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# istanbul - Saturday 26 December, 2015

The Turkish president 'talked a man out of taking his own life'
# Istanbul
# Istanbul

The Turkish president 'talked a man out of taking his own life'

Dec 26th 2015, 8:19 AM 14,668 Views 31 Comments

The man was apparently preparing to jump to his death when Erdogan’s motorcade was passing by.

# istanbul - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Injuries after homemade bomb explodes near Istanbul tram line
# Turkey
# Turkey

Injuries after homemade bomb explodes near Istanbul tram line

Dec 2nd 2015, 10:27 AM 16,273 Views 23 Comments

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the explosion.

# istanbul - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Nani finally looks set to leave Manchester United for good
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Nani finally looks set to leave Manchester United for good

Jul 2nd 2015, 10:30 PM 8,324 Views 14 Comments

The Portuguese winger will move to the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium in a matter of days.

# istanbul - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Plane lands safely after engine fails mid-flight
# Safe Landing
# Safe Landing

Plane lands safely after engine fails mid-flight

Apr 25th 2015, 1:47 PM 41,979 Views 28 Comments

All 97 passengers were evacuated safely.

# istanbul - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Hostage shootout in Turkey ends with death of prosecutor and two militants
# Istanbul
# Istanbul

Hostage shootout in Turkey ends with death of prosecutor and two militants

Mar 31st 2015, 11:14 PM 49,477 Views 14 Comments

Mehmet Selim Kiraz was investigating the death of a protester whose injuries were inflicted by Turkish police.

# istanbul - Monday 30 March, 2015

Plane makes emergency landing in Casablanca after 'bomb' note discovered
# Turkish Airlines
# Turkish Airlines

Plane makes emergency landing in Casablanca after 'bomb' note discovered

Mar 30th 2015, 2:59 PM 17,020 Views 11 Comments

The note warned there was a bomb in one of the toilets but the plane has now landed safely.

# istanbul - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Suicide bomber kills herself and police officer in Istanbul attack
# Turkey
# Turkey

Suicide bomber kills herself and police officer in Istanbul attack

Jan 6th 2015, 10:00 PM 14,906 Views 37 Comments

The government denounced the bombing as a “heinous terror attack”.

# istanbul - Monday 24 November, 2014

'Digging soil is against their delicate nature': Turkish president says women are not equal to men
# Istan-bull
# Istan-bull

'Digging soil is against their delicate nature': Turkish president says women are not equal to men

Nov 24th 2014, 9:19 PM 23,336 Views 117 Comments

‘I would kiss my mother’s feet…because the scent of heaven was there.’

# istanbul - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Turkey beefs up security on first anniversary of widespread protests
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

Turkey beefs up security on first anniversary of widespread protests

May 31st 2014, 9:44 AM 3,408 Views 14 Comments

The government has deployed thousands of riot police to enforce a ban on protests at Taksim Square, the epicentre of last year’s demonstrations.

# istanbul - Friday 2 May, 2014

May Day protests in Turkey turn violent with 90 injuries and 142 arrests
# May Day
# May Day

May Day protests in Turkey turn violent with 90 injuries and 142 arrests

May 2nd 2014, 10:26 AM 4,808 Views 38 Comments

Meanwhile in Moscow, over 100,000 turned out to voice their support for Vladimir Putin.

# istanbul - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Plastic bullets fired as hundreds protest Turkey internet restrictions
# Istanbul
# Istanbul

Plastic bullets fired as hundreds protest Turkey internet restrictions

Jan 19th 2014, 9:15 AM 7,067 Views 12 Comments

Critics say the planned new laws would expand the government’s already tight grip on the web.

# istanbul - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Exiled Syrians run radio station for those stuck back home
# Feature
# Feature

Exiled Syrians run radio station for those stuck back home

Jan 12th 2014, 9:15 AM 4,055 Views 8 Comments

Refugees in Istanbul want to broadcast ‘uncensored’ news to about 100,000 people at home.

# istanbul - Monday 11 November, 2013

Syrian opposition agrees to enter Geneva talks
# Syrian Conflict
# Syrian Conflict

Syrian opposition agrees to enter Geneva talks

Nov 11th 2013, 8:29 AM 2,548 Views 13 Comments

The Syrian National Coalition have set out a number of conditions for their participation, however, and say Bashar al Assad can have “no role” in any transitional government.

# istanbul - Monday 16 September, 2013

Enterprise Ireland to open offices in Texas and Istanbul
# Enterprise Ireland
# Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland to open offices in Texas and Istanbul

Sep 16th 2013, 11:21 AM 4,855 Views 24 Comments

Minister Richard Bruton said that the government is determined to build a “powerful engine of Irish exporting businesses”.

