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Turkish train derailment kills 24 people en route to Istanbul | The Independent

Independent - 2019-03-24 03:32

Saudi officials refuse Turkish police search at well in Istanbul consulate - bdnews24.com

Bdnews24 - 2019-03-24 03:32

Police attacked HDP stand and detained 5 people in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-03-22 15:21
The police attacked the HDP stand in Kadikoy and detained 5 people. ...

Turkey: Jamal Khashoggi’s body maybe carried through Istanbul’s airport - Vox

VOX - 2019-03-21 01:28

Istanbul: Nachtclub Reina nach dem Terrorangriff -Video - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Spiegel - 2019-03-20 20:41

Record prison sentences for lawyers on trial in Turkey

ANF - 2019-03-20 14:05
An Istanbul court issued prison sentences for 17 of the 20 lawyers, ranging from 3 years and 1 month to 18 years and 9 months. ...

French delegation to attend Newroz in Amed detained in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-03-19 12:50
A French delegation who entered Turkey to attend the Newroz celebrations in Amed were detained by the police. ...

HDP’s Buldan in Istanbul: Change is in the air

ANF - 2019-03-19 10:25
"Those who cannot sleep comfortably in the palaces are afraid of our dead. They are afraid of our struggle for humanity.” ...

How Turkey’s lira crisis was written in Istanbul's skyline | Cities | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-03-19 10:11

Turkey announces operation against Kurdish rebels

Seattle Times - 2019-03-19 06:12
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey has announced a military operation against Kurdish militants along its eastern border with Iran. Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu says the operation against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, began Monday. He de ...

Istanbul, the flashpoint of Turkey’s crisis and looming elections

Al Monitor - 2019-03-19 02:55

Istanbul′s taxi drivers are suffering through Turkey′s economic crisis | Business| Economy and finance news from a German perspective | DW | 15.03.2019

DW - 2019-03-19 02:55

Vîdyo – Keç û kurekî Efrînî di vîdyo klîpa Evîn Şah de li Istanbulê zewicîn

Avesta Kurd - 2019-03-18 14:37
Vîdyo klîp bi temamî ...

Realisation Of Istanbul-Kapikule/Edirne Rail Line Heralds Wider Opportunities

Fitchsolutions - 2019-03-15 17:33

Omar Went to Istanbul for Conference With Left-Wing Activists

Freebeacon - 2019-03-14 21:35

2 more released in the Hrant Dink murder case

ANF - 2019-03-14 16:45
Istanbul Gendarmerie Intelligence Bureau Officer Muharrem Demirkale and FOX TV News Director Ercan Gun were released in today’s hearing in the case of Hrant Dink’s murder. ...

Vengeance Teams: Our units downed the helicopter in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-03-14 00:23
The Martyr Ciyager and Martyr Zeryan Vengeance Teams assumed responsibility for the downing of the helicopter in Istanbul’s Cekmekoy on February 11. The Vengeance Teams stressed that the action was done against the isolation imposed upon Ocalan. ...

Istanbul's first Kurdish film festival casts light on women issues

Al Monitor - 2019-03-13 00:59

Kein Ende der Repressionen gegen kurdische Aktivist*innen

ANF - 2019-03-12 02:37
Mit dem Anrücken der Kommunalwahlen nehmen auch die Repressionen gegen kurdische Aktivist*innen weiter zu. Täglich werden neue Festnahmen gemeldet – heute in Gimgim und Istanbul. ...

Turbulence injures 30 on flight from Istanbul to New York | WPFO

Fox23maine - 2019-03-10 22:49

Turbulence injures 30 on flight from Istanbul to New York | KGAN

Cbs2iowa - 2019-03-10 17:45

HDP to celebrate Newroz in 27 cities

ANF - 2019-03-10 13:06
Co-chairs Pervin Buldan and Sezai Temelli will attend the Newroz celebrations in Amed, Istanbul and Van. ...

Feminist Activists and Istanbul Police Face Off on International Women's Day [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-09 20:56

Istanbul police fire tear gas at banned women's day rally

Rûdaw - 2019-03-09 20:48
Violence against women is on the rise in Turkey ...

