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Istanbul attack strikes tourists, 10 die

A Syrian suicide bomber on Tuesday struck the heart of Istanbul’s busiest tourist district, killing 10 people, nine of them Germans, in the latest deadly attack blamed on Islamic State (ISIS) jihadist

13 Jan 2016 1:16 AM

10 dead, 15 injured in blast at Istanbul tourist hub, police seals off area

According to local television reports, blast may have been caused by a suicide bomber.

12 Jan 2016 3:42 PM

Terror link suspected in Istanbul blast: Turkish official

The blast has left 10 people dead and 15 injured.

12 Jan 2016 3:12 PM

14 dead in two deadly migrant bus crashes in Turkey: report

One the bus overturned and rolled into a gorge in western Balikesir province.

09 Jan 2016 3:13 PM

Twitter sues Turkey over ‘terror propaganda’ fine

Micro-blogging site Twitter filed a lawsuit in an Ankara court on Thursday, seeking to annul a fine by the Turkish authorities for not removing content Turkey says is “terrorist propaganda”, a source

08 Jan 2016 5:57 AM


Bodies of nine migrants found washed up on Turkey beach: report

Turkish coast guard and police continue to search for victims.

05 Jan 2016 1:31 PM

Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Hitler’s Germany was effective

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is pushing for more executive powers, cites Hitler’s Germany as an example of an effective presidential system, in comments broadcast by Turkish media on Fr

02 Jan 2016 5:59 AM

Cyber attacks on Turkish banks, transactions hit

Turkish banks reported sporadic disruption to credit card transactions on Friday as hackers stepped up a two-week barrage of cyber attacks, believed to bethe worst the country has seen.

26 Dec 2015 6:15 AM

Erdogan talks man out of suicide bid

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan used his celebrated rhetorical skills to save a life on Friday, preventing a man from jumping off Istanbul’s Bosphorus Bridge.

26 Dec 2015 4:04 AM

Defiant Turkey editor still writes in jail

Imprisoned a month ago on charges of spying and revealing state secrets, the editor of Turkey’s leading Opposition daily remains defiant in a case that raised new concerns about press freedom under Pr

25 Dec 2015 5:55 AM


Istanbul airport blast kills 1

A female cleaner was killed and another wounded early Wednesday after an explosion near a plane at Istanbul’s second international airport, with Turkey on high alert for possible attacks.

24 Dec 2015 2:18 AM

Russia accused of ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Syria by Turkish PM

Both Moscow and Ankara have repeatedly accused the other of helping Islamic State.

10 Dec 2015 1:30 PM

Need to reduce migrant flow: Paris, Berlin

Six migrant children die after boat sinks off western Turkey, eight people rescued

09 Dec 2015 5:49 AM

Adele accused of stealing Kurd song

British pop star Adele has been accused of plagiarism by Turkish music lovers, who say one of the tracks on her latest album is a rip-off of a song by an iconic Kurdish musician.

08 Dec 2015 1:53 AM

Turkey to ease tension with ‘friend’ Russia

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sought to play down tensions with Russia Wednesday after Turkey’s downing of a Russian warplane on the Syria border sparked fears among Nato allies of a wider conflict.

26 Nov 2015 3:39 AM


Furious Vladimir Putin says it’s stab in back

Nato member Turkey shot down a Russian warplane on the Syrian border on Tuesday, an act President Vladimir Putin denounced as a “stab in the back” by “accomplices of terrorists” as tensions spiralled

25 Nov 2015 1:21 AM

Turkey Kurdish party says leader escapes assassination attempt

There was also no indication that any bullet had been found at scene

23 Nov 2015 1:18 PM

Man linked to 13/11 held in Turkey

Turkey has detained a Belgian citizen of Moroccan origin on suspicion of links to the Paris attacks, a media report said Saturday.

21 Nov 2015 11:10 PM

Turkey detains Belgian citizen over links to Paris attacks

He was detained close to the southern resort city of Antalya

21 Nov 2015 2:59 PM

Turkish President urges united Muslim front against terror

Calamities will happen again if rise of radical Islam is not halted, said Erdogan

19 Nov 2015 5:51 PM