ISTANBUL

TURKEY

Turkey's President Was Just Rejected by His Own Hometown

Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party demanded a do-over of Istanbul's mayoral election⁠—and lost by an even wider margin the second time.
David Gilbert
6.24.19
TURKEY

President Erdoğan just got wrecked in Turkey's elections

David Gilbert
4.1.19
Khashoggi murder

The Saudis tried to rip out a security camera after Khashoggi murder, Turkish media says

The revelations are the latest in a pile of mounting evidence that Saudi officials are attempting to cover up the journalist's murder.
11.6.18
Jamal Khashoggi

Turkish officials: Saudi dissident was killed, dismembered and removed from the embassy in boxes

“He was killed, make your funeral preparations.”
David Gilbert
10.8.18
Interviews

In Turkey, Music Takes You Where a Travel Visa Can't

We talked with Ozoyo, a Turkish DJ and producer, about the music scene in Istanbul and what it's like to be an artist in a country where political rights and civil liberties aren't guaranteed.
Tamara Güclü
4.2.18
ISTANBUL

The World's Greatest Hangover Cure Is Drenched in Tomato Sauce

Turkey’s answer to New York’s pizza slices or London’s fried chicken wings is a special beef burger cooked in milk, garlic, and mint, covered up in tomato sauce, and slapped in the middle of a golden bun.
Alberto Mucci
12.31.17
Music

In the Face of Terror, Istanbul's Underground Is Still Dancing

Even after attacks on nightclubs, a failed coup, and changes in regulations that threaten the existence of all but the most wealthy venues, groups of misfits are still finding places to dance in Turkey.
Shawn Carrié
10.3.17
Munchies

This Closet-Sized Shop Makes the Most Distinctive Tea in Turkey

Meet the man who's been making some of the world's strongest tea for hundreds of people.
Ben Mervis
8.10.17
Brooklyn

Why One of Istanbul's Top Chefs Left to Open a Four-Table Cafe in Brooklyn

People with dreams of grandeur move to New York in search of fame. Dilara Erbay came to get away from it.
Brad Cohen
7.16.17
TURKEY

Istanbul’s security after the failed coup has come at a price

Kaya Genc
7.15.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Kushner copped $285 million loan just before election, cops break up LGBTQ rally in Istanbul, Ohio government websites hacked with pro-ISIS messages, and more.
VICE Staff
6.26.17
pride

Istanbul police break up Pride rallies with tear gas

Emma Fidel
6.26.17
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