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Klopp full of praise for Lampard ahead of Super Cup clash

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believes Frank Lampard's appointment is a breath of fresh air for Chelsea, as the two clubs prepare to meet in the UEFA Super Cup.

Passenger traffic up 3.4% at Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport

The Turkish government is also in the midst of constructing a second runway to double the airport’s airside capacity.

Turkey PM Erdogan refuses to budge over re-run of Istanbul vote

The original vote was narrowly won by the opposition candidate, dealing the ruling AKP party its first defeat in the city.

Turkey board to rule on Istanbul election re-run appeal, says AKP

Turkey's AK Party's huge loss of Istanbul in the country's recent polls is being taken badly by President Tayyip Erdogan who now demands a re-run appeal. 

Dozens detained by Istanbul police as Turkey marks May 1

Istanbul police detains some 127 protestors in Turkey during the annual Mayday global protest on attempting to head for an unauthorised demonstration at Taksim Square.

Erdogan party appeals Istanbul, Ankara results after Turkey vote

While Erdogan's party won more than 50% votes, a defeat in Turkey's capital and economic hub is a blow to AKP.

Erdogan’s ruling AKP suffers setback in Turkey’s local election

The Justice and Development Party (AKP) is set to be defeated by the opposition Republican People's Party (CHP).

Turkey’s main opposition party declares Ankara win

Young candidate Ekrem Imamoglu claims his party, Republican People"s party won Istanbul over.

A visit to Istanbul’s historic railway station

The Sirkeci railway station which incorporates oriental elements in its blueprint was designed by German architect August Jachmund.

Istanbul vets make city’s stray animals feel at home

A new initiative in the form of a "Vetbus" has been launched in Istanbul to care for the stray population of the city.

Death toll in Istanbul building collapse rises to 21, says interior...

Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu says an estimated 35 people were in the building.

Death toll hits 10 in Istanbul apartment block collapse

Unclear causes behind Wednesday building collapse.

Laporan: Putera mahkota Saudi beritahu pembantu akan guna ‘peluru’ terhadap Khashoggi

Perisikan AS difahamkan Mohammed bin Salman, bersedia membunuh Khashoggi, walaupun beliau mungkin tidak bermaksud mahu menembaknya.

Turkey renews flights to Iraqi Kurd city after 16-month ban

Civil Air Authorities say Iraqi Airways would resume flights between Sulaimaniyah and Istanbul in the coming days.

Four-nation Syria summit calls for lasting Idlib ceasefire

A joint statement adopted at the end of a major summit in Istanbul said the countries were committed to working together.

Head to Heybeliada, Istanbul for a lazy island getaway

From quiet cafes to pine-covered hills and horse-drawn carriages, this idyllic island getaway is ideal for a quite weekend. Best of all - it's absolutely traffic-free.

Arab Saudi tahan 18 berkait kematian wartawan

Siasatan awal pendakwa raya mendedahkan Khashoggi terlibat dalam pergaduhan dengan individu yang ditemuinya di konsulat Arab Saudi di Istanbul.

Trump wary of halting Saudi weapons sales over missing journalist

Senior US officials, including Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner, have spoken with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about the disappearance.

Erdogan minta Saudi bukti wartawan tinggalkan konsulat di Istanbul

Khashoggi meninggalkan Arab Saudi tahun lepas dan berkata beliau bimbangkan tindak balas berikutan kritikannya mengenai dasar Saudi dalam perang Yemen.

Saudi nafi wartawan dibunuh di bangunan konsulat di Istanbul

Pihak berkuasa Turki percaya Jamal dilaporkan hilang selepas memasuki konsulat Saudi di Istanbul dan dipercayai dibunuh di situ.

Turkish police detain wife of slain Islamic State “war minister” Shishani

Shishani's wife was one five people detained in raids across Istanbul on the night of July 4 that targeted people believed to have connections with conflict zones and actively seeking to carry out attacks.

Death toll rises to 24 in Turkey train derailment

Twenty-four people were killed when a train derailed in northwest Turkey this weekend.

Festival takes music deep into Istanbul’s centuries-old heritage

It's an early summer evening at Istanbul's Grand Bazaar, the maze-like warren of alleyways crammed with shops that has been the city's trading hub for over half a millennium.

First new steps for Syrian girl who used tin cans for...

Eight-year-old Maya Merhi, who was born with no legs, had to shuffle around a camp in northern Syria on makeshift limbs fashioned from old tubing and tin cans.