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Istanbul gets its own Internet domain name

İstanbul, which is renowned for its rich history and culture got its own internet domain names .istanbul and .ist following the signing of a protocol between the Municipality of Istanbul and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
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Flights, ferries cancelled in Istanbul due to strong southwesterly winds

Flights, ferries cancelled in Istanbul due to strong southwesterly winds
Strong southwesterly winds started to blow in Istanbul as of late Monday, causing disruptions to flight and ferry services.
Turkish Airlines cancelled 63 domestic and international flights that were scheduled to take off from Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport for Tuesday and ...more

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Pininfarina and AECOM design Istanbul airport air-traffic control tower

Pininfarina and AECOM design Istanbul airport air-traffic control tower
Pininfarina and AECOM have beaten proposals from Zaha Hadid and Moshe Safdie in a contest seeking a design for an air-traffic control tower at Istanbul’s new airport.
Pininfarina, an Italian design studio, and AECOM, a global architecture ...more

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12 companies nominate for 3-level Istanbul Tunnel

12 companies nominate for 3-level Istanbul Tunnel

A total of 12 companies placed bids for the research, project and engineering services tender of the Three-Level Grand Istanbul Tunnel project. A total of 23 companies had received the project’s specifications.
The tender for the ...more

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Istanbul municipality moves to turn bus cards into money cards

Istanbul municipality moves to turn bus cards into money cards
Transportations cards, which many Istanbul residents currently use to travel around the city, will soon also be used as debit cards for everyday purchases, according to a recent Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (İBB) regulation.
The transport card Istanbul residents currently ...more

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Tsipras visits Istanbul patriarchate for first time as PM

Greece’s Alexis Tsipras paid a visit to Istanbul’s Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarchate for the first time as prime minister Wednesday.
The 41-year-old leader met with Patriarch Bartholomew I, the Istanbul-based leader of many of the world’s Orthodox Christians at the ...more

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