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İstanbul’s ‘Crazy Urbanization’ that offends Mehmet the Conqueror


On Wednesday, the 560th anniversary of İstanbul’s conquest by the Ottomans, actor Devrim Evin, who starred as Mehmet the Conqueror (Fatih) in the 2012 movie “Fetih 1453,” turned down an invitation by the city of İstanbul to join the traditional ceremonies. Evin’s decision was surely a surprise to local authorities. I don’t know what else we could expect him to [...] → Read the full article…