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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Istanbul

Last year
Suspect arrested after bomb kills six and wounds dozens more in Istanbul
The explosion took place on a popular thoroughfare lined with shops and restaurants that leads to the iconic Taksim Square.
Six dead, 53 wounded in Istanbul explosion
The blast occurred in the well-known Istiklal shopping street.
Dele Alli departs Everton for season-long Besiktas loan
Alli, 26, is hoping to reignite his career.
Michaela Walsh and Amy Broadhurst open with victories at World Championships
Aoife O’Rourke, however, was beaten by an American opponent.
Nine arrested in Israel after plane crash photos shared with other passengers on flight
The incident happened shortly before the AnadoluJet passenger plane had been readying for take-off for Istanbul from Tel Aviv.
Istanbul airport shuts as rare snowstorm blankets parts of southeast Europe
The airport said this evening that service would not resume before 4am (1am Irish time).
All time
Jurgen Klopp almost turned off TV before ‘Miracle of Istanbul’
Liverpool take on AC Milan on Tuesday in their opening Champions League group game.
Pope 'deeply pained' over decision to turn Hagia Sophia museum into mosque
Turkish president Erdogan formally converted the museum back into a mosque on Friday.
'Dismay' from worldwide church group over decision to turn Hagia Sophia back into mosque
Turkish president Erdogan yesterday formally converted the museum back into a mosque
Hagia Sophia museum formally restored as mosque by Turkish president
A 1934 Cabinet decision had turned the mosque site into a museum.
Three people killed and dozens injured after plane skids off runway in Istanbul
Bad weather and high winds were reported in the area as the plane came in to land.
120 people injured after plane skids down runway and breaks apart in Istanbul
The Transportation Ministry said there had been no deaths in what it called a “rough landing”.
Istanbul mayoral election re-run: Opposition wins again in major defeat for Erdogan's party
The re-run took place after a new election was ordered following the opposition’s victory in March.
Erdogan's ruling party set to lose Istanbul election
Election authorities annulled the first vote in March after Erdogan’s ruling party alleged corruption.
Liverpool produce second miracle on one of the all-time great European nights
The Reds came back from a 3-0 deficit to shock Barcelona in the Champions League semi-finals.
Washington Post claims children of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi are receiving 'blood money'
They are also receiving multi-million dollar homes from Saudi Arabia.
Ukrainian Orthodox church gains independence from Russia
The Russian Orthodox Church has cut ties following the move.
CCTV released in case of missing US-based Saudi journalist
US government sources believe he was killed, but Saudi Arabia says the claims are “baseless”.
Champions League final returning to Istanbul in 2020
It will be the first time since 2005 that the biggest game in European club football will be played in the Turkish city.
Besiktas player risks up to two years in jail over foul-mouthed rant at referee
The incident took place last year.
17 people dead after gunmen open fire on restaurant in Burkina Faso
The victims’ nationalities have yet to be confirmed.
Five hospitalised at Istanbul airport after knife brawl between employees of rival coach companies
The fight broke out following mutual accusations of the firms “stealing one another’s customers”.
Turkey president promises to 'chop off the heads' of traitors as hundreds of thousands take to the streets
The country was marking the one-year anniversary of a failed coup.
Police fire rubber bullets at crowd to stop Istanbul Pride parade
Local authorities have banned the parade for the third year in a row, but organisers said they’d march anyway.
Turkish Airlines flight evacuated after crew find note saying 'Bomb to Toronto' in plane toilet
Nothing else suspicious was found, and the passengers were transported to Toronto on a different flight.
All staff evacuated as police negotiate with armed man in Turkish hospital
It is believed that the man is a patient at the hospital’s psychiatric unit.
Police have identified the man responsible for the Istanbul nightclub massacre - minister
Mevlut Cavusoglu did not name the attacker or give any further details.
'There was blood everywhere and broken glass' - Survivors recall horror of Turkish nightclub attack
CCTV footage of the suspected attacker has now been been released.
Massive manhunt underway for shooter who killed 39 people in Turkish nightclub
The so-called Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Turkey search for terrorist who killed 39 during New Year celebrations
Irish citizens in Istanbul are advised “to remain very vigilant” and to avoid crowded areas, especially “those frequented by foreigners”.
Thirteen dead and dozens injured in bombing in Turkey
Television pictures showed bus reduced to a smouldering wreck by the impact of the blast, as wounded were taken to ambulances.
Nearly a million people gather to support Turkish leader after failed coup
A large section of VIP seats overlooking the square were reserved for families of those killed in the coup attempt.
Istanbul airport terror attack death toll rises to 41, with 239 injured
Thirteen foreign nationals are among the dead.
28 dead and 60 others injured in Istanbul airport blast - official says
Turkish news sources are reporting that three suicide bombers carried out the attack.
Video: Radiohead fans attacked by Islamists at album release party in Turkey
Customers were attacked for listening to music and drinking alcohol during Ramadan.
Turkish legend Hakan Sukur begins trial on charge of insulting president Erdogan on Twitter
Prosecutors are calling for a four-year jail term for the 112-times capped striker.
At least 11 killed after Istanbul car bomb
Reports said the explosion took place close to the Vezneciler metro station.
President Higgins makes powerful speech at the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit
President Higgins will be speaking on a number of topics including achieving zero hunger, humanitarian financing, gender-based violence and gender equality.
'I told Liverpool players to remember Istanbul'
The Reds’ players were told to remember what the club did against AC Milan in 2005 last night.
A number of Irish people injured in Turkish suicide attack
Four people were killed and 36 injured in this morning’s attack. The blast is the sixth major bombing to take place in Turkey since last July.