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Caftans and Quivers: An Archery Competition 500 Years in the Making

Added: 17.08.2017 18:05 | 19 views | 0 comments

Dressed in ancient-style robes and clutching bows and arrows made of traditional materials, competitors at the Conquest Cup in Istanbul preserve Ottoman-style archery in a modern setting.

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Arda agent denies deal with Galatasaray

Added: 15.08.2017 13:51 | 5 views | 0 comments

Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan has not agreed a return to Galatasaray, his agent has insisted. The 30-year-old has been heavily linked with a move back to Istanbul after reportedly being told by Barca coach Ernesto Valverde that he is not in his plans for the season. However, Ahmet Bulut has denied that any agreement has ...]


Turkey policeman stabbed to death by ISIS suspect

Added: 14.08.2017 1:05 | 6 views | 0 comments

August 14, 2017 8:05 AM
ANKARA (AFP) - A policeman was stabbed to death in Istanbul on Sunday by a suspected member of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group who had been arrested for planning a suicide attack, Turkish media said.


Terror attack in Turkey - at least one dead in Istanbul

Added: 14.08.2017 0:00 | 17 views | 0 comments

A POLICEMAN has been stabbed to death by a man claiming allegiance to ISIS in Ankara, Turkey, it has been reported.


BREAKING: Terror attack in Turkey - at least one dead in Istanbul

Added: 13.08.2017 21:49 | 15 views | 0 comments

ISTANBUL has once again been gripped by terror as a rampaging knifeman has killed at least one person.


Soldado agrees to join Fenerbahce from Villarreal

Added: 09.08.2017 18:36 | 5 views | 0 comments

Roberto Soldado has agreed a move from Villarreal to Fenerbahce. Both clubs have confirmed the deal, with the Turkish side reportedly meeting a €5million exit clause in the striker's contract, with only final personal terms and a medical left before the transfer is completed. Soldado is due to arrive in Istanbul on Wednesday evening, where ...]


Teachers, doctors, civil servants: In Turkey's sweeping purges, 'civil death' handed out to ordinary people

Added: 05.08.2017 15:29 | 12 views | 0 comments

They gathered, as they have every few days since February, in a concrete plaza in western Istanbul beneath a large, rippling Turkish flag. Someone passed out snacks and orange soda. They donned vests, chanted slogans and danced to an old socialist song blaring from a portable speaker.
People hurried...


Hero pilot honoured with medal for courage after 'blind' landing

Added: 02.08.2017 22:00 | 26 views | 0 comments

August 03, 2017 5:00 AM
ISTANBUL • A Ukrainian pilot has been hailed a hero and awarded the country's national medal for courage after he safely landed a passenger plane following a freak hailstorm over Turkey which smashed its windscreen.


‘We will not be silenced!’ Turkish women protest Erdogan regime following spike in attacks

Added: 02.08.2017 4:20 | 13 views | 0 comments

HUNDREDS of women protested in Istanbul against the violence and animosity they face over demands to dress more conservatively, following increasingly draconian measures from president Erdogan’s regime.


Fellaini starts Manchester United friendly despite Galatasaray talks

Added: 30.07.2017 18:32 | 11 views | 0 comments

Marouane Fellaini was picked to start Manchester United's friendly match against Valerenga despite speculation over an imminent move to Galatasaray. The Istanbul giants claimed on Sunday they have held talks with the 29-year-old after being informed he is available. However, United manager Jose Mourinho handed him a spot in the starting line-up for the pre-season ...]


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