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Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:13:25 Z
Three suspicious luggages locked in Saudi consular car abandoned in Istanbul parking lot
The Saudi Arabia consular car, which was found by Turkish police abandoned in an Istanbul parking lot on Oct. 22, has three suspicious luggages locked inside its trunk, as a face mask allegedly dropped by a Saudi attache has also become the ongoing i...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:33:11 Z
Jamal Khashoggi's body parts found: Report
Body parts belonging to murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi have been found, according to Sky News.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:26:17 Z
Saudi murder won’t go without US response: Pence
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has said the death of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi "will not go without an American response."

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:48:39 Z
Turkey's Erdoğan speaks with Khashoggi's family, sends condolences
Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan spoke by phone with family members of the slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Oct. 23 and sent them condolences, pledging Turkey would do all it can to solve his murder, presidential sources said.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:14:50 Z
Saudi king, crown prince meet Khashoggi family
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with family members of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Riyadh on Tuesday, state media said.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:40:00 Z
Turkish President Erdoğan to reveal ‘naked truth’ about Khashoggi murder
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is expected to reveal what he has said is the “naked truth” about the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 05:50:53 Z
Sneakers exposed Khashoggi’s body double: Columnist
A Saudi operative failed in his attempt to deceive Turkish security officials by wearing the clothes of journalist Jamal Khashoggi because he did not bother changing his shoes, according to a police source cited by daily Hürriyet columnist Abdulkadi...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:58:30 Z
Turkish police raid villa in western Turkey as part of Khashoggi probe
A three-story villa in western Turkey was raided by the police on Oct. 23 as part of the investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 06:51:00 Z
Khashoggi-style killing must 'never happen again': Saudi FM
The killing of a critic like Jamal Khashoggi is something that must "never happen again", Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Oct. 23, as he pledged a "thorough and complete" investigation into the journalist’s death.    

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:40:00 Z
CHP leader slams gov’t for letting Khashoggi murder suspects leave Turkey
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has criticized the Turkish government for conducting a belated search at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, while also accusing it of letting the suspects accused of killin...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 06:31:00 Z
How the man behind Khashoggi murder ran the killing via Skype
He ran social media for Saudi Arabia’s crown prince. He masterminded the arrest of hundreds of his country’s elite. He detained a Lebanese prime minister. And, according to two intelligence sources, he ran journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s brutal ki...