8 Mart Feminist Gece Yürüyüşü'ne göz yaşartıcı gaz ve plastik mermiyle müdahale | Istanbuler Polizei blockiert Marsch zum Frauentag

WDR - 2019-03-09 03:56
Dünya Kadınlar Günü kutlaması için İstanbul'da düzenlenen 8 Mart Feminist Gece Yürüyüşü'ne göz yaşartıcı gaz ve plastik mermilerle müdahale eden polis İstiklal Caddesi'nde toplanan binlerce kişiyi dağıttı. | Auch in Istanbul gedachten die Menschen des Wel ...

Istanbul police attacked the feminist march attended by thousands

ANF - 2019-03-08 19:53
Yet another crackdown on those taking to the streets in Turkey. ...

Istanbul hosts first Kurdish film festival

Rûdaw - 2019-03-08 09:02

bne IntelliNews - ISTANBUL BLOG: What’s with the silence President Erdogan?

Intellinews - 2019-03-07 23:39

Police prevent pro-Kurdish opposition march in Istanbul - Saudi Gazette

Saudigazette - 2019-03-07 23:25

Turkey, Iran plan joint operation against Kurdish PKK rebels: minister

E-Kurd - 2019-03-06 19:01
ISTANBUL,— Neighbours Turkey and Iran will carry out a joint operation against Kurdish rebels, state-run Anadolu news agency quoted the interior minister as saying on Wednesday. “God willing, we will carry out a joint operation against the PKK together w ...

Gezi Parkı iddianamesi kabul edildi | Türkisches Gericht lässt Anklage gegen Gezi-Proteste zu

WDR - 2019-03-05 14:13
Osman Kavala'nın da aralarında olduğu 16 kişi hakkında Gezi Parkı eylemlerine ilişkin hazırlanan iddianame, İstanbul 30. Ağır Ceza Mahkemesi tarafından kabul edildi. | Ein Gericht in Istanbul hat die Anklage gegen den seit 490 Tagen inhaftierten Unternehm ...

Türk tiyatro yapımcıları - Almanya'da mutsuz | Türkische Theatermacher - zerrissen in Deutschland

WDR - 2019-03-05 13:08
Türkiye'de tiyatrolar kapandı, sübvansiyonlar kesildi. Birçok tiyatro yapımcısı Türkiye'den ayrılmak zorunda kaldı. „Zwischenraum. Istanbul–Heidelberg/Ara boşluk. İstanbul-Heidelberg “ oyunu bu sürgün deneyimini konu ediyor. | In der Türkei werden Theater ...

HDP flags line route of Istanbul Women’s Day march

Rûdaw - 2019-03-04 14:46

Hunger strikers’ families visit German Consulate in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-03-04 14:39
Families of politicians on an indefinite non-alternating hunger strike against the Imrali isolation visited the German Consulate to urge Europe to action. ...

HDP election bureau in Esenler, Istanbul attacked

ANF - 2019-03-03 14:38
Yet another attack on the HDP before the local elections scheduled for March 31 in Turkey. ...

Turkey: Listen to the voices of the relatives of the disappeared

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2019-03-01 23:52
On 25 August 2018, police in Istanbul used tear gas, plastic bullets and water cannons to disperse the 700th gathering of mainly women, some of whom in their 80s. Known as ‘Saturday Mothers’, the women have been holding a peaceful vigil for remembering th ...

Women from Istanbul visited Leyla Güven on 113rd day of her fast

ANF - 2019-02-28 15:31
Feminist women from Istanbul came to Amed to visit Leyla Güven on hunger strike for 113 days. ...

Der leise Brückenbauer

Frank Nordhausen - 2019-02-28 10:09
Einen schöneren Platz hätte Erdoğan Altındiş für sein Projekt am Bosporus kaum finden können. Die würdig gealterte Suriye Pasaje ist einer jener mondänen Orte, die an ein Istanbul erinnern, das immer mehr zu verschwinden scheint. Die mehr als hundert Jahr ...

There is no ‘Kurdistan’ in Turkey, president Erdogan says

E-Kurd - 2019-02-27 15:48
ISTANBUL,— Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that there is no such place as Kurdistan in Turkey and criticized the Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) lawmaker for using the word. Erdogan reiterated his criticism of the main oppo ...

Turkey’s Erdogan does not believe U.S. will retrieve arms from Syrian Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-02-27 11:28
ISTANBUL,— Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he does not believe the United States will take back weapons from Kurdish militias in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava). In an interview with Turkish broadcaster NTV, Erdogan stressed the need for the United State ...

