Germany slams plan for Istanbul vote rerun
Germany's foreign minister says a decision to annul Istanbul's mayoral election and hold a rerun is "not transparent and incomprehensible." But Recep Tayyip Erdogan is hailing the step as a win for democracy.
Jamal Khashoggi murder trial opens in Saudi Arabia with calls for death penalty
The suspects charged with killing journalist Jamal Khashoggi have appeared in court. His murder in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul threw the kingdom into turmoil, with many suspecting high-level involvement.
Istanbul police prevent 'Saturday mothers' demonstration
For decades, the "Saturday mothers" have been holding peaceful vigils every weekend in Istanbul to protest against the disappearance of their relatives in the 1980s and 1990s. Now the police have started preventing them from gathering.
Turkish women march in women's rights protest in Istanbul
Hundreds of Turkish women marched in the country's biggest city of Istanbul on Saturday (July 29), in protest against violence and animosity they say they have faced from men demanding they dress more conservatively.
Turkish police arrest dozens on May Day protest in Istanbul
Turkish police arrested dozens of people as anti-government protesters tried to breach a ban on access to the main Taksim Square in Istanbul to mark May Day.
Diplomatic dispute growing between Turkey, Netherlands
The dispute between Turkey and the Netherlands over Ankara's political campaigning among Turkish emigres worsened Saturday as a Turkish official was reportedly detained while the Dutch embassy in Istanbul was sealed off.
Islamic State claims Istanbul nightclub massacre
Islamic State claimed responsibility for the killing of 39 people celebrating the New Year inside a fabled Istanbul nightclub, an act of terrorism that has become grimly familiar in Turkey as it fails to keep the violence in Syria from spilling into its cities.
Islamic State claims Istanbul attack, gunman remains at large
Islamic State claimed responsibility on Monday (January 2) for a New Year's Day mass shooting in a packed Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people, an attack carried out by a lone gunman who remains at large.
Manhunt under way for Istanbul nightclub attacker
A manhunt is under way for the attacker who killed dozens in a shooting rampage at an Istanbul nightclub.