Friday, Dec 15, 2017 | Last Update : 03:43 PM IST

Istanbul

‘No peace or stability’ unless Jerusalem recognised as capital: Palestinian Prez

‘Jerusalem is and will forever be the capital of the Palestinian state,’ Mahmud Abbas said.

13 Dec 2017 4:20 PM

Istanbul police detain dozens protesting Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Istanbul police frequently crack down on leftist anti-government protests.

10 Dec 2017 1:34 PM

Turkish capital bans LGBTQ cinema, exhibitions

The move is likely to deepen concern among rights activists and Turkey’s Western allies about its record on civil liberties.

19 Nov 2017 5:41 PM

At least 100 detained suspected of having links with ISIS: Turkey

The operations are part of Turkey’s ramped up effort to clamp down on IS.

10 Nov 2017 4:14 PM

Turkey detains 61 people over suspected Islamic State links: Anadolu

Counter-terrorism police raided houses in Bursa, a northwestern province of Turkey.

29 Oct 2017 6:47 PM

World 'blind and deaf' to Rohingya muslims plight, says Erdogan

More than 3,000 had arrived in the past 3 days, as people told of how they fled for their lives from Myanmar's army, said UN refugee agency.

29 Aug 2017 10:44 AM

No-one has any interest in prolonging gulf crisis: Turkey's Erdogan

Crucially, Turkey is in the throes of setting up a military base in Qatar, its only such outpost in the region.

23 Jul 2017 2:10 PM

US calls Arab nations’ demands for Qatar ‘difficult’, Turkey rejects them

Turkey shipped suppliers and food via cargo planes to Qatar after its neighbours closed down air, land and sea routes.

26 Jun 2017 10:16 AM

Turkey president Erdogan backs Qatar, says demand to shut base 'disrespectful'

Qatar had said that the ultimatum by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain was unreasonable.

25 Jun 2017 12:43 PM

Turkish woman assaulted, struck in face for ‘wearing shorts in Ramadan’

According to a women’s rights organisation, 173 women have been murdered in the first five months of 2017 and 328 in 2016.

21 Jun 2017 6:33 PM