World  /  Published 30.05.22

Turkey objects to Nato expansion

President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey’s talks last week with Finnish and Swedish delegations were not at the “expected level” and Ankara cannot say yes to “terrorism-supporting&...
By Reuters in Istanbul

Sports  /  Published 17.05.22

Boxing: Three medals assured

India boxers Nikhat Zareen (52kg), Manisha (57kg) and Parveen (63kg) advanced to the semi-finals of the IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in Istanbul on Monday, thereby confirming three med...
By PTI in New Delhi

Travel  /  Published 31.10.21

All aboard!

Bedtime and border Crossing Post-dinner, as was customary, we assembled in the lounge car, to exchange travel tales and listen to Alan on the piano. While I sipped and nibbled on post-dinner delectab...
By Chandana Ghosh

Sports  /  Published 14.05.21

Istanbul’s loss is Porto’s gain

Porto’s Estadio do Dragao (Dragon Stadium) will host the Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea on May 29. The final has been moved from Istanbul to Porto to allow English f...
By Reuters

Sports  /  Published 05.11.20

Shock defeat for Manchester United

Manchester United suffered a chastening night after conceding an embarrassing opening goal as they were humbled by Champions League rookies Istanbul Basaksehir 1-2. Basaksehir could not have wished f...
By Agencies in Istanbul


World  /  Published 11.07.20

Hagia Sophia ‘now a mosque’

President Tayyip Erdogan declared Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia open to Muslim prayer as a mosque on Friday after a top court ruled that the ancient building’s conversion to a museum by modern T...
By Reuters in Istanbul

World  /  Published 03.01.20

Ghosn used 2 planes ‘illegally’

A Turkish private jet operator said on Friday that ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn used two of its planes illegally in his escape from Japan, with an employee falsifying lease records to exclude his name ...
By Reuters in Tokyo

World  /  Published 23.12.19

Death for Saudi 5 for Khashoggi murder

A court in Saudi Arabia sentenced five men to death and three to prison terms over the killing of Saudi dissident writer Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul last year, the kingdom’s public prosecutor said o...
By Ben Hubbard/New York Times News Service in Beirut

World  /  Published 06.02.20

Jet skids in Istanbul, 3 dead; Flights resume

Flights resumed Thursday at an Istanbul airport after a Turkish airliner skidded off a runway, killing three people and injuring dozens.Sabiha Gokcen Airport restarted operations around 4 a.m. (0100 G...
By AP in Istanbul

World  /  Published 07.05.19

Istanbul election rerun angers Opposition

Turkey's Opposition is denouncing a decision by the country's electoral board to force a rerun of the mayoral race in Istanbul.The Supreme Electoral Board ruled on Monday in favour of President Recep ...
By AP in Ankara


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