Istanbul

As Battle For Istanbul Reaches Fever Pitch, Turkey's Ruling Party Regrets Its Pop Culture Problem

Popstars are political assets and the ruling party is losing themFamous faces queued up to support an AKP rival who was stripped of Istanbul's mayorship. Mashup image taken from Indigodergis.com. On June 23, Turkey's largest city Istanbul is...
Related topics: Turkey

Read More →

Arsenal Star Ozil Gets Married In Istanbul With President Erdogan As Best Man

The German star footballer of Turkish origin, who fell out of fans’ favour after his bleak performance in the Europa League final, has prompted a new controversy. Mesut Ozil, who quit the national team following a backlash over a photo-op with the...
Related topics: Turkey, Tayyip Erdogan, World Photos

Read More →

Istanbul Residents To Vote In New Election For Mayor June 23

In Turkey, residents of Istanbul are angry after their mayoral election results were voided in what appeared to be a power play by the ruling party. They plan to come out in big numbers for the redo.
Related topics: Turkey

Read More →

Russian Sailors Stranded Aboard Ship In Istanbul Return Home – Consulate

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Six Russian sailors who had been trapped on board the Streamline vessel in Istanbul for almost a year, came ashore and left for Russia, the Russian consulate general has said.
Related topics: Turkey, Russia, Moscow

Read More →

Cska Moscow Beats Efes Istanbul 91-83 In Euroleague Final

Americans Will Clyburn and Cory Higgins scored 20 points each to lead CSKA Moscow to the Euroleague title in a 91-83 win over Efes Istanbul in Sunday's final        
Related topics: Russia, Moscow, Turkey

Read More →

Cska Moscow Beats Efes Istanbul 91-83 In Euroleague Final

Americans Will Clyburn and Cory Higgins scored 20 points each to lead CSKA Moscow to the Euroleague title in a 91-83 win over Efes Istanbul in Sunday's final        
Related topics: Russia, Moscow, Turkey

Read More →

Angry Erdogan Defies Trump: May Accelerate S-400 Delivery, Slams Western Meddling In Turkish Economy

Following several weeks of speculation (including what in retrospect was fake news from Bloomberg that "Turkey Weighs New U.S. Call to Delay Buying Russian Missiles"), in a televised speech in Istanbul late on Saturday, Bloomberg reported that...
Related topics: Tayyip Erdogan, Bloomberg, Turkey

Read More →

Turkey To Stick To S-400 Agreement – Russian Upper House Speaker

ISTANBUL (Sputnik) - Turkey confirmed that, despite US pressure, there will be no changes in the agreement with Russia on the supply of Russian S-400 air defence missile systems, Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko told reporters Friday...
Related topics: Turkey, Russia

Read More →

Brickbat: Upon Further Review …

Turkish election officials have thrown out the results of an election for Istanbul's mayor. Turkey's ruling AKP party contested the election after the results showed them losing the mayor's seat for the first time in 25 years. Mehmet Bekaroğlu,...
Related topics: Turkey

Read More →

Inside China’s Surveillance Crackdown On Uyghurs

In Xinjiang, northwest China, the government is cracking down on the minority Muslim Uyghur population, keeping them under constant surveillance and throwing more than a million people into concentration camps. But in Istanbul, 3,000 miles away, a...
Related topics: China, Xinjiang, Turkey

Read More →

Turkish Authorities Order New Mayoral Election In Istanbul

In a defeat for Turkey's opposition, election officials have voided the results of the race for mayor of Istanbul and ordered a new election. The ruling party had challenged the results.
Related topics: Turkey

Read More →

Istanbul Revote Sparks Fears Of Political, Economic Chaos

Turkey is set for a revote in the aftermath of the hotly contested mayoral elections in Istanbul.  The country's Supreme Electoral Council (YSK) upheld President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party's (AKP) petition to annul the...
Related topics: Turkey, Tayyip Erdogan, Petitions

Read More →

Opposition Candidate's Victory Tossed Out In Istanbul Mayor's Race

Turkish election authorities have cancelled a major election victory for the country's main opposition party, according to Turkish state media. The Istanbul mayor's race will be re-run on June 23. (Image credit: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
Related topics: Turkey

Read More →

Erdogan Spokesman: Annulled Istanbul Mayoral Vote A 'victory For Democracy'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman said the voiding of the mayoral election in Istanbul amounts to "a victory for Turkish democracy" by ensuring the results reflect the voters' choice, according to AP.
Related topics: Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey

Read More →

Why Turkey Just Became A More Difficult Ally

It’s no secret that democracy is slipping in Turkey. But the latest indicator — an announcement from the country’s election commission that voided the results of opposition victory in Istanbul, should leave no illusions on where Turkish...
Related topics: Turkey

Read More →

Sudan: How Protestors Carved Out A Space To Challenge Dictatorship

By Amira Osman | – Where there is revolution, there’s a central gathering point – just think of Egypt’s Tahrir Square, Taksim Square in Istanbul and Habib Bourguiba Avenue in Tunisia. They all captured the world’s imagination as...
Related topics: Sudan, Egypt, Turkey, Tunisia

Read More →

Suspected Uae Spy ‘kills Himself In Turkish Prison’

One of two men detained two weeks ago by Turkey on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has killed himself in prison, prosecutors say. The suspect, identified as Zaki Hasan, was found hanged in his cell in Silivri prison, west of...
Related topics: Turkey, United Arab Emirates

Read More →

Turkey Indicts Third Us Consulate Worker In Istanbul On Terrorism Charges

Via Middle East Monitor, Turkey has indicted a third US Consulate employee and his wife and daughter on charges of membership of a terrorist group, according to a copy of the indictment seen by Reuters, a move likely to further strain ties between...
Related topics: Turkey, Terrorism, Reuters, Ankara

Read More →

Saudi Savagery: Kingdom Beheads 16-year-old For Sending Whatsapp Message

The controversy over Saudi Crown Prince MbS's alleged orchestration of the murder of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi has largely subsided since the government insider-turned-critic walked into the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul in early October and...
Related topics: Jamal Khashoggi, Turkey

Read More →

Divisions Deepen In Erdogan's Party Over Istanbul Loss

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party is continuing to suffer from the financial and political fallout of this month's loss of influence in Istanbul during local elections. A once-close ally and former prime minister has launched a scathing...
Related topics: Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey

Read More →
What is noozilla?
Noozilla is an independent news aggregation service with a categorization engine that categorizes millions of news stories by subject.