Turkey

  • Turkey: Passenger tries to divert Istanbul-bound plane to Sochi, detained 08-02-2014 09:22 AM

    A Ukrainian plane bound for Turkey was forced to make an emergency landing on Friday after a suspected hijacker said that there was a bomb on board and tried to divert the flight to Sochi. However, the authorities tackled the situation and the plane landed safely in Turkey. The alleged...
  • Turkey returns to normal after anti-govt protests 21-07-2013 09:35 AM

    Weeks after anti-government protests engulfed Turkey, the country is slowly returning to normal. ...
  • Turkey: PM's supporters take out rally in his support 17-06-2013 01:42 PM

    To the ongoing protests in Turkey, where even as demonstrators demand that Prime Minsiter Recep Tayyip Erdogan should step down, tens of thousands of his supporters took part in a massive flag-waving rally. ...
  • Will not leave Taksim Square until demands are met: Protesters 13-06-2013 11:11 AM

    Inside Taksim Square, volunteers have set up make shift camps where basic supplies like blankets and food are being distributed. People are saying that they will not leave the Square until their demands are met. People are protesting the perceived authoritarianism of Erdogan and his Islamist-rooted AK Party, drawing in...
  • Turkey: PM calls protests unlawful, Istanbul stock market crashes 07-06-2013 09:16 AM

    Thousands of protestors held demonstrations against the Turkish Prime Minister during his visit to Tunisia. ...
  • Watch: 'Woman in red' becomes the face of protests in Turkey 06-06-2013 09:51 PM

    A woman captured in a powerful photograph is now the unlikely celebrity, and protesters in Turky say she represents them all. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 01-02-2013 11:52 PM

    Death penalty or life imprisonment for convicts in extreme cases is included in the ordinance, according to sources. ...
  • Inside Syria: Refugees live on fragile hopes as war goes on 28-09-2012 12:44 PM

    There is a crisis brewing for those who have survived the fighting in Syria. The United Nations' refugee agency says up to 7,00,000 Syrian refugees could leave the country by the end of this year, nearly 4 times its original estimate. However, as CNN's Ivan Watson found out, it's recently...
  • Syria plants landmines along border as thousands flee 30-03-2012 10:35 AM

    Damascus is reportedly trying to stop its nationals from fleeing to southern Turkey by planting landmines along its border. ...
  • Turkey quake toll reaches 279, rescue operations on 25-10-2011 10:42 AM

    Two days after a powerful earthquake jolted Turkey, almost 1,300 people have been injured and rescue operations are still on. ...
  • Turkey earthquake: Many trapped under debris 24-10-2011 08:37 AM

    Authorities fear the toll could touch 1000 as many more remained trapped under debris in Turkey. ...
  • 7.3 magnitude quake hits Turkey, several feared dead 23-10-2011 11:14 PM

    The worst damage was caused to the town of Ercis, in the mountainous eastern province of Van, close to the Iranian border. ...
  • Flotilla raid: Israel remains unapologetic 01-06-2010 10:09 PM

    Israel's operation against aid ships in Gaza drew worldwide condemnation. However, Israel remains defiant. ...
  • Israel warns Turkey against sending navy 01-06-2010 09:30 PM

    Israel has warned of tough action in case there are more attempts to break its three year blockade of Gaza. ...
  • Raid on ship an act of self-defence: Israel 01-06-2010 01:03 PM

    The world community is not convinced with the United Nations condemning the attack. ...
  • Germany win, but no heartbreak for Turkish fans 29-06-2008 01:29 PM

    Sri Lanka innings: 7th over: 46 for 5: Albie Morkel gets his first over and concedes 8 runs and gets a wicket. Sri Lanka batsmen never got the kind of start they needed and the seven-over match didn't give them the opportunity to raise the tempo at the later stage....
  • World Wipes: News from across the world 06-06-2008 09:54 PM

    Kingston: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss Saturday and chose to bowl first against the West Indies in the second one-day cricket international at Sabina Park. Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels cracked their 20th and 3rd ODI hundreds as West Indies reached 315 for 5 in 50 overs....
  • Metro wipes: News across metros 11-03-2008 12:03 AM

    Centurion: South Africa and Australia brought back their big-name players for a three-match one-day series starting on Wednesday, with Jacques Kallis and Dale Steyn returning for the Proteas and the Aussies under skipper Michael Clarke for the first time this tour. Having drawn the Twenty20 series, the old foes will...
  • The art of making the perfect turkey this Christmas 24-12-2007 10:44 PM

    Bangalore: With the fastest World Cup hundred under his belt, Ireland batsman Kevin O'Brien is now hoping to catch the attention of an Indian Premier League franchise for a lucrative stint in the Twenty20 league. "Who wouldn't (want to play in the IPL)? A lot of people have said that...
  • The turkey in US President Bush's life 22-11-2007 12:04 PM

    Melbourne: Shane Watson says Australia owe it to their fans to restore damaged pride in the final Sydney Test with England expected to retain the Ashes in the fourth Test in Melbourne on Wednesday. Australia are staring at their second defeat of the series some time on the fourth day,...
  • Thanksgiving turkey's funny feather 23-11-2006 08:58 AM

    It's thanksgiving in the US and it will be celebrated on Thursday with a traditional meal of turkey. ...