Istanbul Policy Center
Istanbul has the third highest traffic congestion in the world. The number of registered vehicles in the city is 3.75 million, with 1,017 new vehicles registered every passing day. Each year, we spend 125 hours in traffic.
This time Turkey was a more active or, let's say, a more visible participant in the climate change talks, said Ethemcan Turhan, who was in Paris during the two week summit that finally ended with an agreement.
In the past, Turkey usually would talk on the last day and repeat its same line asking for her special conditions to be recognized.
Checks and Balances network, an initiative that brings some 150 civil organizations, warns that problems may arise on the accountability of presidential campaign financing due to shortcomings in the law. âWe believe all contributions should be done through banking transactions,â says the groupâs Turan HanrÃ§erli Turkey will elect its president directly for the first time.