# istanbul - Monday 5 August, 2013

Turkish general jailed for life over alleged plot to overthrow government
# Ergenekon
# Ergenekon

Turkish general jailed for life over alleged plot to overthrow government

Aug 5th 2013, 3:30 PM 3,474 Views 3 Comments

Police fired tear gas at protesters outside the court in a town near Istanbul as the verdicts were being delivered in the highly-divisive case.

# istanbul - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

"Bring a book, send a silent message..." The 'standing people' protest comes to Dublin
# Booking The Bankers
# Booking The Bankers

"Bring a book, send a silent message..." The 'standing people' protest comes to Dublin

Jul 3rd 2013, 10:00 PM 19,031 Views 98 Comments

Inspired by a campaign that started in Turkey’s Taksim Square and spread via social media, Irish people are being asked to ‘book the bankers’ at a demonstration tomorrow.

# istanbul - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Turkey PM suggests referendum to end Istanbul park protest
# Turkey
# Turkey

Turkey PM suggests referendum to end Istanbul park protest

Jun 12th 2013, 9:55 PM 4,015 Views 9 Comments

Erdogan says he is considering holding a referendum on plans to redevelop an Istanbul park that have sparked nationwide protests, in his first major concession in nearly two weeks of anti-government unrest.

EU warns Turkey: ‘Your membership is in jeopardy over protests’
# Turkey
# Turkey

EU warns Turkey: ‘Your membership is in jeopardy over protests’

Jun 12th 2013, 7:24 PM 4,704 Views 42 Comments

Catherine Ashton says Turkey’s government must adopt European standards in its response to protests if it wants to join.

# istanbul - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Day before Turkish protesters to meet with PM, riot police retake Istanbul square
# Turkey
# Turkey

Day before Turkish protesters to meet with PM, riot police retake Istanbul square

Jun 11th 2013, 7:17 AM 2,918 Views 11 Comments

The move by riot police, who used tear gas, came just hours after the government said that Recep Tayyip Erdogan would meet with protest leaders tomorrow.

# istanbul - Monday 10 June, 2013

Turkish Prime Minister agrees to meet protest leaders
# Turkey
# Turkey

Turkish Prime Minister agrees to meet protest leaders

Jun 10th 2013, 9:45 PM 4,292 Views 7 Comments

Despite the conciliatory gesture, Erdogan warned: “Illegal demonstrations will not be allowed anymore in Turkey.”

Young, urban women: the face of Turkey's protest movement
# Turkey
# Turkey

Young, urban women: the face of Turkey's protest movement

Jun 10th 2013, 1:45 PM 6,933 Views 77 Comments

Meet the women on the frontline of Turkey’s mass anti-government protests. Their grievances include proposals to limit abortion rights, tighten rules for morning-after poll and ban late-night sale of alcohol.

# istanbul - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Column: Solidarity is vital to show Turkish protesters the world is watching
# Turkey
# Turkey

Column: Solidarity is vital to show Turkish protesters the world is watching

Jun 9th 2013, 8:12 PM 60 Views 20 Comments

Socialist Party MEP Paul Murphy travelled to Istanbul to see the protests first-hand – and in his diary from the visit he tells us that the response from the country’s Prime Minister has been “brutal”.

Turkey PM Erdogan warns patience 'has limit' as protests flare
# Government
# Government

Turkey PM Erdogan warns patience 'has limit' as protests flare

Jun 9th 2013, 6:13 PM 4,368 Views 14 Comments

The Prime Minister went on the offensive as thousands of protestors gathered in three cities.

# istanbul - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Turkey: After four days away, Prime Minister returns home to protests
# Turkey
# Turkey

Turkey: After four days away, Prime Minister returns home to protests

Jun 6th 2013, 9:28 AM 2,857 Views 9 Comments

Two are dead and thousands are reported injured after six days of clashes between those protesting against PM Erdogan and security forces.

# istanbul - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Column: In Istanbul, citizens remain united and committed to peaceful protest
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: In Istanbul, citizens remain united and committed to peaceful protest

Jun 5th 2013, 7:30 PM 34 Views 8 Comments

Writing from Istanbul, Arlene Crilly says protesters have a strong sense of solidarity – and remain hopeful that peaceful demonstrations will triumph over the heavy-handed tactics of the government.

Despite apology protests enter sixth day in Turkey
# Turkey
# Turkey

Despite apology protests enter sixth day in Turkey

Jun 5th 2013, 8:24 AM 3,211 Views 8 Comments

Police have used tear gas and water cannon on demonstrators who have ignored warnings to disperse in several major cities including Istanbul and Ankara.

