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AKP to challenge election losses in Istanbul

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) plans to ask the Supreme Election Council (YSK) today to resolve a dispute over invalid votes in mayoral elections for Istanbul and Ankara.        Party …

Opposition claims election win in Ankara

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in municipal elections but the opposition’s success in key cities dealt a significant blow to his party’s dominance. The ruling party lost the capital, …

Bus hits pedestrians in Istanbul

A passenger bus crashed in pedestrians in one of the Istanbul districts. Several people have been injured as a result of the accident, TASS reported.  …

ISIS terrorist detained in Istanbul

Turkish police detained an ISIS member (the terrorist group banned in Russia) plotting a terrorist attack in Turkey in a counterterrorism operation in Istanbul, security sources said. The terrorist was caught by the Istanbul …

Turkey to get rid of dangerous buildings

Turkey will start emergency demolition work in the near future, Turkish media reported. Within three months, the Turkish Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning will inspect 81 provinces to identify emergency buildings. …

Istanbul police detain 14 PKK terrorists

As part of a special operation conducted against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) terrorist group, 14 PKK militants were detained in Istanbul. The terrorists planned a series of provocations in connection with the 21-year …

Four soldiers killed in helicopter crash in Istanbul

Four soldiers were killed when a military helicopter crashed in a residential neighborhood in Istanbul on Monday, Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya said. He added that the helicopter went down in an area of apartment …