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Friday 07 January 2011
A man accused of attempting to hijack a Turkish Airlines flight between Oslo and Istanbul has appeared in court.
Friday 07 January 2011
Passengers aboard a Turkish Airlines flight from Oslo overpowered a would-be hijacker as it landed at Istanbul airport on Wednesday.
Monday 27 December 2010
Thousands of pro-Palestinian activists gathered in Istanbul yesterday to welcome back a ship that was the scene of bloodshed during an Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla in May.
Friday 24 December 2010
Saturday 04 December 2010
Monday 29 November 2010
Istanbul's Haydarpasa train station had its roof destroyed in a spectacular fire.
Tuesday 02 November 2010
The outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) yesterday denied responsibility for a suicide bomb attack in Istanbul that wounded 32 people. The group said it was extending a ceasefire until Turkey's general elections in 2011.
Monday 01 November 2010
A suspected suicide bomber blew himself up next to a police vehicle in Istanbul's busy Taksim Square yesterday, injuring at least 32 people, 15 of them police officers.
Sunday 31 October 2010
A suicide bomber blew himself up near police watching over Istanbul's main square today, wounding 22 people, including 10 policemen, officials said.
Tuesday 05 October 2010
Sunday 12 September 2010
Saturday 11 September 2010
Friday 20 August 2010
Stretching over 30 years, but seldom straying far from a few Istanbul quarters, Pamuk's most seductive novel yet is a tale of life-defining desire and devotion.
Sunday 08 August 2010
Monday 12 July 2010
British cities have fared poorly in a Europe-wide survey, with London having the worst food and Birmingham being the most boring big town.
Land for gas: Merkel and Putin discussed secret deal could end Ukraine crisis
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
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A new Russian revolution: The cracks are starting to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
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- 4 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire
- 5 Amazonian Indian tribe filmed making contact with Brazil village in rare video footage