İstanbul Havalimanı'na taşınma tarihi yine ertelendi | Komplette Inbetriebnahme von Flughafen Istanbul erneut verzögert

WDR - 2019-02-26 19:53
Daha önce iki kez ertelenen İstanbul Havalimanı'na taşınma tarihinin Mart ayı başından 5 Nisan'a ertelendiği açıklandı. Bu arada İstanbul Havalimanı'nın 25 yıl işletmesini üstlenen İGA'daki beş ortaktan biri olan Kolin İnşaat, hisselerinin devri için Reka ...

Leaders meet in Istanbul for summit on how to stop Syria's war | Euronews

Euronews - 2019-02-26 19:34

See Snowfall in Istanbul In Pictures

Waar Media - 2019-02-25 10:40
WAAR_DUHOK The post See Snowfall in Istanbul In Pictures appeared first on WAARmedia. ...

Turkey frees Kurdish writer and artist Zehra Dogan after two years in prison

E-Kurd - 2019-02-24 19:22
ISTANBUL,— Turkey conditionally freed Kurdish writer and artist Zehra Dogan on Sunday after more than two years in jail for “terrorist propaganda”, her employer said. Dogan’s case has won the public backing of street artist Banksy since she was sentenced ...

Safe zone on Syria border must be under Turkey’s control, Erdogan says

E-Kurd - 2019-02-23 23:56
ISTANBUL,— Any safe zone along Turkey’s border with Syria must be under Turkish control, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday in an interview with broadcaster CNN Turk. He was speaking after a senior U.S. administration official said on Friday Washi ...

Saturday Mothers met for 726th time in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-02-23 15:35
The Saturday Mothers, who have been demanding truth and justice for their relatives and friends who disappeared while in State forces’ custody met for the 726th time in Istanbul. ...

Police prevent pro-Kurdish protest in Istanbul

Digitaljournal - 2019-02-23 15:33

Özel | İstanbul’un kalbi solda atacak mı? | Wird das Herz von Istanbul links schlagen?

WDR - 2019-02-21 18:15
Türkiye’de 31 Mart’ta yapılacak belediye seçimleri pek çok yönden tarihi sonuçlar doğurmaya gebe. | Die Kommunalwahlen am 31. März könnten in vielerlei Hinsicht historische Ergebnisse mit sich bringen. ...

UN Rights Envoy at Saudi Consulate in Istanbul for Khashoggi

Voanews - 2019-02-20 02:35

Syrische Kurden fordern UN-Sondergerichte für IS-Anhänger

TT - 2019-02-19 13:35
Istanbul (APA/dpa) - Syriens Kurden haben die Vereinten Nationen aufgerufen, in dem Bürgerkriegsland internationale Sondergerichte für inhaf... ...

Istanbul vets make city's stray animals feel at home

Rûdaw - 2019-02-18 21:29
Istanbul officials are increasing efforts to ensure the good health of the street animals ...

“Public authorities should take action before loss of life"

ANF - 2019-02-18 16:29
IHD Istanbul Chapter stated that public authorities should take action before any loss of life occurs in the hunger strikes. ...

Saturday Mothers met for the 725th week in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-02-16 14:42
Despite the police blockade, the action took place and was joined this week by members of the International Peace Delegation Ogmundur Jonasson and Beverly Ann Keene. ...

Istanbul – Die größte Kurdenstadt der Welt « M-MEDIA

M Media - 2019-02-16 06:13

Vîdyo – Cemîl Horo li Istanbulê ye

Avesta Kurd - 2019-02-14 12:16

3 Suspects Arrested Over Istanbul Building Collapse

Waar Media - 2019-02-14 10:51
WAAR_DUHOK Police arrested three suspects early Thursday as part of a probe into the Istanbul building collapse. Project head Suzan Cayir, construction technician Ugur Misirlioglu and safety technician Arzu Keles Boran were arrested, said police sources, ...

25 people detained in 3 cities

ANF - 2019-02-13 12:32
25 people have been detained in political genocide operations in Istanbul, Kocaeli and Malatya. ...

Galatasaray to face Benfica in Europa League

Waar Media - 2019-02-13 09:43
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s Galatasaray will face Portugal’s Benfica in the first leg game of the Round of 32 in UEFA Europa League on Thursday. The match will kick off 1755GMT in Turk Telekom Stadium in Istanbul. Benfica trashed Nacional on Sunday evening with ...

Several people including a journalist detained in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-02-13 08:35
The Turkish regime continues its political genocide practices and operations. ...

