ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Tehran is ready to continue nuclear diplomacy with world powers before or after the June presidential election in Iran, its chief negotiator said on Thursday. Full story
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's contemporary art scene is buzzing. Collectors pay millions for the hottest works at exclusive auctions, high-end galleries are springing up by the dozen, and more and more Turkish artists are holding exhibitions abroad. Full story
"Let guns be silent and politics dominate" those are the words that could signal the end of the near 30-year campaign of violence by Kurdish PKK rebels in Turkey. Their leader, Abdullah Ocalan, has been in solitary confinement on an island off Istanbul since being captured in 1999. He has sent a mes
Sarai Sierra, 33, arrived in Istanbul last month on a solo trip, her first abroad. Turkish authorities discovered her body nearly two weeks after she disappeared on Jan. 22, reportedly killed by a blow to the head. NBC’s Richard Engel reports and her mother, Betsy Jimenez, speaks about her loss.
Sarai Sierra, an amateur photographer, took her first trip abroad to Turkey – alone. She was found dead in Istanbul’s historic district. NBC’s Michelle Franzen reports.
Sarai Sierra, 33, who traveled from Staten Island to Turkey on Jan. 7, disappeared on Jan. 21, the day she was supposed to travel home. Police found her body in Istanbul last night and are reportedly questioning 15 people in her death. NBC’s Richard Engel reports.
Sarai Sierra, a 33-year-old mother of two from Staten Island was found dead, apparently murdered, in Istanbul on Saturday, according to local news reports. NBC’s Lester Holt has more.
People use ATM machines in Istanbul May 17, 2013. Turkey hailed its second investment grade rating on Friday, seeing it as a seal of approval from international markets for a decade of economic reform. REUTERS/Osman Orsal (TURKEY - Tags: BUSINESS)
Iran's chief negotiator Saeed Jalili attends a news conference at the Iranian Consulate in Istanbul May 16, 2013. Iran is prepared to pursue nuclear diplomacy with world powers before or after next month's presidential election in the Islamic Republic, its chief negotiator said on Thursday. REUTERS
Iran's chief negotiator Saeed Jalili leaves after his news conference at the Iranian Consulate in Istanbul May 16, 2013. Iran is prepared to pursue nuclear diplomacy with world powers before or after next month's presidential election in the Islamic Republic, its chief negotiator said on Thursday.