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Macau ranks No. 1 in economic performance among world cities

...the prospects of cities that had been riding the energy boom.TURKISH DELIGHTFour Turkish cities made the top 10: Izmir, Istanbul, Bursa and Ankara. Turkish cities boomed last year despite political unrest. "If you look at world headlines, Turkey is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-22/macau-ranks-no-1-economic-
Istanbul tourism derailed by bombings

ISTANBUL, Turkey -- The maze of shops comprising the exotic Grand Bazaar in central Istanbul has carpets, jewelry, souvenirs - everything...could become an issue." The splendor of Istanbul draws millions of curious visitors each year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/21/liv_393780.shtml
Life & style
Istanbul and Aegean coast: Seascapes and history

ISTANBUL - The sea of Marmara shimmered to my right, a pod of dolphins...strait, and minarets pierced my jet-lag fog on my first Istanbul evening.Walking down the main road in Istanbul's old city the next morning, I was pulled out of my...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2012-02-12/istanbul-and-aegean-coast-seascapes
Venus Williams gains Istanbul final

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Top-seeded Venus Williams beat Bulgaria's Tszvetana Pironkova 6-1, 6-3 Friday despite numerous errors on a windy day to reach the Istanbul Cup final. She will play for the title Saturday against Nicole Vaidisova...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/21/oth_453865.shtml
Other sports
Venus Williams advances to Istanbul semis

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Top-seeded Venus Williams tuned up for the French Open with...victory over seventh-seeded Anna Chakvetadze on Thursday to reach the Istanbul Cup semifinals. Joining Williams in the next round of this clay-court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/20/oth_453787.shtml
Other sports
Olympic torch visits Istanbul

ISTANBUL, Turkey -- Mehmet Okur, who recently agreed to terms with the Utah Jazz...friendship between traditional rivals Turkey and Greece. The torch arrived in Istanbul from Kiev, Ukraine. It will travel to Sofia, Bulgaria, before reaching...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/08/oly_421524.shtml
Olympics
IOC President Thomas Bach welcomes US bid for 2024 Olympics

...deciding between Hamburg and Berlin. France is likely to approve a Paris bid. Other potential contenders include Doha, Qatar; Istanbul, Turkey; Baku, Azerbaijan; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Budapest, Hungary; and a city or region in South Africa.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-17/ioc-president-thomas-bac
US women capture second consecutive world gold medal

ISTANBUL - Maya Moore scored 18 points and the U.S. beat Spain 77-64 to win its second consecutive gold medal at the women's world...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-05/us-women-capture-second-consecuti
US women's team routs France in world championship

ISTANBUL - Geno Auriemma had a simple plan against France ? pound the ball inside.The coach's strategy worked to near perfection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-03/us-womens-team-routs-france-world
US tops Australia to reach final at women's world championship

ISTANBUL -Sue Bird has played in enough world championship medal games to know that they are rarely easy.Even though the U.S. had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-10-04/us-tops-australia-re