Post Tagged with: "Istanbul"

Turkey police confront Peoples’ Democratic Party’s (HDP) supporters in Istanbul

August 7, 2017 1:22 pm
Turkey police confront Peoples’ Democratic Party’s (HDP) supporters in Istanbul

Parliament members from the main opposition CHP, pro-Kurdish HDP, and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) representative Erol Onderoglu (C) hold a rally in Istanbul, April 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Police in Turkey have confronted a group of supporters of the Peoples’ Democratic Party’s (HDP) in Istanbul, preventing them from joining […]

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Turkey detains 44 over Istanbul terror attacks

July 13, 2017 5:00 pm
Turkey detains 44 over Istanbul terror attacks

A man reacts at memorial site for the victims of a December 10, 2016 blasts, outside Besiktas’ Vodafone Arena football stadium, in Istanbul, December 13, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Turkey has detained 44 people suspected of planning terrorist attacks carried out in Istanbul last year by a militant group affiliated […]

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Helicopter crashes shortly after takeoff in Istanbul, 7 dead

March 10, 2017 10:30 pm
Helicopter crashes shortly after takeoff in Istanbul, 7 dead

A helicopter with seven passengers on board has crashed in the Turkish city of Istanbul, killing all aboard. The Sikorsky S-76 helicopter, which is owned by Turkish conglomerate Eczacibasi, came down shortly after takeoff from Istanbul’s Ataturk airport on Friday. “Seven people were killed in the accident. I would like […]

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Turkish policeman attempts suicide at Istanbul hospital

February 1, 2017 3:45 pm
Turkish policeman attempts suicide at Istanbul hospital

Turkish police stand outside Istanbul’s Cerrahpasa Hospital on February 1, 2017 as an armed police officer inside the hospital threatens to commit suicide. (Photo by AP) An armed police officer receiving psychiatric treatment at an Istanbul hospital has attempted to commit suicide, causing panic in the Turkish city already on edge following […]

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Dozens of Turkey coup plot suspects on trial in Istanbul

January 23, 2017 7:50 pm
Dozens of Turkey coup plot suspects on trial in Istanbul

Turkish special forces stand guard at the entrance of the courthouse on January 23, 2017 at Silivri district in Istanbul. (Photo by AFP) Turkey has put on trial dozens of military staff, including officers and soldiers, over their alleged involvement in the last July failed military coup. The hearing for […]

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Istanbul attacker nabbed, confesses to massacre: Turkish authorities

January 17, 2017 5:52 pm
Istanbul attacker nabbed, confesses to massacre: Turkish authorities

Turkish authorities have announced they have captured the gunman who carried out a gruesome attack at an Istanbul nightclub on New Year’s Day, saying he has confessed to staging the massacre. The attack saw a lone gunman making his way into the upscale club after the inauguration of the New […]

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Turkish authorities nabs two Uighurs over Istanbul attack

January 14, 2017 10:00 pm
Turkish authorities nabs two Uighurs over Istanbul attack

A member of the Turkish special security forces patrols near the Reina night club, the site of an earlier terrorist attack, in Istanbul, January 4, 2017. (Photo by AP) Turkish authorities have arrested two Chinese people hailing from the Uighur community over alleged connection to a deadly New Year’s Day […]

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Turkey police identify Istanbul attacker, reports say

January 8, 2017 8:10 pm
Turkey police identify Istanbul attacker, reports say

A Turkish police officer stands guard near the Reina nightclub in Istanbul, January 2, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Turkish intelligence services and anti-terror police in Istanbul have identified the assailant who shot dead about 40 people at a nightclub in the port city during the early hours of the New […]

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Survivors saved by a freezer: How the massacre in Istanbul unfolded

January 5, 2017 2:00 am
Survivors saved by a freezer: How the massacre in Istanbul unfolded

Medics carry a wounded person at the scene after the attack at a popular nightclub in Istanbul. Photos / AP The survivors huddled atop a giant industrial freezer in terrified silence as the Isis gunman entered the nightclub kitchen. Wiping his Kalashnikov free of fingerprints, he didn’t see them as […]

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Daesh-affiliated terrorist in Istanbul club attack entered Turkey via Syria: Hurriyet Daily News

January 4, 2017 10:13 am
Daesh-affiliated terrorist in Istanbul club attack entered Turkey via Syria: Hurriyet Daily News

The photo shows the main suspect in a deadly shooting at a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey. The Daesh-affiliated terrorist, who slew 39 people at an upscale Istanbul nightclub hours into the New Year, had reportedly entered Turkey via Syrian soil. Turkey’s Hurriyet Daily News said fresh details show the would-be attacker had […]

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