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Turkey in vanguard of throttling social media after attacks

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (third from left) prays for employees who were killed in the attack on the Istanbul airport. (Photo: AP)

09 Jul 2016 3:00 AM

2 ISIS suspects held at Istanbul airport

Two suspected ISIS jihadists have been detained at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport, the Dogan news agency reported, less than a week after it was hit by a triple suicide attack.

05 Jul 2016 12:25 AM

‘Syrian refugees could become Turkish citizens’

Syrian refugees living in Turkey could eventually be granted Turkish citizenship, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has signalled, a plan that has sparked controversy at home.

04 Jul 2016 5:36 AM

Istanbul terror attack: Bombers ‘planned hostage-taking’

In this grab from CCTV footage made available on Friday, three people (in foreground) believed to be the attackers are seen as a man unrelated to the attack passes in the background at Istanb-ul’s Ataturk airport on June 28. (Photo: AP)

02 Jul 2016 6:37 AM

13 detained over Istanbul airport attack

A child leans on the coffin of his uncle, suicide attack victim Hamidullah Safar, in Istanbul during his funeral on Thursday, two days after a suicide bombing and gun attack targeted Istanbul's airport. (Photo: AFP)

01 Jul 2016 7:14 AM


Turkey blames ISIS for strike

At least 41 people were killed and 239 wounded late Tuesday night in gun attacks and triple suicide bombing at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport in the latest terror strike to rock Turkey’s capital city.

30 Jun 2016 4:30 AM

Turkish PM says first signs in Istanbul attack point to ISIS

The premier added that there were 'many injured', without giving a figure.

29 Jun 2016 10:54 AM

Istanbul airport blast: 36 killed, 147 injured in suspected ISIS attack

A Turkish government official has said all initial indications suggest that the Islamic State group is behind the attack.

29 Jun 2016 10:32 AM

Turkey may hold UK-style referendum on stalled EU bid: Erdogan

Erdogan said Turkey had been promised membership in 1963 but 53 years later nothing had happened.

23 Jun 2016 3:55 PM

Turkish court frees wife who murdered abusive husband

Cilem Karabulut, 24, was found guilty earlier this month of killing her husband Hasan Karabulut, 33, in the southern Adana region in 2015 with a pistol stored at home. She was sentenced to 15 years in jail. (Representational Image)

21 Jun 2016 3:49 PM


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Ramzan dinner with trans star

Turkish trans celebrity and actress Bulent Ersoy (from left), Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, his wife Emine Erdogan and Turkish singer Sibel Can attend a Ramzan dinner in Istanbul. (Photo: AFP)

21 Jun 2016 4:40 AM

Militant Kurdish group TAK claims Istanbul bombing

The bomb was placed inside a car and detonated as a police vehicle went past.

10 Jun 2016 2:25 PM

Bomb attack on police kills 11 in Istanbul

A car bomb ripped through a police bus in central Istanbul during the morning rush hour on Tuesday, killing 11 people and wounding 36 near the main tourist district, a major university and the mayor’s

08 Jun 2016 7:17 AM

Have at least 3 kids: Erdogan to Turkish women

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday urged Turkish women to have at least three children, saying a woman’s life was “incomplete” if she failed to have offspring.

06 Jun 2016 12:46 AM

Genocide vote won’t kill Germany ties: Turkey

Turkey and Germany are “two very important allies” and the German Parliament’s qualification of World War I killings of Armenians by Ottoman forces as genocide will not destroy their relations, Turkey

04 Jun 2016 7:00 AM


Family planning not for Muslims: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that family planning and contraception were not for Muslim families, in his latest comments promoting population growth that have angered women’s

31 May 2016 12:33 AM

Erdogan threatens to block EU deal

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned the EU that Turkey would block laws related to the deal to stem the flow of migrants to Europe if Ankara was not granted its key demand of visa-free tr

25 May 2016 6:52 AM

Angela Merkel: Turks won’t get EU visa waiver by July 1

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday warned that it was unlikely that Turks would benefit from visa-free travel to most of the EU by a July 1 target due to disputes over a key condition of Ankara

24 May 2016 4:11 AM

Turkey Speaker seeks religious statute

Police fires teargas at pro-secular protesters

27 Apr 2016 6:52 AM

Turkey: No deal if European Union falls short

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday warned the European Union that Ankara would not implement a key deal on reducing the flow of migrants if Brussels failed to fulfil its side of the ba

08 Apr 2016 12:01 AM