A Turkish professor says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's loss of ground in local elections in Ankara and Istanbul indicate that his socially conservative and construction-driven policies no longer resonate in the cosmopolitan cities
ABC News. Mon, 01 Apr 2019 09:10:23 -0400.
ISTANBUL (AP) - A top European Union official says the EU will help finance the construction of a railway line connecting Istanbul to the Bulgarian border with a 275-million-euro ($314 million) grant. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 28 Feb 2019 06:15:18 -0500.
A Turkish government amnesty on unregistered construction work is endangering lives, engineers and architects warned after an illegally extended residential building collapsed in Istanbul and killed 21 people.
Reuters. Tue, 26 Feb 2019 13:25:59 -0500.
Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities have detained four people in connection with the collapse of an eight-story apartment building in Istanbul that killed 21.
ABC News. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:00:45 -0500.
Turkey's interior minister says the death toll from a collapsed apartment building in Istanbul has risen to 21. Minister Suleyman Soylu spoke late Saturday, saying those who made "mistakes" would be held accountable.
Fox News. Sun, 10 Feb 2019 09:11:12 GMT.
The cause of Wednesday's tragedy is under investigation but officials have said the top three floors of the eight-story building in the Kartal district of Istanbul were built illegally.
Daily Mail. Sat, 09 Feb 2019 19:00:45 GMT.
Turkey's interior minister has said the death toll in the collapse of an eight-story apartment building in Istanbul has risen to 16. Suleyman Soylu said early Saturday that another body had been found in the rubble.
Fox News. Sat, 09 Feb 2019 09:19:34 GMT.
A teenage boy was rescued from the rubble of an eight-storey Istanbul building on Friday, nearly 48 hours after it collapsed, but the death toll rose to 14 and another 11 people are still missing, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said.
Reuters. Fri, 08 Feb 2019 10:55:37 -0500.