ISTANBUL, June 24: Turkey’s opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy over his policies.

ISTANBUL, June 23: Millions of Istanbul residents voted on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan’s policies and a test of Turkey’s ailing democracy.

WASHINGTON DC, Nov 23: After issuing a statement standing by Saudi Arabia in the wake of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, President Trump told reporters that “the world should be held accountable” for the writer’s killing.

ISTANBUL, Oct 27: The leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Turkey gathered in Istanbul on Saturday for a summit on Syria, where violence this week in the last remaining major rebel stronghold highlighted the fragility of a deal to avert a massive government offensive.

ISTANBUL, Oct 14:  At least 22 migrants, including children, have been killed in a truck accident Sunday, Turkey’s official news agency said.

WASHINGTON, DC, Oct 13: The Washington Post has taken out a full-page ad in protest of the disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey. “We’re not going to let this go,” said editor Karen Attiah in an interview.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The fourth edition of the Istanbul Conference on Mediation is taking place on Friday with the theme of “Surge in Diplomacy, Action in Mediation.”

The attacker who shot dead 39 people on New Year’s night at an Istanbul nightclub has been identified as an Uzbek jihadist who belongs to the extremist Islamic State (IS) group, Turkish press reports said.

ISTANBUL, Jan 2: The Islamic State group on Monday claimed responsibility for the New Year's attack at a popular Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people and wounded scores of others.

Nepal condemns Istanbul carnage

January 1, 2017 18:31 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: The government has condemned the carnage carried out today in a nightclub packed with the revelers celebrating the English New Year in Istanbul of Turkey.

ISTANBUL, Jan 1: A lone gunman opened fire on New Year revelers at a packed nightclub on the shores of Istanbul's Bosphorus waterway on Sunday killing at least 39 people, including many foreigners, then fled the scene.

At least one gunman shot his way into an Istanbul nightclub packed with hundreds of New Year's revelers on Sunday, killing 35 people and wounding more than 40 in what the provincial governor described as a terrorist attack.

ISTANBUL, Aug 18: A Qatar Airways passenger jet made an emergency landing at Istanbul's main airport shortly after takeoff Thursday following a fire in one of its engines, Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

ISTANBUL, June 29: Suicide attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 41 people and wounded scores of others at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport in an attack the government blamed on Islamic State extremists.

MUMBAI, June 29: Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan was stuck at the Istanbul's Ataturk airport, few hours before the terrorist attack that has killed at least 36 people.

KATHMANDU, June 29:  Istanbul Airport has resumed its flight operations on Monday.

ISTANBUL, June 29: Three suspected Islamic State group suicide bombers targeted the international terminal of Istanbul's Ataturk Airport Tuesday, killing at least 36 people and wounding many others, Turkish officials said.

ISTANBUL, June 7: A top official says a car bomb attack targeted a police vehicle in Istanbul has killed 11 people. Governor Vasip Sahin says at least 36 people were hurt in Tuesday's attack in Istanbul's Vezneciler district.