the forced deportations of Syrians by the Turkish police in Istanbul ... Opposition parties were openly calling to "cleanse the street of Istanbul from Arabs” as part of their election campaign.

The names of the six dead in Artemida shooting

Ekathimerini 13 Sep 2023
Boyun is known for leading gangs with hitmen riding motorcycles based in Istanbul Turkey ... Boyun’s name became famous in the streets of Istanbul after his gang attacked individuals with whom they had disagreements over drug trafficking and revenue sharing.

Menendez Urges Biden Administration to Hold Aliyev Accountable and Prevent Genocide in Artsakh

Asbarez 12 Sep 2023
Mr ... Mr ... And it is from August. Only weeks ago ... Given the chance, who here among us would not go back and stop the Turks from rounding up the first Armenians victims of the genocide who were hung in the streets of Istanbul? Or the Serb forces who gave Bosnian Muslims a 24-hour ultimatum to surrender? Or the Rwandan radio broadcasts inciting violence? ... .

The perfect city for a friendly, great-value-right-now culture hit

The Times/The Sunday Times 11 Sep 2023
● We associate art nouveau with Paris and Budapest, but in the twilight years of the Ottomans it flourished in Istanbul ... Hike to tiny St George church at the summit, where a café serves snacks, wine and frosty beer (85p each way; sehirhatlari.Istanbul).The coolest neighbourhood ... The Peninsula Istanbul ... Fly to Istanbul.

Thousands dead in Libya after flood sweeps part of city into sea

The Times/The Sunday Times 11 Sep 2023
“The water simply carried away the earth underneath buildings and the streets surrounding them, taking ten square kilometres of the city out to sea,” said Johr Ali, an Istanbul-based freelance journalist and Derna native who said he had spoken to survivors who fled the city ... .

Have you ever been obsessed with anything or anyone?

Manila Bulletin 08 Sep 2023
Though it might seem such a waste of time, by so doing, just like the unnamed protagonist in Marcel Proust’s Remembrance of Things Past, he made a record of time, a map of Istanbul streets and scenery, a chronicle of events that shaped Turkey and its people, and, later in the ...