Istanbul

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...

Istanbul shows how democracy is won

This year’s local elections — originally held on March 31 — have been widely regarded as a referendum on Erdoğan’s authoritarian rule

Turkey is a democracy — that’s a fact

A bid to overthrow a legitimate government and the deaths of innocent people cannot be justified

Istanbul: Police release photo of Reina attack suspect

State of emergency to be extended for as long as needed, deputy PM says, as victims of Reina shooting are laid to rest.

Reina nightclub: Party hotspot of Istanbul’s secular elite and expats

Famous nightclub on the Bosphorus attacked on New Year's Eve, leaving at least 39 partygoers dead

UPDATE: At least 39 dead in ‘terrorist attack’ on Istanbul nightclub

An unidentified attacker shot a police officer and a civilian as he entered the club in the Ortakoy district of Istanbul

Turkish alcohol laws could pull the plug on Istanbul nightlife

Retailers in the city's Beyogly district fear that a planned government clampdown on alcohol sales could threaten livelihoods and personal freedoms.

Calm on Turkish streets after days of fierce protests

Shopkeepers and municipal workers began cleaning up Istanbul and Ankara on Sunday after the fiercest anti-government demonstrations in years.

Turkish police retreat from Taksim Square to ease tension

Turkish forces have begun to withdraw from a main Istanbul square in an apparent move to end tensions from two days of anti-government protests.

Turkish police crack down on anti-government protesters

Turkey's police have fired tear gas at demonstrators occupying a park in Istanbul, injuring scores in a violent crackdown on anti-government protests.

Bold land of baklava and bazaars.

The city that remains abuzz from morning until night,leaves you wanting more as it has too much to soak up in a short amount of time.

Istanbul restaurants change tune to woo big-spending Arabs

Owners play new music and translate menus into Arabic amid surge in visitors from Middle East .

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it