Istanbul

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    Video caption: Four dead as storm tears through Turkey

    Strong winds hit the country's western coast, destroying buildings and blowing ships ashore.

  2. Gallipoli to the Syrian Border

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    Video caption: Simon visits Istanbul and the beaches of the Aegean Sea, before reaching the Syrian border

    Simon Reeve journeys around Turkey. He visits Istanbul and the beaches of the Aegean Sea, before ending up at the war-torn border with Syria.

  3. Taurus Mountains to Istanbul

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    Video caption: Simon stays with descendants of the original Turks in the Taurus Mountains.

    Simon Reeve journeys around Turkey. Simon stays with descendants of the original Turks in the Taurus Mountains and visits the Black Sea coast.

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    Video caption: Turkey lockdown: Pigeon-keeping in Istanbul on the rise

    The ancient art of pigeon fancying, popular across Asia, enjoyed a revival during the pandemic.

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    Video caption: Police use force to break up Gay Pride rally in Istanbul

    Police in riot gear used tear gas to disperse people at a banned Pride march in Istanbul.

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    Video caption: Turkey LGBT: Police use force to break up Gay Pride rally in Istanbul

    Police in riot gear used tear gas to disperse people at a banned Pride march in Istanbul.

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    Video caption: Mother drops children from window to escape Istanbul apartment fire

    The four children were all caught by volunteers holding a blanket on the street in Istanbul.