Istanbul up, again, for tough race to become global city

Istanbul up, again, for tough race to become global city

In our current age of globalization, Istanbul has re-entered the competition for status as a global city, which it had during Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman times. Many of the city’s visible developments — in architecture, urban design and renewal, traffic infrastructure, preservation of monuments, etc., reflect these global ambitions. A city of 14 million people […]

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