Istanbul

Why everyone’s talking about Turkey
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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Why everyone’s talking about Turkey

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced re-run of Istanbul mayoral election following surprise defeat for his party
10 May 2019
Istanbul gay pride march hit with tear gas
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Istanbul gay pride march hit with tear gas

Hundreds of people defy ban on event by authorities in the Muslim-majority country
2 Jul 2018
Istanbul airport attack leaves more than 40 dead
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Istanbul airport attack leaves more than 40 dead

Turkey's vengeance will 'come down like rain from hell' if bombing is linked to Islamic State
29 Jun 2016
Istanbul bomb blast kills 11 on second day of Ramadan
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Istanbul bomb blast kills 11 on second day of Ramadan

Suspicion falls on Kurdish militants after police bus is targeted during rush hour
7 Jun 2016
Istanbul: ten dead in suspected Islamic State attack
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Istanbul: ten dead in suspected Islamic State attack

Nine Germans among those killed by suicide bomber in tourist area of Sultanahmet
12 Jan 2016