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Khashoggi son defends Saudi against critics 'exploiting' murder
Khashoggi son defends Saudi against critics 'exploiting' murder
The son of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who has denied a financial settlement with the government, spoke out in defence of the...
Istanbul shows how democracy is won
Istanbul shows how democracy is won
ISTANBUL – When the Turkish High Election Council, dominated by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s appointees, annulled Istanbul’s all-important municipal election on May 6, the world was right to be concerned....
Turkey is a democracy — that’s a fact
Turkey is a democracy — that’s a fact
I am writing in response to the op-ed by Sello Ivan Phahle, titled “South...
Istanbul: Police release photo of Reina attack suspect
Istanbul: Police release photo of Reina attack suspect
Turkish police have released a photo of the main suspect in the New Year's Eve attack on a popular nightclub in Istanbul that killed 39 people.
Reina nightclub: Party hotspot of Istanbul's secular elite and expats
Reina nightclub: Party hotspot of Istanbul's secular elite and expats
The upmarket Istanbul Reina club, targeted in a gun attack during New Year celebrations that left at least 39 dead, is the haunt of Turkey's young...
UPDATE: At least 39 dead in 'terrorist attack' on Istanbul nightclub
UPDATE: At least 39 dead in 'terrorist attack' on Istanbul nightclub
A gunman shot his way into an Istanbul nightclub packed with New Year's revellers early on Sunday, killing at least 35 people and wounding more...
[Video]In pictures: Istanbul reeling after terror attack at airport
[Video]In pictures: Istanbul reeling after terror attack at airport
In a co-ordinated gun and bomb attack, three suicide bombers opened fire at passengers at the Istanbul Ataturk airport before blowing themselves up.
Turkish alcohol laws could pull the plug on Istanbul nightlife
Turkish alcohol laws could pull the plug on Istanbul nightlife
In the Siirci bar in a backstreet of Istanbul's bustling Beyoglu district, a few patrons are enjoying a cold beer. Flyers for LBGT (lesbian/bisexual/gay/transgender) rights and environmentalist demonstrations are scattered on a small table with feminist magazines stacked...
Calm on Turkish streets after days of fierce protests
Calm on Turkish streets after days of fierce protests
Pockets of die-hard demonstrators lit bonfires and scuffled with police overnight but the streets were much quieter after two days of clashes in...
Turkish police retreat from Taksim Square to ease tension
Turkish police retreat from Taksim Square to ease tension
Police officers retreated from Taksim Square on Saturday, taking away barricades and allowing in tens of thousands of protesters in an apparent...
Turkish police crack down on anti-government protesters
Turkish police crack down on anti-government protesters
The protest at Gezi Park started late on Monday after developers tore up trees but widened into a broader demonstration against Prime Minister...
Bold land of baklava and bazaars.
Bold land of baklava and bazaars.
It is well after midnight on a Friday night and I find myself lying on the floor of my hotel room, tenderly rubbing my bloated stomach. I have just...

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