The multifunctional Mito station is located near a tram station at Istanbul's Taksim Square. Commissioned by Turkish company Verisun, the station allows people to charge their phones and access the Internet. It also features a built-in LCD screen that displays the station and route name, as well as useful information on air temperature and bus or tram arrival times.
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Mito is entirely powered by solar energy thanks to a solar panel installed on its roof, ensuring that no additional pressure is put on the city's already[.
What began as a peaceful sit-in to protest the uprooting of trees from Gezi Park, one of Istanbul's last open green spaces near Taksim Square, has morphed into a broader Occupy movement against the Turkish government.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police fired tear gas as clashes broke out on Sunday with dozens of protesters, several hundred of whom were trying to get to Istanbul's main Taksim square where celebrations have been banned on May Day.
Riot-police are using tear gas and water cannons against thousands of anti-government protesters in Istanbul's Taksim Square. Demonstrations intensified throughout the day Tuesday, continuing into the evening. Protesters have been d...
The violence in Turkey reached a new level on Tuesday after riot police dispersed protesters gathered at Istanbul's Taksim Square. The Turkish stock market, lira, and ETF all fell on the news, and have continued to drop as the confl...