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Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia opens as a mosque for Muslim prayers

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has joined hundreds of worshippers for the first Muslim prayers in 86 years inside Hagia Sophia – the Istanbul...

Hagia Sophia formally restored as mosque by Turkish president

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has formally reconverted Istanbul’s sixth-century Hagia Sophia into a mosque. He declared it open to Muslim worship on Friday, hours...

Turkish jet firm employee ‘falsified Ghosn records’ for escape from Japan

A Turkish airline company whose jets were used to fly former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn from Japan to Lebanon has said an employee falsified...

Ekrem Imamoglu supporters celebrate presidential victory

Turkey’s opposition supporters partied long into the night after their candidate for Istanbul mayor beat a rival backed by long-time President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The...

Thousands greet Istanbul mayor-elect after opposition triumph

Tens of thousands of people have celebrated in the streets of Istanbul after an opposition candidate became mayor-elect of Turkey’s largest city following a...

Turkey’s ruling party loses Istanbul mayoral election

The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul is celebrating a landmark win. The closely-watched repeat election has ended weeks of political tension and broke President...

Istanbul mayoral election shines spotlight on Turkey’s political tensions

Millions of voters in Istanbul go back to the polls for a controversial mayoral election re-run on Sunday, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party...

Turkey’s ruling party demands recount in Istanbul mayor election

Turkey’s ruling party has said it will appeal to the country’s top election authority, demanding a full recount of votes cast in Istanbul in...

Turbulence injures 30 on flight from Istanbul to New York

30 people on board a flight from Turkey to New York were injured during severe turbulence over Maine, with one person suffering a broken...

Turkish president vows action after fatal building collapse

Turkey’s president has visited the scene of an apartment building collapse in Istanbul as the death toll increased to 17. The cause of Wednesday’s tragedy...

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