2 days ago
As news of the raid broke, thousands of people from other parts of Istanbul gathered and were attempting to reach Taksim.
7 days ago
Protesters and Turkey's prime minister both refused to back down Tuesday in what could become the final battle for Istanbul's Taksim Square, the symbol of nationwide grievances against his...
8 days ago
Associated Press writer Elena Becatoros in Istanbul contributed to this report.
8 days ago
Police in Ankara again removed tents from a small park where protesters have gathered to show of support for the Istanbul protesters.
11 days ago
Turkish PM changes park plans, Istanbul protests likely to continue
13 days ago
"THE LAWYERBurak Sofuoglu, 30, practices international law and travels the world from his base in Istanbul.
15 days ago
"Despite these recent events, all sections of Turkey remain united in our dream to host our nation's first ever Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020," Istanbul 2020 said in a statement.
16 days ago
Demonstrations across Turkey were ignited by a violent police crackdown on a peaceful sit-in to prevent the uprooting of trees at Istanbul's Taksim Square.
17 days ago
Demonstrations ran the entire day Friday throughout central Istanbul and continued until 5 a.m. Saturday, as police chased young protesters and fired tear gas at them throughout the night.
46 days ago
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he would be "the first to applaud" if Istanbul is chosen to host the 2020 Olympics.
48 days ago
The Istanbul governor's office said 20 protesters were arrested and at least two police injured during the clashes.
112 days ago
The proposed budget for Istanbul's fifth bid to host the Olympics is $19.2 billion for infrastructure and public services, much higher than the $4.9 billion of Tokyo and $1.9 billion of Madrid.
134 days ago
Prosecutors in Istanbul got a court order Monday for authorities to take blood and DNA samples from 21 people already questioned in the death of a New York city woman, state media reported.