40 million euros needed to restore Greek Orthodox orphanage in Istanbul: Report

Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage organization, and the European Investment Bank (EIB) Institute have said in a recently issued report that the restoration of the Prinkipo Greek Orthodox Orphanage in Istanbul would cost at least 40 million euros and would take four to fıve years to complete.

Turkish Cypriots kick off of inventory study for reopening of Varosha

Turkish Cypriot Foreign Minister Kudret Özersay said his government started an inventory study of Varosha on July 25 to examine the possibility of reopening the ghost town. Before the split of Cyprus 45 years ago, Varosha was a popular destination for Hollywood stars and wealthy tourists.

A New Railway Line Will Connect Istanbul with Bulgaria

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.