ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan went for an inaugural spin on Saturday in Istanbul's latest mega-project: the first-ever road tunnel linking the city's European and Asian sides under the Bosphorus Strait. The tunnel will open to the public on December 20 but Erdogan, accompanied by Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan, made the first journey from the Asian side to the European side in a black car. Construction of the five kilometre (3.1 mile)-long tunnel began in February 2011…
ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday inaugurates Istanbul's third bridge to span the Bosphorus between Europe and Asia, a key project in his drive to create a lasting historical legacy.
ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Just a few years ago, Istanbul was one of the world's creative capitals, a buzzing hive where visual artists, writers and filmmakers mingled.