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.istanbul and .ist are approved top level domains (TLD) for the Internet. It is a community-based sponsored top-level domain by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality and subsidiary Medya A.Ş. According to the Medya A.Ş., .istanbul will improve awareness on İstanbul's historical heritage and help economic growth by allowing unlimited and open registration of the names.
Along with TLDs such as .cat and .asia, .istanbul and other new TLDs fall into the new category of GeoTLDs.
Founded under the name of Byzantium on the Sarayburnu promontory around 660 BCE, the city developed to become one of the most significant in history. After its reestablishment as Constantinople in 330 CE, it served as an imperial capital for almost 16 centuries, during the Roman and Byzantine (330–1204 and 1261–1453), the Latin (1204–1261), and the Ottoman (1453–1922) empires. It was instrumental in the advancement of Christianity during Roman and Byzantine times, before the Ottomans conquered the city in 1453 and transformed it into an Islamic stronghold and the seat of the Ottoman Caliphate.
"Istanbul (Not Constantinople)" is a 1953 swing-style song, with lyrics by Jimmy Kennedy and music by Nat Simon. Written on the 500th year anniversary of the fall of Constantinople to the Ottomans, the lyrics playfully refer to the official 1930 renaming of the city of Constantinople to Istanbul. The song's original release certified as a gold record.
It is said to be a response to "C-O-N-S-T-A-N-T-I-N-O-P-L-E" recorded in 1928 by Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra.
One of the better-known versions of "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)" is the cover by the alternative rock band They Might Be Giants (TMBG), who released it on their album Flood in 1990. It was released as the second single from that album in the same year. TMBG's version is at a faster tempo than the original.
In his new book, Pompeo says that Khashoggi – who was killed by Saudi agents in Istanbul in 2018 was not “a Saudi ArabianBob Woodward martyred for bravely criticising the Saudi royal family” ... with a bone saw – when he went to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October 2018.
His arrogance and ostentatious ways, sources say, almost wiped out the famed riches of the Asaf Jahi dynasty whose wealth was believed to be greater than the British royal family ... This apart the numerous claimants of the extended royal family to the fortune and the subsequent court cases left him high and dry.
Hyderabad. There might be numerous people grieving the passing away of Nawab Mir Barakat AliKhan who is popularly known as Mukarram Jah Bahadur ... Jah had passed away at around 10-30 pm in Istanbul on Saturday night. Royals usually have loyal followers. They incidentally also have more turncoats that change colours according to changing times ... .
He was 89 ... in Istanbul, his office informed on Sunday. He was the eighth of the royal dynasty which came to power in 1724. "We are deeply saddened to inform that Nawab Mir Barket Ali Khan Walashan Mukarram Jah Bahadur, H.E.H The EighthNizam of Hyderabad passed away peacefully in Istanbul late last night at 10.30 p.m ... (With inputs from IANS). Also Read.
In October, Canadian authorities announced an allocation of C$76 million ($55.6 million) to fund a new unit in Joly’s ministry dedicated to sanctions enforcement and additional support for the RoyalCanadian Mounted Police.
The royal, 27, looked effortlessly elegant as she arrived at Kloto's 'Them Us You Me' jewellery launch at the Istanbul brand's Marylebone shop last night ...Lady Amelia Windsor, 27, pictured at Kloto's 'Them Us You Me' jewellery launch at the Istanbul brand's Marylebone shop last night.
4-10 after making a similar trip to Jeddah in January ... 8 ... Saudi Arabia's poor human rights record includes the 2018 killing of newspaper columnist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. U.S. intelligence found that the crown prince, who recently was appointed prime minister by royal decree, likely approved the killing ... ___ ... ....
MADLions handled Isurus, in 38 minutes on red, and IstanbulWildcats, in 37 minutes on blue ... In Group B, SaigonBuffalo beat Istanbul Wildcats in 35 minutes on blue, and DRX outlasted RoyalNever Give Up in 42 minutes on blue ... --Group A. Fnatic vs ... --Group A ... Royal Never Give Up vs ... Istanbul Wildcats vs ... 1 ... Royal Never Give Up, 0-1 ... Istanbul Wildcats, 0-2.
Back in Istanbul, the sultan dispatches his top public-health official, the RoyalChemist, who happens to be a quarantine expert. The Royal Chemist is promptly murdered ... She thinks that her uncle is behind the murder of the Royal Chemist, and that she and her husband will probably come to some as yet undetermined harm.