Istanbul

Erdoğan’s warnings for Istanbul

The Istanbul municipal council will meet to elect a new provincial mayor on Sept. 28.

Turkey

Thousands Flock to Istanbul Coffee Festival

Unseasonably hot weather and freak flash thunderstorms didn’t keep thousands of Istanbullu from flocking to the Istanbul Coffee Festival last week. …

Coffee

Tens of thousands of coffee lovers flock to festival in Istanbul - FOOD

FOOD >Tens of thousands of coffee lovers flock to festival in Istanbul<p>ISTANBUL<p>Tens of thousands of coffee lovers flocked to the Istanbul Coffee …

Coffee

Syria opposition activist, daughter found dead in Istanbul: report

A senior Syrian opposition activist and her journalist daughter have been found dead at their apartment in Istanbul, the Dogan news agency reported …

Syria

Syrian activist and daughter murdered in Istanbul home: Turkish police

ANKARA (Reuters) - A Syrian opposition activist and her journalist daughter have been found murdered in their apartment in Istanbul, the Istanbul police department said on Friday.<p>The bodies of 60-year-old Orouba Barakat and her 22-year-old daughter Halla were found overnight in their apartment in …

World News

Istanbul Mayor Kadir Topbaş resigns from post

Istanbul Mayor Kadir Topbaş on Sept. 22 announced that he was stepping down from his post, which he had held for the past 13 years

Turkey

Turkey: Private jet goes off Istanbul runway, catches fire

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says a private jet has run off a runway at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport and caught fire.<p>Anadolu Agency says firefighters were mobilized to extinguish the fire on Thursday. There was no immediate information on injuries or possible casualties.<p>Other media …

Aviation

Syrian activist, daughters killed in Istanbul home - CRIME

CRIME >Syrian activist, daughters killed in Istanbul home<p>Çetin Aydın – ISTANBUL<p>A prominent Syrian opposition activist named Orouba Barakat, 60, and …

Turkey

Private jet crashes at Istanbul's main airport, 4 wounded

ISTANBUL: A private jet crashed on landing and burst into flames on Thursday (Sep 21) while making an emergency landing at Istanbul's main …

Aviation

These 17 Photos Prove You Should Visit Istanbul Now

Colonial houses on the Bosphorus, Turkey | © Delpixel/Shutterstock<p>At 19 miles long, the Bosphorus not only connects the Black Sea with the …

Culture

Private jet crashes Istanbul's main airport, four wounded: official

A private jet crashed on landing and burst into flames Thursday while making an emergency landing at Istanbul's main international airport, leaving …

Aviation

Police raid "vape party" in Istanbul, fine over 800 guests - LOCAL

LOCAL >Police raid ‘vape party’ in Istanbul, fine over 800 guests<p>ISTANBUL<p>Istanbul police raided a “vape party” hosting at least 800 guests on the …

Turkey

Istanbul police arrest 74 suspected ISIS militants

ISTANBUL — Turkey's official news agency says police have detained 74 suspects who are alleged members of the Islamic State group.<p>The Anadolu news …

Turkey

Istanbul Square: Lahore’s newest landmark fascinates people

<b>LAHORE:</b> Located at the heart of the capital city of Lahore, the Istanbul Chowk (Istanbul Square) has added vibrant colours to the already rich …

Pakistan

Man sentenced to three years in jail for kicking woman on Istanbul bus "for wearing shorts" - CRIME

CRIME >Man sentenced to three years in jail for kicking woman on Istanbul bus ‘for wearing shorts’<p>ISTANBUL<p>An Istanbul court on Sept. 7 sentenced …

Kamiar Maleki of Contemporary Istanbul - Talking Highlights and Novelties

A home to different civilizations and cultures over the ages and a place where East meets the West, <b>Istanbul</b> is a city with incredibly rich and exotic …

The Arts

Erdogan foes may exploit his weak spot: Istanbul

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has already launched his campaign for the November 2019 elections. Although not mentioned much in the news, …

Turkey

A Private Sezin School in Istanbul by ATÖLYE

With the idea of designing outside the educational box, ATÖLYE designed a forward-thinking K-12 school in Istanbul after the Private Sezin School …

Education

Heavy rainfall paralyzes daily life in Istanbul - LOCAL

LOCAL >Heavy rainfall paralyzes daily life in Istanbul<p>ISTANBUL<p>Heavy rainfall once again paralyzed daily life in Istanbul on Aug. 29.<p>The Istanbul …

Weather

Famous Turkish TV host Vatan Şaşmaz shot dead in Istanbul hotel - CRIME

CRIME >Famous Turkish TV host Vatan Şaşmaz shot dead in Istanbul hotel<p>Çetin Aydın - ISTANBUL<p>Vatan Şaşmaz, a renowned TV host and actor, was shot dead …

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

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 …

Art Museums

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

CRIME >Four armed robbers block car, escape with $2 million in Istanbul<p>ISTANBUL<p>DHA photo<p>Four armed robbers escaped with a total of $2 million in the …

Crime

ISIL suspect in custody stabs police officer to death in Istanbul - CRIME

CRIME >ISIL suspect in custody stabs police officer to death in Istanbul<p>ISTANBUL<p>AA photo<p>A police officer was stabbed to death in Istanbul on Aug. 13 …

Crime

Istanbul Marmaray project will be completed in 2018, says minister

TURKEY’s transport, maritime affairs and communications minister Mr Ahmet Arslan says that the long-delayed second phase of the Marmaray project in …

Trains

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

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