Istanbul explosion

Turkey blocks hundreds of web pages about Istanbul suicide bombing

A Turkish court, acting at the request of the prime minister's office, has blocked 223 web pages containing information about last week's suicide bombing in Istanbul, which killed 10 German tourists, an internet activist said on Wednesday.

Report: Istanbul attacker was registered as refugee from Syria

The suicide bomber who killed himself and 10 German tourists in Istanbul this week was registered as a Syrian refugee in Turkey this month, the Dogan news agency reports, citing ongoing investigations.

Turkey makes arrest after Istanbul suicide bombing kills 10 Germans

Turkey arrested one person, the interior minister said following investigations into the suicide bombing which killed 10 Germans in the tourist heart of Istanbul.

German minister: No evidence Istanbul attack aimed at Germans

German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere says there is no indication the Istanbul suicide bombing targeted German nationals.

Turkey arrests Islamic State members after deadly attack on tourists

Turkish police arrested nine alleged members of the Islamic State extremist group on Wednesday, less than one day after a suicide bombing killed 10 foreigners, including eight Germans, in the touristic heart of Istanbul.

Islamic State blamed for Istanbul attack killing 10, mostly Germans

Turkey's government blamed Islamic State for the suicide bombing Tuesday in the tourist heart of Istanbul which killed 10 foreigners, mostly Germans, with the attacker having allegedly crossed into the country from Syria.

Merkel vows terror crackdown as Germany mourns Istanbul victims

"Today it hit Istanbul, before that it was Paris, Tunisia and Ankara," Chancellor Angela Merkel said after it emerged that nine out of 10 people killed in a terrorist attack in the Turkish capital on Tuesday were German nationals.

10 dead, mostly Germans, in suicide blast in Istanbul's tourist hub

A suicide bombing Tuesday killed 10 people, including nine Germans, in the tourist heart of Istanbul, with officials saying the attacker was a man with links to Syria.

Turkey sees Syria links after 10 die in Istanbul suicide bombing

A suicide bombing in the tourist heart of Istanbul left 10 dead Tuesday, with officials saying the attacker was a man with links to Syria.

Blast hits Sultanahmet, home to some of Istanbul's great treasures

The suspected suicide bombing in Sultanahmet struck one of Istanbul's most popular tourist areas, home to many ancient sites which tell the story of the city's vast history and conquests, from Byzantium through the Ottoman era and to the modern Turkish state.

Syrian bomber suspected in Istanbul explosion that kills 10

Ten people are dead following a suicide bombing attack allegedly carried out by a Syrian in the Sultanahmet area of central Istanbul.

Syrian bomber suspected in Istanbul attack, says Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says a person of Syrian origin is suspected to be the suicide bomber who attacked a district in central Istanbul.

Ten dead after explosion in central Istanbul; terror suspected

Ten people are dead following a suspected suicide bomb attack in the popular touristic Sultanahmet area of central Istanbul.

Turkey imposes broadcast ban following blast in Istanbul

Turkey's government is imposing a temporary broadcast ban following a deadly explosion in the historic Sultanahmet district of in central Istanbul.
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