Bosphorus

Measures against rising sea levels a must: Expert

The water level in the Marmara Sea will rise by 50 centimeters by 2050, a professor warns, urging to take serious measures after 2050.

As effects of global warming, climate change, drought and excessive rainfall show themselves more and more with each passing year, experts point out that the melting of the polar ice caps affects the water levels in the oceans and the ecosystem.

‘Nazi salute’ by students during football match sparks debate

A "Nazi salute" given by Üsküdar American Academy football players while celebrating their goal against the rival team from Ulus Jewish High School has sparked a nationwide debate.

On March 14, the Üsküdar American Academy football team had a face-off against the Ulus Jewish High School team in an inter-high school football match in Istanbul.

Historical Vaniköy Mosque, destroyed in fire, restored

The 358-year-old Vaniköy Mosque in Istanbul's Üsküdar district, destroyed by the fire in 2020, has been restored.

The historical Vaniköy Mosque, one of the 11 mosques adorning the Bosphorus, was reduced to ash on Nov. 15, 2020.

The mosque was restored with the support of Mehmet Kalyoncu, chairman of the Kalyon Foundation, who lives in the Vaniköy region.

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