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Istanbul Modern, Turkey’s first museum of modern and contemporary art, is at the threshold of a new era. It will close doors of their current building Antrepo No. 4, and will move to a temporary space in Beyoglu district until a new museum is built.
Cengiz Kocak landed safely and his parachute rapidly activated after he jumped from the 36-metre high balcony of the tower.
Cengiz Kocak, Turkey’s most prolific BASE jumper, has leaped off high-rise buildings, telephone towers and hills. He says he does it to remind himself that he's not dead yet. Next on his list is Istanbul's historic Galata Tower.
Ozgur Gundem writer was jailed in August when a court ordered her arrest on preliminary charges of "membership of terrorist organisation" and "undermining national unity."
In a speech, Turkey's president stressed his wish to build a replica of the barracks, a mosque and also an opera house at Gezi Park.
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