The body of the Turkish prosecutor who on Tuesday was taken hostage by Marxist rebels and subsequently killed in a shootout, was laid to rest in Istanbul on Wednesday.
C’était dans le cadre d’une publicité, mais ça fait quand même plaisir.
I’m not crying, it’s just dust, I swear.
Photographer Bradley Secker journeys to Istanbul to document the traditional ceremonies surrounding sünnet, or male circumcision.
One police officer died in the blast.
A tasty snack becomes a blank canvas for Turkish artist Hasan Kale.
Police fired tear gas and water cannons at protesters Saturday in Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey.
No better time for a group selfie than after your arrest.
Wanderlust (n): a strong desire for or impulse to wander or travel and explore the world.
Tokyo beat out Istanbul to host the games in 2020.
See photos of what’s been described as Istanbul’s “uneasy calm.”
After the fizzling-out of the Occupy Wall Street movement in America, protesters from New York arrive in Tunis and Istanbul. Familiar tent cities, different goals.
The prime minister told protesters they would “pay a price” and said he’ll meet with protest leaders Wednesday. Dramatic photos from the past two days as riot police attempt to push demonstrators out of Taksim Square.
Sunglasses Motorcycle Dog is a local celebrity and it looks like he and his human have joined the protests.
SPOILER: They aren’t his biggest fans.
These are the quirky, tired, and dramatic faces of Turkish activism.
Turks have flooded the Internet with pleas for the media to cover anti-government demonstrations that have rocked Istanbul and other Turkish cities this week.
Don’t believe everything you see on the Internet.
The government’s response to a sit-in at a park on Friday has sparked widespread anti-government protests and violence that continued into the weekend.
Thousands of protesters are currently clashing with police in a three-day stand-off over the demolition of a beloved park in Istanbul.
A pedestrian project in a popular Istanbul park spurred demonstrators to stay the night in hopes of convincing construction workers to stop cutting down trees.
The Hagia Sophia was built in Turkey 1,475 years ago, and is now a museum dedicated to preserving its history as both an Eastern Orthodox Cathedral and an Imperial Mosque (1453–1931). There remains a worshipper among the flood of tourists – a derpy cat named Gli. (Thanks, Ali)
Droughts are typically bad news, as they can put a strain on a country’s people, economy, and infrastructure. But the 2007 Turkish drought had a silver lining when receding waters revealed a sprawling metropolis.