On Sunday, August 21, hundreds took to the streets in Istanbul, Turkey to condemn the murder of LGBTQ activist and transgender woman Hande Kader.
Two explosions that are being reported as suicide bomber detonations went off Tuesday night at the Ataturk airport in Istanbul.
Turkish police fired tear gas and rubber bullets into a crowd of people who gathered to commemorate Pride week in Istanbul, after authorities issued a ban on the annual march. At least 19 people have also been arrested.
The governor of Istanbul announced on Friday that Istanbul’s Pride march, scheduled for Sunday, would be banned. This is a slight shift from last year, when it was banned an hour before the march was scheduled to begin.
World leaders are currently gathering in Istanbul, Turkey, for the latest G20 summit. The stage was set and journalists were waiting for a photo op when a trio of stray cats wandered inside to check out the scene.
Turkey's prime minister says the thousands of protesters gathering in Istanbul's Gezi Park are militant activists "living arm in arm with terrorism." This photo of a cop tear-gassing an unthreatening young woman in a simple summer dress implies otherwise.
Officials in Istanbul had planned to hold a soccer game in an empty stadium as punishment for ill-behaved fans, who wouldn't be allowed to attend the match. But then they decided to admit women and children only, and the game went off without incident. Now authorities want to give away more free tickets to ladies and…
New York? Yawn. Milan? As if. You see, the trendsetters, as reported by trendsetter bible Newsweek are looking beyond the four fashion capitals for new trends to Shanghai, Istanbul, Antwerp and Chicago. Ask anyone who thinks he's cooler than the people who think they're cooler than everyone: London is dead and Biloxi…