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R29 Binge Club: The Defenders Recaps

Netflix's Jessica Jones, Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist each have their own sets of fans (and critics). Sometimes they're not faithful enough to the Marvel comics that inspired the series; other times, they're a bit too faithful. Still, the Netflix series have brought the lesser-known Marvel characters new fans who didn't know about these four superheroes before the shows (myself included — yes, I'll accept angry comments for not being a comic reader).Each of the four individual Defenders ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Seagate, Karen, Netflix, Moscow, Cambodia, Hand, South America, John, Sigourney Weaver, Mariah, Istanbul, Panama, Hogarth


R29 Binge Club: The Defenders Episodes 1-7 Recaps

Netflix's Jessica Jones, Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist each have their own sets of fans (and critics). Sometimes they're not faithful enough to the Marvel comics that inspired the series; other times, they're a bit too faithful. Still, the Netflix series have brought the lesser-known Marvel characters new fans who didn't know about these four superheroes before the shows (myself included — yes, I'll accept angry comments for not being a comic reader).Each of the four individual Defenders ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Seagate, Karen, Netflix, Moscow, Cambodia, Hand, South America, John, Sigourney Weaver, Mariah, Istanbul, Panama, Hogarth


R29 Binge Club: The Defenders Episodes 1-5 Recaps

Netflix's Jessica Jones, Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist each have their own sets of fans (and critics). Sometimes they're not faithful enough to the Marvel comics that inspired the series; other times, they're a bit too faithful. Still, the Netflix series have brought the lesser-known Marvel characters new fans who didn't know about these four superheroes before the shows (myself included — yes, I'll accept angry comments for not being a comic reader).Each of the four individual Defenders ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Seagate, Karen, Netflix, Moscow, Cambodia, South America, John, Sigourney Weaver, Mariah, Istanbul, Panama, Hogarth, Harlem


R29 Binge Club: The Defenders Episodes 1-4 Recaps

Netflix's Jessica Jones, Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist each have their own sets of fans (and critics). Sometimes they're not faithful enough to the Marvel comics that inspired the series; other times, they're a bit too faithful. Still, the Netflix series have brought the lesser-known Marvel characters new fans who didn't know about these four superheroes before the shows (myself included — yes, I'll accept angry comments for not being a comic reader).Each of the four individual Defenders ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Seagate, Karen, Netflix, Moscow, Cambodia, Emma Stone, John, Sigourney Weaver, Mariah, Istanbul, Panama, Hogarth, Harlem


Unlearning the myth of American innocence – podcast

When she was 30, Suzy Hansen left the US for Istanbul – and began to realise that Americans will never understand their own country until they see it as the rest of the world does• Read the text version hereSubscribe via , iTunes, Soundcloud, , Acast & Sticher and join the discussion on Facebook and Twitter Continue reading...
Tags: US, Turkey, US news, Migration, Race issues, Istanbul, James Baldwin, Facebook and Twitter Continue, Suzy Hansen


Caftans and Quivers: An Archery Competition 500 Years in the Making

Dressed in ancient-style robes and clutching bows and arrows made of traditional materials, competitors at the Conquest Cup in Istanbul preserve Ottoman-style archery in a modern setting.
Tags: News, Archery, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire, Istanbul (Turkey


Will Turkey Succeed in Turning the Hagia Sophia Into a Mosque?

