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Renovations ‘pose threat’ to Istanbul’s architecture

Work to preserve Istanbul’s past faces greater scrutiny in the wake of the Notre Dame fire.

The fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has raised questions about the safety of renovation projects.

In Istanbul – home to countless architectural treasures – there are fears some of those works could be putting historic buildings at risk.

Al Jazeera’s Neave Barker reports from Istanbul.