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:05:00 Z
Italian Macchi and Bulgarian Nikolova win Turkey's Salomon Cappadocia Ultra Trail titles
Italian trail runner Andrea Macchi won Turkey's prominent footrace Salomon Cappadocia Ultra Trail 2018 title on Oct. 20.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:25:03 Z
Turkish man shoots son-in-law at ‘daughter’s instruction’
A Turkish man has been accused of shooting his son-in-law with a pump-action shotgun because his daughter wished so.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:38:56 Z
World's oldest intact shipwreck found in Black Sea   
 An ancient Greek trading ship dating back more than 2,400 years has been found virtually intact at the bottom of the Black Sea, researchers said on Oct. 23.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:28:00 Z
MHP says it will not ally with Erdoğan's AKP for Turkey's local polls
The Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) has announced it will not ally with the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) for the March 2019 municipal elections amid a growing row between the two parties over a debate on “nationalism” and a propose...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:47:00 Z
Turkey expects US to lift sanctions: Presidential spokesperson
Turkey expects the United States to lift sanctions, which it imposed on Ankara, after the release of U.S. evangelical Christian pastor Andrew Brunson, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s spokesperson İbrahim Kalın said on Oct. 23.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 05:23:00 Z
CIA chief visits Turkey as officials seek to clarify Saudi prince's role in Khashoggi death
CIA Director Gina Haspel was in Turkey on Oct. 23 to help investigate the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, two sources familiar with the matter said, as security agencies examined what role Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have pl...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:15:00 Z
87 percent of Turkish women want to work in paid employment: ILO Turkey director
Some 87 percent of women in Turkey want to work in paid employment, 17 percent above the world average, the International Labor Organization’s (ILO) Turkey director Numan Özcan has said.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:22:23 Z
Turkish woman kills husband after he gets jealous over seller’s ‘compliment’ for picking a good watermelon
A Turkish woman has said she killed her husband in self-defense after he got jealous when a seller in a local market complimented her for picking the right watermelon.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:25:03 Z
Turkish man shoots son-in-law at ‘daughter’s instruction’
A Turkish man has been accused of shooting his son-in-law with a pump-action shotgun because his daughter wished so.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:32:00 Z
Economic relations with Turkey vital for Germany, says envoy ahead of key delegation visit
Turkey holds great economic importance for Germany through bilateral trade and as a production base, German Ambassador to Turkey Martin Erdmann told state-run Anadolu Agency on Oct. 22.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:01:00 Z
Saudi hosts investment forum under Khashoggi shadow
Saudi Arabia opened an investment conference on Oct. 23 despite a wave of cancellations from policymakers and business titans over the murder of journalist and government critic Jamal Khashoggi.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:17:00 Z
Turkey’s Halkbank to open its first digital branch in Serbia
Turkish lender Halkbank is set to add a new branch to its network in Serbia, where it already has a widespread presence.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:15:00 Z
Turkish consumer morale falls to lowest in decade
The Turkish consumer confidence index dropped to 57.3 in October from 59.3 in the previous month, official data has shown.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 06:45:00 Z
Turkey’s TürkPatent receives over 84,000 trademark applications in 2018
The Turkish Patent and Trademark Office (TürkPatent) received 84,429 trademark applications - 74,748 of them domestic - in the first nine months of 2018.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:16:00 Z
Turkey, Cambodia aim to boost trade to $1 billion
Turkey and Cambodia have agreed to increase bilateral trade to $1 billion in the near future, Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Oct. 22, days after a meeting in Brussels where he failed to allay European Union criticism of authoritarianism.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:07:00 Z
NATO to show military muscle in massive Norway exercises            
Some 50,000 troops will kick off NATO’s biggest military exercises since the Cold War on Oct. 25 in Norway, a massive show of force that has already rankled neighboring Russia.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:38:00 Z
Trump to cut Central America aid as migrant caravan rolls on
President Donald Trump said on Oct. 22 the United States will start cutting aid to three Central American countries as a caravan of thousands of mostly Honduran migrants rolled on toward the US border.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 06:59:00 Z
US warships sail through Taiwan Strait
Two U.S. warships sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Oct. 22, a military spokesman said, in a move bound to aggravate China amid heightened tensions with Beijing.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 09:56:04 Z
US general wounded in last week’s Afghan insider attack
A US general was shot and wounded in a Taliban-claimed attack on a high-level security meeting last week that killed a powerful Afghan police chief, NATO’s mission in Afghanistan said Monday.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:30:00 Z
Growing caravan of migrants pushes deeper into Mexico
Thousands of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. stretched out on rain-soaked sidewalks, benches and public plazas in the southern Mexico city of Tapachula, worn down by another day’s march under a blazing sun.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:42:00 Z
‘We failed them’: Australia apologises to child sex abuse victims                
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison issued Oct. 22 a national apology to thousands of victims of institutional sex abuse, admitting the state utterly failed to stop “evil, dark crimes” committed over decades.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:21:50 Z
Cats fed with Mozart’s ‘Turkish March’ playing in background in Turkey’s north
Cats living in a place called the “Cat Town” in an animal rehabilitation center in the Black Sea province of Samsun are fed twice a day with Mozart’s famous piece “Turkish March” playing in the background. Click through for the story in pho...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:38:56 Z
World's oldest intact shipwreck found in Black Sea   
 An ancient Greek trading ship dating back more than 2,400 years has been found virtually intact at the bottom of the Black Sea, researchers said on Oct. 23.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:58:00 Z
The ocean: A new idea for our world
I am deeply convinced that our response to the variety of maritime issues regarding our oceans must be made on a global level, says Prince Alber II of Monaco.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:38:56 Z
World's oldest intact shipwreck found in Black Sea   
 An ancient Greek trading ship dating back more than 2,400 years has been found virtually intact at the bottom of the Black Sea, researchers said on Oct. 23.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:38:56 Z
World's oldest intact shipwreck found in Black Sea   
 An ancient Greek trading ship dating back more than 2,400 years has been found virtually intact at the bottom of the Black Sea, researchers said on Oct. 23.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:22:00 Z
Electrical panels placed on walls of Istanbul's Spice Bazaar
Forty-five electrical panels two-meters-long have been placed on the outer walls of Istanbul’s Spice Bazaar (Mısır Çarşısı or Egyptian Bazaar) located near the iconic Hagia Sophia Museum and the Blue Mosque in Istanbul’s Eminönü neighborh...

