Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 10:10
Six people, including a child, has drowned after a boat carrying illegal immigrants trying to reach Greece capsized off western Turkey, according to officials and reports.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 09:47
The Turkish police detained 1,080 illegal migrants in 11 simultaneous operations against human trafficking networks in its western coasts Friday, media reports said.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 23:23
An anti-war activist told a Turkish court on Thursday that Israeli commandos opened fire from a helicopter during a raid on a Gaza-bound aid ship three years ago, countering Israeli assertions that the soldiers had acted in self defense.
Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 19:59
World number three Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the end-of-season WTA Championship in Istanbul due to the shoulder injury that kept her out of the recent US Open.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 15:05
After a terrific performance at the US Open, Somdev Devvarman has made a shock first round exit from the ATP Challenger event in Istanbul.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 00:05
A 22-year-old man was killed in southern Turkey during fresh protests over the authorities` violent crackdown on anti-government demonstrations in June, officials and local media said.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 18:59
The bloody Syrian civil war cost Istanbul votes over Tokyo to host the world`s biggest sporting event in 2020, two influential International Olympic Committee members said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 11:22
Istanbul bid says that of the three candidates they would need to spend the least on `dedicated Olympic projects`.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2013, 10:45
The race for three cities hoping to land the 2020 summer Olympics will go down to the wire after two years of campaigning as Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo grapple with their own problems ahead of the September 7 vote.
Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 11:21
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said parliament could cut its summer recess short to vote on reforms aimed at increasing Kurdish rights, amid calls for the peace process to pick up speed.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 00:08
Turkish police fired teargas in Istanbul to disperse several hundred people protesting against the police crackdown on anti-government demonstrations.
Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 18:43
In a humane gesture, Pakistan facilitated the emergency landing of an international airline in Karachi after an Indian passenger on board suffered a heart-attack and needed emergency medical care.
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