Two members of a banned leftist group who had held a prosecutor hostage in his office inside a courthouse in Istanbul were killed today in a shootout with police that left their captive seriously wounded, police said.
A massive power cut caused chaos Tuesday across Turkey, shutting down the metro networks in Istanbul and the capital Ankara, with the government saying an outside attack on the system was not ruled out.
A British woman detained this week by Turkish police on suspicion of seeking to join Islamic State (IS) insurgents in Syria was sent to Istanbul today to be deported to Britain, Anatolia news agency reported.
Turkey`s television watchdog has warned a national private channel over the dubbing of a French show where the word for "God" was dubbed with a traditional Turkic word rather than the Islamic "Allah", media said Thursday.
Berlin`s potential 2024 Olympic bid could be the wrong financial decision with the city deep in debt and lacking the infrastructure to host such a global event, the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) said on Wednesday.
The world`s top 20 economies on Tuesday agreed to take steps to promote global growth but struggled to overcome rifts over the the most suitable tools to use and how best to overcome the Greek debt crisis.