Eminonu

Undercover cops fine taxi drivers for disobeying rules

In a bid to curb taxi scams done against foreign tourists, police officers have been continuously running inspections to bust taxi scams and fine drivers who fail to obey the rules.

Disguised as Arab tourists, police officers fined taxi drivers in Istanbul's Eminönü district on Sept. 16 for not obeying rules.

Craftsman forges unique silver, gold facemasks

With facemasks part of our standard attire in the age of coronavirus, a Turkish metalsmith has stepped up to serve the niche market with something a bit more glam than your basic two-ply: masks made of precious silver and gold.

Sabri Demirci, 43, has been working as a skilled metalsmith for over three decades in the Turkish metropolis of Istanbul.

Turkish craftsman forges unique silver, gold facemasks

With facemasks part of our standard attire in the age of coronavirus, a Turkish metalsmith has stepped up to serve a niche market with something a bit more glam than your basic two-ply: Masks made of precious silver and gold.

Sabri Demirci, 43, has been working as a skilled metalsmith for over three decades in the Turkish metropolis of Istanbul.

Heavy Rains in Istanbul Flooded Roads and Wreaked Havoc

Heavy rain battered Istanbul on Tuesday in a freak storm that flooded roads and wreaked havoc in Turkey's biggest city.

Footage from broadcaster Haberturk showed trees swaying in the storm, whilst another video showed people being dragged along the street by floodwater in the city's Eminonu district.