Bizarre reasoning aside, Erdogan’s exit from Istanbul Convention is unconstitutional
Turkish President Erdogan justified his decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention by saying it has been ‘hijacked by a group attempting to normalize homosexuality.' Lawyers say the withdrawal is unconstitutional.
Turkey: Erdogan promises 'no mercy' towards Istanbul protesters
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed criticism over his handling of ongoing protests at Bogazici University and promised to show “no mercy” towards demonstrators.
French-Swiss artist Saype unveils massive land-art project in Istanbul
French-Swiss artist Saype (real name Guillaume Legros) unveils three massive land-art productions in Istanbul, as a part of his "Beyond Walls" project in which he paints giant intertwined hands to symbolise "the largest human chain" around the world. Istanbul is the eighth step of the project which he began in June 2019.
Lagos doctors begin strike tomorrow, Falana denies receiving N28m from Magu and more
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Turkey detains pilots in Carlos Ghosn case
Turkish investigators are questioning seven people in relation to ex-Nissan CEO Ghosn reportedly landing in Istanbul before heading to Lebanon. His presence was not registered to the proper authorities.
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.
"Not satisfied" until we find answer: Trump on Khashoggi
Asked during a trip to Nevada, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he is not satisfied with Saudi Arabia's handling of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, and said questions remain unanswered.
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.