The Islamist Felicity Party (Turkish: Saadet Partisi) organized the "Great Jerusalem demonstration" on July 30 in Istanbul. This event attended by thousands of people who condemned Israel following the recent incidents on the Temple Mount.
Tags: News, Israel, Istanbul, Saadet Partisi, Great Jerusalem


Study spots in Edinburgh

EDINBURGH, the home of Sir Walter Scott, is a city defined by its literary history, universities, and academia. With over 40,000 students, it’s no surprise that Edinburgh’s coffee shops and student centers are usually overflowing with homework-doers and young professionals. The popular haunts are great, but can leave you wishing for somewhere a little less crowded, and a bit more unique. Here are five places around the city where you can work without feeling claustrophobic, while still taking ad...
Tags: Travel, Study, Edinburgh, Seat, Istanbul, Devil, Studying, All, Walter Scott, Arthur, St Mary, Dunbar, Royal Mile, Holyrood Park, Green Apple, Visiting Edinburgh


Islamic State Threatens More Bloodshed in Iran

ISTANBUL -- The Islamic State has stepped up its efforts to target Iran, releasing a stream of propaganda, vowing more bloodshed and boosting recruitment among the country's Sunni minority groups.
Tags: News, Islamic State, Iran, Istanbul


Algeria’s Feghouli joins Galatasaray from West Ham football club

Istanbul (AFP) – Algerian international midfielder Sofiane Feghouli has agreed to join Turkish side Galatasaray from West Ham United on a five-year deal, the Istanbul club said Monday. Galatasaray will pay West Ham a transfer fee of 4.25 million euros ($5 million) while the player will receive an annual wage of 3.85 million euros plus bonuses, the club said in an announcement to the stock... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, West Ham United, West Ham, Algeria, Istanbul, Galatasaray, Afp, Sofiane Feghouli, Feghouli


Gunmen attack restaurant in Burkina Faso – video report

At least 17 people were killed and several wounded in Burkina Faso’s capital, Ouagadougou, after gunmen stormed the Aziz Istanbul restaurant on Sunday night. Security forces were deployed and exchanged heavy gunfire with the militants Burkina Faso: at least 17 dead in restaurant attack Continue reading...
Tags: Africa, World news, Burkina Faso, Istanbul, Ouagadougou


Burkina Faso Terrorism Kills Several As Militants Attack Turkish Restaurant

UPDATE: 12:10 a.m. EDT — Burkina Faso’s Communication Minister Remi Dandjinou confirmed three militants who attacked the Aziz Istanbul restaurant in the country’s capital Ouagadougou have been killed by security forces, Reuters reported. However, some people are still trapped inside the building. Original story:
Tags: News, Burkina Faso, Istanbul, Reuters, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Terrorism, Remi Dandjinou


IS suspect fatally stabs Istanbul officer in police station

ISTANBUL (AP) — A man suspected of being an Islamic State suicide bomber stabbed and killed a police officer Sunday while in custody in Istanbul, according to Turkey’s official news agency. Anadolu Agency said police in an anti-terror operation detained a man thought to be planning a bomb attack on behalf of the extremist IS […]
Tags: News, Turkey, Ap, Istanbul, Anadolu Agency, Nation & World


Ex-Spurs striker Soldado signs for Fenerbahce

Istanbul (AFP) – Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Roberto Soldado on Friday signed for Turkish Super Lig side Fenerbahce after two seasons at Villarreal in his native Spain, the Istanbul club said. Spain international Soldado, 32, signed a two-year contract with an option of staying on for a third year, Fenerbahce said.  Some reports have said that the transfer fee was as much as 10... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Spain, Sport, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Istanbul, Villarreal, Fenerbahce, Turkish Super Lig, Roberto Soldado, Afp, Soldado


Turkey’s Arda Turan in international retirement U-turn

Istanbul (AFP) – Turkey and Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan on Friday said he was ready to return to national team duty, two months after announcing his retirement from international football following a bust-up with former coach Fatih Terim. Turan, Turkey’s captain and standout player of the last decade, had in June been thrown out of a training camp by Terim following a fracas with... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Turkey, Soccer, Istanbul, Arda Turan, Afp, Terim, Fatih Terim Turan Turkey


Retractable restaurant addition provides flexible space that adapts to any weather

