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Istanbul’s popular mayor is on trial on charges that he was involved in the alleged rigging of bids on a tender dating back to 2015.
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan will play in its fifth Champions League final when it faces Manchester City in Istanbul on Saturday.
MILAN (AP) — Champions League finalist Inter Milan warmed up for the showpiece by beating Torino 1-0 on Saturday in their final match of Serie A.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won reelection in a runoff Sunday, following a nail-biter first round two weeks earlier.
Turkish politicians have held their final rallies in the last hours of campaigning before Sunday’s pivotal presidential and parliamentary elections that will significantly shape the NATO member’s future, before a so-called propaganda ban went into effect.
In the year in which the Turkish republic marks its centenary, the country is being closely watched to see if a united opposition can succeed in unseating an increasingly authoritarian leader in the NATO-member country.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is getting closer to ratifying a landmark European treaty protecting women from violence.
The trial has begun of 36 people accused of a deadly bombing in central Istanbul last November, in which six people were killed and 99 injured, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported.
Kemal Dervis, a Turkish economist, politician and former head of the United National Development Program, has died.
Turkey’s Justice Minister says 13 people have been detained over violence which broke out at an opposition rally over the weekend.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who earlier this year marked 20 years in power — first as prime minister and later as president — is seeking a third consecutive presidential term in elections on May 14.
Turkey’s May 14 presidential election could be the toughest challenge yet in the two-decade rule of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is seeking a third consecutive term in office as Turkey’s president in elections in May, marks 20 years in office on Tuesday.
Women have braved an official ban on an International Women’s Day march in Istanbul, Turkey, demonstrating for about two hours before police used tear gas to disperse them and detained people.
A six-party alliance has nominated the leader of Turkey’s main opposition party as its common candidate to challenge President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in elections in May, ending months of uncertainty and bickering that had frustrated their supporters.
CAIRO (AP) — A cargo vessel ran aground in the Suez Canal on Sunday, but traffic through the global waterway was not impacted, Egyptian authorities said.
ISTANBUL (AP) — One of Turkey’s leading opposition politicians indicated Friday that her party is breaking with a major alliance formed to challenge President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in elections scheduled for May.
The Supreme Court seemed skeptical of a lawsuit trying to hold social media companies responsible for a terrorist attack at a Turkish nightclub that killed 39 people.
ISTANBUL (AP) — The body of Hatayspor sporting director Taner Savut has been recovered, the Turkish soccer club said Tuesday, more than two weeks after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit Turkey and neighboring Syria.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has taken a helicopter tour of one of the provinces worst-affected by the Feb. 6 earthquake in southern Turkey and northern Syria.
Rescuers have amazingly pulled more survivors from buildings toppled in the powerful earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria on Feb. 6.
Turkish justice officials are targeting contractors allegedly involved in shoddy and illegal construction after a pair of earthquakes on Feb. 6 collapsed thousands of buildings in southeast Turkey and northern Syria.
Turkey has for years tempted fate by not enforcing modern construction codes while allowing — and in some cases, encouraging — a real estate boom in earthquake-prone areas, experts say.
Turkey’s official news agency says 15 people have been arrested for alleged links to the extremist Islamic State group following days of security warnings by Western consulates.
Iraq’s currency has halted its nosedive after a meeting between the Iraqi Central Bank head and a top U.S. Treasury official.
Outrage over a Quran-burning protest in Sweden produced a second day of protests in Turkey. Some 250 people gathered outside the Swedish Consulate in Istanbul, where a photo of Danish anti-Islam activist Rasmus Paludan was set on fire.
A court in Istanbul has convicted the president of the Turkish Medical Association of disseminating “terror organization propaganda” following a trial that human rights groups had denounced as an attempt to silence government critics.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Khaled Shurrab had been waiting more than half his life to get out of Gaza.

The 27-year-old had never left the coastal enclave, which has been blockaded by Israel and Egypt since 2007.
Economic turmoil driven by inflation of 85% has plunged Turkey into one of its worst property crises.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Thousands of people gathered outside the Istanbul municipal building for a second day on Thursday to denounce a legal verdict that could lead to the city’s popular mayor being ousted from office and barred from running in elections next year.