.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.

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Lawmakers determined to modernise laws for violence against women

CNA 23 Nov 2023
... violence against women, has ratified the "Istanbul Convention" and adopted a law on femicide....

Bill to criminalise virginity testing to be tabled in parliament in the coming weeks

The Malta Independent 20 Nov 2023
Junior legal officer within the human Rights directorate Jurgen Dingli said that this is the first law of its kind for Malta as even what is classified as virginity testing within the Maltese constitution needs to be defined ... However up until now, nothing could be done as there is no mention of it in the laws....

Thousands held in Turkey as new Interior Minister launches organised crime crackdown

The National 17 Nov 2023
Thirty-eight “mafia-type” gangs have been dismantled over the course of four months in about 400 separate operations across the country, said Mr Yerlikaya, who served as Istanbul’s governor prior to assuming office ... He went on the run more than a decade ago and surfaced in Istanbul, where he ran the Kings Cross hotel for several years....

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