Police prevent pro-Kurdish protest in Istanbul - Journal du Cameroun

Journalducameroun - 2019-02-13 03:58

Police prevent pro-Kurdish protest in Istanbul | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2019-02-12 23:36

FIFA Football Summit to Begin in Istanbul

Waar Media - 2019-02-12 10:37
WAAR_DUHOK The FIFA Executive Football Summit will kick off on Wednesday with the participation of 47 heads of federations. The summit will be held in Istanbul, Turkey from Feb. 13-15 to discuss key topics on the agenda, including the future of FIFA comp ...

Des députés pro-kurdes empêchés de défiler à Istanbul | Euronews

Euronews - 2019-02-12 00:18

Police prevent pro-Kurdish protest in Istanbul

France24 - 2019-02-11 21:22

Turquie: la police empêche une manifestation prokurde à Istanbul

Institut kurde - Paris - 2019-02-11 19:33
Les autorités turques ont empêché lundi des députés de l'opposition prokurde de défiler à Istanbul en solidarité avec une élue en grève de la faim pour dénoncer les conditions de détention du chef d'une guérilla kurde. ...

Police prevent pro-Kurdish protest in Istanbul - Channel NewsAsia

Channelnewsasia - 2019-02-11 18:29

Turkish police prevent pro-Kurdish protest in Istanbul

E-Kurd - 2019-02-11 16:57
ISTANBUL,— Dozens of Turkish police blocked a march by pro-Kurdish opposition lawmakers in Istanbul on Monday that was organised in solidarity with a hunger striking MP who was released from prison last month. Security officers carrying anti-riot shields ...

HDP deputies promoted action for Leyla Güven in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-02-11 15:54
Before the march activists have met at Taksim Hill Hotel and when they were to start the march with their banners and flags, police cordoned off the hotel. ...

Kurdish cinema meets in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-02-10 10:23
Many directors have sent their films in solidarity with the festival. Veysi Altay confirmed that some 24-25 director will show their films. ...

Father of Dr. Oz Dies Aged 94 in Istanbul

Waar Media - 2019-02-10 09:13
WAAR_DUHOK Father of Turkish-American cardiac surgeon and talk show host Dr. Mehmet Oz has died at the age of 94 in Istanbul on Saturday, according to hospital sources. Mustafa Oz was receiving treatment for a while, said the sources, who asked not to be ...

Death Toll in Istanbul Building Collapse Rises to 21

Waar Media - 2019-02-10 09:13
WAAR_DUHOK The death toll in Wednesday’s building collapse in Istanbul has risen to 21, Turkey’s Interior Minister said on Saturday. Speaking to reporters at the site, Suleyman Soylu said that a total of 35 people were believed to be trapped under the wr ...

Saturday Mothers met in Istanbul for the 724th week

ANF - 2019-02-09 17:08
The Saturday Mothers met for the 724th time in Istanbul despite police obstruction. ...

Death Toll Rises to 16 in Istanbul Building Collapse

Waar Media - 2019-02-09 12:58
WAAR_DUHOK The death toll from the collapse of a seven-story apartment building in Istanbul’s Kartal district has risen to 16, Turkey’s Interior Minister said early Saturday. Suleyman Soylu told reporters at the site that rescue work has been going on fo ...

Kurdish Lawyer Runs for Istanbul Mayor

BAS News - 2019-02-09 09:16
ERBIL — Kurdish lawyer Celal Baykar announced on Friday his candidacy for mayor of Istanbul in Turkey. Turkish local elections are set for 31 March this year. Baykar told BasNews that his decision to run for Istanbul mayor came after no other Kurdish fig ...

Hunger Strike Monitoring Commission talked to press

ANF - 2019-02-08 17:12
A press conference was held in Istanbul by the Hunger Strike Monitoring Commission that underlined problems experienced by prisoners. ...

Türkischer Starautor im Porträt Murathan Mungan, der Allesverweber

Pirtuk û Wêje - 2019-02-08 12:22
Anatolien trifft Istanbul: Murathan Mungan ist einer der bekanntesten Schriftsteller der Türkei. Derzeit lebt er in Berlin. Die Stadt hinterlässt Spuren in seinen neuen Werken. Es ist ein weiter Weg von Mardin nach Istanbul. Viel weiter als von Istanbul n ...

