İYİ (Good) Party leader Meral Akşener on Nov. 17 pledged to make necessary legislation in the fight against femicide and violence against women if her party comes to power.
Speaking at her party's parliamentary group meeting, Akşener recalled a recent femicide in which yet another woman was brutally murdered by a man while walking on a street in Istanbul.
The 25th Istanbul Theater Festival, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), kicked off yesterday in Turkey's largest city.
The festival will present the audience with a program extending from in-person productions to online screenings, from "ear theater" to complimentary panels, talks and reading theaters over the course of one month.
Europe's largest esports venue is to open its doors in Istanbul's Ataşehir district on Jan. 19, crowning the rapidly growing esports activities in Turkey.
Otobüs A.Ş., owned by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, on Sept. 27 won the tender for the shuttle bus transfer service from and to the new Istanbul airport.
Istanbul police on Feb. 23 busted a goose farm in Istanbul’s Ataşehir district, where seven to eight girls aged between 14-17 are believed to have been raped, according to CDs that were seized showing videos of the minors.
Landslide damages cars in Istanbul’s Ataşehir
Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu has blasted main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu over his comments on Battal İlgezdi, the former CHP mayor of Istanbul’s Ataşehir who was recently removed from office following corruption allegations.