Istanbul

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

No compromise with US over Gulen extradition: Turkish PM

Turkey's prime minister says that Ankara cannot compromise with the United States over its request for the extradition of Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen which it blames for orchestrating last...

July 18, 2016
July 18, 2016

Turkey coup: Rebel jets had Erdogan's plane in sights yet let it fly on

At the height of the attempt to overthrow Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, the rebel pilots of two F-16 fighter jets are reported to have Erdogan's plane in their sights, and yet he was able...

July 18, 2016
July 18, 2016

Thousands of Turkish police suspended

Turkish officials say that nearly 8,000 police officers have been suspended, reportedly on suspicion of having links to the failed coup attempt at the weekend.

July 16, 2016
July 16, 2016

Turkey regains control after deadly anti-Erdogan coup bid

Turkish authorities say they have regained control of the country after thwarting a coup attempt by discontented soldiers to seize power from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that claimed more than...

June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016

Istanbul airport attackers 'Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz'

Three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers who killed 43 people in a gun and bomb attack at Istanbul are Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz nationals, Turkish official say.

June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016

'36 killed' in Istanbul airport attack

Gun and bomb attacks on main Istanbul airport kill 36 people and injure 140 more. Three gunmen blew themselves up after cops fired at them.

June 19, 2016
June 19, 2016

Turkish police fire rubber bullets, tear gas at LGBT parade

Turkish police fire tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse demonstrators who gathered Sunday for a gay pride rally in Istanbul despite a government ban.

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

4 killed in Turkey police station bombing, Kurdish militants blamed

Kurdish militants appear to have been behind a car bombing that killed 11 people in central Istanbul on Tuesday, a Turkish presidential spokesman says, while a second bomb killed four people in the...

March 19, 2016
March 19, 2016

Istanbul shopping area hit by suicide bomber

A suicide bomb attack at a busy shopping area in the Turkish city of Istanbul has killed at least four people, officials say.

November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015

Pianist plays 'Imagine' cover at Paris memorial scene (video)

A pianist plays John Lennon's ‘Imagine’ on a portable piano at a memorial close to the Bataclan concert hall in Paris where at 89 people were killed.