CHP’s candidate for Istanbul, the cultural and economic capital of Turkey, is facing the country's veteran politician and former prime minister Binali Yildirim.
The volunteers aren't part of any official group and organise events with the aim to encourage people to care about their children's future - the environment.
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.
Turkish officials say the military helicopter was trying to make an emergency landing when it crashed in a residential neighbourhood of Cekmekoy district in Istanbul.
CNN released video of what it says is a Saudi operative disguised as Jamal Khashoggi leaving the back door of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2, the day of his murder, to try to make it look like the journalist had left the building alive.
Istanbul Modern, Turkey’s first museum of modern and contemporary art, is at the threshold of a new era. It will close doors of their current building Antrepo No. 4, and will move to a temporary space in Beyoglu district until a new museum is built.
Basaksehir have risen rapidly over the last two seasons to rival the established Istanbul triumvirate of Besiktas, Fenerbahce and Galatasaray.
UNESCO is to vote on a resolution brought by the Palestinians, declaring Hebron's Old City, including where Israeli settlers live, a protected zone.The resolution was fast-tracked on the basis that the site was under threat.
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.
In Istanbul, the first Turkish lesson you need to learn is that ‘Evet' means ‘Yes' and ‘Hayır' means ‘No.'
Siar Ozgul came to London four years ago from Istanbul to make his dream of becoming a world champion a reality.
Turkey's football community has expressed sympathy for the families and victims of deadly attacks hours after top teams Besiktas and Bursaspor met in Istanbul.
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