United Kingdom

Irem Koca

Earthquake in Turkey-Iran border region kills nine, injures more than 100

24 Feb 2020

ISTANBUL Nine people were killed and buildings collapsed across southeastern Turkey on Sunday when a magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck near the border with Iran, injuring more than a hundred in villages and towns in both countries, government officials said. | Video

Turkish MPs sing Chilean anti-rape song to protest violence against women

15 Dec 2019

ISTANBUL Female Turkish lawmakers sang a Chilean song in parliament that has been taken up in demonstrations globally to protest violence against women, and displayed photographs of women who have been killed.

Turkish police detain hundreds of protesting airport workers

15 Sep 2018

ISTANBUL Turkish police have detained hundreds of workers protesting over labour conditions at Istanbul's new airport, a giant project championed by President Tayyip Erdogan and due to open next month, a union leader said on Saturday.

Turkish fledging party to run in June polls after membership boost

23 Apr 2018

ISTANBUL/ANKARA A fledgling Turkish political party founded by a popular former interior minister will be allowed to run in snap June elections, authorities ruled on Sunday, after 15 parliamentarians from the main opposition switched parties to bolster its ranks.

Turkish socialite and friends killed in plane crash in Iran

12 Mar 2018

ISTANBUL/DUBAI A wealthy Turkish socialite and her friends were among the 11 people killed on Sunday when a private plane bringing them home from a Dubai bachelorette party crashed into an Iranian mountainside.

World News