A three-story derelict building in Istanbul's Balat neighborhood collapsed on Feb. 16. No injuries have been reported yet.
Istanbul's Governor's Office has released a statement regarding the incident, saying that the building had been cordoned off previously as a "precautionary measure."
An Istanbul court on Feb. 14 ordered the arrest of two people in connection with deadly building collapse in the city last week.
Istanbul police seized 2 tons of marijuana during an anti-narcotics operation on Feb. 12, Turkey's interior minister said.
Authorities began on Feb. 10 demolishing a 10-story building at risk next to a residential building that collapsed last week in Istanbul's Kartal district.
Picking up where Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan left off last week, the defense ministers of both countries will continue exploring ways to keep channels of communications open between Athens and Ankara in the context of NATO's ministerial summit in Brussels on Wednesday.
The North Anatolian fault lies very close to the Princes' Islands area of Istanbul.
Casualties have been reported after a 6-story building in Istanbul collapsed.
An Istanbul university is joining eight other schools as a founding member in an alliance formed with the aim of promoting "European Union values" in higher education.