160 workers freed after Istanbul airport protest
Turkey has freed 160 workers out of almost 600 who were arrested following a protest over work-related deaths and poor conditions at the construction site for Istanbul's third airport. Hundreds of labourers were arrested late on Friday as the security forces sought to break up a demonstration outside Istanbul Grand Airport, a huge development which…
Peacock unveils discounted fares, incentives for summer travels
As the summer travels season kicks into high gear, Peacock Travels Limited, in collaboration with some of the world’s leading airlines, has announced a package of promotional fares and incentives to ensure hassle-free travels. The heavily discounted fares, some as low as N319, 999 for return trips, have been carefully selected to cover a wide…
Istanbul attacker 'fought for IS in Syria'
The gunman who killed 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub had fought in Syria for Islamic State jihadists, a report said on Tuesday, as Turkish authorities intensified their hunt for the attacker.
Islamic State claims nightclub carnage as Turkey hunts attacker
The Islamic State jihadist group on Monday claimed the shooting rampage inside a glamorous Istanbul nightclub on New Year's night that killed 39 people, as police hunted the attacker who remains on the run.
Double Istanbul bombings kill 29 after football game
Twenty-nine people, mainly police, were killed and 166 wounded in Istanbul on Saturday when twin bombings struck the heart of the city close to the stadium of top flight football giants Besiktas after a major game. A car bomb detonated outside the Vodafone Arena football stadium on the shores of the Bosphorus after the Super…
Car bomb in Istanbul, nearly 20 police wounded
A car bomb exploded in the heart of Istanbul Saturday, wounding around 20 police officers, the interior minister said, quoted by the official Anadolu news agency.
Bomb attack on police kills 11 in Istanbul
A bomb ripped through a Turkish police bus near Istanbul's historic centre Tuesday, killing seven officers and four civilians in the latest of a string of attacks in Turkey's biggest city.
IMF seeks solidarity on welfare challenges
Managing Director of The International Monetary Fund (IMF), has called for a global solidarity to address rising humanitarian challenges around the globe.