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Formula 1 confirms final 2020 races

25 Aug 2020

Formula 1 confirms final 2020 races

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

Turkish plane breaks apart after skidding off runway; 3 dead

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.

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

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.

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

26 Sep 2019

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".

Liverpool pip Chelsea in penalties to lift UEFA Super Cup

15 Aug 2019

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.

Five must-visit countries in the Middle East

20 Jul 2019

Five must-visit countries in the Middle East

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

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

19 Jun 2019

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.

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

02 Apr 2019

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.

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

31 Dec 2018

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.

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

10 Nov 2018

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.

Killing of journalists should not be new normal: UN chief

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".

After denial, Saudi finally admits Jamal Khashoggi died inside Consulate

20 Oct 2018

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Ukrainian pilot lands damaged plane amid hailstorm, saves over 120

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.

Istanbul: Police thwart Gay Pride protest

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.

Turkey performs nationwide raids; hundreds of IS suspects detained

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.

Istanbul club chosen at random says attacker

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.

Suspected Istanbul nightclub attacker who massacred 38 arrested

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.

Two foreigners nabbed for Turkey's nightclub attack

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.

ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul's nightclub attack

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.

2 Indians among victims, shooter still at large

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.

New Year tragedy in Istanbul: 35 killed in terrorist 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.

Kader murder shocks Turkish LGBT community

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.