Could this be the end of waiting outside a restaurant in crappy weather? Turkish company Libart installed an innovative retractable wall system for a restaurant in Istanbul that can help the establishment accommodate plenty of diners year-round. The sliding aluminum and glass structure in the Babylon Beach Club extends outward to provide cozy, covered seating during wintertime or completely retracts into the building to make room for open outdoor space during the summer months. The flexible arc...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Urban Design, Innovation, Istanbul, Home Design, Flexible Architecture, Moveable Walls, Sliding Walls, Flexible Home Design, Flexible Walls, Libart, Retractable Walls, Extendable Walls, Moving Buildings


Turkey crackdown on football violence

Istanbul (AFP) – Turkish authorities on Thursday ordered arrests and stricter security measures at key football matches after last weekend’s Super Cup was marred by a pitch invasion and ugly fighting between rival fans. Konyaspor defeated Besiktas 2-1 on Sunday to win the Super Cup, the annual curtain raiser to the season that brings together the winners of last season’s Turkish... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Turkey, Soccer, Besiktas, Istanbul, Afp, Konyaspor


Turkey: Russian national detained over planned drone attack

ISTANBUL (AP) — A private news agency in Turkey says authorities have detained a suspected Islamic State militant who was allegedly planning a drone attack on U.S. aircraft at Incirlik air base. Dogan news agency said Thursday that a Russian national was detained in the southern Turkish city of Adana over suspicions that he planned […]
Tags: News, Islamic State, Turkey, Ap, Istanbul, Adana, Nation & World, Incirlik air base Dogan


Earthquake hits Turkish tourist resort; no injuries reported

ISTANBUL (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake measuring 5.3 has struck 14 kilometers (8.7 miles) off the shore of Bodrum, a busy tourist city on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast. There have been no reports of any injuries. According to Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management agency, the earthquake, which struck just before 11 a.m. […]
Tags: News, Turkey, Ap, Istanbul, Mediterranean, Bodrum, U S Geological Survey, Nation & World


Unlearning the myth of American innocence

When she was 30, Suzy Hansen left the US for Istanbul – and began to realise that Americans will never understand their own country until they see it as the rest of the world doesMy mother recently found piles of my notebooks from when I was a small child that were filled with plans for my future. I was very ambitious. I wrote out what I would do at every age: when I would get married and when I would have kids and when I would open a dance studio.When I left my small hometown for college, this ...
Tags: Books, Politics, New York, US, UK News, World news, Turkey, US news, Migration, Race issues, Cia, Istanbul, James Baldwin, Suzy Hansen


This Is What It's Like For Girls Growing Up In Gaza

When we think about Gaza, the strip of Palestinian territory to the east of the Mediterranean Sea, it’s conflict and casualties that first come to mind. The self-governing state has been at war with neighboring Israel for around 100 years, a seemingly intractable deadlock where violence and bombings flare up more or less every couple of years.If you live in the Gaza Strip, life is limited by a number of factors. Your freedom of movement is restricted: it’s almost impossible to leave the 25-mile...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Israel, Chicago, New York Times, Gaza, Hamas, Sabah, Istanbul, Economist, Gaza Strip, Mediterranean Sea, Gaza City, Islamic University, Yara, Jaques


DXWorldEXPO Announces Agenda | @ExpoDX #AI #DX #DigitalTransformation

"DX encompasses the continuing technology revolution, and is addressing society's most important issues throughout the entire $78 trillion 21st-century global economy," said Roger Strukhoff, Conference Chair. "DX World Expo has organized these issues along 10 tracks with more than 150 of the world's top speakers coming to Istanbul to help change the world."read more
Tags: Software, Istanbul, Roger Strukhoff


Turkey warns new military moves in Syria imminent

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president reiterated Saturday that new cross-border operations into Syria are in the works as the country boosts its military presence along the border against threats from Kurdish militants in war-torn Syria. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey is determined to launch “new moves” akin to its foray into northern Syria last […]
Tags: News, Turkey, Syria, Ap, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Istanbul, Nation & World


