Today, at 11:30, was held an opening ceremony in Edirne for the construction of the high-speed rail line linking Istanbul's Halkali Station with the border crossing at the Bulgarian-Turkish border, Kapikule. This was announced earlier by the chairman of the Odrin organization of the ruling party in Turkey, quoted by local media, the BNR reported.
People visit the memorial to honour the victims of the July 15, 2016 failed coup attempt, during a ceremony to mark the 3rd anniversary, in Istanbul, Monday. Turkey is marking the third anniversary of the July 15 failed coup attempt against the government with prayers and other events remembering its victims. [AP]
Pride Week has passed, and once again, we are faced with efforts to increase awareness about queer and transsexual culture. It is possible to see many projects during and before the Pride Week in Istanbul, questioning if we are aware of the stories, memories and pain of transsexual people seeking to raise awareness about this issue.