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:22:00 Z
Electrical panels placed on walls of Istanbul's Spice Bazaar
Forty-five electrical panels two-meters-long have been placed on the outer walls of Istanbul’s Spice Bazaar (Mısır Çarşısı or Egyptian Bazaar) located near the iconic Hagia Sophia Museum and the Blue Mosque in Istanbul’s Eminönü neighborh...

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 09:35:00 Z
New fish species found in Turkey's Lake Van
A new fish species has been found in Lake Van, one of the world’s largest saline soda ponds.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 10:02:00 Z
Two Turkish universities make top 200 of Times Higher Education’s list
Two universities from Turkey, Koç University in Istanbul and Middle East Technical University (ODTÜ) in Ankara, have made it to the top 200 of the Times Higher Education’s (THE) first set of subject rankings releases for 2019.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 06:40:00 Z
Two dead after migrant boat sinks off Turkey coast
Two people died on Oct. 22 after a boat carrying illegal migrants sank off Turkey’s southwestern coast, the Turkish coastguard said. Click through for the story in photos...

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:24:00 Z
Turkish man faces jail for calling police line 45,210 times
A Turkish man may be jailed for up to five years for calling the police emergency phone line 45,210 times in one year.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 14:05:30 Z
VIDEO: Car hits driver after van crash in Turkey
A car has hit a driver while he was watching his van while it was put on tow truck following a crash in the Turkish capital.

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 12:18:00 Z
Women victims reveal 'slavery' system in Turkish town
Women who have been made to work as domestic maids for the rich in their childhood years have spoken of this “slavery” system, which still continues in a neighborhood of the southern province of Hatay’s Kırıkhan district.

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:19:58 Z
Top 9 things to do in Istanbul’s Princes’ Islands
The Princes’ Islands in the Marmara Sea present a unique opportunity for a short escape from Istanbul. Our jury has picked nine awesome activities that you can do on the islands. Click through for the story in photos...

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 09:24:00 Z
Top 15 exciting places and activities in Turkey
For lovers of adrenaline sports and wildlife activities, Turkey presents a number of breathtaking options. Click through for the full list with a bonus in the end...

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 07:23:00 Z
Turkey’s top 50 female CEOs
Turkish business magazines Capital and Ekonomist have selected the “50 Powerful Female CEOs” of Turkey. Here is the full list announced at a ceremony in Istanbul on Sept. 5, 2018:

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:46:00 Z
Top 10 street food venues in Turkey ranked by Hürriyet jury
Street food is one of the most delicious ways to get to know a country and its culture. Hürriyet’s Gastronomy Jury has ranked the best street food venues in Turkey. Click through for the best of the best...

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 10:19:00 Z
World’s weirdest museums list includes one Turkish venue
CNN Travel has ranked the world’s weirdest museums. The Avanos Hair Museum in Central Anatolia is the only Turkish venue ranked by CNN. Click through for the full list...

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 07:07:00 Z
Top 10 hamams in Turkey ranked by Hürriyet jury
Hamam, or Turkish bath, is one of the defining features of Turkish culture. A culture passed down over history, the baths, besides being a place to get pampered, is a spot for socializing and entertainment. Hürriyet’s jury have chosen the best tra...

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:06:00 Z
Street lamp falls on unlucky passerby in Istanbul
A street lamp has fallen on the head of a passerby in Istanbul, injuring the man.

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 13:26:00 Z
Top 10 waterfront restaurants in Turkey, selected by Hürriyet jury
Whether it is the gorgeous Bosphorus or the biblical River Euphrates, Turkey provides many options for those who would like to dine at a waterfront venue. Click through for the top 10 waterfront restaurants in Turkey selected by Hürriyet Travel’s ...

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 15:15:44 Z
2,200 year old ancient city Aigai waiting to be discovered
Only one percent of the ancient city of Aigai in the Yunuslar district of the western Turkish province of Manisa has been unearthed so far in the excavations that started back in 2004. Click through for the story in photos...

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 09:25:00 Z
Music and dance festivals in Turkey: A calendar for 2018-2019
Music and dance lovers can find something interesting for themselves this year, whether they like jazz or rock, latin or folk and whether they go to western or eastern Turkey... Click through for the 2018-2019 calendar for music and dance festivals ...

