Showing posts with label Istanbul. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Istanbul. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Video: Heavy rain causes roads to flood, travel chaos in Istanbul

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Heavy rains that fell in recent hours caused the streets of Turkey's most populous city Istanbul to flood on Tuesday and led to major travel disruption.

Sunday, January 01, 2017

Istanbul nightclub attack kills 39 in New Year carnage

Thirty-nine people, including many foreigners, were killed when a gunman reportedly dressed as Santa Claus stormed an Istanbul nightclub as revellers were celebrating the New Year, the latest carnage to rock Turkey after a bloody 2016.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Experts contest recent earthquake study, expect larger magnitude quake in Istanbul

In response to a recent claim by Boğaziçi University’s Kandilli Observatory that any potential earthquake in Istanbul and the greater Marmara Sea region would not exceed 7.0 magnitude, several geological experts have contested the statements, saying a potential quake could be even larger.

Monday, April 04, 2016

Gülhane Park: Two killed as wall collapses in Istanbul

Two people were killed on April 4 after they became trapped under rubble when a wall collapsed in a park in central Istanbul.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Five-storey building collapses in central Istanbul (video)

A five-storey building has collapsed in dramatic fashion in the centre of Istanbul, but Turkish authorities say that no one was believed to be trapped under the rubble.

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Snow storm hits Istanbul, flights canceled

Turkish airlines on Wednesday canceled more than 170 flights as the first snowfall of the season hit Istanbul with a blizzard.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Moderate quake hits İstanbul, no damage reported

A moderate earthquake has hit off the coast of İstanbul in the Sea of Marmara, affecting some industrial Turkish cities, though no casualties or damages were reported in the area.

Friday, May 08, 2015

Four injured in ceiling collapse at Istanbul airport

Four people were injured on May 8 when the ceiling collapsed at part of the domestic terminal of Istanbul's Ataturk airport, Turkish media reports said.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Simit sellers removed from central Istanbul

Street vendors selling simits, a local savoury pastry enjoyed by all walks of life, have been removed from central spots across Istanbul, with police citing widespread malpractice among unregistered simit sellers.

It is a tradition for many Turks to have simit for breakfast, and street vendors can generally be found at every main street, subway station or any other central point.

However, Tayfun Karaali, the head of the municipal police, said in a statement that the municipality had made such a decision to combat pirate simit sellers.

EL News