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Ship carrying grain from Ukraine arrives in Istanbul

A ship carrying grain from Ukraine under a deal to unblock supplies amid the threat of a global food crisis has become the first...

LGBTQ activists detained during Istanbul Pride march being released

Istanbul’s LGBTQ Pride organisers have said more than 360 people were detained by police on Sunday following a ban on all Pride events. Kaos GL,...

LGBTQ activists detained during Istanbul Pride march being released

Istanbul’s LGBTQ Pride organisers have said more than 360 people were detained by police on Sunday following a ban on all Pride events. Kaos GL,...

Riot police fire gas and block Women’s Day march in Istanbul

Turkish riot police set up barricades and fired pepper gas to block demonstrators from joining an International Women’s Day march in central Istanbul. At least...

People trapped in vehicles as snow storm hits Istanbul

Rescue crews were forging ahead with efforts to clear major throughways in and around Istanbul that were clogged by a massive snow storm that...

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...

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