Turkey

Turkey is bordered by eight countries: Bulgaria to the northwest; Greece to the west; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, Azerbaijan (the exclave of Nakhchivan) and Iran to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the southeast. The Mediterranean Sea and Cyprus are to the south; the Aegean Sea to the west; and the Black Sea …

Turkey

Today’s news from Turkey We don’t know much. Questions What are recommended sources of information? Who would you follow in Turkey on Twitter? Follow Byron Tau ✔@ByronTau Follow our man in Istanbul, @DionNissenbaumhttps://twitter.com/DionNissenbaum/status/754049312464654336 … 3:26 PM – 15 Jul 2016 5555 Retweets 1414 likes What is happening? View image on Twitter Follow Ceylan Yeginsu ✔@CeylanWrites Erdogan …

Protecting More with Less: Diminished Funding for World Heritage #40whc

This week Istanbul, Turkey hosts the 40th Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee July 10-20, 2016. Hashtag: #40whc One issue has come to the forefront – namely that the budget for protecting and conserving world heritage sites has been cut back at the same time that the number of protected sites is on the rise. Alarming news. …

Preview: 40th Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee #40whc

Istanbul, Turkey hosts the 40th Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee July 10-20, 2016. Hashtag: #40whc The World Heritage Committee will examine proposals to inscribe 29 sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List during its 40th session, which will be chaired by Ambassador Lale Ülker, General Director for Overseas Promotion and Cultural Affairs at the Turkish Ministry of …