Istanbul

Whirlwind observed in Istanbul"s Beykoz

Whirlwind observed in Istanbul's Beykoz<p>Fire breaks out at Istanbul’s Haydarpaşa port after heavy rainfall<p>Heavy rainfall paralyzes life in …

Turkey

Istanbul"s marten population rises after hedgehog boom - ANIMALS

ANIMALS >Istanbul’s marten population rises after hedgehog boom<p>ISTANBUL<p>Many martens have been seen on the streets of Istanbul after a recent hedgehog …

Turkey

IS suspect stabs Istanbul policeman while taken into custody

An extremist has killed a policeman who was escorting him to a detention cell in an Istanbul police station. Officials believe the man had planned a …

Turkey

ISIL suspect in custody stabs police officer to death in Istanbul

A police officer was stabbed to death in Istanbul on Aug. 13 by a suspected member of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), who had been …

Crime

Four armed robbers block car, escape with $2 million in Istanbul

Four armed robbers escaped with a total of $2 million in the Bakırköy district of Istanbul on Aug. 14 after holding up a car with three people on …

Crime

ISIS terrorist kills police officer in Istanbul

Turkish police kill ISIS terrorist who stabbed a police officer.

Islamic State (ISIS)

Helmet | Turkish, probably Istanbul | The Met

This helmet was forged from watered steel and decorated in gold with arabesques and Koranic inscriptions. It is very similar to one now in the …

Met

IS suspect fatally stabs Istanbul officer in police station

A man suspected of being an Islamic State suicide bomber stabbed and killed a police officer Sunday while in custody in Istanbul, according to …

Policing

Turkish tourism sector set to say "back to Istanbul" - GÜNEŞ KÖMÜRCÜLER

GÜNEŞ KÖMÜRCÜLER >Turkish tourism sector set to say ‘back to Istanbul’<p>A number of leading Turkish tourism players are set to launch a campaign to …

Turkey

Turkish Security Busts ISIS Cell in Istanbul

From ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English.Ankara – Turkish counter-terrorism police busted on Tuesday a five-member cell linked with the terrorist ISIS …

Turkey

Construction begins of British-designed Istanbul tower

Construction is now under way in Istanbul, Turkey, of a 365m-tall telecoms tower that features innovative facades devised by UK building engineering …

Construction

Istanbul"s hedgehog population booming as a result of construction projects: Experts - LOCAL

LOCAL >Istanbul’s hedgehog population booming as a result of construction projects: Experts<p>ISTANBUL<p>Experts believe that hedgehogs have become more …

Turkey

What Is Happening Underground Istanbul?

User submission<p>1.5K<p>1Kviews<p>2 weeks ago by​<p>Yasin Arıbuğa <br>Community member<p>Something is happening. Somewhere in Istanbul.<p>Show Full Text<p>Anyone can write …

Photography

Five foreign ISIL suspects detained in Istanbul - CRIME

CRIME >Five foreign ISIL suspects detained in Istanbul<p>ISTANBUL – Doğan News Agency<p>Five Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) suspects of …

Turkey

Heroic pilot awarded for landing plane with smashed windscreen during hail storm

Captain Alexander Akopov was awarded the Ukrainian 'Order For Courage' after landing the...

Aviation

Istanbul"s Silivri police chief commits suicide in office - LOCAL

LOCAL >Istanbul’s Silivri police chief commits suicide in office<p>ISTANBUL<p>The police chief of the Silivri district of Istanbul, Hakan Çalışkan, …

Turkey

Istanbul hotels" revenue loss hits 1 billion euros in 2017 despite ease in security concerns: Association - TOURISM

TOURISM >Istanbul hotels’ revenue loss hits 1 billion euros in 2017 despite ease in security concerns: Association<p>ISTANBUL<p>REUTERS photo<p>Istanbul …

Turkey

Mass rally in Istanbul over Israel's Jerusalem measures

More<p>Istanbul (AFP) - Thousands of supporters of a conservative Turkish party rallied in Istanbul on Sunday to protest measures taken by Israel in …

Israel

Three Iranians abducted, brutally tortured by Afghan gang in Istanbul house - CRIME

CRIME >Three Iranians abducted, brutally tortured by Afghan gang in Istanbul house<p>Çetin Aydın – ISTANBUL<p>An Afghan gang of up to seven people abducted …

Turkey

Istanbul residents chase the Aegean dream

Many Istanbulians dream of leaving the hustle and bustle of the city behind for a quiet life on the Aegean coast, and some are doing just that.

Turkey

Freak storm causes havoc in Istanbul

A powerful storm unleashed chaos on Istanbul, sparking fires, damaging aircraft and even bringing a crane crashing down the ground.<p>Turkey’s biggest city was hit with golf ball-size hailstones and heavy rain, which flooded the metro and roads and left vehicles submerged.<p>Flights into the city’s …

Weather

10 hurt in freak Istanbul storm

ISTANBUL: At least 10 people were hurt, two of them seriously, when a violent thunderstorm struck Istanbul on Thursday (Jul 28), bombarding the city …

Weather

Freak Storm Batters Istanbul With Golf Ball-Sized Hail

As city streets turned into rivers, a jet had to make an emergency landing at Istanbul's Ataturk airport after being damaged by hail.

Weather

Istanbul storm: Freak weather pounds city with massive hail stones

Istanbul was hit by a freak storm with hailstones the size of golf balls crashing down across the city.<p>The apocalyptic storm lasted around 20 minutes …

Weather

Israeli, Turkish chefs hope food can bridge divide

For Israeli food blogger David Dudi Califa, a victim of the IS attack in Istanbul a year ago, the best reply to terrorism is to cook with love.

Turkey

Pets no longer to be caged on Istanbul ferries - ANIMALS

ANIMALS >Pets no longer to be caged on Istanbul ferries<p>ISTANBUL<p>The Istanbul City Lines has updated a regulation that previously required people to …

Turkey

Istanbul court orders four activists detained again - website

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Turkish court ordered the re-arrest on Friday of four activists who had briefly been freed after being detained along with the local director of human rights group Amnesty International, Hurriyet Daily News website reported.<p>The activists were in a group of 10 people detained …

Turkey

Istanbul flood prompts nearly $57 mln flood insurance cost - ECONOMICS

ECONOMICS >Istanbul flood prompts nearly $57 mln flood insurance cost<p>Noyan Doğan - ISTANBUL<p>Heavy rainfall and flash floods that hit Istanbul in the …

Turkey

Heavy rainfall paralyzes daily life, raises dam levels in Istanbul - LOCAL

LOCAL >Heavy rainfall paralyzes daily life, raises dam levels in Istanbul<p>ISTANBUL<p>Heavy rainfall paralyzed daily life in Istanbul starting in the …

Weather