Istanbul

Istanbul Art Fair: Bringing People Together Through the Universal Language Of Art

Jeyda Yelkalan | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK
Jeyda Yelkalan

As more and more refugees find themselves seeking safety in Turkey, and the Syrian war rages on with no end in sight, it can be difficult to find the ...

Suspect In Istanbul Nightclub Attack Pictured Bloodied And Bruised After Police Swoop

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK

The suspected Istanbul nightclub attacker has been caught in a police operation, according to Turkish media reports. Officials have begun questioning ...

Grim ‘Selfie’ Video Of Suspected Istanbul Gunman Released

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.01.2017 | UK

Footage of a man suspected to be the Islamic State gunman who killed 39 people in a nightclub on New Years Eve has been broadcast by Turkish state med...

IS Claims Responsibility For Istanbul Nightclub Attack As Manhunt Continues

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 02.01.2017 | UK

Dramatic footage of the Istanbul nightclub shooting has emerged showing bullets ricocheting off cars outside the venue, and the gunman holding his wea...

Warning For British Tourists After Istanbul Shooting Leaves At Least 39 Dead

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 01.01.2017 | UK

British tourists have been warned to “remain vigilant” in Turkey where at least 39 people were killed when a gunmen believed to have been dressed ...

Istanbul Nightclub Attack: 39 Dead And 40 Injured As Gunman Opens Fire On New Year's Eve

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 01.01.2017 | UK
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ISTANBUL (AP) ― An assailant believed to have been dressed in a Santa Claus costume opened fire at a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year’s celeb...

So What Next for Turkey?

Dr Harry Hagopian | Posted 29.07.2017 | UK Politics
Dr Harry Hagopian

Ever since the attempted coup in Turkey on 15th July where at least 208 people were killed and more than 1400 injured, I have been meaning to contribu...

The Future of Syria's Children

Natasha Kaplinsky | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK
Natasha Kaplinsky

Today, Monday 23rd May, the UK's Minister for International Development Justine Greening, Gordon Brown, and other influential figures will announce a new fund for education in emergencies at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul. Save the Children is launching a new campaign at the summit to ensure that no refugee child, anywhere in the world, is out of school for more than a month.

World Humanitarian Summit: A Humanitarian Contribution to Peace Is the Missing Piece of the Puzzle

Harriet Lamb | Posted 21.05.2017 | UK
Harriet Lamb

What do you have as your screensaver? While some companies allow staff to revel in their favourite sunset snap or their kids pulling hideous faces, others provide the screensavers to focus minds on the top priorities.

World Humanitarian Summit: Let's Not Forget Pledges Already Made for Syria and Its Neighbours

Frances Guy | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK
Frances Guy

This week Turkey is hosting the first ever World Humanitarian Summit - one of the objectives of the summit is a new Grand Bargain between the 15 main donors and 15 main recipient networks. But will it result in the Agenda for Humanity that the UN Secretary General bravely called for in February?

The Second Edition of the World Tourism Forum Held in Istanbul

Zorica Loncar | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Politics
Zorica Loncar

The second edition of World Tourism Forum was held in Istanbul between 4th to 6th February. Considering that the summit is in its second year this was...

Three Russians Arrested After Istanbul 'Isis' Attack That Killed 10 People

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 13.01.2016 | UK

Three Russians with suspected links to Islamic State were arrested by police in Turkey after a suicide attack on Tuesday that killed 10 tourists. S...

Syria-Linked Suicide Bomber Behind Istanbul Blast That Killed 10

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins and Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 13.01.2016 | UK

A Syrian suicide bomber was responsible for the Istanbul blast which killed 10 and injured a further 15 people, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

Turkey: From City to Coast

Black Tomato | Posted 20.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Turkey is the perfect year-round destination for the traveller who simply can't make up his mind. Whether you're looking for the hustle and bustle of a city, or the slower pace of life on the coast, Turkey can cater for you.

More Mysterious Details Emerge Over British Journalist's 'Suicide'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK

The death of a British journalist who was found hanged in a Turkish airport toilet is “suspicious” as police admit they are not certain she commit...

Suspicions Raised Over British Journalist's 'Suicide' At Turkish Airport

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Last Image Emerges Of Former BBC Reporter As Friends Suggest Foul Play In Mysterious Airport Death Friends of a British journalist, who app...

Steve Albini: A Solution to the Problem With Music

Simon Johns | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Simon Johns

Albini has a long history as a vehement critic of the music industry. His seminal 1993 essay Stereolab a gentle poke, attacks the industry's coercion of bands into believing they must sign opaque contracts at all costs

Brothers, Forgotten Names and Stolen Chocolate: a Trip to Istanbul with Fink

Tim Thornton | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

As I survey the place one last time to see if we've left anything crucial behind, I notice that all the bars of chocolate are still sitting, untouched, in the fridge. After a quick glance around, I shrug and stuff them into my bag. There you are, Fink touring party. I've confessed. It was me.

Fears For Bradford Family Of 12 Missing After Flying To Turkey

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK

West Yorkshire Police are "extremely concerned" for the safety of 12 members of a Bradford family who are missing after travelling to Turkey following...

The Perfect 24 Hours in Istanbul, Turkey

Chloe Gunning | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

Eating fish sandwiches on Galata Bridge and haggling in the Grand Bazaar... most guide books will describe these as unmissable experiences. But there's plenty more to Istanbul. Here is my guide to the perfect 24 hours in an incredible city!

The Colourful Revolution of The Rainbow Steps, Istanbul, Turkey

Chloe Gunning | Posted 26.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

£500 and a few tins of paint could be all it takes to transform your neighbourhood into a tourist attraction! Well, that's if you follow the beautifu...

The Beauty and Serenity of Istanbul at Dawn: Photo Series

Anthony Epes | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK Entertainment
Anthony Epes

Istanbul is home to over 14million people, but at 4 or 5am on a May morning, when the sun is breaking through the midnight blue sky, there is virtually no one around. This usually chaotic and overwhelming city has a serenity and peace that is breathtaking.

Extraordinary Photo Shows Prosecutor Being Held Hostage

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jack Sommers | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK

Members of a banned leftist group have taken a prosecutor hostage in his office inside a court house in Istanbul. The Dogan news agency is reportin...

Yeni Raki Turkish Delight

Rebecca Williams | Posted 11.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Williams

After a recent trip to Istanbul, my love for Turkish Delight bubbled over and I scoffed every piece I was offered, no matter the flavour or colour. Back home, I wanted to make my own, with a flavour I couldn't find in Turkey Yeni Raki or 'Lion's Milk' which is also the country's national drink..

The Turkish Jewish Community Is a Part of History and the Future of Turkey and They Must Be Protected

Fiyaz Mughal | Posted 07.12.2014 | UK
Fiyaz Mughal

Totalling about 18,000 people, the Turkish Jewish community has shrunk slowly over time. It is the second largest Jewish community in a Muslim majority country and comes second to Iran.