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Istanbul

The Leonard Lopate Show

Sex, Violence, Espionage and Drama in Istanbul

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Charles King tells the story of how Istanbul entered the modern world and reshaped the meaning of cosmopolitanism.

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PRI's The World

Turkey meets the new boss, same as the old boss

Monday, August 11, 2014

People in Turkey voted for a new president over the weekend. It was the first time in Turkey's history that a president was directly chosen by the people, and they selected their powerful but embattled prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Turkey in turmoil over Erdogan's Twitter ban

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Turkey in turmoil over Erdogan's Twitter ban

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New Sounds

Istanbul, not Constantinople

Saturday, March 01, 2014

Listen to a tour of the eastern part of the Mediterranean on this New Sounds.  We'll journey through a thousand years of the music that resounded along the mighty Bosphorus in Istanbul, Turkey (not Constantinople) from the 14th/15th Century Greek chant to Crusader songs, Sufi Ceremonial music, Turkish folk music, Sephardic Jwish songs, and more.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

The Istanbul protests and the future of Turkish politics

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

The Istanbul protests and the future of Turkish politics

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The Takeaway

Protests Continue in Turkey

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Last weekend, and in the days since, hundreds of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Turkey. At stake: the culture and civil liberties of the nation, from family planning to alcohol consumption to the use of public land, as Prime Minister Recap Tayyip Erdogan attempts to forge a Muslim moral majority.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Open Phones: Turkish Listeners on the Protests in Istanbul and Beyond

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Protests and clashes with police in Turkey are making headlines around the world. If you have ties to Turkey, tell us what you're hearing from friends and family and what you understand as the big issues in the demonstrations. How much is the issue the balance between a religious and a secular state? Why did a rally over a park turn into a larger protest? Plus, Steve Coll of The New Yorker joins to talk about the larger context of what happening in Turkey.

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WQXR Blog

Istanbul Music Festival Cancels Opening Ceremonies Due to Protests

Monday, June 03, 2013

Three days of clashes between protesters and riot police in Istanbul have prompted the Istanbul Music Festival to call off its opening night gala concert, scheduled for Tuesday.

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WQXR Blog

Blasphemy Conviction of Pianist Fazil Say Draws Sharp Reactions

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

The conviction of the pianist and composer Fazil Say for blasphemy over a series of Twitter messages has drawn outrage from human rights campaigners and many media outlets.

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New Sounds

Istanbul, not Constantinople

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Listen to a tour of the eastern part of the Mediterranean on this New Sounds.  We'll journey through a thousand years of the music that resounded along the mighty Bosphorus in Istanbul, Turkey (not Constantinople) from the 14th/15th Century Greek chant to Crusader songs, Sufi Ceremonial music, Turkish folk music, Sephardic Jwish songs, and more.

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WNYC News

Istanbul Police Seek Missing Staten Island Woman

Monday, January 28, 2013

"Although she loved Turkey, she was eager to come home and share all that with us, all the pictures she took. So we know that this isn't normal. Something happened. She wanted to come home," a childhood pal of Sarai Sierra, 33, said about the missing mother of two.

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On Being

Fr. Alberto Ambrosio and Metropolitan Elpidophoros Lambriniadis — Spiritual Boundaries in Modern Turkey

Thursday, August 02, 2012

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On Being

[Unedited] Metropolitan Elpidophoros Lambriniadis with Trent Gilliss

Thursday, August 02, 2012

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On Being

[Unedited] Fr. Alberto Ambrosio with Krista Tippett

Thursday, August 02, 2012

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On Being

Mustafa Akyol — Religion, Democracy, and the New Turkey

Thursday, July 12, 2012

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On Being

[Unedited] Mustafa Akyol with Krista Tippett

Thursday, July 12, 2012

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New Sounds

Istanbul, not Constantinople

Monday, November 07, 2011

Listen to a tour of the eastern part of the Mediterranean on this New Sounds.  We'll journey through a thousand years of the music that resounded along the mighty Bosphorus in Istanbul, Turkey (not Constantinople) from the 14th/15th Century Greek chant to Crusader songs, Sufi Ceremonial music, Turkish folk music, Sephardic Jwish songs, and more.  

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