# istanbul - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Turkey: Deputy PM apologises for violence against protesters
# Turkey
# Turkey

Turkey: Deputy PM apologises for violence against protesters

Jun 4th 2013, 8:41 PM 4,405 Views 5 Comments

The Turkish government has this evening apologised for the use of force against protesters – but that hasn’t stopped them from demonstrating.

Explainer: What is going on in Turkey?
# Turkey
# Turkey

Explainer: What is going on in Turkey?

Jun 4th 2013, 2:00 PM 8,895 Views 23 Comments

After five days of protests, two dead and now strike action by public sector workers, TheJournal.ie explores just what is happening in the country of 75 million people.

# istanbul - Monday 3 June, 2013

Turkey: Protester dies as car crashes into group of demonstrators
# Turkey
# Turkey

Turkey: Protester dies as car crashes into group of demonstrators

Jun 3rd 2013, 2:54 PM 5,969 Views 63 Comments

A 20-year-old man has died after being hit by a taxi which rammed into a group of demonstrators occupying a highway in Istanbul.

# istanbul - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Anti-government protests rage for second day in Istanbul
# Turkey
# Turkey

Anti-government protests rage for second day in Istanbul

Jun 1st 2013, 11:08 AM 5,081 Views 17 Comments

Anti-government protests also spread to other cities.

# istanbul - Friday 31 May, 2013

Tear gas, water cannons used on protesters trying to stop Turkish park being turned into shopping mall
# Turkey
# Turkey

Tear gas, water cannons used on protesters trying to stop Turkish park being turned into shopping mall

May 31st 2013, 9:15 PM 8,700 Views 23 Comments

Turkish police have been criticised for their heavy-handed approach to the protesters at Gezi Park in Istanbul.

# istanbul - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Photos: Here's an unusual 150-year-old mansion up for sale for €90 million
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

Photos: Here's an unusual 150-year-old mansion up for sale for €90 million

May 26th 2013, 6:30 PM 38,395 Views 38 Comments

Let’s have a gawk.

# istanbul - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

ESB International announces €30 million contract win in Turkey
# ESB
# ESB

ESB International announces €30 million contract win in Turkey

Apr 10th 2013, 10:43 AM 6,285 Views 23 Comments

Details of the contract win will be announced at an event in Istanbul attended by the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore.

# istanbul - Friday 5 April, 2013

Dublin now the 11th most congested city in Europe, down from sixth
# Bumper To Bumper
# Bumper To Bumper

Dublin now the 11th most congested city in Europe, down from sixth

Apr 5th 2013, 8:58 AM 8,424 Views 41 Comments

Moscow in Russia is the most congested city in the world.

# istanbul - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

'The route is littered with death' - Irish adventurers recall 16,000km trek to Shanghai
# Trek Of A Lifetime
From The42
# Trek Of A Lifetime

'The route is littered with death' - Irish adventurers recall 16,000km trek to Shanghai

Feb 13th 2013, 1:16 PM 23,761 Views 18 Comments

David Burns and Maghnus Collins set off on the Silk Route in March 2012 to raise funds for Self Help Africa.

# istanbul - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Turkey police arrest 11 over US woman's murder
# Turkey
# Turkey

Turkey police arrest 11 over US woman's murder

Feb 3rd 2013, 2:42 PM 8,290 Views 1 Comment

Eleven people have been arrested over the murder of an American mother of two, who disappeared while visiting Istanbul last month.

# istanbul - Thursday 31 January, 2013

The latest male must-have: the moustache implant
# Moust-have
# Moust-have

The latest male must-have: the moustache implant

Jan 31st 2013, 6:40 AM 7,096 Views 5 Comments

Around 250 clinics in Istanbul alone are vying for clients who want a more virile, bewhiskered look in Turkey.

# istanbul - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Irish adventurers near end of 16,000km trek from Istanbul to Shanghai
# Silk Road
From The42
# Silk Road

Irish adventurers near end of 16,000km trek from Istanbul to Shanghai

Jan 3rd 2013, 4:15 PM 1,692 Views 0 Comments

Maghnus Collins and David Burns are 450km from the finishing post but more challenges are in-store.

# istanbul - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Murphy finishes tenth overall in Breaststroke semi-final
# Unlucky
From The42
# Unlucky

Murphy finishes tenth overall in Breaststroke semi-final

Dec 15th 2012, 10:43 PM 497 Views 0 Comments

The Irishman missed out on a place in the final at the World Short Course Swimming Championships this evening.

# istanbul - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Swimming: Murphy to take on the world alone
# Not Constantinople
From The42
# Not Constantinople

Swimming: Murphy to take on the world alone

Dec 12th 2012, 8:20 AM 513 Views 0 Comments

Dublin’s Barry Murphy goes in the first of his four events at the World Short Course Swimming Championships this morning.