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In Istanbul, fat cats are a good thing

Sprawling on doorsteps, on café benches, inside hamams: stray cats and dogs are everywhere in Istanbul. Some 130,000 dogs roam the city, while at least 125,000 wild cats prowl its streets. The prevalence of strays across the city is nothing new: “The

Istanbul nightclub attack: Gunman may be ethnic Uighur

Turkish police arrested several people of Uighur ethnicity over the New Year’s Day attack that killed 39 people in Istanbul Reina nightclub, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Turkey media. According to the Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak, it can not be excluded

Turkey identified Istanbul nightclub gunman

The Turkish government says it has established the identity of the gunman who killed 39 people in an attack on an Istanbul nightclub in the early hours of New Year’s Day, as further arrests were made in connection with the atrocity,

39 killed in night club terror attack in central Istanbul

A total of 15 of foreigners and a police officer were among the killed, Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on January 1, the Hurriyet Daily News reports. The minister said that the search to apprehend the attacker is ongoing. "Our police have

Horrible moment of explosion in Istanbul caught on video

These two boys were playing guitar and singing in a park in the Turkish capital when suddenly a big orange flash of is. They didn’t even notice the blast at once. Then came the sound of a hard bang, and the guys jumped

At least 20 people wounded in two explosions and gunfire in Istanbul

Residents of the Turkish city of Istanbul has been shaken tonight by two loud explosions. One occurred near the Besiktas football club stadium, the other - at Taksim Square. At least 20 people were wounded, according to Turkey’s Minister of the Interior,

Ukrainians bring flowers and candles to Turkish embassy in Kyiv

People keep coming with flowers and candles to the Turkish Embassy in Kyiv since early morning of 29 June to express their condolences and support to relatives of the victims of the terrorist attack in Istanbul airport, Joinfo.ua reports. It should be recalled

Ukraine MFA confirms Ukrainians among victims of bomb attack in Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport

The Foreign Ministry of Ukraine confirmed two Ukrainians were among the victims of a suicide bombers attack on Istanbul's Atatürk international airport on late June 28 and recommend, if necessary, to contact the hotline of the Consulate General in Istanbul and

Turkey identified a suicide bomber in Istanbul

Turkish police reports that identified a suicide bomber as Nabil Fadlı born in Saudi Arabia in 1988, who had crossed into Turkey through Syria as asylum seeker and has visited the Zeytinburnu Migration Directorate on January 5, where he gave his finger

Turkey detained nine ISIS members including three Russian citizens after deadly blast in Istanbul

Early morning on January 13 Turkish police launched an operation in the southern province of Antalya and detained nine members of ISIS including three Russian citizens, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to the Dogan agency. Russian TASS information agency said their sources