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16-Sep-2018 Istanbul (Turkey)

Indian women boxers shine at Turkish event

Indian women pugilists put up a stellar display at the 32nd Ahmet Comert boxing tournament here, sweeping seven medals in as many categories, including three golds, two silver and two bronze.While Mary Kom won the gold and the junior women boxers created history...

12-Nov-2017 Istanbul

34 IS suspects detained in Istanbul

The Turkish police on Sunday detained at least 34 Islamic State (IS) suspects in counter-terrorism operations across the city.The suspects were reportedly planning to carry out attacks and had previously fought for the militant group, reports Xinhua news...

22-Oct-2017 Istanbul

US cannot be called 'civilized' country : Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said he would not call the United States a "civilized country" after detention warrants were issued for his bodyguards over a brawl during his visit in May."If America issues detention warrants for my 13 bodyguards...

01-Jan-2017 Ankara

39 killed in Istanbul nightclub attack, manhunt on for gunman

At least 39 persons were killed and 69 injured as a sole gunman opened fire at people celebrating the New Year at a famous nightclub in Istanbul early on Sunday, authorities said, adding a manhunt has been launched for the gunman."According to security...

01-Jan-2017 Istanbul

39 die in Istanbul nightclub terror attack

At least 39 persons were killed and 69 injured as a gunman opened fire at people celebrating new year at a nightclub in Istanbul early on Sunday, authorities said.The assailant, who has not yet been identified, opened fire inside the high-end Reina nightclub...

01-Jan-2017 Istanbul

At least 35 killed in Istanbul nightclub attack

At least 35 people were killed in a gun attack on a popular nightclub in Istanbul, city's Governor Vasip Sahin said on Sunday morning.Hurriyet Daily News quoted Sahin as saying that the attacker killed a police officer and a civilian at the gate of the...

28-Jul-2016 Istanbul (Turkey)

5 killed in PKK attacks in Turkey

At least five persons were killed and 12 injured in two separate attacks by the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in Turkey on Thursday.Two policemen were killed in a car bomb attack near a checkpoint in the city of Hakkari, Efe news cited an Anadolu news...

16-Jul-2016 Ankara/Istanbul

People's Power defeats Turkish military coup, 161 dead

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared on Saturday he was in command of Turkey after thousands of civilians took on army units that had staged a coup, leaving 161 people dead and the country shaken.Nearly 1,500 people, policemen included, were also injured in...

30-Jun-2016 Ankara (Turkey)

Istanbul airport attack toll rises to 43

The deaths from bombing attacks in Istanbul's Ataturk Airport has risen to 43, Turkish officials said on Thursday.Nineteen of the victims were foreign nationals, and the evidence pointed to the Islamic State (IS) as behind the attack, Xinhua news agency...

30-Jun-2016 Istanbul (Turkey)

Istanbul airport attack: Toll rises to 42

The toll from bombing attacks in Istanbul's Ataturk Airport has risen to 42, with 239 others injured, BBC reported quoting Turkish officials.The attack took place on Tuesday night when three attackers arrived in a taxi and began firing at the terminal entrance....

29-Jun-2016 Istanbul

Istanbul airport blasts: 36 killed; Turkish PM blames IS

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Wednesday blamed the Islamic State (IS) for the bombing attacks that killed 36 people and injured 60 others at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport on Tuesday night, the media reported.Addressing the press at the airport, the...

02-Oct-2015 Istanbul

G20 ministers adopt energy action plan for sub-Saharan Africa

G20 energy and natural resources ministers on Friday adopted an action plan seeking to boost access to energy for sub-Saharan Africa, a region facing an acute power shortage.The so-called G20 Energy Action Plan highlighted the importance of a conductive...

19-Aug-2015 Istanbul

Eight Turkish soldiers killed in bombing

At least eight Turkish soldiers were killed on Wednesday in a bomb attack in the south-eastern province of Siirt, media reports said.The attack has been blamed on Kurdish PKK militants and comes amid a wave of violence after the failure of a two-year ceasefire,...

07-May-2015 Istanbul

Radha Mohan Singh Met Phil Hogan

Radha Mohan Singh, Union Agriculture Minister met Mr Phil Hogan, EU Agriculture Commissioner on the sidelines of G-20 Agriculture Ministers meeting at Istanbul today. They discussed issues of mutual interest. Shri Singh thanked Mr Hogan for lifting the ban...

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