Istanbul: News

15 Jan 2023


Mukarram Jah, Hyderabad's last Nizam's grandson, passes away

Hyderabad's titular eighth Nizam, Mukarram Jah, died on Thursday night in Turkey's Istanbul, an official release issued by his office on behalf of the family confirmed.

19 Nov 2022

Narendra Modi

On immunity to Saudi Crown Prince, US cites PM Modi

The United States (US) has cited Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi as an example while advancing immunity to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, accused of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's assassination.

14 Nov 2022


Turkey: 6 dead, 81 injured in Istanbul blast; suspect arrested

Just hours after a bomb attack rocked a busy street in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sunday evening, claiming six lives and injuring 81 people, a suspect involved in carrying out the blast was arrested on Monday.

10 Aug 2022


5 things to bring back home from your Turkey trip

Known for its intricate architecture, breathtaking scenery, fascinating history, amazing cruising routes, vibrant arts, warm people, and best shopping centers, Turkey is a popular destination among tourists.

20 Jul 2022


For just Rs. 1,500/night, stay at these places in Istanbul

One of the most popular cities in the world, Istanbul has a 2,500-year-old history and cultural heritage attached to it along with some amazing landmarks and vibrant nightlife.

11 Mar 2022


#VacayGoals: 5 movies that'll inspire you to take that trip

Vacations are fun! They can lead you to meet new people, experience different cultures, food, etc, and basically, soak in something new.

25 Aug 2020


Formula 1 confirms final 2020 races

Formula 1 has confirmed the final four races for the 2020 season on Tuesday.

06 Feb 2020


Turkish plane breaks apart after skidding off runway; 3 dead

An aircraft crashed on the runway at the Sabiha Gokcen Airport in Istanbul, Turkey.

02 Oct 2019


Before killing Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi operatives made "chilling" jokes: Report

Exactly a year ago, journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul to collect documents needed to marry his fiancee. He didn't come out alive.

26 Sep 2019

Saudi Arabia

Khashoggi's murder happened 'under my watch': Saudi's crown prince

Mohammed bin Salman (popularly known as MbS), who is the de-facto ruler of Saudi Arabia, has said he is responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as it happened "under his watch".

15 Aug 2019

Real Madrid

Liverpool pip Chelsea in penalties to lift UEFA Super Cup

2018-19 Champions League winners Liverpool held their nerves to pip UEFA Europa League winners Chelsea in penalties during the UEFA Super Cup at Vodafone Park in Istanbul on Wednesday.

20 Jul 2019


Five must-visit countries in the Middle East

International travel doesn't just mean packing bags and heading to the Europe.

19 Jun 2019

Donald Trump

Report claims Saudi Prince knew about journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder

The brutal murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a dissident journalist of Saudi Arabia, in October last year, garnered global attention.

02 Apr 2019

Saudi Arabia

Khashoggi's children given houses, receive monthly payments from kingdom: Report

The children of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have received multimillion-dollar homes and are being paid thousands of dollars per month by the kingdom's authorities, The Washington Post reported yesterday.

31 Dec 2018

Saudi Arabia

Turkish TV airs footage showing men carrying 'Khashoggi's body parts'

A Turkish television station has broadcast CCTV footage showing men carrying cases and bags, which it says contained slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's body parts.

10 Nov 2018

Emmanuel Macron

Jamal Khashoggi's body was dissolved in acid, poured down drain

In the latest development in Jamal Khashoggi murder case, a Turkish newspaper, on Saturday, reported that the journalist's body had been chopped into pieces, dissolved in acid, and the remains poured down a drain.

03 Nov 2018


Killing of journalists should not be new normal: UN chief

On "The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists", marked annually on November 2, the UN Chief, Antonio Guterres said the killing of journalists around the world for doing their job is "outrageous" and should not become the "new normal".

23 Oct 2018


Jamal Khashoggi Death: Abandoned Saudi consulate car found in Istanbul

Turkish police on Monday found an abandoned car belonging to the Saudi consulate at an underground car park in Istanbul, three weeks after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Kingdom's mission.

20 Oct 2018

Donald Trump

After denial, Saudi finally admits Jamal Khashoggi died inside Consulate

Two weeks after journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared post entering Saudi Arabia's Consulate in Istanbul, the Kingdom admitted on Saturday that he died.

13 Oct 2018


Missing Saudi journalist Khashoggi's Apple watch recorded his death: Report

A Turkish newspaper reported on Saturday morning that missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have recorded his own death on his Apple Watch.

04 Oct 2018


Saudi journalist, also a govt critic, goes 'missing in Turkey'

A veteran Saudi journalist who has been critical of the government has gone missing after visiting the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, the Washington Post reported.

12 Feb 2018


These 11 cities, including Bengaluru, to run out of drinking-water

Cape Town is set to run out of drinking water on 11th May.

03 Aug 2017


Ukrainian pilot lands damaged plane amid hailstorm, saves over 120

A Ukrainian pilot saved the lives of over 120 people when he safely landed an Airbus A320 whose nose got severely damaged in a hailstorm right after take-off.

26 Jun 2017


Istanbul: Police thwart Gay Pride protest

With 'We are not scared' chants, LGBT protesters in Istanbul were seen fighting the police who fired rubber bullets at the activists who had gathered at the Takshim Square to hold their annual Gay Pride parade.

06 Feb 2017


Turkey performs nationwide raids; hundreds of IS suspects detained

On Sunday, little over a month after Turkey's nightclub was attacked, Turkish police carried out nationwide raids, detaining over 400 suspected to be members of the Islamic State.

19 Jan 2017


Istanbul club chosen at random says attacker

Abdulgadir Masharipov, suspected to have killed 39 people in the Reina night club in Istanbul stated that the club was chosen at random.

17 Jan 2017


Suspected Istanbul nightclub attacker who massacred 38 arrested

Turkish police have arrested Abdulkadir Masharipov, the man suspected of mounting the attack on Istanbul's Reina club on New Year's Eve which left 38 people dead.

04 Jan 2017


Two foreigners nabbed for Turkey's nightclub attack

On Tuesday, 2 foreign nationals were detained by Turkish authorities at Istanbul's main airport in connection with the nightclub attack claimed by ISIS.

02 Jan 2017


ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul's nightclub attack

The gun attack in the Reina nightclub of Istanbul, Turkey's biggest city was claimed by the Islamic State.

02 Jan 2017


2 Indians among victims, shooter still at large

2 Indians including a Mumbai-based builder and a fashion designer were among the victims of the Istanbul terror attack.

01 Jan 2017


New Year tragedy in Istanbul: 35 killed in terrorist attack

At least 35 people have been killed and dozens were injured in an Istanbul nightclub after midnight on New Year's Day in the European side of the city.

20 Aug 2016


Kader murder shocks Turkish LGBT community

LGBT rights campaigners came out in support of the murdered Turkish LGBT activist Hande Kader who was raped and set on fire.