At least two killed after building collapses in Turkey's Istanbul: official

Kurdiu - 2019-02-07 21:59

DGH: 18 workplaces, 6 factories and 2 warehouses set on fire

ANF - 2019-02-07 16:22
DGH claimed 6 actions in Istanbul, 2 in Konya, 1 in Manisa, 2 in Izmir, 5 in Denizli, 1 in Mersin, 1 in Kocaeli and 1 in Ankara. ...

Skunk Anansie singer Skin 'shaken' after Istanbul suicide bombing | World | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2019-02-06 07:48

Jamal Khashoggi died in fistfight at Istanbul consulate, Saudi Arabia claims - CNN

CNN - 2019-02-05 21:36

Turkey’s Erdogan says no satisfactory plan yet on north Syria safe zone

E-Kurd - 2019-02-05 17:28
ISTANBUL,— Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he had not yet seen an acceptable plan from the United States for the creation of a safe zone in northeastern Syria, three weeks after President Donald Trump suggested establishing the zone. “There is no s ...

İstanbul'a bir kilise | Eine Kirche für Istanbul

WDR - 2019-02-05 12:48
Türkiye'de yaklaşık yüzyıldır ilk defa Hristiyanlar bir ibadethane inşa ediyorlar. Yeni kilisenin 3,5 Milyon Euro'ya mal olması öngörülüyor. Ortodoks kilisesi mezar alanında yapılacak olan bu kiliseden Katolik kilisesi faydalanıyor. Bu arada Ortodoks Aram ...

Turkish Lira and Borsa Istanbul Stock Have a Lot to Offer to Day Traders

Fxstreet - 2019-02-04 20:29

Thousands rally in Istanbul for Turkish hunger strikers

France24 - 2019-02-04 14:44

Istanbul : Des dizaines de milliers de personnes ont participé au rassemblement organisé par le HDP contre l'isolement et le fascisme - RojInfo

Rojinfo - 2019-02-04 14:07

Thousands protest in Istanbul in support for Kurdish hunger strikers

E-Kurd - 2019-02-03 22:40
ISTANBUL,— Thousands of protesters Sunday joined a rally in Istanbul called by a pro-Kurdish party to show support for hunger strikes against prison conditions of Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan. The protesters gathered at a square in Bakirkoy on the Euro ...

HDP rally in Istanbul in solidarity with hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-02-03 12:35
Today a rally is due to be held in Istanbul to demand of removal of Ocalan’s isolation, and to support the hunger strike campaign. People are moving towards the meeting location since early this morning. ...

British tourists in Turkey could be targeted by terrorists after Istanbul airport attack | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2019-02-02 02:17

Das Leben eines ausländischen Journalisten in Istanbul

WDR - 2019-02-01 22:35
Einige türkische Journalisten befürchten, dass die Regierung nochmal ganz anders gegen den Journalismus vorgehen könnte, wenn die ausländischen Kollegen nicht mehr da wären, die darüber berichten. Oliver Mayer-Rüth, seit 2016 ARD-Korrespondent in Istanbul ...

US Consulate Employee in Istanbul to Go on Trial over Failed Coup | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-02-01 12:38

Somali Refugees Find an Unlikely Home … In Istanbul | Inter Press Service

Ipsnews - 2019-02-01 02:21

Istanbul to host 2020 Champions League final

Thestatesman - 2019-02-01 02:21

Missing Saudi journalist: Turkey newspaper shows photos of purported Saudi "assassination squad" in Istanbul allegedly sent to target Jamal Khashoggi - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-02-01 02:01

Istanbul riot police break up Saturday Mothers′ vigil | News | DW | 25.08.2018

DW - 2019-01-30 17:16

Turkish Lira and Borsa Istanbul Stock Have a Lot to Offer to Day Traders • Live Bitcoin News

Livebitcoinnews - 2019-01-30 16:00

Istanbul ISIS bomber registering as a refugee a week before he blew himself up | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2019-01-30 10:37

Turkish Lira and Borsa Istanbul Stock Have a Lot to Offer to Day Traders

Newsbtc - 2019-01-29 23:13

Turkey terror alert as shots fired at major tourist attraction in Istanbul | World | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2019-01-29 22:50

Istanbul Attack: Turkey's Brutal Year in Terrorism - The Atlantic

Theatlantic - 2019-01-29 22:50

Turkish lira and Borsa Istanbul stock have a lot to offer to day traders

Forexlive - 2019-01-29 20:33

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