TURKEY

  • Islam does not propagate terrorism: Pope Francis December 1, 2014

    Pope Francis has reached out to the Muslim world saying Islam does not propagate terror and Quran is a book of peace. ...
  • Turkey: Passenger tries to divert Istanbulbound plane to Sochi, detained February 8, 2014

    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 antigovt protests July 21, 2013

    Weeks after antigovernment protests engulfed Turkey, the country is slowly returning to normal. ...
  • Turkey: PM's supporters take out rally in his support June 17, 2013

    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 flagwaving rally. ...
  • Will not leave Taksim Square until demands are met: Protesters June 13, 2013

    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 Islamistrooted AK Party, drawing in...
  • Turkey: PM calls protests unlawful, Istanbul stock market crashes June 7, 2013

    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 June 6, 2013

    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 February 1, 2013

    The Cabinet, which met at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence on Friday to discuss recommendations given by the Justice Verma Committee, approved an ordinance on tackling sexual harassment against women. 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 September 28, 2012

    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 become...
  • Syria plants landmines along border as thousands flee March 30, 2012

    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 October 25, 2011

    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 October 24, 2011

    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 October 23, 2011

    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 June 1, 2010

    Israel's operation against aid ships in Gaza drew worldwide condemnation. However, Israel remains defiant. ...
  • Israel warns Turkey against sending navy June 1, 2010

    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 selfdefence: Israel June 1, 2010

    A defiant Israel has released a video claiming its troops fired in selfdefence that led to the killing of nine aid workers on a Gaza Stripbound ship. But the world community is not convinced with the United Nations condemning the attack. ...
  • Germany win, but no heartbreak for Turkish fans June 29, 2008

    Vienna: Mozart and Beethoven walked these streets. Now it's overrun by Turkish fans. Their team may be without players but the supporters try to make up for it in numbers. ...
  • World Wipes: News from across the world June 6, 2008

    Here's what is making news across the world. ...
  • Metro wipes: News across metros March 11, 2008

    Heres what is making news in the metros across the countries. ...
  • The art of making the perfect turkey this Christmas December 24, 2007

    It's that time of the year when festivities are more than delicious. So, take a look at how chef Chandrakant promises a perfect turkey this Christmas. ...
  • The turkey in US President Bush's life November 22, 2007

    With lawmakers out of town and the press focused on the forthcoming election, US President George Bush pardoned a death row jailbird a turkey, on Thanksgiving Day. The White House says it was an act of mercy. ...
  • Thanksgiving turkey's funny feather November 23, 2006

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