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 10:16:00 Z
Mount Nemrut mesmerizes South Korean bloggers
A group of South Korean bloggers along with Korean tourism company executives have visited Turkey’s majestic Mt. Nemrut, a UNESCO World Heritage site in the southeastern Adıyaman province.

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 10:42:00 Z
22 unique experiences in Turkey, from petting stray cats to oil wrestling
If you come to Turkey, you should not leave without experiencing at least some of its uniqueness. See, hear, feel, eat, travel, have fun and love in Turkish style. Click through our list of unique experiences that you can only have in Turkey...

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 10:11:00 Z
Mayor takes action against graffiti on walls of historical city for Christianity
The mayor of the western Turkish town of İznik, which is a key venue in the history of Christianity, has launched a campaign against those who paint the historic city walls with graffiti despite repeated warnings. Click through for the story in phot...

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 13:14:00 Z
Top 10 natural marvels in Turkey selected by Hürriyet’s jury
The Anatolian geography with its climate, unique location and biodiversity is home to several unique natural beauties. Lakes in the green valleys, mountain plains, unique rock formations, rivers, valleys and beaches… Hürriyet Travel has compiled t...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:08:00 Z
Top 20 museums in Turkey
As a historic home to great civilizations like the Roman and Ottoman empires, Turkey has some of the world’s best museums. Click through for our top 20...

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 07:23:00 Z
Turkey’s top 50 female CEOs
Turkish business magazines Capital and Ekonomist have selected the “50 Powerful Female CEOs” of Turkey. Here is the full list announced at a ceremony in Istanbul on Sept. 5, 2018:

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 09:08:00 Z
Top 9 places in Turkey for vacation in September
Those who have not been able to go on vacation over the summer or those who wish to extend their vacation can check Hürriyet Travel’s list for the best holiday destinations in Turkey in the month of September. Click through for the story in photos...

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 08:32:00 Z
Priceless 'Croesus Treasures' exhibited in Turkey's Uşak
The Croesus (Karun) Treasures with 432 pieces of priceless artifacts including two-time stolen winged seahorse brochure are displayed in Turkey's western Uşak province. Click through for the story in photos...

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:06:00 Z
Street lamp falls on unlucky passerby in Istanbul
A street lamp has fallen on the head of a passerby in Istanbul, injuring the man.

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 10:02:00 Z
Best restaurants in Istanbul, ranked by Turkey's Pearly Gastronomy Guide
The Hürriyet newspaper's jury of experts has created the "Pearly Gastronomy Guide" to rank Turkey's best restaurants. Click through for the top 20 restaurants in Istanbul, according to the 2018 guide...

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 14:48:00 Z
Top 10 boutique hotels in Turkey
Daily Hürriyet’s travel supplement, Seyahat, has listed the top 10 boutique hotels in Turkey. Click through for the story in photos...

Wed, 08 Aug 2018 08:46:00 Z
Top 29 must-try Turkish street foods
Turkey is frequently described as a paradise when it comes to cuisine. Along with that, it also has hidden treasures in its streets as well. Click through for the top 29 Turkish street foods from "wet" hamburger to roasted chestnut, selected by the g...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:08:00 Z
Top 20 museums in Turkey
As a historic home to great civilizations like the Roman and Ottoman empires, Turkey has some of the world’s best museums. Click through for our top 20...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:08:00 Z
Top 20 museums in Turkey
As a historic home to great civilizations like the Roman and Ottoman empires, Turkey has some of the world’s best museums. Click through for our top 20...

Thu, 20 Aug 2015 13:54:05 Z
Best souvenirs to buy from 30 places in Turkey
Best souvenirs to buy from 30 places in Turkey

Mon, 06 Aug 2018 09:43:00 Z
15 best hotels of Turkey in 2018, according to Tripadvisor
Tripadvisor’s annual list of best hotels has been published. Click through for the top 15 hotels in Turkey that won Travellers’ Choice 2018 awards with the votes of the website’s users.

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 09:02:00 Z
Turkey's traditional Kırkpınar Oil Wrestling competition kicks off for 657th time
Turkey’s longest-running traditional sports event, Kırkpınar Oil Wrestling competition, has started in the northwestern province of Edirne. The annual event, which is organized for the 657th time this year, attracts thousands of people. Click thr...

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