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Yusuf Gezer

Heavy downpours wreak havoc in Istanbul, flooding historic Grand Bazaar

17 Aug 2019

ISTANBUL Strong rains in Istanbul on Saturday flooded several neighborhoods, as well as the Grand Bazaar, while officials said one person was found dead in the city.

Turkey expands Istanbul vote recount after ruling party challenges losses

04 Apr 2019

ISTANBUL/ANKARA Election officials expanded a vote recount in Istanbul late on Thursday, CNN Turk said, as the ruling party of President Tayyip Erdogan pushed its appeal against its shock defeat there in local elections.

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Hong Kong campus holdouts desperately seek escape routes

Anti-government protesters holed up in a Hong Kong university were frantically searching for escape routes on Tuesday after more than two days of clashes with police, dramatic breakouts by rope and motorcycle and more than 1,000 arrests in 24 hours.