Odessa's new parks lead a blossoming of urban regeneration

Ukraine’s third city is home to sights including the Potemkin Steps. Now the port’s glorious past is taking centre stage with its Istanbul and Greek gardensLooking like a living Liberty print, Odessa’s new promenade park spills over with blossoming flower beds, picnics and couples waltzing in the shade. Tantalising slivers of the Black Sea appear through the trees and salty sea breezes wash over it all. This park is the first completed stage of the regeneration of the gardens surrounding the cit...
Tags: Travel, Europe, World news, Ukraine, Food And Drink, City Breaks, Weekend Breaks, Short breaks, Black Sea, Istanbul, Europe Holidays, Odessa, Sergei Eisenstein, Ukraine holidays


How Much Does it Cost to Travel? 3 Months Budget Travel in Europe

We know that financial considerations are probably the biggest factor you grapple with when planning a trip. Hard numbers can be difficult to come by, especially when everyone has their own unique travel style and considerations. The goal of this series is to provide you with real budgets people have used for trips they have actually taken. This could be anything from a long weekend in Miami to 6 months backpacking around South East Asia. It’s our hope that by shining a spotlight on what people ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, London, Greece, San Francisco, Miami, Dublin, Sfo, Istanbul, South East Asia, Katie, Reykjavik Iceland, Travel Budgets, Months Budget Travel, Iceland Germany, Austria Slovakia


Turkey arrests 24 in police exam fraud linked to coup probe

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says authorities have detained 24 people in connection with an investigation into the leaking of a police academy exam in 2012. Anadolu Agency said Friday that detention warrants were issued for a total of 40 suspects who are suspected of leaking questions before the exam date. Turkish authorities […]
Tags: News, Turkey, Ap, Istanbul, Anadolu Agency, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics


Besiktas sign Spanish striker Negredo – report

Istanbul (AFP) – Spanish international striker Alvaro Negredo has signed with Istanbul club Besiktas for three years after a disappointing season with English team Middlesbrough, local media reported on Thursday. Negredo will receive an annual salary of 4.5 million euros ($5.3 million), according to sports daily Fanatik. The daily said Valencia, who had lent the player to Middlesbrough,... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Besiktas, Middlesbrough, Istanbul, Valencia, Afp, Alvaro Negredo, Negredo, Middlesbrough Visit


Romanian Lucescu named new Turkey football coach

Istanbul (AFP) – The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) on Wednesday said it had agreed terms with veteran Romanian coach Mircea Lucescu to take charge of the national side. The federation and Lucescu have agreed a two-year deal, with an option for one more year, the TFF said in a statement. A signing ceremony will take place in Istanbul on Friday, it added. Lucescu will have the the target... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Turkey, Soccer, Istanbul, Afp, Mircea Lucescu, Lucescu, Turkish Football Federation TFF, TFF


One Equity Partners exits Netaş

One Equity Partners has sold its stake in Netaş to ZTE Corp for $101 million. Based in Turkey, Netaş is a provider of systems integration and technology services for public and private telecommunications companies. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK – August 2, 2017 – One Equity Partners, a middle market private equity firm, today announced that it has exited Netaş a managed investment (“Netaş” or “the Company”), and Turkey’s leading technology and telecommunications systems integration and software develop...
Tags: Europe, New York, Trends, Turkey, Chicago, Frankfurt, Asia Pacific, M&a, Jp Morgan, North America, Equity, Istanbul, Company, ICT, Nortel Networks, ZTE Corp


1 dead, 2 missing after boat capsizes on the Turkish coast

ISTANBUL (AP) — A tourist boat capsized off Turkey’s coast in less than a minute Wednesday, killing at least one person and leaving two children missing, according to local news agencies. The official Anadolu Agency reported that 11 people were on the 20-meter (65-foot) boat that sunk off Marmaris on the Aegean Sea. Officials rescued […]
Tags: News, Turkey, Ap, Istanbul, Aegean Sea, Anadolu Agency, MARMARIS, Nation & World