Ataturk airport witnessed desperate scenes as three suicide bombers carried out an attack that left 41 people dead and more than 230 injured. The assault is said to be the worst in Istanbul for more than a decade, and Turkey is blaming 'IS.'
Turkey has revealed the planned route for a 45-kilometer (28-mile) canal through Istanbul aimed at taking the pressure off the busy Bosporus Strait. The ambitious project would include three underwater tunnels for cars.
A year ago, doorman Fatih Cakmak was shot dead during a terrorist attack at the Reina nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey. His family members regard him as a hero — but they feel abandoned in their grief.
The Turkish defense minister has announced the beginning of a military offensive against the Syrian Kurdish held enclave of Afrin. The YPG, a Kurdish militia that has received US support, vowed to defend its territories.
The Turkish president has threatened to "clear Turkey's southern borders of terror" by targeting a Kurdish-held enclave in Syria. Turkish artillery has been shelling the area.
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