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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.
In defence of liberal democracy
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
Andy McSmith's Sketch: Feisty audience is the real star of an enlightening show
- 1 Boston Marathon runner's search for mystery man she kissed ends with letter from his wife
- 2 Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to replace Jeremy Clarkson and co
- 3 Frankie Boyle on Scottish independence: 'In the Interests of Unity, F**k Off'
- 4 How to gain confidence and maximise your sexual potential
- 5 Chinese theme park sets up 'death simulator' where volunteers can experience being cremated