While Erdoğan speaking after explosion in Sultanahmet which left 10 people dead has given coverage to 44 seconds of his 38-minute speech, has spoken 10 minutes and 27 seconds about 1,128 academics whom he called “crappy so-called academics”.
Students have launched campaign for academics whom Erdoğan called “crappy so-called” and YÖK announced that it will initiate a legal action against.
German tourism giant TUI said that customers who had booked trips to Istanbul can switch destination without penalties, after a suicide attack in the Turkish city on early Jan. 12 claimed 10 lives, nine of them Germans, as reported by Agence France-Presse
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) suicide bomber who killed 10 tourists by blowing himself up in Istanbul’s touristic Sultanahmet Square has been identified as a Saudi national who recently appealed to a district directorate of migration management to seek asylum in Turkey
One person has been detained over the Jan. 12 Sultanahmet attack that killed 11 people, Turkish Interior Minister Efkan Ala has announced

A suicide bomber thought to have crossed recently from Syria killed at least 10 people, most of them German tourists, in Istanbul’s historic heart on Tuesday, in an attack Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu blamed on Islamic State

 

Analysis: The latest attack will put pressure on Turkey to increase its efforts in the war against ISIL.

Turkey’s Lira Drops With Stocks After Reports of Istanbul Blast

The Borsa Istanbul 100 Index reversed an advance of as much as 0.7 percent to trade 0.4 percent lower. The government’s 10-year bonds fell, driving
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Istanbul Bombing Was a Strike Against Turkey’s Economy

A deadly ISIS bombing in Istanbul threatened to deal Turkey’s tourist economy a major blow, as Germany’s government warned its citizens there to …

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