Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s plan to reshape Istanbul is being challenged by an adversary more ubiquitous than any political opponent and he’s been dead for 75 years: Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
Kostas Ioannidis, an unemployed metalworker with an ailing mother and disabled wife, can’t afford electricity. So he steals it instead.
Ottoman Empire chef Ugur Alparslan spends more time in the library than he does in the kitchen.
Turkey’s state constructor will spend 165 million liras ($104 million) building a central archive to hold documents from the Ottoman Empire, Hurriyet newspaper reported.