The 55th edition of the Presidential Tour of Turkey cycle race began with 17 teams from around the world. Istanbul is the start and the finish point for this UCI World Tour event.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says tourists who will come to visit mosques in Istanbul will visit "Hagia Sophia not as a museum, but as a mosque."
While some young people appreciate rapid transformation in the city, many others feel there's much more to do to preserve Istanbul's charm.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says people shouldn't be deceived by terrorist Brenton Tarrant's manifesto that contained references to Turkey and Hagia Sophia museum.
Think you know the city? Think again, writes Samar Sayyid
Turkey is instrumental in reviving traditional archery with the annual Conquest Cup that celebrates the anniversary of the conquest of Constantinople in 1453.
Mu Tunc’s debut film about a young and disgruntled punk singer was first screened at !f Istanbul Independent Film Festival. We met up with the director to hear more about his influences and future projects.
The 120-year-old church located in the Balat district of Turkey's Istanbul was under restoration for seven years. Its original wooden structure was destroyed in a fire.
Istanbul Archaeological Museum Director Zeynep Kiziltan says the human remains are 3,000 to 3,500 old. The findings reveal details about cremation practices during the Iron Age.
While much of Istanbul has changed beyond recognition over the past 100 years, Balat retains a link between Turkey’s Ottoman past and the present. We look at how the neighbourhood is redefining itself in the 21st century.
Istanbul municipality says "parts of the entertainment centre violated legislation."
The 2nd annual Ethnosports Culture Festival promoting traditional Turkic sports and culture is underway in Istanbul. Over 800 athletes are hoping to ride, shoot, and wrestle their way to glory.
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