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Istanbul airport attack: 36 dead, 147 injured, Turkish Officials say

Istanbul airport attack: 36 dead, 147 injured, Turkish Officials say

Gunshots, screams and explosions pierced the air Tuesday as three terrorists armed with bombs and guns killed at least 36 people at Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Turkey. Witnesses described deadly carnage and crowds in a panic as the attackers struck one of the world’s busiest airports. At least 36 people were killed, Turkish Prime Minister […]

Istanbul Bomb Attack On Police Bus ‘kills 11’

Istanbul Bomb Attack On Police Bus ‘kills 11’

A car bomb attack targeting a police bus has killed at least 11 people in central Istanbul, officials say. The explosives were remotely detonated as the vehicle passed through the busy Vezneciler district at the morning rush hour. No group has said it carried out the attack. Violence in Turkey has escalated recently as a […]

World Humanitarian Summit Starts Amid Hope, Hype and Fear Of Empty Words

World Humanitarian Summit Starts Amid Hope, Hype and Fear Of Empty Words

Hundreds of world leaders and politicians will descend on Istanbul on Monday in a nominal attempt to reform the global humanitarian system, despite criticism that their summit is a photo-opportunity that will achieve little. Representatives of 175 countries, including 57 heads of states or governments, will attend the world humanitarian summit, as the outgoing UN […]

These women in Turkey saw the need for a different kind of news, despite the danger

These women in Turkey saw the need for a different kind of news, despite the danger

Fingers tap at keyboards and brows furrow. A woman in Istanbul has just hurled herself from a 10th-floor apartment window, a frantic attempt to escape two male attackers. The reporters and translators at the Jinha Women’s News Agency hasten to get out their report, which takes a different approach than that taken by other Turkish […]

Turkey says hopeful for migrant deal with EU leaders

Turkey says hopeful for migrant deal with EU leaders

Turkey’s prime minister raised hopes of a deal with EU leaders on Friday to help stem the influx of migrants into Europe, but France and Germany warned of difficult talks as both sides grapple with how to send refugees back from Greece. After European Union leaders spent Thursday arguing over their negotiating position, Ahmet Davutoglu […]

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